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Bridging The Gap – December 2017

Total Credits: 16.0 (Professional Practice 7.0, Skills 6.0, Ethics 3.0)
The New York State Bar Association is pleased to offer newly admitted attorneys a two-day Bridging the Gap CLE program. Transitional courses are designed to help newly admitted attorneys develop a foundation in the practical skills, techniques and procedures that are essential to the practice of law.
Program Topics: 

CPLR Update
Ensuring Justice and Safety for Domestic Violence Victims in New York's Courts
Elder Law – Advance Directives, Medicare, Medigap, Long Term Care Insurance, Medicaid
Insurance Coverage Basics
Lawyer Assistance Program – Prevention, Intervention and NY Rules of Professional Conduct
Reviewing Residential Lease Provisions & Key Considerations in Landlord Tenant Practice in NY
Using Social Media – An Overview of Rules, Guidelines, & Ethics Opinions New Lawyers Should Know for
Separate Property and Co-Mingling
Effective Writing Techniques for the NY Attorney – Plain English, Clarity, Concision | Legal Writing 101
Immigration Law 101 – What NY Lawyers Need to Know When Advising Clients

Program Speakers
Rosalia Baiamonte, Esq. | Gassman Baiamonte Gruner, P.C.
Daniel M. Braude, Esq. | Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
John P. Christopher, Esq. | Sahn Ward Coschignano, PLLC
Hon. Catherine DiDomenico | Richmond County Supreme Court
David L. Ferstendig, Esq. | Law Offices of David L. Ferstendig LLC
Ignatius Grande, Esq.
Shawndra G. Jones, Esq. | Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.
Ellyn S. Kravitz, Esq. | Abrams, Fensterman, Fensterman, Eisman, Formato, Ferrara, Wolf & Carone, LLP
Hon. Gerald Lebovits | NYC
Joanne Macri, Esq. | NYS Office of Indigent Legal Services
Amanda Norejko, Esq. | Sanctuary for Families
Robert J. Permutt, Esq. | Nationwide Trial Division | Commercial Zone Practice Group Leader – Northeast States
Gary M. Reing, Esq. | NYC
Deborah A. Scalise, Esq. | Scalise & Hamilton, LLP
Eileen Travis, LCSW | Director, Lawyer Assistance Program | New York City Bar Association
Hon. Matthew J. Turner | Troy City Court

Non-Member Price: $520.00
Published Date:
  • December 12, 2017
  • Online On-Demand
Product Code:
  • VES44
Areas Of Professional Practice Credit(s):
  • 7.0
Ethics and Professionalism Credit(s):
  • 3.0
Skills Credit(s):
  • 6.0
Total Credit(s):
  • 16.0