Trial Summer 2022

Join the Trial Lawyers Section this Summer at the Equinox Golf Resort and Spa in Manchester Village, Vermont! The Equinox stands as an icon of life in New England over the past two centuries. Steeped in history, the Equinox has been a hotbed for American Revolutionaries and hosted presidents since 1769. The Equinox is a playground for lovers of the outdoors, and there’s something to entice and engage just about everyone. From golf and tennis to fly fishing, watersports and off-road adventures, the Equinox delivers lifelong memories for guests of all ages!

Conference Registration Rates

Trial Lawyers Section Member: $900
NYSBA Member/Non-Trial Lawyers Member: $1050
Non NYSBA Member: $1200
Young Attorney: $500
Student: $350
Spouses/Guests – 18 and over: $700
Kids/Guest – 18 and under: $550

Registration costs include breakfasts, coffee breaks, Sunday Welcome Reception, Monday reception and dinner, Tuesday barbeque and dinner


Golf Tournament: $150 (includes boxed lunch)
Monday, August 1st 

Paint and Sip: $50
Monday, August 1st

Golf Tournament: $150 (includes boxed lunch)
Tuesday, August 2nd

Glassblowing at Manchester Hot Glass: $50
Tuesday, August 2nd

Sunday, July 31

2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.


3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Executive Committee Meeting

6:30 p.m. -7:30 p.m.

Welcome Cocktail Reception

7:30 p.m.

Dinner On Your Own

Monday, August 1

7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Breakfast Buffet

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Executive Committee Meeting

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.


9:00 a.m. – 11:55 a.m.


1:00 p.m.

  • Golf Tournament, Equinox Golf Club (pre-registration is required)— Visit:
  • Paint and Sip with Kate Franklin Fine Arts at the Equinox Golf Resort and Spa (pre-registration is required)— Enjoy an afternoon of painting while sipping on wine and mingling with friends and making new ones!— Visit:
  • Or, enjoy some time exploring on your own (other group activities may be coordinated on site)

6:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.

Cocktail Reception

7:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m.


Tuesday, August 2

7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Breakfast Buffet

7:30 a.m.

Registration and Exhibits

9:00 a.m. – 11:55 a.m.


1:00 p.m.

Golf Tournament, The Golf Club at the Equinox


  • Glass Blowing Class at Manchester Hot Glass (pre-registration is required)— Enjoy making your own one-of-a kind glass creation!— Visit:
  • Or, enjoy some time exploring on your own (other group activities may be coordinated on site)

6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Dinner and Drinks at the Pond Pavilion

Wednesday, August 3


Professor Patrick Connors
Albert and Angela Farone Distinguished Professor in New York Civil Practice at Albany Law School
Albany, New York

Alessandra DeBlasio, Esq.
Attorney at Law
New York, New York

Daniel G. Ecker, Esq., Chair, Trial Lawyers Section
Lever & Ecker, PLLC
White Plains, New York

Dan R. Santola, Esq.
Powers & Santola, LLP
Albany, New York

Hon. Joe Sise
Ardella & Sise
Gloversville, New York

Sherry Levin Wallach, Esq., NYSBA President
The Legal Aid Society of Westchester County
White Plains, New York

Sponsor the Trial Lawyers Summer 2022 Destination Meeting


Note: Room reservations deadline extended to Friday, July 8

The Equinox Golf Resort and Spa
3567 Main Street
Manchester Village, Vermont 05254

A small block of rooms are available at a discounted rate.

Reserve your room with the following link:

RESORT AMENITIES – The following amenities & services are included in the daily resort fee:

  • 24-hr. Access to the Fitness Center & Daily Classes
  • Indoor heated pool
  • Access to 914 acres of private hiking trails
  • Firepits
  • Morning coffee & tea in Marsh Tavern
  • Bottled waters in guest rooms
  • Wi-Fi Access in guest rooms, meeting & public space
  • 24-hr. Business Center access
  • Resort bicycles available for your riding pleasure. (Helmets not provided). Sign them out at the front desk.