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November 2019

POSTPONED – Trump and the Rule of Law

November 25, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Brooklyn Bar Association, 123 Remsen Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Free – $30

Unfortunately, this event has to be postponed due to Rep. Nadler's schedule. It will be rescheduled as soon as possible. Monday, November 25, 2019 6:00 - 7:30PM 1.5 Professional Practice Credits Description A discussion of legal controversies generated by the Trump presidency by a panel directly involved in critical cases and matters before Congress. Topics will include the limits of executive authority, executive privilege and presidential immunity, as well the House impeachment investigations. Faculty Prof. Susan Herman Centennial Professor at…

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December 2019

2019 Bankruptcy Update

December 17, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - December 18, 2019 @ 8:30 pm
Brooklyn Bar Association, 123 Remsen Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Free – $120

Tuesday, December 17th and Wednesday, December 18th 6:00 - 8:30PM 5  MCLE Credits in Professional Practice (for both nights) Topics include: Recent developments, Rule changes and trends Update on exemptions and increased amounts New significant cases: Chapter 7 & Chapter 13 New Chapter 13 Plan and Practice Faculty David J. Doyaga, Sr. Esq. Gregory M. Messer, Esq. Cost BBA Member $80 Non-Member $120 Government Attorney $70 Non-Attorney $70 Student Member $20 **CLE Pre-Paid Loyalty Pass FREE +$20 for walk-up registration…

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January 2020

Race, Class, Power and Privilege in Public Service Law

January 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Brooklyn Bar Association, 123 Remsen Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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$10 – $50

Wednesday, January 15, 2019 6:00 - 7:00PM 1 Credit - Diversity, Inclusion and the Elimination of Bias** **Diversity Inclusion and the Elimination of Bias is a newly required credit for all experienced attorneys registered in New York State as of January 1, 2018. For more information, please see the courts website. NOTE - this requirement is for experienced attorneys only (admitted more than 2 years). Description The BBA’s Diversity, Membership, and Professional Ethics Committees invite you to kick off 2020…

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February 2020

What is Income & Where To Find It

February 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Brooklyn Bar Association, 123 Remsen Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Free – $100

Monday, February 24, 2020 6:00 - 8:00PM 2 Credits - Professional Practice Description Finding and determining income is often the most critical component of any equitable distribution case. This presentation will discuss the components of income as it pertains to Domestic Relations Law and how it manifests from various assets. The underlying topics will include discussions on phantom income, the differences between income and cash flow, imputing income from assets and when a lifestyle analysis is required. While the theory…

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March 2020

CPLR Update 2020

March 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Brooklyn Bar Association, 123 Remsen Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Free – $100

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 6:00 - 8:00PM 2  MCLE Credits (Professional Practice) Course Overview: This program is a must for attorneys litigating in the New York State Courts! Join us for this comprehensive update on NY's Civil Practice Law and Rules. Topics will include significant recent case law, the impact of recent Court of Appeals pronouncements and rulings, current disclosure issues and more. This course is co-hosted by the NYS Academy of Trial Lawyers. Presented by: Hon. Devin P. Cohen…

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POSTPONED – A discussion of real estate contracts and issues – There’s no problem until there’s a problem

March 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Brooklyn Bar Association, 123 Remsen Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Free – $100

POSTPONED - When a new date is available the website will be updated. Thursday, March 19, 2020 6:00 - 8:00PM 2 Credits - Professional Practice Description A discussion from the bench and bar of typical contract provisions that lead to litigation; how to avoid problems and if unavoidable, how to navigate the fallout. Faculty Hon. Carl J. Landicino Supreme Court Kings County, Civil Term Mark J. Caruso, Esq. Abrams, Fensterman, Fensterman, Eisman, Formato, Ferrara, Wolf & Carone, LLP Chair, Real…

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POSTPONED: Lunch and Learn Series: Business Records and Other Evidentiary Issues Arising in No-Fault Trials

March 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Brooklyn Bar Association, 123 Remsen Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Free – $40

POSTPONED – When a new date is available the website will be updated. Wednesday, March 25, 2020 1:00 - 2:00 PM (lunch and networking begins at 12:30 PM) 1 Credit - Professional Practice Description Join us on the last Wednesday of the month for the Brooklyn Bar's new Lunch and Learn series. This presentation will focus on trial evidence, with a particular emphasis on business records. We will address trials of cases seeking to recover first-party no-fault benefits and how…

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Origination and Network Building CLE

March 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Brooklyn Bar Association, 123 Remsen Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Free – $80

Monday, March 30, 2020 6:00 - 8:00PM 2 Credits - Law Practice Management Description Origination is about first, organically determining how to make a difference with someone. It requires an ever-present awareness of who you are speaking with, and the desire to know what’s important to them. Second, it’s essential to have a systemized way to originate business. Succeeding at this requires an understanding of how to comport yourself with a level of presence that signifies confidence and surety along…

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April 2020

POSTPONED – Successful Appellate Strategies: Justice Spolzino reveals the secrets

April 2 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Brooklyn Bar Association, 123 Remsen Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Free – $100

Thursday, April 2, 2020 5:00 - 6:00 PM - Cocktail Reception 6:00 - 8:00 PM - CLE 2 Credits - Professional Practice Description Practicing successfully in appellate courts involves different procedural rules, different skills and a different perspective. No one can explain that better than Justice Robert A. Spolzino, who retired from the Appellate Division, Second Department, in 2009, after hearing and deciding more than 4,400 appeals. Since leaving the bench, he has argued seven times in the Court of…

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FREE Online CLE – Work at Home and be Cyber Safe

April 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Brooklyn Bar Association, 123 Remsen Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Free

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 1:00 – 2:00 PM 1 Credit - Law Practice Management Description Please join us for the Brooklyn Bar Association's FIRST LIVE STREAM CLE through Zoom. Many people are working at home to keep safe and healthy, but are you also taking precautions to make sure you are safe from from Cyber threats? Working at home can introduce a number of security risks you may not have considered. In this session we will discuss how to set…

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