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September 2019

Civil Rights in Immigration: Emergent Legal Issues

September 19, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Brooklyn Bar Association, 123 Remsen Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Free – $75

Thursday, September 19, 2019 6:00 - 8:00PM 2 MCLE Credits (2 Professional Practice) Description Please join us for a program on civil rights issues in the immigration context, including discussion of current challenges in defending immigrants’ rights due to recent changes in law and policy. Topics will include: Deportation and removal proceedings, including the use of motions to terminate. Asylum claims, including fundamentals of asylum, eligibility standards, and recent developments in the law. Other constitutional issues that arise in defending…

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New Sexual Harassment Reporting Requirements and First Amendment Implications

September 24, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Brooklyn Bar Association, 123 Remsen Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Free – $100

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 6:00 - 8:00PM 2 Professional Practice Credits In compliance with the NYS and NYC requirements for anti-harassment training. Description In the wake of the #MeToo Movement, New York State has mandated that every employer and employee complete mandatory anti-sexual harassment training before October 9, 2019 (yes…. even solo practitioners!). This legislation creates new, and enhances existing obligations and liabilities in the workplace and has changed the standards for bringing such lawsuits. We will cover the evolution…

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October 2019

Nobody’s Victim: New York State’s Revenge Porn Law

October 3, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Brooklyn Bar Association, 123 Remsen Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Free – $100

Thursday, October 3, 2019 6:00 - 7:30PM 1.5 MCLE (Professional Practice) Description Victims’ Rights lawyer and author of Nobody’s Victim: Fighting Psychos, Stalkers, Pervs & Trolls, Carrie Goldberg, and Pregnancy Discrimination lawyer, Susan Crumiller will talk about everything employment lawyers need to know about New York State’s new “revenge porn” law. Revenge porn is the nonconsensual distribution of intimate videos and pictures. And it impacts the workplace. Carrie and Susan will provide useful information to attorneys on both the employer…

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The Tenant Protection Act Of 2019: New Housing Court Rules

October 29, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Brooklyn Bar Association, 123 Remsen Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Free – $100

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 6:00 - 8:00PM 2 Professional Practice Credits Description An examination of the array of new laws regarding landlord-tenant matters that were passed on June 14, 2019. This event is co-hosted by the Kings County Housing Court Bar Association. Faculty Michael Rosenthal – Senior Partner, Hertz, Cherson & Rosenthal President Kings County Housing Court Bar Association Hal Rose – Senior Associate, Goldberg, Lustig & Steckler Peter Sanders – Partner, Capell, Barnett, Matalon & Schoenfeld LLP Michele Slochowsky…

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November 2019

Cyber-Security Made Simple: A Guide to Protect Personal Information and Clients’ Information from Cyber-criminals & Review of New York’s New Cyber-Security Law Requirements

November 4, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Brooklyn Bar Association, 123 Remsen Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Free – $75

Monday, November 4, 2019 6:00 - 8:00PM 1 Professional Practice  & 1 Ethics MCLE Credits Description Everyone faces the risk of identity theft, but attorneys have a fiduciary obligation to protect their clients’ information. Attorneys are required to defend their digital files from an array of cyber-attacks, from viruses to phishing scams to other forms of social engineering. This program will identify the standard of care attorneys must use to protect their clients’ information, potential liability for failure to meet…

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2019 Annual Update

November 15, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Brooklyn Bar Association, 123 Remsen Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Free – $200

8 MCLE Credits (7 Professional Practice; 1 Ethics) Join us for this comprehensive update course covering a year's worth of changes to cases and statutes in the most popular topics for tort practitioners. This program is cohosted and accredited by the NYS Academy of Trial Lawyers and will be chaired by Angélicque Moreno and Glenn Verchick. Presented by: Civil Evidence – Glenn Verchick Damages - Christopher Holbrook Disclosure – David Paul Horowitz Ethics – Michael Ross  Labor Law – Angélicque…

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E-filing in Surrogate’s Court

November 20, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Brooklyn Bar Association, 123 Remsen Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Free – $60

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 6:00 - 7:00PM 1 MCLE Credit (Professional Practice) Description While e-filing is not new to New York, it is new to Surrogate’s Court. It presents different protocols and unique challenges. This one credit CLE course will introduce the e-filing rules in Surrogate’s Court and the variations between counties. The presentation will take attendees through a mock e-filed application with step-by-step instructions from commencement through decree. The course will also cover which counties have implemented voluntary and…

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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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