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May 2019

Flag on the Play: The job of Surrogate’s Court Referees and their War Stories

May 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Brooklyn Bar Association, 123 Remsen Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Free – $75

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 6:00 - 8:00PM 2  MCLE Credits (2 Professional Practice) Overview: This CLE will present an overview of the role of the Court-Attorney Referee in Surrogate’s Court. It will include the Court-Attorney Referee’s role during hearings and conferences. Additionally, the court attorneys will share some of their recent “War Stories,” which have presented interesting issues for them as examples of how the court can assist in expediting litigation to its desired conclusion. Featured Panelists: Cynthia L. Hammond,…

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Financial Impact in NY Divorces: Federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act 2017 (TCJA) Impact on Spousal Maintenance and More

May 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Brooklyn Bar Association, 123 Remsen Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Free – $100

Monday, May 20, 2019 6:00 - 8:00PM 2  MCLE Credits (2 Professional Practice) Moderated by: Hon. Jeffrey S. Sunshine Statewide Coordinating Judge for Matrimonial Cases Featured Panelists: RoseAnn C. Branda, Esq. - Executive Partner Abrams, Fensterman, Fensterman, Eisman, Formato, Ferrara, Wolf & Carone, LLP Aimee L. Richter, Esq. - Executive Partner Lee Anav Chung White Kim Ruger & Richter, LLP Cheri Mazza, PhD, CPA, ABV, CVA, CFF, MAFF PKF O’Connor Davies, LLP David Gannaway MBA, CVA, CFE, CAMS, EA PKF…

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2019 Ethics Essentials

May 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Brooklyn Bar Association, 123 Remsen Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Free – $100

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 6:00 - 8:00PM 2  MCLE Credits (Ethics) Course Overview: The renowned ethics team of Michael Ross and Cliff Robert will join us for this year's recap of the most important changes related to attorney ethics. They will review privilege issues, legal fees, conflicts, client and social media, threatening disciplinary complaints and more. This course is co-hosted by the NYS Academy of Trial Lawyers. Presented by: Michael Ross, Esq. Clifford Robert, Esq.   Cost BBA Member $60…

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June 2019

Know Your Rights: Basics of Uncontested Divorce

June 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Brooklyn Bar Association, 123 Remsen Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Free

Monday, June 3, 2019 6:00 - 7:30PM All members of the public are invited to attend this FREE informational lecture. Experts will discuss the required forms, filing rules, and procedures for filing an uncontested divorce action in New York City. This program does not provide CLE credit. Faculty Hemalee J. Patel, Esq., Moderator Stephen A. Rossini, Esq., Special Referee, Matrimonial Part, Kings County Supreme Court, Presenter Fern J. Finkel, Esq., Chair, Foundation Law Committee and Program Organizer / Moderator Light…

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Join the BBA for Brooklyn PRIDE

June 8
Park Slope Brooklyn, NY United States
Free

Two options to join us for celebrating Brooklyn Pride! PRIDE FESTIVAL - Volunteers needed 12PM to 5PM to staff our table at the Pride Festival! Help us gain community interest in our Lawyer Referral Service and reach out to potential members. (We will also be there all morning if you want to stop by!) MARCH IN THE PARADE - March with us! Take a stroll down Park Slope's 5th Avenue and support our LGBTQ+ Committee. Line up and meet the crew…

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Induction of Officers and Trustees – June 12, 2019

June 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Geraldo’s – Feil Hall – Brooklyn Law School, 205 State Street, 1st Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Free

The Induction of Officers and Newly Elected Trustees of the Brooklyn Bar Association Wednesday, June 12, 2019 – 6:00 p.m. Brooklyn Law School Feil Hall – 1st Floor Geraldo’s 205 State Street Brooklyn, NY 11201 Reception to follow Online RSVP Preferred using link below or jbryan@brooklynbar.org; (718) 624-0675 ext. 209 No later than June 10, 2019 Induction of Officers Hon. Frank V. Carone - President Anthony J. Lamberti - President-Elect Armena D. Gayle - First Vice President Richard Klass -…

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Securities Arbitration Essentials: The Who, What, When and How of Investment Disputes

June 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Brooklyn Bar Association, 123 Remsen Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Free – $75

Thursday, June 13, 2019 6:00 - 8:00PM 2 MCLE Credits (2 Professional Practice) Description Stock market investors who lose money are required to arbitrate most claims against their brokers for improper advice or fraudulent conduct.  ‎Arbitration may seem like a more simplified forum than civil court, but the stakes are just as high for all parties and the unique nature of practicing in this area is hard to master. This CLE will shed light on this essential but often overlooked…

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September 2019

Civil Rights in Immigration: Emergent Legal Issues

September 19 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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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