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June 2019

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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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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Committee and Section Leadership Meeting

September 25 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Brooklyn Bar Association, 123 Remsen Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Free

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 5:00PM - 6:30PM Brooklyn Bar Association 123 Remsen Street Auditorium Please join President Frank V. Carone for a meeting with committee and section leadership on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at 5:00 PM. Catering will be provided. RSVP in the space below. This meeting is for CHAIRS ONLY. If you cannot attend, you may have a vice chair or committee/section member represent you.  

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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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Aging in the Community: How to Plan Ahead

October 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Brooklyn Bar Association, 123 Remsen Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Free

An Overview of Financial and Health Care Advance Directives, Financial Long Term Care, Benefits, Trusts, and Asset Protection Monday, October 28, 2019, 6:00-7:30 P.M. 123 Remsen Street, Brooklyn Heights, New York 11201 1st Floor Auditorium By Subway: 2,3,4,5 to Borough Hall – A,C,F to Jay Street, R to Court Street All members of the public are invited to attend this FREE informational lecture* Well recognized Elder Law practitioner and Chair of the Foundation Law Committee, Fern J. Finkel, Esq., will speak…

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The Tenant Protection Act Of 2019: New Housing Court Rules

October 29 @ 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 @ 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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