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Federal Bar Council Access to Counsel Project Trial Skills Training for Pro Bono Attorneys (focus on direct and cross examination and impeachment)* *participants must commit to taking a matter from the SDNY or EDNY civil pro se docket within one year of taking this course.  Sullivan and Cromwell LLP 125 Broad Street New York, NY December 7, 2022 8:30am – 4:00pm Registration Closed: Please send an email to CLE@federalbarcouncil.com if you wish to be on our wait list CLE Credit: This program will provide 6.0 transitional/ non-transitional CLE credit in Skills In partnership with: National Institute of Trial Advocacy (NITA), and American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL), Downstate New York Chapter Course Description: As part of the Federal Bar Council’s Access to Counsel Project, and in partnership with NITA and the ACTL Downstate New York Chapter, the Council is pleased to offer an intensive NITA Trial Skills Training program for attorneys who represent or agree to represent civil pro se litigants in the SDNY and EDNY. This program will focus on direct and cross examinations and impeachment. NITA’s signature “learn by doing” method provides a strong foundation and gives participants the opportunity to hone and develop their trial skills in a supportive, small group environment with focused evaluation and feedback from our NITA-trained instructors. This program is FREE and limited to 20 participants. We will offer a waiting list once registration is full. *Participants must commit to taking a matter from the SDNY or EDNY civil pro se docket within one year of taking this course.
Federal Bar Council presents Climate Change Litigation – Recent Developments and Emerging Trends December 8, 2022 5:30pm -7:00pm Judicial Moderator: The Honorable Paul G. Gardephe United States District Judge, SDNY Panelists Professor Michael Gerrard Columbia Law School Steve Nickelsburg, Esq. Clifford Chance US LLP Program Coordinators: Celeste.Koeleveld, Esq. Clifford Chance US LLP Matthew V. Povolny, Esq. Cohen & Gresser LLP Federal Bar Council Program Committee Chair: David M. Siegal, Esq. Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. Registration closes on December 8 at 4:45pm In order to register, you must sign into your Federal Bar Council account. If you do not have an account, you can create one, using this link. This program is free for Federal Bar Council Members and $75 for Non-Members. For more information about the benefits of membership in the Federal Bar Council, click here. Financial Hardship Policy The Federal Bar Council is pleased to offer a 50% discount on the cost of its CLE Programs to attorneys who are unemployed, who are employed in the public sector or who work for a not-for-profit entity and are able to establish financial hardship. The original application for this discount must be submitted to the Federal Bar Council at least two weeks prior to the CLE Program for which it applies. Please contact the Council for an application form. If you have any questions, please contact CLE@federalbarcouncil.com
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Cutting Edge Topics in Private Securities Litigation Wednesday, December 14, 2022 5:45pm -8:00pm In-Person Cocktail Reception to follow Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP One Manhattan West New York, New York 10001-8602 CLE Credit Information: 1.5 Transitional/Non-transitional credits in Areas of Professional Practice Judicial Moderator: The Honorable Jesse M. Furman U.S. District Judge, SDNY Panelists Robert A. Fumerton, Esq. Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP John Rizio- Hamilton, Esq. Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP Justice Andrew Borrok New York County Commercial Division of the New York State Supreme Court Program Coordinator: Ellen Shapiro, Esq. Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. Federal Bar Council Program Committee Chair: David M. Siegal, Esq. Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. Registration closes at 12:00pm on December 14. In order to register, you must sign into your Federal Bar Council account. If you do not have an account, you can create one. This program is free for Federal Bar Council Members and $112.50 for Non-Members. For more information about the benefits of membership in the Federal Bar Council, click here. Financial Hardship Policy The Federal Bar Council is pleased to offer a 50% discount on the cost of its CLE Programs to attorneys who are unemployed, who are employed in the public sector or who work for a not-for-profit entity and are able to establish financial hardship. The original application for this discount must be submitted to the Federal Bar Council at least two weeks prior to the CLE Program for which it applies. Please contact the Council for an application form. If you have any questions, please contact CLE@federalbarcouncil.com
Federal Bar Council presents Ethics in Criminal Advocacy Thursday, January 26, 2023 5:30 pm – 7:10 pm Live Webinar CLE Credit Info; 2.0 Transitional/ Non-Transition Credits in Ethics and Professionalism Panelists: Professor Bruce Green Stein Center for Law and Ethics Fordham University School of Law Professor Rebecca Roiphe New York Law School David Patton, Esq. Federal Defenders of New York Professor Ellen Yaroshefsky Monroe H. Freedman Institute for the Study of Legal Ethics Maurice A. Deane School of Law Program Coordinator: Jonathan S. Abernethy, Esq. Cohen & Gresser LLP Federal Bar Council Program Committee Chair: David M. Siegal, Esq. Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. Registration closes at 5:00pm on January 26. In order to register, you must sign into your Federal Bar Council account. If you do not have an account, you can create one. This program is free for Federal Bar Council Members and $112.50 for Non-Members. For more information about the benefits of membership in the Federal Bar Council, click here. Financial Hardship Policy The Federal Bar Council is pleased to offer a 50% discount on the cost of its CLE Programs to attorneys who are unemployed, who are employed in the public sector or who work for a not-for-profit entity and are able to establish financial hardship. The original application for this discount must be submitted to the Federal Bar Council at least two weeks prior to the CLE Program for which it applies. Please contact the Council for an application form. If you have any questions, please contact CLE@federalbarcouncil.com
Federal Bar Council presents Recent Antitrust Hot Spots: Enforcement, Trials & Legislation Tuesday, January 31, 2023 5:30pm – 7:00pm Live Webinar Judicial Moderator: The Honorable Brian M. Cogan U.S. District Judge, EDNY Panelists: Taline Sahakian, Esq. Constantine Cannon LLP Jason A. Uris, Esq. Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP Professor Harry First New York University School of Law Eric J. Stock Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP Federal Bar Council Program Committee Chair: David M. Siegal, Esq. Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. Registration closes at 5:00pm on January 31. In order to register, you must sign into your Federal Bar Council account. If you do not have an account, you can create one. This program is free for Federal Bar Council Members and $112.50 for Non-Members. For more information about the benefits of membership in the Federal Bar Council, click here. Financial Hardship Policy The Federal Bar Council is pleased to offer a 50% discount on the cost of its CLE Programs to attorneys who are unemployed, who are employed in the public sector or who work for a not-for-profit entity and are able to establish financial hardship. The original application for this discount must be submitted to the Federal Bar Council at least two weeks prior to the CLE Program for which it applies. Please contact the Council for an application form. If you have any questions, please contact CLE@federalbarcouncil.com