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Federal Bar Council presents Cutting Edge Topics in Private Securities Litigation Thursday, March 2, 2022 5:45pm -8:00pm 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 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 March 2. 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 Access to Counsel Project Trial Skills Training for Pro Bono Attorneys: Openings & Summations *participants must commit to taking a matter from the SDNY or EDNY civil pro se docket within one year of taking this course. Sullivan & Cromwell LLP 125 Broad Street New York, NY 10004-2498 Monday, March 6, 2023 8:30am – 4:00pm CLE Credits: 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 openings and summations. 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
Sentencing: The View from the Bench Wednesday, April 19, 2023 5:45pm - 7:45pm Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP Moderator: The Honorable Richard J. Sullivan United States Circuit Judge United States Court of Appeals Panelists: The Honorable P. Kevin Castel United States District Judge Southern District of New York The Honorable Denise L. Cote United States District Judge Southern District of New York The Honorable Lashann DeArcy Hall United States District Judge Eastern District of New York The Honorable Rachel P. Kovner United States District Judge Eastern District of New York
Program Coordinator: Avrom Robin, Esq. Law Offices of London & Robin 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 April 19. 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