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alternative dispute resolution

Mediation: Let's Make a Deal
Presented on January 21, 2009 - 4.5 CLE Credits: 0.5 Ethics, 2.0 Practice Management/Professional Practice, 2.0 Skills

Secrets of Successful Advocates in Mediation
Presented on June 9, 2011 - 3.5 CLE Credits: 1.5 Areas of Professional Practice, 1.0 Law Practice Management, 1.0 Skills

Appellate Practice

Appellate Practice in the Fourth Department (The Former Law Clerks Perspective)
Presented June 27, 2013 - 3.0 CLE Credits: 1.0 Areas of Professional Practice, 2.0 Skills

Pros In Action: Court of Appeals Arguments
Presented on June 29, 2012 - 3.0 CLE Credits: 1.0 Law Practice Management, 2.0 Skills

Bankruptcy

12th Annual Western New York Bankruptcy Conference
Presented on May 8, 2015 - 7.0 CLE Credits: 1.0 Ethics, 3.0 Areas of Professional Practice, 2.0 Law Practice Management, 1.0 Skills

A Review of Major Changes to the Bankruptcy Petition & Official Forms
Presented on December 11, 2015 - 2.0 CLE Credits: Areas of Professional Practice

New Bankruptcy and Money Judgment Exemptions
Presented February 16, 2011 - 1.0 CLE Credit: Areas of Professional Practice

Significant Bankruptcy Decisions in the Western District of New York
Presented December 1, 2012 - 3.0 CLE Credits: 3.0 Areas of Professional Practice

Billing

Getting Paid: A Series on Ethics and Practice Management Issues All Three Sessions: Retainers & Billing, Retaining & Charging Liens and Grievances & Fee Disputes
Presented April 4, April 11 and May 16, 2012. Entire Series - 6.0 CLE Credits: 3.0 Ethics, 3.0 Law Practice Management

Getting Paid Series: Session 1 - Retainers & Billing
Presented April 4, 2012 - 2.0 CLE Credits: 1.0 Ethics, 1.0 Law Practice Management

Getting Paid Series: Session 2 - Retaining & Charging Liens
Presented April 11, 2012 - 2.0 CLE Credits: 1.0 Ethics, 1.0 Law Practice Management

Getting Paid Series: Session 3 - Grievances and Fee Disputes
Presented May 16, 2012 - 2.0 CLE Credits: 1.0 Ethics, 1.0 Law Practice Management

certified training programs

Court Certified Article 81 Training
Presented on June 5, 2014 - 6.0 CLE Credits: 1.0 Ethics, 4.0 Areas of Professional Practice, 1.0 Skills

Part 36 Receivership Training
Presented on December 16, 2015 - 3.0 CLE Credits: 0.5 Ethics, 2.0 Areas of Professional Practice, 0.5 Skills

Referee's Powers and Duties in a Foreclosure Sale
Presented on April 22, 2015 - 1.0 CLE Credit: Areas of Professional Practice

Surrogate's Court Guardian Ad Litem 2016
Presented on May 25, 2016 - 4.5 CLE Credits: 0.5 Ethics, 2.5 Areas of Professional Practice, 1.5 Skills

Civil Practice

2015 Update on New York State Civil Practice and Procedure 
Presented September 10, 2015 - 3.0 CLE Credits: 0.5 Ethics, 2.5 Areas of Professional Practice

Criminal Law

An Overview of Traffic Procedures
Presented on October 15, 2015 - 1.0 CLE Credit: Areas of Professional Practice

Breathalyzer Refusals: Confounding Choices and Consequences
Presented on October 1, 2007 - 1.0 CLE Credit: Practice Management

Defending the DWI Defendant: From the Basics through Recent Developments
Presented on December 2, 2011 - 4.5 CLE Credits: 1.0 Ethics, 3.5 Skills

DWI Midday Lecture: Practical Tips and Traps
Presented on September 24, 2015 - 1.0 CLE Credit: Skills

Federal Criminal CLE
Presented on February 26, 2016 - 3.0 CLE Credits: 1.0 Ethics, 2.0 Areas of Professional Practice

Mandatory DWI Interlock Ignition: Trigger and Technology
Presented on February 24, 2010 - 1.0 CLE Credit: Skills

Sentencing in State Court
Presented on June 1, 2012 - 7.0 CLE Credits: 4.0 Areas of Professional Practice, 3.0 Skills

The Art of Cross Examination in DWI Cases
Presented on June 25, 2009 - 1.0 Credit: Skills

education law

Education Law: Rights of Students with Disabilities
Presented on January 15, 2010 - 4.5 CLE Credits: 3.5 Practice Management/Professional Practice, 1.0 Skills

elder law

Practicing Elder Law - Now That the Dust of the DRA has Settled
Presented on April 24, 2009 - 6.5 CLE Credits: 5.5 Practice Management/Professional Practice, 1.0 Skills

The New Power of Attorney Law
Presented on September 10, 2010 - 3.0 CLE Credits: Skills

The Role of Caregivers in Successful Aging
Presented on October 30, 2013 - 1.5 CLE Credits: 1.0 Areas of Professional Practice, 0.5 Skills

Environmental Law

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ethics

An Ethical Year in Review and the Ethics of Social Media
Presented on January 30, 2015 - 3.0 CLE Credits: Ethics

New York Rules of Professional Conduct
Presented on March 20, 2009 - 3.5 CLE Credits: Ethics

Nice Lawyers Finish First
Presented on August 10, 2011 - 2.0 CLE Credits: Ethics

The Art of Persuasion: Don't Say That! The Ethical Rules of Persuasion
Presented on January 27, 2016 - 1.0 CLE Credits: Ethics

The Ethy Awards 2015 Edition: The Best of the Worst Ethics Violations
Presented on September 30, 2015 - 2.0 CLE Credits: Ethics

The Ethy Awards 2015 Edition: Lawyers Behaving Badly
Presented on September 30, 2015 - 2.0 CLE Credits: Ethics

The Ten Commandments of Legal Ethics - Thou Shall Not Lie, Cheat and Steal
Presented on August 10, 2011 - 2.0 CLE Credits: Ethics

Tough Ethics Issues that Matter to You and to Attorneys You Know
Presented on December 10, 2010 - 3.0 CLE Credits: Ethics

Yelp, I've Fallen For Social Media and I Can't Get Out
Presented on October 1, 2014 - 2.0 CLE Credits: Ethics

Family Law

Dynamic Family Defense: Asserting Clients Rights in Challenging Circumstances
Presented on May 15, 2015 - 4.0 CLE Credits: Areas of Professional Practice

Everything You Wanted to Know About QDRO's (But Were Afraid to Ask)
Presented on October 18, 2012 - 4.0 CLE Credits: 2.0 Areas of Professional Practice, 2.0 Skills

How to Get It, How to Use It: Elements of Discovery in Family Court and Matrimonial Court Practice
Presented on April 27, 2007 - 7.5 CLE Credits: 6.5 Practice Management, 1.0 Ethics

New Maintenance Guidelines 
Presented on November 19, 2015 - 2.0 CLE Credits: Areas of Professional Practice

Staus Offenses, PINS Petitions and Article 7 of the Family Court Act
Presented on June 13, 2016 - 1.5 CLE Credits: Skills

The New No-Fault Divorce Law

Presented on February 16, 2011 - 1.0 CLE Credits: Areas of Professional Practice

The Professional Face of Domestic Violence
Presented on April 15, 2009 - 4.0 CLE Credits: Practice Management/Professional Practice

Federal practice

Federal Criminal CLE
Presented on February 26, 2016 - 3.0 CLE Credits: 1.0 Ethics, 2.0 Areas of Professional Practice

Federal Removal and Remand for State Court Practitioners
Presented on May 6, 2016 - 2.0 CLE Credits: 0.5 Skills, 1.5 Areas of Professional Practice

Hitchhiker's Guide to the (Federal) Galaxy: Practice in U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York
Presented on March 30, 2007 - 4.5 CLE Credits: 3.5 Practice Management, 1.0 Skills

Immigration Law

Americans in Canada: Cottaging, Traveling or Working
Presented on February 12, 2009 - 4.5 CLE Credits: 3.5 Practice Management/Professional Practice, 1.0 Skills

Asylee and Refugee Border Developments
Presented on November 21, 2012 - 1.0 CLE Credit: Areas of Professional Practice

Obama's Immigration Executive Orders
Presented on March 25, 2015 - 1.0 CLE Credit: Areas of Professional Practice

Tax and Finance as it Touches Our Northern Border Immigration Clients
Presented on January 16, 2013 - 1.5 CLE Credits: 1.5 Areas of Professional Practice

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY law

Hackers, Breaches & Spies: Privacy Security in the Digital Age
Presented on April 11, 2014 - 4.5 CLE Credits: 0.5 Ethics, 3.5 Areas of Professional Practice, 0.5 Law Practice Management

Still A'Twitter Over Facebook? More on Social Networking Every Lawyer Should Know
Presented on March 25, 2011 - 4.5 CLE Credits: 0.5 Ethics, 2.0 Areas of Professional Practice, 1.0 Law Practice Management, 1.0 Skills

Labor and employment Law

Labor and Employment Law Symposium
Presented on May 9, 2014 - 5.0 CLE Credits: 1.0 Ethics, 3.0 Areas of Professional Practice, 1.0 Skills

Personal Injury

Admissibility of Medical Records at Trial: The Fundamentals
Presented on October 28, 2015 - 1.0 CLE Credit: Skills

Deposition Basics in Personal Injury Litigation
Presented on March 22, 2016 - 2.0 CLE Credits: Areas of Professional Practice

Nuts and Bolts of New York Construction Accident Law
Presented on June 23, 2011 - 3.0 CLE Credits: Areas of Professional Practice

Settling Your Personal Injury Case and Sleeping at Night 2012
Presented on June 14, 2012 - 8.0 CLE Credits: 1.0 Ethics, 4.0 Areas of Professional Practice 1.0 Law Practice Management, 2.0 Skills

Practice management

A Terrible Melancholy: Depression in the Legal Profession
Documentary created 2010, 0.5 CLE Credit: Ethics

Balancing Life and Law: Strategies for Managing Stress
Presented on  May 1, 2009 - 4.0 CLE Credits: 3.0 Practice Management/Professional Practice, 1.0 Ethics

Client Document Preservation and Destruction
Presented on March 28, 2014 - 3.0 CLE Credits: 2.0 Ethics, 1.0 Law Practice Management

Dealing with Difficult Clients: How to Recognize, Communicate with and Manage Different Types of Clients
Presented on December 5, 2013 - 4.0 CLE Credits: 1.5 Ethics, 2.0 Law Practice Management, 0.5 Skills

Effective Lawyering: Dealing with the Stresses and Strains of Today's Law Practice
Presented April 11, 2008 - 3.5 CLE Credits: 0.5 Ethics, 3.0 Practice Management/Professional Practice

How to be a More Effective Law Firm Leader
Presented on October 23, 2012 - 2.0 CLE Credits: 2.0 Law Practice Management

Media Relations for Attorneys: Going Beyond "No Comment"
Presented on February 9, 2016 - 1.5 CLE Credits: 1.0 Areas of Professional Practice, 0.5 Skills

Planning Ahead: Key Issues for the Lawyer Approaching Retirement
Presented on October 17, 2015 - 4.0 CLE Credits: 1.5 Ethics, 2.5 Law Practice Management

Stress, Anxiety & Depression in the Legal Profession: What's the Problem and What Can We Do About It?
Presented on April 7, 2016 - 3.0 CLE Credits: 1.0 Ethics, 2.0 Law Practice Management

Real Property law

26th Annual Real Estate Conference
Presented on March 12, 2016 - 4.5 CLE Credits: 1.0 Ethics, 2.5 Areas of Professional Practice, 1.0 Skills

Fraud in Real Estate and Mortgage Transactions
Presented on December 1, 2010 - 6.5 CLE Credits: 1.0 Ethics, 4.0 Areas of Professional Practice, 1.5 Skills

Nuts and Bolts of Residential Real Estate
Presented on April 6, 2011 - 1.0 CLE Credit: Skills

Referee's Powers and Duties in a Foreclosure Sale
Presented on April 22, 2015 - 1.0 CLE Credit: Areas of Professional Practice

TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure Rule
Presented on October 29, 2015 - 1.0 CLE Credit: Areas of Professional Practice

Surrogate's Court practice

Brush Up Your Surrogate's Practice: A Review of Topics of Relevance
Presented on May 13, 2009 - 4.5 CLE Credits:3.5 Practice Managements/Professional Practice, 1.0 Skills

Case Law Update from Erie County Surrogate's Court
Presented on February 4, 2016 - 1.0 CLE Credit: Areas of Professional Practice

Children, Charities, Contests & Clients
Presented on June 8, 2011 - 4.5 CLE Credits: 1.0 Ethics, 3.0 Areas of Professional Practice, 0.5 Skills

Electronic Filing in New York State: Surrogate's Court in the 21st Century
Presented on June 26, 2008 - 2.0 CLE Credits: Skills

Getting It Right: Wrongful Death in Surrogate's Court
Presented on May 24, 2007 - 4.0 CLE Credits: 3.0 Practice Management, 1.0 Ethics

Surrogate's Court Guardian Ad Litem 2016
Presented on May 25, 2016 - 4.5 CLE Credits: 0.5 Ethics, 2.5 Areas of Professional Practice, 1.5 Skills

Wills, Trusts and Probate
Presented on May 7, 2015 - 4.0 CLE Credits: 1.0 Ethics, 2.0 Areas of Professional Practice, 1.0 Skills

technology and the law

E-Filing in the Erie County Clerk's Office... After the Dust Has Settled, Or up to our Necks and Paddling!
Presented on November 20, 2013 - 1.0 CLE Credit: Skills

Electronic Filing in New York State: Surrogate's Court in the 21st Century
Presented on June 26, 2008 - 2.0 CLE Credits: Skills

Filing Judgments in the Erie County Clerk's Office
Presented on January 22, 2014 - 1.0 CLE Credit: Skills

 Lawyers, Cloud and Mobile Computing, and Ethics
Presented on October 20, 2015 - 1.0 CLE Credit: 0.5 Ethics, 0.5 Law Practice Management

Sweeping Up: Getting Better Acquainted with E-Filing
Presented on February 11, 2015 - 1.0 CLE Credit: Skills

Trial Practice

Advocacy Goes to the Movies
Presented on September 12, 2008 - 4.5 CLE Credits: 1.0 Ethics, 3.5 Skills

Deposition Basics in Personal Injury Litigation
Presented on March 22, 2016 - 2.0 CLE Credits: Areas of Professional Practice

Effective Brief Writing and Argumentation
Presented May 8, 2008 - 4.0 CLE Credits: 1.5 Practice Management/Professional Practice, 2.5 Skills

Great Cross Examinations and Techniques
Presented on October 30, 2009 - 3.5 CLE Credits: Skills

Legal Writing and Oral Argument in Civil and Criminal Cases
Presented on June 17, 2011 - 3.0 CLE Credits: 1.0 Law Practice Management, 2.0 Skills

The Art of Civil Trial Advocacy
Presented on September 25, 2009 - 7.5 CLE Credits: 0.5 Ethics, 1.0 Practice Management/Professional Practice, 6.0 Skills

The Art of Criminal Trial Advocacy
Presented on September 26, 2009 - 7.0 CLE Credits: 0.5 Ethics, 1.0 Practice Management/Professional Practice, 5.5 Skills

The Art of Persuasion - Don't Say! That The Ethical Rules of Persuation
Presented on January 27, 2016 - 1.0 CLE Credit: Ethics

The Art of Persuasion - How to Persuade the Jury
Presented on December 8, 2015 - 1.0 CLE Credit: Skills

The Art of Persuasion - How to Persuade Your Opponent
Presented on December 15, 2015 - 1.0 CLE Credit: 0.5 Ethics, 0.5 Skills

Winning Statements and Closing Arguments
Presented on September 20, 2013 - 4.5 CLE Credits: Skills

MISCELLANEOUS

Bates v. Arizona, 433 U.S. 350 (1977) - The History & Present of Attorney Advertising
Presented on December 2, 2015 - 2.0 CLE Credits: 1.0 Ethics, 1.0 Areas of Professional Practice

Everything You Need to Know About Becoming A Judge
Presented on May 1, 2014 - 2.0 CLE Credits: 1.0 Ethics, 1.0 Law Practice Management

Judgment Enforcement in NYS
Presented on March 19, 2014 - 1.0 CLE Credit: Areas of Professional Practice

The Florida Bar 2015 Survey of Florida Law
This program qualifies an attorney for 14.5 hours (including 4 ethics) of General Florida CLER credits ONLY. Not approved for New York MCLE credits.

The Florida Bar 2016 Survey of Florida Law
The program qualifies an attorney for 12.0 General and 4.0 Ethics FLORIDA CLER credits ONLY. Not approved for New York MCLE credits.