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November 

Spotlight on Ethics: Depictions of Attorney Ethics in Popular Culture and Current Events
November 16, 2018
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
BAEC, 438 Main St., Sun Room Auditorium, Buffalo 
2.0 CLE credits: Ethics
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Ethically Advocating for Those Who Served: A Veterans Law CLE
November 16, 2018
12:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. 
Charles B. Sears Law Library, 2nd Floor O'Brian Hall
3.0 CLE credits: 1.0 Ethics, 2.0 Skills
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Criminal and Civil U.S. Supreme Court Review and Preview
November 30, 2018
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 
BAEC, 438 Main St., Sun Room Auditorium, Buffalo
4.0 CLE credits: Areas of Professional Practice
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December

Ethics Update for Local Government Attorneys 
December 4, 2018
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
BAEC, 438 Main St., Sun Room Auditorium, Buffalo
1.0 CLE credit: Ethics
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Solo-Medium Firms: Minimizing Cyber Risks for Your Firm and For Your Clients
December 5, 2018
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
BAEC, 438 Main St., Sun Room Auditorium, Buffalo
1.0 CLE credit: 0.5 Ethics, 0.5 Law Practice Management
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Cryptocurrencies, Blockchain and Initial Coin Offerings
December 7, 2018
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
BAEC, 438 Main St., Sun Room Auditorium, Buffalo
1.0 CLE credit: Areas of Professional Practice
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Encore Video and Second Annual Ugly Holiday Sweater Contest
December 2018
Coming soon! 

January

U.S.-Canada DWI Border Issues - What You Need to Know 
January 11, 2019
Coming soon!

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Effective January 2016, these Webinar programs are approved for credit for newly admitted attorneys because they are interactive.

November

The 2018 Ethy Awards
November 17, 2018
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 
2.0 CLE credits: Ethics
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The Ties That Bind: Avoiding Inappropriate Entanglements in the Practice of Law
November 20, 2018
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
1.0 CLE credit: Ethics
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The Truth, the Whole Truth, and Nothing But the Truth: The Ethical Imperative for Honesty in Law Practice
November 27, 2018
1:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. 
1.0 CLE credit: Ethics
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December

Lying and the Law: A How (Not) to Approach
December 6, 2018
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
2.0 CLE credits: Ethics
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Why Twitter is a Legal Ethics Disaster
December 7, 2018
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
1.0 CLE credit: Ethics
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Legal Writing- Story Telling
December 13, 2018
8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 
1.0 CLE credit: Areas of Professional Practice
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Exit Row Ethics: What Rude Airlines Travel Stories Teach about Attorney Ethics
December 14, 2018
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
1.0 CLE credit: Ethics
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2018 Ethy Awards
December 15, 2018
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 
2.0 CLE credits: Ethics
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It's Not the Fruit, It's the Root: Getting to the Bottom of our Ethical Ills
December 17, 2018
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
1.0 CLE credit: Ethics
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Fresh Ethics: Technology and the Rules of Professional Conduct
December 18, 2018
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
1.0 CLE credit: Ethics 
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Show Me the Ethics: The Ethical Way to Bill for Legal Services 
December 19, 2018
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
1.0 CLE credit: Ethics
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Improper Attorney-Client Relations: Sex with Clients (and Other Really Dumb Things to Do)
December 20, 2018
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
1.0 CLE credit: Ethics 
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Loose Lips Sink Partnerships (and Clients Too): The Ethical Way to Honor Client Confidentiality
December 21, 2018
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
1.0 CLE credit: Ethics 
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2018 Ethy Awards
December 27, 2018
10:00 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. 
3.0 CLE credits: Ethics 
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Ethics Six Pack: Full Day Program
December 27, 2018
10:15 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. 
6.0 CLE credits: Ethics 
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Nice Lawyers Finish First
December 27, 2018
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
1.0 CLE credit: Ethics
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Ethics Three Pack: Half Day Program 
December 27, 2018
2:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 
3.0 CLE credits: Ethics 
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Don't be an Outlaw: The Ethical Imperative to Follow the Law
December 27, 2018
3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. 
1.0 CLE credit: Ethics 
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Lies, Damn Lies, and Legal Marketing
December 27, 2018
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 
1.0 CLE credit: Ethics 
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If You Can't Say Something Nice, Shut Up! The Ethical Imperative for Civility
December 28, 2018
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
1.0 CLE credit: Ethics 
1.0 CLE credit
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Ethics Three Pack: Half Day Program 
December 28, 2018
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. 
3.0 CLE credits: Ethics
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Don't Try This at Home: Why You Should Never Emulate TV Lawyers 
December 28, 2018
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. 
1.0 CLE credit: Ethics
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Legal Ethics is No Laughing Matter: What Lawyer Jokes Say About Our Ethical Foibles
December 28, 2018
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. 
1.0 CLE credit: Ethics
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Thou Shall Not Lie, Cheat and Steal: The 10 Commandments of Legal Ethics
December 29, 2018
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
1.0 CLE credit: Ethics
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Yakety Yak! Do Call Back! The Ethical Need for Prompt Client Communication
December 31, 2018
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 
1.0 CLE credit: Ethics
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May it Displease the Court? Keeping Your Head (and Your Law License) in Court
December 31, 2018
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. 
1.0 CLE credit: Ethics
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Technical Fouls: Even Minor Ethics Violations Can Have Major Consequences
December 31, 2018
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. 
1.0 CLE credit: Ethics
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