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Surrogate Court Practice in the Digital Age

May 25, 2017
9:00 - 12:25 p.m.
Templeton Landing
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Nuts and Bolts of Asbestos
June 7, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
438 Main Street, Buffalo, NY
Special thank you to our generous sponsor: Duchon Vocational & Economic Consulting, LLC
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Magistrate Judge Referrals and Consents: A Practitioner's Short Guide to
Rules 72 and 73 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

June 15, 2017
Lunch provided, starting at 11:30 a.m., thanks to our sponsor, Counsel Press, Inc.
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. (please note early start time)
Robert H. Jackson United States Courthouse, 2 Niagara Square, Jury Assembly Room, Buffalo, NY
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14th Annual WNY Bankruptcy Conference
June 16, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 4:20 p.m.
Genesee Community College
Special thank you to our generous sponsors: Hodgson Russ LLPPhillips Lytle LLP and Woods Oviatt Gilman, LLP
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Be Prepared: Planning Ahead (for Retirement and Disasters)
June 20, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
438 Main Street, Buffalo, NY
Special thank you to our sponsors the Erie County Bar Foundation and the New York State Bar Association

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How to Use the New York State Freedom of Information Law Effectively
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
438 Main Street, Buffalo, NY
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Writing the Winning Brief: Tips from the Bench and Bar
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
4:00 - 5:30 p.m. (reception to follow)
Robert H. Jackson U.S. Courthouse, 2 Niagara Square, Ceremonial Courtroom, Buffalo
Special thank you to our sponsors Counsel Press, Inc. and Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria LLP
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OMIG (Office of the Medicaid Inspector General)
Investigations and More

June 28, 2017
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
438 Main Street, Buffalo, NY
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Serious Injury Threshold Practice in the Fourth Department
July 13, 2017
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
438 Main Street, Buffalo, NY
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Life After Law School
Two Days: July 14 and August 11, 2017
Special thank you to our generous sponsors: Counsel Press, Inc.Erie County Bar Foundation and Legal Med
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Using Focus Groups to Frame Your Case for the Jury
July 20, 2017
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
438 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 
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Courtroom Decorum
August 4, 2017
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
438 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 
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Court Certified Article 81
September 14, 2017
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2017 Workers' Comp Reform
September 15, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
438 Main Street, Buffalo, NY
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Medicaid Asset Protection Trusts
September 22, 2017
12:00 p.m. - Registration/Lunch (additional fee for lunch)
12:30 - 3:30 p.m. - Seminar
Genesee County Courthouse, 1 West Main Street, 2nd Floor, Jury Assembly Room, Batavia, NY
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64th Tax Institute
Day 1: October 31, 2017 and Day 2: November 1, 2017
Millennium Hotel Buffalo, 2040 Walden Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14225
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webinars (support at mcleplus.com)
Effective January 2016, these Webinar programs are approved for credit for newly admitted attorneys because these programs are interactive.

The 2017 Ethy Awards
May 27, 2017
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
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Show Me the Ethics!: The Ethycal Way to Bill for Legal Services
May 31, 2017
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
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What Nascar, Jay-Z and the Jersey Shore Teach Us About Legal Ethics
June 5, 2017
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
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To Be Or Not To Be: Improve Your Writing Using E-Prime
June 7, 2017
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
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From Competence to Excellence: The Ethycal Imperative for Excellent Client Service
June 8, 2017
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
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It's Not the Fruit, It's the Root: Getting to the Bottom of Our Ethical Ills
June 15, 2017
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
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The 2017 Ethy Awards
June 17, 2017
12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
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How to Draft a Bad Contract
June 20, 2017
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
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Deposition Do's and Don'ts
June 21, 2017
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
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Yelp, I've Fallen for Social Media and I Can't LinkedOut: The Ethical Pitfalls of Social Media
June 22, 2017
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
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The 2017 Ethy Awards
June 24, 2017
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
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The Ties that Bind: Avoiding Inappropriate Entanglements in the Practice of Law
June 26, 2017
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
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The UCC Made Easy: The Webinar
June 27, 2017
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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The Passion of the Barrister: An Ethical Lawyer is a Happy Lawyer
June 27, 2017
8:00 - 9:00 p.m.
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Nice Lawyers Finish First
June 28, 2017
12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
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Sue Unto Others As You Would Have Them Sue Unto You
June 28, 2017
5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
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Don't Be An Outlaw: The Ethycal Imperative to Follow the Law
June 29, 2017
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
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Fantasy Supreme Court League: The 2017 Season
June 29, 2017
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
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Thou Shalt Not Lie, Cheat & Steal: The Ten Commandments of Legal Ethics
June 29, 2017
8:00 - 9:00 p.m.
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Don't Try This At Home: Why You Should Never Emulate TV Lawyers
June 30, 2017
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
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Lies, Damn Lies & Legal Marketing: The Ethics of Legal Marketing
June 30, 2017
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
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Legal Ethics is No Laughing Matter: What Lawyer Jokes Say About Our Ethical Foibles
June 30, 2017
5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
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Loose Lips Sink Partnerships (and Clients too)
July 12, 2017
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
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The Truth, The Whole Truth and Nothing But the Truth
July 19, 2017
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
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Show Me the Ethics!
July 26, 2017
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
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