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January

The Canadian Cottage: Update and Refresh
January 17, 2019
BAEC, 438 Main St., Sun Room Auditorium, Buffalo
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
1.0 CLE credit: Areas of Professional Practice
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2019 Annual Enrichment Seminar for Environmental Professionals
January 24, 2019
Templeton Landing, Two Templeton Terrace, Buffalo
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
2.5 CLE credits: Areas of Professional Practice
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Case Law Update from Erie County Surrogate's Court
January 24, 2019
BAEC, 438 Main St., Sun Room Auditorium, Buffalo
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
1.0 CLE credit: Areas of Professional Practice
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WNYTLA Winter CLE and Party
January 25, 2019
The Garrett Club, 91 Cleveland Avenue, Buffalo
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. - CLE on Diversity
5:30 p.m. - Party
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February 

Managing Electronic Communications Ethically and Professionally in Solo and Small Law Firms 
February 7, 2019
BAEC, 438 Main St., Sun Room Auditorium, Buffalo
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
2.0 CLE credits: 1.0 Ethics, 1.0 Skills
Lunch generously sponsored by Smith.ia
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Medicated Assisted Treatment: Enhancing the Potential for Recovery
February 8, 2019
BAEC, 438 Main St., Sun Room Auditorium, Buffalo
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 
3.0 CLE credits: Areas of Professional Practice
Program co-sponsored by Erie County Department of HealthErie County Opiate Epidemic Task Force and the Medical Society of the County of Erie
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Responding to the Attorney Grievance Committee
February 13, 2019
BAEC, 438 Main St., Sun Room Auditorium, Buffalo
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
1.0 CLE credit: Ethics
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What You Need to Know About Cryptocurrencies, Blockchain and Initial Coin Offerings
February 28, 2019
BAEC, 438 Main St. Sun Room Auditorium, Buffalo
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
1.0 CLE credit: Areas of Professional Practice
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March

Workers' Compensation Law Seminar
March 15, 2019
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
BAEC, 438 Main St., Sun Room Auditorium, Buffalo
Sponsored by Bell Chiropractic Injury and Pain
Coming soon! 

Introduction to Family Law
March 19, 2019
BAEC, 438 Main St., Sun Room Auditorium, Buffalo
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
1.0 CLE credit
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29th Annual Real Estate Conference
March 23, 2019
Buffalo/Niagara Marriott on Millersport Highway
Coming soon! 

Qualified Domestic Relations Orders: A Basic Understanding
March 27, 2019
BAEC, 438 Main St., Sun Room Auditorium, Buffalo
1:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. 
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Walkthrough of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
March 28, 2019
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April

Life After Law School: Basic Practice 101 - Day One
April 12,2019
BAEC, 438 Main St., Sun Room Auditorium, Buffalo
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Kingap in Family Court
April 16, 2019
BAEC, 438 Main St., Sun Room Auditorium, Buffalo
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
Coming soon! 

May

Meet the Judges
May 3, 2019
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Injunctions Under Federal Rule 65
May 9, 2019
U.S. District Court, 2 Niagara Square, Jury Selection Room, Buffalo
Coming soon! 

Surrogate's Court Seminar
May 22, 2019
8:30 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. 
Coming soon! 

Life After Law School: Basic Practice 101 (Day Two)
May 31, 2019
BAEC, 438 Main St., Sun Room Auditorium, Buffalo
Coming soon! 

webinars (support at mcleplus.com)
Effective January 2016, these interactive webinar programs are approved for all attorneys, including newly admitted attorneys, unless otherwise noted.

January

The 2019 Ethy Awards
January 19, 2019
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
2.0 CLE credits: Ethics
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The Ties That Bind: Avoiding Inappropriate Entanglements in the Practice of Law
January 23, 2019
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
January 31, 2019
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
1.0 CLE credit: Ethics
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February 

It's Not the Fruit, It's the Root: Getting to the Bottom of Our Ethical Ills
February 5, 2019
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
February 12, 2019
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
1.0 CLE credit: Ethics
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The 2019 Ethy Awards
February 23, 2019
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 
2.0 CLE credits: Ethics
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Nice Lawyers Finish First
February 26, 2019
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
1.0 CLE credit: Ethics
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Thou Shalt Not Lie, Cheat & Steal: The 10 Commandments of Legal Ethics
February 28, 2019
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
1.0 CLE credit: Ethics
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Ethics and Substance Abuse Three-Pack
February 28, 2019
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 
3.0 CLE credits: Ethics
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Loose Lips Sink Partnerships (and Clients Too): The Ethical Way to Honor Client Confidentiality
February 28, 2019
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. 
1.0 CLE credit: Ethics
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Attorney, Heal Thyself: The Detection, Treatment and Prevention of Substance Abuse
February 28, 2019
6:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. 
1.0 CLE credit: Ethics
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Don't be an Outlaw: The Ethical Imperative to Follow the Law
February 28, 2019
8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 
1.0 CLE credit: Ethics
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March

Lies, Damn Lies & Legal Marketing: The Ethics of Legal Marketing
March 6, 2019
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 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
March 12, 2019
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
1.0 CLE credit: Ethics
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Don't Try This at Home: Why You Should Never Emulate TV Lawyers
March 19, 2019
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 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
March 26, 2019
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
1.0 CLE credit: Ethics
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