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Writing the Winning Brief: Tips from the Bench and Bar
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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Preservation, Notices of Appeal, and Other Scary Criminal Appellate Things
July 12, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
438 Main Street, 6th Floor, Buffalo, NY
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Who's Emergency is it? Rules Pertaining to the Operation of Emergency Vehicles,
Plows, Police, Fire, Ambulance and Others

July 13, 2017
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
438 Main Street, Buffalo, NY
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Life After Law School
Day One: July 14, 2017
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Day Two: August 11, 2017
8:45 a.m. - 5:00 with reception to follow
Special thank you to our generous sponsors: Counsel Press, Inc.Erie County Bar Foundation and Legal Med
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When a Letter From the Grievance Committee Arrives, What Should I Do?
July 19, 2017
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
438 Main Street, 6th Floor, Buffalo, NY
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Introduction to Casemaker - Free Online Training Webinar (NO CLE CREDIT)
July 19, 2017
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
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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 
Special thank you to our generous sponsor: Duchon Vocational & Economic Consulting, LLC
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ENCORE VIDEO REPLAY
Winning Opening Statements and Closing Arguments
July 21, 2017
9:00 a.m - 1:00 p.m.
438 Main Street, 6th Floor, Buffalo, NY
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WNY Trial Lawyers Association - Annual Summer Party
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
4:30 - 5:30 p.m. Ethics Update for Criminal and Civil Trial Lawyers
5:30 - 7:30 Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres
The Delaware Park Marcy Casino, 199 Lincoln Parkway, Buffalo, NY
Current WNYTLA Members - Free (CLE and party)
Non-Members - $75 includes the cost of the CLE, party and a half year (2017) membership
Students/Candidates for Admission to the Bar - $15 includes the cost of the CLE, party and half year (2017) membership 
RSVP to Linda Grandinetti at Gross Shuman PC at lgrandinetti@gross-shuman.com

A Primer on Courtoom Decorum and Professionalism
August 4, 2017
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
438 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 
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ENCORE VIDEO REPLAY
27th Annual Real Estate Conference
August 14, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
438 Main Street, 6th Floor, Buffalo, NY
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Supplemental Needs Trust for Personal Injury Attorneys
August 16, 2017
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
438 Main Street, Buffalo, NY
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Introduction to Casemaker - Free Online Training Webinar (NO CLE CREDIT)
August 16, 2017
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
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Cyber Security
August 17, 2017
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
438 Main Street, Buffalo, NY
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ENCORE VIDEO REPLAY
2016 Surrogate's Court Guardian Ad Litem Training
August 21, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
438 Main Street, 6th Floor, 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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Introduction to Casemaker - Free Online Training Webinar (NO CLE CREDIT)
September 20, 2017
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
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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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Introduction to Casemaker - Free Online Training Webinar (NO CLE CREDIT)
October 18, 2017
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
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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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Serious Injury Threshold Practice in the Fourth Department
November 2, 2017
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
438 Main Street, Buffalo, NY
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Introduction to Casemaker - Free Online Training Webinar (NO CLE CREDIT)
November 15, 2017
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
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Introduction to Casemaker - Free Online Training Webinar (NO CLE CREDIT)
December 20, 2017
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
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Introduction to Casemaker - Free Online Training Webinar (NO CLE CREDIT)
January 17, 2018
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
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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
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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