BAEC’s 136th Annual Awards Celebration

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CLE: 1st Annual Medical Legal Institute Session One – TIME EXTENDED!


PLEASE NOTE: Due to unforeseen circumstances, the planned 6/7 session has been cancelled. We will now be offering two longer sessions, on 6/14 and 6/21, worth a total of 5.0 credits. We apologize for the inconvenience. Please contact with any questions/concerns.

In collaboration with the

Physical Therapy Department & Paralegal Studies Program

1st Annual Medical-Legal Institute

June 14 & 21, 2023


Live webcast via Zoom – watch live from any convenient location.

2.5 CLE Skills credits per session (appropriate for all attorneys)

The First Annual Medical-Legal Institute is a partnership between the Daemen University Physical Therapy Department, the Daemen University Paralegal Studies Program, and the Bar Association of Erie County aiming to develop lawyers’ medical-legal knowledge. Each session will be held in a question-and-answer format between Daemen University Physical Therapists and attorneys with an aim to introduce and explain medical reasoning as it pertains to medical issues in the law — proving or defending damages claims in personal injury or medical malpractice.


June 14thCase Study Involving Straight Forward Injury/Patient

  • Attorney presenter: Kristen Elmore-Garcia, Esq., Law Office of John V. Elmore, P.C.

June 21stCase Study Involving More Complex Injury/Patient (comorbidities, etc.)

  • Attorney presenter: Stephanie R. Messina, Esq., Senior Attorney, Burgio, Curvin & Banker

Moderator: David M. Goodman, Esq., Partner, The Coppola Firm

Daemen Physical Therapy Faculty:

  • Ryan Boggs, PT, DPT, DSc, ITPT, Cert VRS
  • Greg Ford, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS
  • Michael Ross, PT, DHSc, OCS, FAAOMPT

Thank you to our generous sponsors:


Law students can attend any live BAEC CLE program for FREE.
Email to reserve your spot!

Tuition Assistance is available. Click here for an application.

The event is finished.


Jun 14 2023


12:00 pm - 1:30 pm


Zoom Webinar


Erie Institute of Law