Second Circuit CLE: Ethics Update (May 2011)

NDNY Federal Court Bar Association, Inc.
NDNY Federal Court Bar Association, Inc.

Proudly Announces

 

A New York State

Federal Judicial Council – Advisory Group

Complimentary Second Circuit CLE Program

 

Ethics Update:

“Perspectives from the Federal & State Judiciary”

(2.0 hrs. CLE Ethics Credits)

 

REGISTER AT http://ww2.ca2.uscourts.gov/cle/Login.aspx 

Program Chair:  Doreen A. Simmons, Esq., Hancock Estabrook, LLP 

 

Moderators will present differences in the interpretation and application of ethical standards, disciplinary proceedings, and sanctions in Federal and State Courts.  Program topics will address issues in both criminal and civil practice including counsel withdrawal, discipline and sanctions, the no-contact rule, attorney disqualification, and ethics surrounding social media.

 

This program is complimentary to any attorneys admitted to practice in the State of New York.  Following each program, there will be a light refreshment gathering which will include the Judicial Panel.  THERE IS NO FEE FOR THIS CLE OR THE RECEPTION.   

 

Space will be limited. You may now register for any of these programs through the Second Circuit registration program.

 

 

Eastern District: May 11 (5:30-7:30 p.m.) 

Chair:  Marjorie J. Peerce, Esq., Stillman, Friedman & Shechtman, P.C.

 

Location:  EDNY Courthouse / Ceremonial Courtroom Program will be video-conferenced to Central Islip Courthouse

 

Moderator:  Bruce A. Green, Esq., Fordham University School of Law

 

Judicial Panel:

 

Hon. Brian M. Cogan, District Judge, EDNY

Hon. Barry Kamins, Admin. Judge for Criminal Matters, 2d Jud. Dist.

Hon. Sylvia Hinds-Radix, Admin. Judge for Civil Matters, 2d Jud. Dist.

 

 

Southern District: May 10 (5:30-7:30 p.m.)

Chair:  Bernice K. Leber, Esq., Arent Fox PLLC

 

Location:  DPM Courthouse/Ceremonial Courtroom Program will be video-conferenced to White Plains Courthouse

 

Moderator:  Bruce A. Green, Esq., Fordham University School of Law

 

Judicial Panel:

 

Hon. Loretta A. Preska, Chief Judge, SDNY

Hon. Angela M. Mazzarelli, Assoc. Justice of Appellate Div., 1st Dept.

Hon. Bernard J. Fried, Supreme Court Justice, Commercial Division

 

 

Northern District (Albany): May 10 (3:00-5:00 p.m.)

 

Chair:  Linda J. Clark, Esq., Hiscock & Barclay, LLP

 

Location:  U.S. Courthouse/Ceremonial Courtroom

 

Moderator:  Patrick M. Connors, Esq., Albany Law School

 

Judicial Panel:

 

Hon. Gary L. Sharpe, District Judge, NDNY

Hon. Randolph F. Treece, Magistrate Judge, NDNY

Hon. E. Michael Kavanagh, Justice of the Appellate Div., 3rd Dept.

Hon. Kimberly O’Connor, Supreme Court Justice, N.Y. Court of Claims

 

Northern District (Syracuse):  May 11 (3:00-5:00 p.m.)

Co-Chairs:  Doreen A. Simmons, Esq., Hancock Estabrook, LLP

                   Edward R. Conan, Esq., Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC

 

Location:  U.S. Courthouse/Ceremonial Courtroom

Moderator:  Patrick M. Connors, Esq., Albany Law School

Judicial Panel:

Hon. Norman A. Mordue, Chief Judge, NDNY

Hon. George H. Lowe, Magistrate Judge, NDNY

Hon. John V. Centra, Assoc. Justice of the Appellate Div., 4th Dept.

Hon. Deborah H. Karalunas, Supreme Court Justice, Onondaga Co.

 

Western District (Buffalo): May 9 (2:30-4:30 p.m.) 

Co-Chairs:  Jeffrey A. Wadsworth, Esq., Harter Secrest & Emery, LLP

                   Sharon M. Porcellio, Esq., Ward Greenberg Heller & Reidy

 

Location:  U.S. Courthouse/Ceremonial Courtroom

 

Moderator: Jeremy R. Feinberg, Esq., Special Counsel for Ethics

 

Judicial Panel:

 

Hon. Richard C. Wesley, U.S. Ct. of Appeals, Second Circuit

Hon. Hugh B. Scott, Magistrate Judge, Western District of New York

Hon. Eugene M. Fahey, Assoc. Justice of the Appellate Div., 4th Dept.

Hon. John M. Curran, State Supreme Court Justice, Erie County

 

REGISTER AT http://ww2.ca2.uscourts.gov/cle/Login.aspx

 “The New York State-Federal Judicial Council is composed of Federal and State Judges appointed by the Chief Judges of the State of New York and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, assisted by an Advisory Group of judges and practitioners.  The mission of the Council is to foster improved communication and cooperation among Federal and State court systems throughout New York by developing and sponsoring joint projects.  This has included Continuing Legal Education presentations relating to mortgage foreclosure, electronic discovery, and dispute resolution, as well as evaluations of various parallel State and Federal programs and the effective sharing of knowledge and resources.”

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