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    • March 01, 2024
    • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    • Virtual

    The New York State Bar Association Presents:


    From Post-Secondary Admissions to Attorney Admissions: Requesting Accommodations Under the Americans with Disabilities Act – Part 1

    From Post-Secondary Admissions to Attorney Admissions_Part1_675

    Topics to be discussed by the panelists include:

    -The legal definition of disability under the ADA, what it means to accommodate, how to interpret the statute and applicable regulations, the rights and responsibilities of examinees, students, and covered testing companies and post-secondary institutions

    -How to understand neuropsychological evaluations and evaluate medical documentation (understanding the DSM and ICD)

    -Best practices for documenting disabilities and a need for accommodations for: college admissions tests; undergraduate institutions; the LSAT; and law school. 

    -Options when accommodation requests are denied or approved accommodations are no longer effective                              

                                   

    Start Date: March 1, 2024

    Start Time:2:00 PM

    End Time:3:30 PM

    Areas Of Professional Practice Credit(s): 0.5

    Diversity, Inclusion & Elimination of Bias Credit(s):1.0

    Total Credit(s):1.5

    Region:Virtual Participation


    NYSBA Member Price:$50.00Join (or renew) for special member pricing

    Non-Member Price:$100.00


    ***SPECIAL DISCOUNT FOR WWBA MEMBERS - SEE CODE BELOW***

    The coupon code for our committee and WWBA members is: COMMNT91

    Part 1

    Friday, March 1 | 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    1.5 MCLE Credits; 1.0 Diversity, Inclusion & Elimination of Bias; 0.5 Areas of Professional Practice

    Webinar

    https://nysba.org/events/from-post-secondary-admissions-to-attorney-admissions-requesting-accommodations-under-the-americans-with-disabilities-act-part-1/



    • March 07, 2024
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Virtual

    WBASNY Education / Title IX Committee Hosts:

    Title IX in 2024: From Pregnancy to Transgender Student Athletes CLE

    Description of event: Helen “Nellie” Drew, University of Buffalo School of Law, Director, UB Center for the Advancement of Sport, Professor of Practice in Sports Law, will present an overview of 51 years of Title IX. Professor Drew will cover the initial goals of Title IX and the continuing challenges of Title IX. Professor Drew will discuss the Biden Administration’s proposed Title IX Regulations, which are designed to provide protections regardless of gender identity. She will examine the swinging pendulum of Title IX protections over the course of recent presidential administrations. She will also address how Title IX proceedings protect complainants and respondents and the extent to which institutions/schools may have exposure to liability.  Professor Drew will cover Title IX issues related to pregnancy, lactations, childcare, paternity, and same sex parents for both students and student athletes. Professor Drew will discuss transgender students and Title IX in K-12 and post-secondary school settings, addressing issues such as gender-affirming care and harassment. Professor Drew will discuss Title IX issues impacting transgender student athletes and she will introduce relevant cases.

    How will the event be held: Virtual

    Cost: Members and Students - free / Non-Members - $40

    Registrationhttps://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_IDY0MCubSzyChGf3KEVRsmW

    • March 08, 2024
    • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    • Virtual

    The New York State Bar Association presents:

    From Post-Secondary Admissions to Attorney Admissions: Requesting Accommodations Under the Americans with Disabilities Act – Part 2

    From Post-Secondary Admissions to Attorney Admissions_Part2_675

    Topics to be discussed by the panelists include:

    -The legal definition of disability under the ADA, what it means to accommodate, how to interpret the statute and applicable regulations, the rights and responsibilities of bar candidates, bar examiners, employees, and employers

    -Best practices for documenting disabilities and a need for accommodations for the bar exam and MPRE 

    -What to do when the bar examiners deny a request for accommodations

    -Understanding character and fitness questions

    -Understanding the process for requesting accommodations in the workplace and how to escalate if accommodations are denied

    -Understanding the process for requesting attorney accommodations in NYS courts (OCA policies) and how to manage if accommodations are denied

    Start Date:March 8, 2024

    Start Time:2:00 PM

    End Time:3:30 PM

    Areas Of Professional Practice Credit(s):0.5

    Diversity, Inclusion & Elimination of Bias Credit(s):1.0

    Total Credit(s):1.5

    Region:Virtual Participation


    Product Code:0NT91B

    NYSBA Member Price:$50.00Join (or renew) for special member pricing

    Non-Member Price:$100.00


    ***SPECIAL DISCOUNT FOR WWBA MEMBERS - SEE CODE BELOW***

    The coupon code for our committee and WWBA members is: COMMNT91

    Part 2

    Friday, March 8 | 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    1.5 MCLE Credits; 1.0 Diversity, Inclusion & Elimination of Bias; 0.5 Areas of Professional Practice

    Webinar

    https://nysba.org/events/from-post-secondary-admissions-to-attorney-admissions-requesting-accommodations-under-the-americans-with-disabilities-act-part-2/


    • March 19, 2024
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Zoom
    Register


    The Westchester Women’s Bar Association Matrimonial Committee is pleased to present:

    What happens with Frozen Embryos in a New York Divorce?

    How will New York courts determine the disposition of frozen embryos in the absence of a valid contract ?

    Presenters:     Andrea Friedman, Esq.

    Date:              March 19, 2024

     

    Time:              1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

     

    Place:              Zoom video conferencing (Zoom link will be sent prior to the start time of the program to all registrants)

     

    CLE:                  1 Professional Practice Credit


    Refreshment:  N/A

     

    Charge:           $10.00 WWBA Members; $15.00 non-WWBA members

                           

    Registration:   by March 18, 2024 online at www.wwbany.org or email executivedirector@wwbany.org           

     

    *CLE: The Westchester Women's Bar Association is a chapter of the Women's Bar Association of the State of New York. Full and partial scholarships for this program, based on financial need, are available. Full scholarships for the $10.00 CLE certificate charge (maximum of 10 attendees) for this program are available for attorneys at non-profit organizations that provide direct legal service for victims of domestic violence. For information and to apply, please contact WWBA President Amanda Rieben at arieben@abramslaw.com All requests are confidential.  The opinions expressed by any program presenter are the presenters’ own, and do not reflect the official position of the WWBA or WBASNY. The Westchester Women’s Bar Association is a chapter of the Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York.

    Not a member?  Join today at www.wwbany.org


    • March 21, 2024
    • 12:50 PM - 1:50 PM
    • Virtual

                                                         

                                       


     CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION (CLE) WEBINAR

     

    ELISABETH HAUB SCHOOL OF LAW AT PACE UNIVERSITY

      IN CONJUNCTION WITH

      THE HAUB LAW WOMEN IN THE LAW SOCIETY  

     

    PRESENT


    Decades of Strides in Support of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion of Women in the Legal Profession


    Thursday, March 21st, 2024

    12:50 pm – 1:50 pm

    Virtual

    Attorneys:  1.0 CLE Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias

    Current Law Students: 1.0 Diversity PD Credit 

        Presenters

    Justice Sondra Miller

    Kathleen Donelli '85.

    Honorable Kim Berg ‘95

    Sheryl Sanford ‘01

    Delonie Plummer  ‘18

    Amanda Brody ‘19


    Please register by March 1st : alumni.pace.edu/march24-cle


    Note: There is a $50 tax-deductible program donation that we require for non-alumni interested in attending the program and requesting CLE credit.Visit: www.law.pace.edu/give and select "other" under designation and enter Haub Law School Annual Fund CLE.

    * CLE Credits are approved.  This program is transitional and appropriate for experienced and newly admitted attorneys.  The Elisabeth Haub School of Law has been certified by the New York State Continuing Education Board as an accredited provider of continuing legal education in the State of New York.  Full and partial scholarships based on need are available.  For guidelines and information, please contact Debra M. Burg at (914) 299-5135.  All requests are confidential. 

    * Student PD Credit: To receive Diversity Based Learning Professional Development credit for attending this law school CLE program virtually, students are required to submit a Law Student Affirmation Form that certifies that the student attended the full program and provides the program code(s) displayed or read during the program (the way that attorneys do for CLEs).   

    • April 03, 2024
    • 6:00 PM
    • City Square, 50 Main Street, Lecture Hall, White Plains, NY 10601


Past events

February 07, 2024 General Membership Meeting - ETHICS UPDATE 2024: DISHONORED CHECKS, BILLING AND A.I. – OH MY! STAYING OUT OF TROUBLE – OLD AND NEW ISSUES
November 30, 2023 Batson and Beyond: Emerging Constitutional Issues in Jury Selection
November 01, 2023 General Membership Meeting: AI Tools & Techniques: A Primer for Legal Professionals
October 13, 2023 Practice Pointers for Effectively Utilizing Motion Practice in the First and Second Department of the Appellate Division
September 20, 2023 FREE 5 PART PROGRAM - 9th Judicial District Access to Justice Immigrant Rights & Services Subcommittee
September 06, 2023 General Membership Meeting - What to do When Your Client is Faced with a CPS Investigation
May 18, 2023 Implicit Bias: Managing Cognitive & Interaction Issues in the Courtroom
May 01, 2023 20 Commercial Leasing Practice Pointers in 60 Minutes or Less
April 26, 2023 Sexual Harassment Law: It's the Floor Not the Ceiling
April 20, 2023 NFTs – The New Asset You Need to Understand for Your Practice
April 13, 2023 Making it Rain: How to Launch Your Legal Career
March 30, 2023 Ready to Resolve: Preparing for Your Next Mediation
February 16, 2023 Family/Matrimonial Law Overview: Diverse Perspectives From Current Practitioners
February 08, 2023 General Membership Meeting - WWBA ETHICS UPDATE 2023: ETHICAL ISSUES WHEN ATTORNEYS ARE FIDUCIARIES
February 07, 2023 The Emerging Legal Cannabis Industry in New York: What Real Estate Practitioners Need to Know
December 06, 2022 Fighting over Fido: Addressing Pet Custody when Representing Domestic Violence Survivors
November 14, 2022 Update on ADR in the 9TH JD: What Every Practitioner Should Know
November 02, 2022 Article 81 Guardianship Training
October 25, 2022 Beyond Google: How To Utilize Free Internet Resources For Your New York And Federal Legal Research
October 20, 2022 MHL Art. 81 Guardianship Compliance Procedures - Ninth Judicial District
October 19, 2022 The 2nd Immigrant’s Rights Symposium of the 9th Judicial District Access to Justice Committee - Save the Date
October 18, 2022 Law Library E-Resources & Remote Services
October 12, 2022 General Membership Meeting: “Bruen, the Concealed Carry Improvement Act, and the Second Amendment”
April 26, 2022 Critical Race Theory: Racial Triangulation and Asian Americans
April 06, 2022 General Membership Meeting - Ethics Update 2022: Escrow Revisited
March 10, 2022 Crimmigration Law: Perspectives of a Judge, a District Attorney, and Immigration Practitioners
February 28, 2022 Covid & the Courts - Virtual Proceedings Best Practices & Handling Pro Se Parties
February 03, 2022 General Membership Meeting: Title IX Sexual Harassment on College and University Campuses: The Swinging Pendulum of Protections and Processes. Where Should the Pendulum Land?
February 01, 2022 Litigating Interstate Custody Cases, a Primer on the UCCJEA
January 27, 2022 New York Adult Use Cannabis: What You Need to Know
January 20, 2022 GRAB THEM BY THE WORKPLACE: Understanding Sexual Harassment in the #MeToo Era
December 15, 2021 What Judges Expect You to Know When Dealing With Retirement Assets
December 07, 2021 Hot Employment Issues for 2022
November 17, 2021 Covid and the Courts: Lessons Learned (Bail Reform)
November 03, 2021 General Membership Meeting - Myth Busting the Trans Sport Panic: The Imagined Crisis at the Top and the Ignored Crisis at the Bottom
October 21, 2021 So You Think You Have A Simple Divorce: What if the Defendant Won’t Cooperate?
October 19, 2021 Immigration Issues: Children, Families, and the Courts
September 22, 2021 General Membership Meeting: The Court System and Violence by Children and Adolescents
September 09, 2021 Moratorium Madness: Post Pandemic Foreclosure
May 27, 2021 One Year Later – How the Pandemic Changed our Profession: Perspectives and Tips from Practitioners and the Court
May 04, 2021 "Kramer on Contracts"
April 07, 2021 WWBA FOUNDATION QUIZ NIGHT: Honoring the Women of the United States Supreme Court
April 06, 2021 Article 81 Guardianships: Conducting the Virtual Hearing
March 17, 2021 What's New – and Old – at the Appellate Division
February 17, 2021 WHAT THE “HACK?!”: DATA SECURITY ISSUES FOR YOUR FIRM AND YOUR CLIENTS
January 27, 2021 College Expenses in the Covid Age: What Divorcing Parents Need to Know
January 13, 2021 General Membership Meeting - Implicit Bias: What Is It? Do I Have It? Can I Get Rid of It?
December 10, 2020 Representing Domestic Violence Victims with Disabilities in the Age of COVID-19
December 09, 2020 Write it Right: How to Avoid These Top Ten Mistakes When Drafting a Divorce Agreement Regarding Retirement Assets
November 18, 2020 I. JUST. CAN’T. Contractual Non-Performance Theories of Impossibility and Impracticability in the COVID Era
November 04, 2020 General Membership Meeting - Ethics Update 2020: Hot Topics in Ethics and Professionalism
October 28, 2020 Demystifying the Role of the Attorney for the Child
October 21, 2020 Immigrant Students: Their Legal Rights, Challenges, and Needs in Public Schools. A Primer for Attorneys, Practitioners, and Interested Community Members.
October 14, 2020 PRO BONO ETHICS TUNE UP: An Overview of Pro Bono Legal Assistance in Housing Matters
April 09, 2020 What Employers and Employees Need to Know About New Covid-19 Employment Laws and Government Resources
March 25, 2020 CANCELLED: Demystifying the Role of the Attorney for the Child
February 13, 2020 Professional Compensation in Surrogate’s Court and Adult Guardianships
February 13, 2020 LUNCH AND LEARN: ARBITRATION – It May Not Be What You Think It Is
February 05, 2020 GMM: Ethics Tune-up: A Refresher on Retainer Agreements and Fee Sharing
December 03, 2019 How to Avoid Malpractice When Dividing the Retirement Benefits
November 06, 2019 General Membership Meeting: All About Animals: A Review of the Civil and Criminal Aspects Pertaining to Animal Matters
November 04, 2019 What’s It Worth To You: Valuation of Businesses in Divorce and Commercial Settings
October 03, 2019 Perspectives on the First Year of Implementation of Raise the Age
September 24, 2019 The 9th Judicial District Presumptive Mediation Programs: What You Need to Know
May 23, 2019 Advanced Litigation Issues when Representing Domestic Violence Survivors in Family Court Family Offense Cases
May 13, 2019 Spouses, Houses, and Financial Liquidation: The Effect of Bankruptcy Laws/Practice on Matrimonial and Real Estate Practice
April 25, 2019 The Transition from an Adult Guardianship to a Decedent’s Estate
February 06, 2019 Ethics Update 2019: Beware - You Can't Be Everything to Every Client!
November 27, 2018 An Introduction to Zoning Board Practice
October 29, 2018 Exploring and Understanding Cultural Competency in the Law
October 29, 2018 NY-FL Snowbirds: Estate Planning & Elder Law Considerations
October 16, 2018 Advocating for Families in Crisis: Navigating the Intersection of Family and Immigration Law
September 05, 2018 General Membership Meeting: Implicit Bias Is Real: A Candid Discussion on Subconscious Stereotyping
May 16, 2018 Discovery of Assets in Estates and Adult Guardianships
April 24, 2018 Jury Selection and Race: A Review of Recent Batson Decisions
April 17, 2018 Resolving Family Disputes Through The Collaborative Process: A Primer
March 28, 2018 Tax Reform - Making Sense of It All
March 22, 2018 GMM: Perspectives on Sexual Harassment in the Workplace in the Wake of #MeToo
February 13, 2018 Inside the Appellate Court
January 31, 2018 LGBTQ 101 and the Intersection of DV in the LGBTQ Communities
January 10, 2018 Ethics Update 2018
October 26, 2017 Women on the Move: Talking While Female
October 12, 2017 ABC’s of ADA: Protecting Your Client and Expanding Your Practice under The Americans with Disabilities Act
October 11, 2017 What Every New York Attorney Needs to Know About Digital Evidence (Technical, Legal and Ethical Issues)
September 06, 2017 General Membership Meeting: New York State Paid Family Leave Law CLE
May 04, 2017 Guardians Ad Litem and Court Evaluators: A Comparison of Ethical and Procedural Obligations Under the Part 36 Rules
April 26, 2017 Immigration Law for the General Practitioner
April 24, 2017 Navigating the New Maintenance Guidelines and Their Effect on Child Support From a Judicial Perspective
March 30, 2017 Bioethics and Family Conversations: Primer on Normative and Legal Ethics as Applied to Medical Decision-making
March 22, 2017 Whatever Happened to PRICHEP?: Counsel Fees in Matrimonial Actions and in Family Court
March 17, 2017 Ethics for the Family Law Practitioner
February 22, 2017 Integrated Courtroom Technology: Evidence Presentation and Video Conferencing in the Courts
February 16, 2017 Early Intervention: Support Services for Parents in Conflict
February 08, 2017 Strategies for Medicaid Planning and Asset Protection
January 11, 2017 Ethics Update 2017
October 25, 2016 Business Valuation Basics and IRS Proposed Changes to IRC 2704
October 06, 2016 Every Step You Take: The New Technology of Stalking
September 29, 2016 Show Me the Money: Best Evidence in Family Court Support Proceedings
May 25, 2016 CLE Opportunity: A Presentation on the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (UIFSA)
May 18, 2016 Avoiding Pitfalls in the Acquisition and Development of Real Estate
April 20, 2016 Representing A Start-Up
April 07, 2016 HOW TO NAVIGATE THE IMMIGRATION PROCESS WHEN THE ABUSER WILL NO LONGER SPONSOR THE VICTIM
March 30, 2016 Sexual Misconduct on Campus: Criminal, Civil or Both?
March 24, 2016 HOW TO NAVIGATE WHEN A FAMILY COURT MATTER BECOMES A SUPREME COURT DIVORCE
March 10, 2016 ADHD, School Discipline and Criminal Prosecution
March 03, 2016 Representing Victims of Domestic Violence: How to Navigate a Family Court Order of Protection
February 24, 2016 MED-ARB: Getting Past the Impasse
January 06, 2016 The ABC’s of Ethics: Advertising, Billing, and Conflicts
November 12, 2015 Ethics and the Pro Bono Representation of Nonprofits
November 04, 2015 Human Trafficking: The Impact on Women, Children and Families
October 22, 2015 Domestic Violence and Gender Discrimination: The Legal Ins and Outs in Housing and Employment
October 20, 2015 Updates in Planning and Permitting Mobile Broadband Infrastructure
October 14, 2015 Registration Closed: How to Introduce Documentary and Electronic Evidence at Trial
September 30, 2015 The New Maintenance Guidelines - Registration Closed
May 14, 2015 Behind Closed Doors: Domestic Violence in Arab and Immigrant Communities
April 29, 2015 Rule of Professional Conduct 1.15 & Escrow Account Fundamentals
April 28, 2015 Contract Basics
April 23, 2015 Legal and Ethical Perspectives on Atul Gawande's "Being Mortal"
March 24, 2015 Nazi Looted Art, Stolen Art and Our Museums: Why The Ghosts of the Past Still Haunt Us
December 15, 2014 Don't Be a Dope - Drug Testing
October 08, 2014 Women on the Move: Negotiating Your Own Value
September 09, 2014 GMM: Appellate Practice Seminar and Demonstrations - "Arthur, Treachers, Fish & Chips, P.C., v. Dan Arby"

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