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CLE Calendar

    • February 07, 2023
    • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Zoom

    The Westchester County Bar Association’s Cannabis and Real Property Law Committees, along with the Westchester Women’s Bar Association’s
    Real Property Committee, Proudly Present:
    “The Emerging Legal Cannabis Industry in New York:
    What Real Estate Practitioners Need to Know”
    This program will explore the newly legalized industry for the adult-use of cannabis in New York. Additionally, there will be a presentation on practical considerations for real estate attorneys who are engaged in transactions with legal cannabis businesses, zoning and land use issues involving such businesses and ethical issues arising from an attorney’s representation of a legal cannabis business in New York.


    Tremaine Wright, Chair of New York’s Cannabis Control Board
    James Landau, Cannabis attorney at Prince Lobel Tye LLP
    Kristen Motel, Cannabis/Zoning/Land Use attorney at Cuddy & Feder LLP


    Tuesday, February 7, 2023

    TIME:   5:00 to 7:00 p.m.


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

    CLE:   2 Professional Practice

    CHARGE:   $25 for all participants who would like to receive CLE credit

    REGISTRATION:  Register online with the WCBA: https://www.wcbany.org/?pg=events&evAction=showDetail&eid=260747&evSubAction=listAll
    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.
    • February 08, 2023
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • BNY Mellon, 701 Westchester Avenue, White Plains, NY
    The Westchester Women’s Bar Association
    Grievance/Ethics Committee and Corporate and Commercial Law Committees
    are pleased to present a Continuing Legal Education Program
    Cosponsored by: The Westchester County Bar Association, the White Plains Bar Association, the Yonkers Bar Association, the Hudson Valley Hispanic Bar Association; the Westchester Black Bar Association


    Hon. Peter Kelly, Queens County Surrogate
    Hon. Brandon Sall, Westchester County Surrogate
    Lisa M. Bluestein, Esq.,  Law Offices of  Lisa M. Bluestein, LLC
    Deborah A. Scalise, Esq., Scalise & Hamilton P.C.   

    DATE:  February 8, 2023

    TIME: 6:00 - 8:00 PM 

    PLACE:  BNY Mellon, 701 Westchester Avenue, White Plains, NY   

    CLE CREDITS: 2 credit hours in Ethics and Professionalism

    CHARGE:  $40.00 for Bar Association Members; $50.00 for non-members

    RSVP:  Online at www.wwbany.org or email executivedirector@wwbany.org       

    *CLE: Pending approval by WBASNY in accordance with the requirements of the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board for 2 credit hours in Ethics and Professionalism practice as specified, acceptable for transitional credit for established and newly admitted attorneys. 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 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 Elizabeth Marcus at elizabeth.z.marcus@gmail.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
    • February 16, 2023
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University, Tudor Room, 78 North Broadway, White Plains, NY

Past events

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
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
March 30, 2016 Sexual Misconduct on Campus: Criminal, Civil or Both?
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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