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Ethics Update 2019: Beware - You Can't Be Everything to Every Client!

  • February 06, 2019
  • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • BNY Mellon, White Plains, NY

Registration

  • Registration and payment for a WWBA member and additional guests who are not members.
  • Registration and payment for a WWBA member and additional guests who are WWBA or WPBA members.
  • Registration and payment for WPBA Members.
  • Registration and payment for a WPBA member and additional guests who are WWBA or WPBA members.
  • Registration and payment directly from an Invited Guest (Non-Member)


 

and the WWBA Grievance & Ethics and Corporate & Commercial Committees
Jointly Present:
Ethics Update 2019: BEWARE - YOU CAN’T BE EVERYTHING TO EVERY CLIENT! 
A REVIEW OF CONFLICTS AND OTHER PRACTICE ISSUES

 
1.0 CLE Credits in Ethics and Professionalism and 1.0 CLE Credits in Skills
(suitable for newly admitted attorneys under 22 NYCRR 1500.2(D)*

This program is based on a practical transactional scenario involving, inter alia: the formation of a small business entity, real estate transactions, and leasing issues. The materials and interactive discussion will involve the best practices and the relevant Rules of Professional Conduct when using “forms” such as the Retainer, Conflict Waivers, By-Laws, Broker, and Loan Agreements. Some of the ethical issues to be discussed are conflicts, competence, scope of representation, diligence, communication, client confidences, legal fees, record keeping, and reporting misconduct. 


Speakers:  Lisa M. Bluestein, Esq. 
Law Offices of Lisa M. Bluestein, LLC

Seymour W. James, Jr., Esq.
Barket Epstein Kearon Aldea & LoTurco, LLP

Deborah A. Scalise, Esq. 
Scalise & Hamilton, LLP

Virginia K. Trunkes, Esq. 
Delbello Donnellan Weingarten Wise & Widerkehr, LLP


Date:
Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Time:

5:30 PM - Registration
6:00-8:00 PM - Program

Light supper will be served.  

Location:

BNY Mellon
701 Westchester Avenue
White Plains, NY 10601

Cost:  $40 WWBA & WPBA Members
$60 Non-Members
($10 additional on day of event for non-registered)

SEATING IS LIMITED!

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Registration:

Registration and payment by February 1, 2019. You may pay online at www.wwbany.org or mail checks to: WWBA, PO Box 926, Hartsdale, New York 10530

*This program is pending approval by WBASNY in accordance with the requirements of the NYS Continuing Legal Education Board for a maximum of 1.0 credit hours in Ethics and Professionalism and 1.0 credit hours in Skills acceptable for transitional credit for established and newly admitted attorneys. WWBA is a chapter of the Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York, which is an accredited provider of CLE credits. Full and partial scholarships for this program based on financial need are available. Full scholarship 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 on the guidelines and procedures for applying, please contact Kim Berg, Esq. at kberg@gouldberglaw.com or (914) 505-6045. 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 the WPBA or WBASNY. 

PO Box 926, Hartsdale, NY 10530
Phone: (914) 505-6045
executivedirector@wwbany.org

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