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CPLR: Overview for the Novice Attorney and the Seasoned Professional

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  • Description
    This CLE course covers recent case law and statutory changes involving New York Civil Practice. In particular, it covers areas of personal jurisdiction, service of process, subject matter jurisdiction, venue, pleadings, motion practice, statute of limitations and discovery. Recent cases include the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Damlier A.G v. Bauman and its possible long term effect on general jurisdiction (CPLR 301) in N.Y.S. There is also a discussion of the recent amendment to CPLR 3212 (b) regarding expert witness affidavits relating to motions for summary judgment. The course is a good overview for any lawyer whose practice involves civil litigation in N.Y.S. courts.
  • Instructor Bio

    Anthony Centone

    Anthony J. Centone is a member of the Bar in PA (1984), NJ (1986) and NY (1987). He currently has offices in White Plains and Mohegan Lake, NY. Mr. Centone has extensive experience in all facets of civil litigation, including personal injury, real estate, wills and estates, commercial and matrimonial cases. He is also a certified court appointed examiner for guardianships and estates. Mr. Centone has tried scores of jury and non-jury cases throughout the NYC area. In addition, he is an adjunct Professor of Law at Pace School of Law in White Plains, NY, where he teaches NY Civil Practice to third year students. He has been on the faculty of Pace Law School since 2002. Mr. Centone has also authored over twenty law journal and law review articles on civil litigation issues. He is a frequent lecturer at continuing legal educational seminars and forums. Anthony received his B.A. from Villanova University and his J.D. from Pace University School of Law. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association, New York State Trial Lawyers Association, and the American Bar Association.