BTG CLE Webinar Calendar

We offer Live Webinar CLE Classes for NY Newly Admitted attorneys that need to take Live CLE in their 1st and 2nd year after admission to the bar. Registering is EASY, just choose your options below.

All live webinars are conducted by NYCLA

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The webinars on our calendar are available for purchase as a package of courses that can be bundled with on-demand classes to satisfy your entire newly admit requirement.

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  • February 2
    Thursday, February 2, 2023
    5:30PM - 7:40PM Eastern Time (EDT)
    2.5

    Total CLE Credits

    Resolving Complex Building Violations

    Building violations can prevent owners from selling or refinancing property and can result in substantial fines and penalties. This program will focus on strategies to resolve building violations in multifamily residential buildings, and practices to reduce substantial penalties as well as certifying correction of violations. We will discuss the loft law, short term rentals (Airbnb, illegal and legal short term occupancy units, certifications of no harassment, strategies to protect purchasers in contracts of sale, due diligence and more

    Faculty: David R. Brody, Michael R. Nerenberg, Sarah Fiona Phillips, Stephen Shulman, Borah, Goldstein, Altschuler, Nahins & Goidel, P.C.

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    Credit Breakdown:

    2.5 Skills; Transitional and Non-transitional

    Online Webinar

    Course ID:

    CLE1532

  • February 8
    Wednesday, February 8, 2023
    5:30PM - 8:00PM Eastern Time (EDT)
    3

    Total CLE Credits

    Evaluating Corporate Governance & Ethics Issues 2023 Update: The Value of Incorporating a Business Perspective in the Litigation Process

    * Part of 3 Evening Bridge the Gap Using actual case studies, our expert panel will explore the value of incorporating a business perspective into the litigation process. While the fundamental focus is the litigation and settlement processes, often times the business issues developed and set forth exert a powerful impact on the settlement achieved or trial outcome. The business issues discussed frequently involve governance and ethical considerations, which will be a major focus of our panelists’ discussions. Topics include: Consulting and expert testimony in Litigation Importance of providing a business perspective in litigation; consequences for failure to do so Case studies Disney Dealing with divergent interest in Directors & Officers (D&O) claims Merger and acquisition (M&A)claims Distinguishing causation from liability

    Faculty: Dan Brill, MBA; Al Fenichel, MBA, CPA; Frank Gatti, MBA, CPA, NACD Leadership Fellow; Edward Grun, NCARB, AIA; Suzanne Gilbert, MBA, Director of VIA Motors; H. Stephen Grace Jr., PhD (Economics), MBA, President & CEO, H.S. Grace & Co., Inc.; Steve Grace, BA; H.S. Grace & Co., Inc.; Steven B. Lilien, Ph.D. (Accountancy & Finance), CPA, Weinstein Professor of Accounting, Baruch College, The City University of New York; Joseph P. Monteleone, Esq., Weber, Gallagher, Simpson, Stapleton, Fines & Newbery; S. Larry Prendergast, MBA; Richard Schrader, Fellow, American Society of Civil Engineers; Christopher Tirro, Esq., Claims Director, HudsonPro

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    Credit Breakdown:

    2 Ethics & 1 Skills; Transitional and Non-transitional

    Online Webinar

    Course ID:

    CLE1528

  • February 21
    Tuesday, February 21, 2023
    5:30PM - 8:00PM Eastern Time (EDT)
    3

    Total CLE Credits

    How to Conduct a Deposition: An Interactive Program

    *Part of 3 Evening Bridge the Gap The pre-trial deposition stage is a critical point in any litigation. Indeed many personal injury and commercial cases are either won or lost during the deposition phase. Our panel of experts provides practical guidance, while teaching basic deposition skills, techniques for handling commonly encountered problems, how to use depositions at trial, how to seek rulings from a trial judge, and virtual depositions. Demonstrations of how to conduct depositions in commercial and personal injury cases are also reenacted. Some of the specific issues addressed include: How to control a witness Dealing with evasive witnesses How to discover and authenticate documents for trial What objections can be raised When to prevent a witness from answering What to do when your witness volunteers information How to cut your losses in light of unexpectedly damaging testimony How to use depositions at trial to impeach witnesses, introduce testimony of absentee witnesses and more. Virtual depositions Whether to conduct a virtual deposition … or insist on a live deposition

    Faculty: John Halebian, Lovell, Stewart Halebian, LLP; Douglas Halstrom, L’Abbate, Balkan, Colavita & Contini LLP; Jay Safer, Wollmuth, Maher & Deutsch LLP

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    Credit Breakdown:

    1 Ethics & 2 Skills; Transitional and Non-transitional

    Online Webinar

    Course ID:

    CLE1535

  • February 22
    Wednesday, February 22, 2023
    6:00PM - 7:15PM Eastern Time (EDT)
    1.5

    Total CLE Credits

    Running a Digital Law Firm

    NYCLA’s ADR Committee is pleased to welcome back to NYCLA, Susan Guthrie, one of the leading voices in on-line mediation in the world. Susan will discuss powerful ways to transition your practice to the virtual space. She is passionate about continuing to help colleagues to ethically and practically provide their services in a virtual medium to insure that both professionals and clients have a superioe experience. This is one program that you cannot afford to miss!!

    Faculty: Susan Guthrie, Co-founder, Mosten Guthrie Academy

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    Credit Breakdown:

    1 Ethics (Cybersecurity) & 0.5 Skills; Transitional and Non-transitional

    Online Webinar

    Course ID:

    CLE1537

  • February 28
    Tuesday, February 28, 2023
    6:00PM - 7:40PM Eastern Time (EDT)
    2

    Total CLE Credits

    Recent Department of Building Code Updates … and Local Law 97 of 2019

    Join construction attorney Carol Sigmond and former Chief Structural Engineer of the New York City Department of Buildings (DOB) Dan Eschenasy as they provide an update on the recent updates to the Department of Building code – with an added discussion on Local Law 97 of 2019. This is one program no construction or real estate lawyer can afford to miss!!

    Faculty: Daniel Eschenasy, Forensic Engineer, Gilsanz Murray Steficek; Carol Sigmond, Greenspoon Marder

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    Credit Breakdown:

    1 PP & 1 Skills; Transitional and Non-transitional

    Online Webinar

    Course ID:

    CLE1538

  • March 3
    Friday, March 3, 2023
    8:30AM - 4:40PM Eastern Time (EDT)
    9

    Total CLE Credits

    BTG Skills and Ethics

    This all-day program will satisfy the 9 Skills and Ethics for 1st or 2nd year newly admitted attorneys in New York.

    Faculty: TBD

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    Credit Breakdown:

    3 Ethics & 6 Skills; Transitional and Non-transitional

    Online Webinar

    Course ID:

    CLE1539