16-Hour Bridge-The-Gap: Corporate & Litigation (Both Days)

Friday January 29, 2016| 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday, February 5, 2016| 9:00 am – 5:00 pm


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  • Earn all of your annual New York MCLE credits while obtaining invaluable knowledge on a variety of areas. This Bridge-the-Gap program fulfills a full year’s credit requirements for those who are newly admitted, while providing invaluable information and credits for more experienced attorneys.  A skilled faculty will guide you through the day-to-day practice of law and cover topics of interest to all attorneys, including legal ethics. This program is unique because we offer one day of litigation and one day of corporate; you can purchase both days together, or just one. In order to fulfill the New York MCLE Bridge the Gap requirements for newly admitted attorneys, you must attend both days.

    Both Days:

    Live Program: $499 Member/$699 Nonmember

    Per Day:

    Live Program: $399 Member/$599 Nonmember



  • Friday, January 29, 2016 | Day 1

    Daniel S. Alterbaum
    Covington & Burling LLP

    Jonathan B. Bruno
    Rivkin Radler LLP

    Professor Jay C. Carlisle II
    Professor of Law                                               
    Pace University School of Law                                                

    James B. Daniels
    Budd Larner LLP

    Joseph Dolce
    Founder, Joe Dolce Communications

    Professor Richard T. Farrell
    Distinguished Service Professor (Emeritus)
    Brooklyn Law School

    David Paul Horowitz                                                           
    Geringer, McNamara & Horowitz

    Cheryl Lambert
    President, Joe Dolce Communications 

    Friday, February  5, 2016 | Day 2

    Joseph Barbiere
    Cole  Schotz P.C.

    Professor James J. Fishman                                    
    Professor of Law
    Pace University School of Law

    Robert C. Kern                                    
    Law Office of Robert C. Kern

    James T. Kim
    Cole  Schotz P.C.

    Michael A. Lehmann             
    Dechert LLP

    Jeffrey A. Margolis
    The Margolis Law Firm

    David Rabinowitz                               
    Moses & Singer LLP

  • Friday, January 29, 2016


    9:00 am 10:15 am

    Effective Appellate Advocacy: A Law Clerk’s Perspective

    Daniel S. Alterbaum   

    10:15 am 10:20 am Break


    10:20 am 12:00 pm

    NY CPLR Update                                                 

    Prof. Jay C. Carlisle II, Prof. Richard T. Farrell & David Paul Horowitz

    12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch (on your own)


    1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

    Good Openings, Good Closings     

    James B. Daniels, Joseph Dolce & Cheryl Lambert

    3:30 pm – 3:45 pm Break


    3:35  pm 5:00 pm

    Legal Malpractice Basics & Risk Management                 

    Jonathan B. Bruno

    Friday, February 5, 2016

    9:00 am – 10:15 am

    Introduction to Non-Profit Organizations Law                

    Prof. James Fishman & Michael A. Lehmann 

    10:15 am – 10:20 am Break


    10:20 am – 12:00 pm

    Anatomy of an Operating Agreement

    Robert C. Kern & Stella Lellos           

    12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch (on your own)


    1:00 pm – 2:15 pm

    The Nuts & Bolts of Commercial Real Estate Foreclosure          

    Joseph Barbiere & James T. Kim

    2:15 pm – 2:20 pm Break


    2:20 pm – 3:35 pm

    Retail & Restaurant Leasing: What New Attorneys Need to Know

    Jeffrey A. Margolis

    3:35 pm – 3:45 pm


    3:45 pm – 5:00 pm

    Ethics for the Negotiating Lawyer   

    David Rabinowitz

  • New York, New Jersey & California:
    (both days):  16.0 total:  7.0 professional practice, 6.0 skills & 3.0 ethics
    (per day):  8.0 total: 3.5 professional practice, 3.0 skills & 1.5 ethics

    (both days):  12.0 total: 10.0 general & 2.0 ethics
    (per day):  6.0 total:  5.0 general & 1.0 ethics

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