(Webcast) 16-Hour Bridge-the-Gap: Practical Skills, Ethics & More…

Tuesday, October 6, 2020 | 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Tuesday, October 13, 2020 | 8:45 am – 5:45 pm



  • Earn all of your annual CLE credits while obtaining invaluable knowledge in a variety of areas. Our Bridge-the-Gap programs fulfill a full year’s credit requirements for those who are newly admitted, while providing essential information and credits for more experienced attorneys. This program is particularly distinct in that one day will allow attendees to fulfill all required ethics and skills credits. Attendance on both days will provide the total professional practice required of all newly admitted 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. Each Bridge-the-Gap program contains updated content and will provide CLE credit to all attendees, even if they attended in the past.

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    Program Fee:
    Both Days: $499 for Members | $699 for Nonmembers
    Per Day: $399 for Members | $599 for Nonmembers
    Recent Law Graduates (not yet admitted) & Newly Admitted Lawyers (admitted less than 2 years) (Both Days): Free for Members

  • Day 1

    Benjamin Golkin
    Law Offices of Jeffrey Golkin Partners

    Jeffrey Golkin
    Law Offices of Jeffrey Golkin Partners

    Samantha Golkin
    Law Offices of Jeffrey Golkin Partners

    Lori P. Hager
    Myers Wolin, LLC

    Roselind Hallinan
    Wollmuth Maher & Deutsch LLP

    Jeffrey A. Margolis
    The Margolis Law Firm

    Jay G. Safer
    Wollmuth Maher & Deutsch LLP

    Harris A. Wolin
    Myers Wolin, LLC

    Day 2

    Catharine Du Bois
    Assistant Professor of Legal Writing
    Brooklyn Law School

    Kevin P. Feerick
    The Feerick Law Office

    Jeremy S. Garber
    Special Trial Attorney (ret.)
    Attorney Grievance Committee
    Supreme Court, Appellate Division
    First Judicial Department

    Regina Kiperman
    RK Law, P.C.

    Bridget La Rosa
    White and Williams LLP

    Joan C. Lenihan
    Attorney at Law

    Jacqueline Newman
    Berkman Bottger Newman & Schein, LLP

    Abby Rosmarin
    Berkman Bottger Newman & Schein, LLP

    Kaylin L. Whittingham
    Whittingham Law

  • Day 1

    9:00 – 10:40 a.m.
    What You Need to Know to Litigate in the Federal and NYS Commercial Division and State Courts
    Jay G. Safer & Roselind Hallinan

    10:40 – 10:45 a.m.

    10:45 – 12:00 p.m.
    The Nuts & Bolts of NYC Tax Assessment
    Benjamin Golkin, Jeffrey Golkin & Samantha Golkin

    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
    Lunch Break (on your own)

    1:00 – 2:15 p.m.
    The ABCs of Immigration Law
    Jeffrey A. Margolis

    2:15 – 2:20 p.m.

    2:20 – 4:00 p.m
    An Introduction to IP Counseling:
    Protecting the BIG Ideas of Clients and Businesses
    Lori P. Hager & Harris A. Wolin

    Day 2
    8:45 – 8:50 a.m.

    8:50 – 11:30 a.m.
    An Introduction to New York’s Statewide Rules for Attorney Disciplinary Matters
    (This session will include a 10 minute break)
    Kevin P. Feerick, Jeremy S. Garber & Kaylin L. Whittingham

    11:30 – 11:40 a.m.

    11:40 – 12:55 p.m.
    Communications in a Law Environment
    Catharine Du Bois

    12:55 – 1:50 p.m.
    Lunch Break (on your own)

    1:50 – 3:05 p.m.
    Estate Planning 101
    Regina Kiperman & Bridget La Rosa

    3:05 – 3:10 p.m.

    3:10 – 4:00 p.m.
    An Introduction to Wrongful Termination Claims
    Joan C. Lenihan

    4:00 – 4:05 p.m.

    4:05 – 5:45 p.m.
    Collaborative Law
    Jacqueline Newman & Abby Rosmarin

  • New York:
    Both Days: 16.0 Total: 7.0 Professional Practice, 6.0 Skills, 3.0 Ethics
    Day One: 7.0 Professional Practice
    Day Two: 9.0 Total: 6.0 Skills, 3.0 Ethics

    Both Days: 13.0 Total: 10.5 General, 2.5 Professional Responsibility
    Day One: 5.5 General
    Day Two: 7.5 Total: 5.0 General, 2.5 Professional Responsibility

  • Sponsorship Opportunities are Available! Please Contact:
    Angie Avila, Manager, Membership Outreach and Sponsorships | (212) 382-6608 | aavila@nycbar.org