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Practicing in NYS Supreme Court - Part I Only (Webcast)

Practicing in NYS Supreme Court (Part One Only)
Part One: Personnel, Terminology, and Culture of Supreme Court
Wednesday, September 23, 2020 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

For New York Attorneys:
Newly admitted attorneys (those admitted to the New York State Bar for two years or less) may participate in Skills CLE courses in  live, nontraditional formats, where questions are allowed during the program (through October 31, 2020 per recent guidance of the CLE Board – for more information, click here).

Program Fee:

$199 for Members | $299 for Nonmembers
Members who are Recent Law Graduates, Newly Admitted Lawyers (admitted for the first time in any state or country 2018-2020), In-House/Corporate Counsel, Judges, or attorneys that practice within the Government, Academic or Not-for-Profit sectors attend this program for free.

CLE Credit:
New York: 2.0 Skills
New Jersey: 2.4 General
California: 2.0 General
Pennsylvania: 1.5 General
Connecticut: Available to Licensed Attorneys

In this two-part program seasoned attorneys, judges, and court staff will provide a how-to guide for practicing in New York Supreme Court.  

In Part One, Personnel, Terminology, and Culture of Supreme Court, the panel will offer a nuts and bolts introduction to civil practice in the Supreme Court. They will identify and discuss key differences between litigation in New York state court and federal court, basic terms and key players in the state courts, the rules of practice governing Supreme Court practice, the locations of and functions of Supreme Court offices in New York City, the mechanics of how a litigation progresses in the Supreme Court, filing papers and courtroom custom and practice.

In Part Two, Judicial Perspectives on Practice in Supreme Court, the panel of judges will discuss the lifecycle of common categories of Supreme Court actions. The panel also will share insights on their own priorities and motivations in handling their caseloads.

Click Here to View Program Agenda & Faculty

Program Co-Chairs:
Erik S. Groothuis, Schlam Stone & Dolan LLP
Isaac Zaur, Clarick Gueron Reisbaum LLP

Sponsoring Association Committees:
Litigation, John Lundin, Chair
Small Law Firm, Anne Wolfson, Chair

Co-Sponsored By:
Small Law Firm Center

New York City Bar 42 West 44th St New York, NY 10036

Wednesday, 23 September 2020


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