Practicing in NYS Supreme Court (Both Parts)
Part One: Personnel, Terminology, and Culture of Supreme Court
Part Two: Judicial Perspectives on Practice in Supreme Court
Wednesday & Thursday, September 23 & 24, 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).
$299 for Members | $399 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.
New York: 4.0 Skills
New Jersey: 4.8 General
California: 4.0 General
Pennsylvania: 3.0 General
Connecticut: Available to Licensed Attorneys
This program provides transitional/non-transitional credit to all 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
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
Small Law Firm Center