Legal Events Calendar: March 7, 2012

March 7, 2012 Brooklyn Eagle Staff
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TODAY, March 7, Hon. Oymin Chin Memorial, 5pm
Brooklyn Housing Court is holding a memorial service for former Housing Court Judge Oymin Chin, who passed away in July 2011 after over 13 years on the bench. New York City Deputy Chief Administrative Judge Fern Fisher will speak. For more information, contact Hon. Bruce Scheckowitz at (347) 404-9090. Location: Brooklyn Bar Association, 123 Remsen St., Brooklyn Heights.

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Thu. March 8, NYC Bar Association Judicial Presentation, 6-9pm

New York City Bar Association Presents "Pathways to the Bench and Beyond," where a panel of minority judges will discuss their journeys to the bench. Speakers include Kings County Administrative Judge Sylvia Hinds-Radix, and Brooklyn federal court Judges Dora Irizarry and Kiyo Matsumoto. Cost: free and open to public. Register at nycbar.org. Location: New York City Bar Association, 42 West 44th St., Manhattan.

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Fri. March 9, The Celts Saint Patrick's Day Parade, 12:10pm
The 18th Annual Celts Parade begins after a 12:10pm Mass and will march through Brooklyn Heights, down Montague Street, and conclude at Kings County Supreme Court Civil Term at 360 Adams St. A luncheon will follow in courtroom 319. Location: Mass at St. Charles Borromeo, 21 Sidney Place, Brooklyn Heights.

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Fri. March 9, City Tech Law & Paralegal Club Discussion – Family Court & Deliquency, 2-4pm
"Raising the Age of Delinquency in Family Court to 18" panel discussion at New York City College of Technology's Law & Paralegal Club to discuss and inform the public about new proposals to prosecute 16- and 17-year-olds in Family Court rather than Criminal Court. Panelist include city attorneys, Legal Aid lawyers, professors, judges and politicians. Open to public. Cost: free. Form more information, contact Prof. Sara Schechter at [email protected] or (718) 260-5124. Location: Atrium Amphitheater, 300 Jay St., Downtown Brooklyn.

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Mon. March 12, CLE: Brooklyn Bar & NYS Academy of Trial Lawyers CPLR Update, 6-8pm
Approved for 2 CLE credits (Professional Practice). Comprehensive update of New York's Civil Practice Law and Rules. Presenter Michael Hutter, Esq. To register, call (718) 624-0675 or (518) 364-4044, or online at brooklynbar.org or
trialacademy.org. Cost: free for NYS Academy members, $50 for BBA members and $80 for non-members who prepay. Location: Brooklyn Bar Association, 123 Remsen St., Brooklyn Heights.

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Thurs. March 15, Catholic Lawyers Guild – St. Patrick/St. Joseph's Day Dinner, 6pm
The Catholic Lawyers Guild Diocese of Brooklyn's third annual cocktail party and dinner celebrating Irish and Italian food and music. Cost: $75, includes beer, wine and soda. For more information, contact [email protected]. Location: Marco Polo, 345 Court St., Carroll Gardens.

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Mon. March 19, Amicus Curiae St. Joseph's Day Celebration, 1-2pm
Amicus Curiae Columbians Association hosts its annual St. Joseph's Day Celebration and Membership Drive at the courthouse. Lunch, Italian pastries and refreshments will be served. Everyone is welcome. Membership dues are $25. Lunch is free. For more information, contact Amicus Curiae President Connie Bajohr at (347) 296-1542. Location: Kings County Surrogate's Court (Civil Term courthouse), 360 Adams St., Rm. 319, Downtown Brooklyn.

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Tues. March 20, CLE: Brooklyn Women's Bar Association – Maintenance, 6-8pm
Approved for 2 CLE credits. "Introduction to and Overview of the (Not So New Anymore) Temporary Maintenance Guidelines." Cost: free for BWBA members, $20 for WBASNY members, and $65 for non-members. For moreinformation, email BWBA CLE Chair Theresa Ciccotto at [email protected] or BWBA President Lisa Schreibersdorf at [email protected]. Location: Brooklyn Bar Association, 123 Remsen St., Brooklyn Heights.

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Wed. March 21, CLE: Volunteer Lawyers Project – Child Support, 6-8pm
Approved for 2 CLE credits (Professional Practice). "Determination and Modification of Orders of Child Support in Family Court." Speakers include Brooklyn Volunteer Lawyers Project (VLP) legal director Sidney Cherubin. Cost: $100, or free for attorneys who accept a pro bono referreal before Sept. 21. Register at brooklynvlp.org or email [email protected]. Location: Brooklyn Bar Association, 123 Remsen St., Brooklyn Heights.

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Wed. March 21, CLE: NYS Bar Association – CPLR Update, 5-9:10p
Approved for  4 CLE credits (3 Professional Practice, 1 Ethics). New York Civil Practice rules and decisions update, presented by Brooklyn Law School adjunct professor David Paul Horowitz. Cost: $125 for members by March 12, $225 for non-members by March 12; add $15 after March 12. For more information, visit nysba.org/cle. Location: Affinia Manhattan, 371 Seventh Ave. (at 31st Street), Manhattan.  


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