Legal Events Calendar: March 9, 2012

March 9, 2012 Brooklyn Eagle Staff
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TODAY,  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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TODAY, 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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Wed. March 14, NYS Bar Association St. Patrick's Day Networking Event, 6-9pm
The New York State Bar, Brooklyn Bar and Brooklyn Law School Latin-American Law Student associations host a Lawyers Networking Event at Brooklyn Borough Hall. Law students are encouraged to attend. Free appetizers and Brooklyn Brewery beer while supplies last. Cost: free, but pre-registration required. RSVP to [email protected] by March 12, or for more information, call Kathy Plog (518) 487-5681. Location: Brooklyn Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon St., Downtown Brooklyn.    

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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 more information, 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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