Legal Events Calendar: March 16, 2012

March 16, 2012 Brooklyn Eagle Staff
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TODAY, Fri. March 16, Abrams & Fensterman LLP St. Joseph's Day Celebration, 1pm
Former Kings County Surrogate Frank Seddio and attorney Frank Carone invite members of the Brooklyn legal community to their Law Office of Abrams & Fensterman LLP to celebrate St. Joseph Feast Day. RSVP to (718) 272-6040. Location: 9306 Flatlands Ave. (at East 93rd Street), Canarsie.

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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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Fri. March 23, Catholic Lawyers Guild – Lenten Retreat, 12pm
The Catholic Lawyers Guild Diocese of Brooklyn's Lenten Retreat. Mass at noon, followed by Stations of the Cross and program. Light lunch served. Cost: $30 suggested donation. For more information, contact [email protected] Location: St. Boniface, 109 Willoughby St., Downtown Brooklyn.

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Tue. March 27, Brooklyn DA 'Extraordinary Women' Ceremony, 6pm
In honor of Women's History Month, Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes honors 33 "extraordinary women" from Brooklyn. Location: Kings County Supreme Court, 320 Jay St., Downtown Brooklyn. For more information, go to brooklynda.org.


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Wed. March 28, Women's History Month Presentation – Financial Literacy, 1-2:30pm
In recognition of Women's History Month, the Kings County Gender Fairness Committee and the Brooklyn Women's Bar Association present "A Workshop on the ABCs of Financial Literacy." There will be trivia questions, door prizes and light refreshments. All are welcome. Location: Kings County Civil Court, 141 Livingston St., Rm. 305, Downtown Brooklyn.


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Wed. March 28, Jewish Lawyers Guild Annual Dinner, 6-9pm
Jewish Lawyers Guild 36th Annual Dinner, honoring Brooklyn Administrative Judge Barry Kamins, Appellate Division Justice Dianne Renwick and past-president Irwin Kahn. Gala cocktail reception, 6-7:30pm; light dinner, awards and dessert, 7:30-9pm. Kosher dietary laws observed. Cost: $225, $175 for judiciary. RSVP by March 15 to (212) 915-5449 or [email protected] Location: Hilton New York, 1335 Avenue of the Americas, Manhattan.


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Wed. March 28, CLE training: Kings County Surrogate's Court Pro Bono Program, 12-1:30pm
The Kings County Surrogate's Court invites attorneys to participate in the Volunteer Lawyers Project's pro bono program, by committing three hours of work, twice a month, for three months, with the court's Administration Department. Interested attorneys should attend training course (Approved for 1.5 CLE credits). Lunch provided. To register, email name, address and phone number to Kate Evanciew at [email protected] Location: Kings County Surrogate's Court, 2 Johnson St. (360 Adams St.), Downtown Brooklyn.


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