Legal Events Calendar: March 22, 2012

March 22, 2012 Brooklyn Eagle Staff
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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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Mon. March 26, Landlord/Tenant Law Public Lecture, 6-8pm
Open to public. An informational lecture on building violations and rent-stabilized tenants' rights. Expert presenters include Volunteer Lawyers Project Foreclosure Director Jaime Lathrop, court attorney Jeffrey McCready and South Brooklyn Legal Services attorney Rachel Hannaford. Reservations recommended to Avery Eli Okin at [email protected] or (718) 624-0675. Location: Brooklyn Bar Association, 123 Remsen St., Brooklyn Heights.


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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]nelser.com. 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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Thur. March 29, CLE: Kings County Criminal Bar Association – Ethics, 6-8pm
Approved for 2 CLE credits (Ethics). Presented by Michael Ross. Dinner at 5:15 p.m., course at 6 p.m. Cost: $20 for members, $40 for non-members. For more information, go to kccba.org. Location: Brooklyn Bar Association, 123 Remsen St., Brooklyn Heights.


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Mon. April 2, CLE: Brooklyn Bar Association – Medical Malpractice, 6-8pm
Approved for 2 CLE credits (Professional Practice). "Medical Malpractice – The Most Recent and Important System Changes." Presentations by Brooklyn Supreme Court Justices Ann Pfau, Marsha Steinhardt and Lawrence Knipel, and attorney John Bonina. Cost: $50 for members who prepay, and $80 for non-members who prepay. Register online at brooklynbar.org or call (718) 624-0675. Location: Brooklyn Bar Association, 123 Remsen St., Brooklyn Heights.


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Wed. April 4, Brooklyn Bar Association Judiciary Night, 6pm
Cocktail reception honoring the members of the federal, state and city judiciary who have been elected, re-elected, appointed and re-appointed. Cost: free. RSVP by April 2 to Avery Eli Okin at [email protected] or (718) 624-0675 x213. Location: Brooklyn Bar Association, 123 Remsen St., Brooklyn Heights.


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Wed. April 4, CLE: Volunteer Lawyers Project – CLARO Training, 6-9pm
Approved for 3 CLE credits (1.5 Professional Practice. 1.5 Skills). "The Basic CLARO (Civil Legal Advice and Resource Office) Training Program." Cost: free for those who volunteer 6 hours at CLARO or 12 hours with the Civil Court consumer debt pro se assistance programs by Sept. 30. Register at law.fordham.edu/april2012clarotraining or email [email protected] Location: New York County Lawyers' Association, 14 Vesey St. Manhattan.


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Thur. April 26, CLE: Kings County Criminal Bar Association – Search & Seizure, 6-8pm
Approved for 2 CLE credits (Professional Practice). New York City Criminal Courts Administrative Judge Barry Kamins' search-and-seizure update. Dinner at 5:15 p.m., course at 6 p.m. Cost: $20 for members, $40 for non-members. For more information, go to kccba.org. Location: Brooklyn Bar Association, 123 Remsen St., Brooklyn Heights.

 

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