Legal Events Calendar: April 4, 2012

April 4, 2012 Brooklyn Eagle Staff
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TODAY, 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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TODAY, 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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Fri. April 6 – GOOD FRIDAY, Brooklyn Bar Association closed.

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Tues. April 10, CLE: Volunteer Lawyers Project – Missing Persons, 12:30-2:30pm
Approved for 2 CLE credits (Skills). "Tracing Missing Persons for Attorneys." Presented by the Brooklyn Volunteer Lawyers Project, with instruction by investigative counsel Charles Eric Gordon and attorney James Philip Renken. Cost: $100, or free for those who accept a pro bono referral by Oct. 2. Register by email to [email protected] Location: Brooklyn Bar Association, 123 Remsen St., Brooklyn Heights.

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Tues. April 10, Metropolitan Black Bar
Association Political Career Panel, 6:30-8:30pm
"Pathways to a Political Career for Young Lawyers." The association's Young Lawyers Division hosts a panel discussion about the pursuit of politics as an alternative to a career in law. Moderated by Brooklyn Civil Court Judge Genine Edwards, and featuring remarks from Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz, the panelists include New York State Senator Eric Adams (20th Senate District), Councilman Charles Barron (District 42), Councilwoman Letitia James (District 35), Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries (Assembly District 57) and Councilman Stephen Levin (District 33). For more information, contact Turquoise Haskin or Renee Williams at [email protected] Location: Brooklyn Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon St., Downtown Brooklyn.

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Tues. April 17, CLE: Brooklyn Womens's Bar Association – Estate Planning, 6-8pm
Approved for 2 CLE credits (Skills). "Estate Planning and Administration With 'Disclaimers.'" Cost: free for members, $20 for WBASNY members, and $65 for non-members. RSVP to Ginet Reyes at [email protected] or Theresa Ciccotto at [email protected].us. Location: Brooklyn Bar Association, 123 Remsen St., Brooklyn Heights.

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Tues. April 17, Brooklyn Crime Victim's VOICE-Out Event
Kings County District Attorney's Office Third Annual VOICE-Out (Victims On the Impact of Crime Event). To celebrate the voices of those Brooklyn residents whose lives have been changed by crime, and to provide them with information and resources to further address any related trauma. Musical performances by students from LaGuardia High School of Music and Art. VOICE-Out film to premier. For more information, go to brooklynda.org or call Sara Lynn Vehling at (718) 250-3112. Location: Brooklyn Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon St., Downtown Brooklyn.

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Thur. April 19, CLE: Brooklyn Bar Association – Ethics, 6-8pm
Approved for 2 CLE credits (Ethics). "The Seven Dangerous Ethical Challenges." Presentations by attorneys Michael Ross and Clifford Robert. Cost: free for members, $80 for non-members who prepay. Register online at brooklynbar.org or email [email protected] Location: Brooklyn Bar Association, 123 Remsen St., Brooklyn Heights.

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Wed. April 25, CLE: Brooklyn Bar Association – Copyright & Trademark, 6-8pm
Approved for 2 CLE credits (Professional Practice). "To Copy or Not to Copy." Presentations by attorneys Kenneth Feldman and William Samuels. Cost: $50 for members who prepay, $80 for non-members who prepay. Register online at brooklynbar.org or email [email protected] Location: Brooklyn Bar Association, 123 Remsen St., Brooklyn Heights.

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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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