Legal Events Calendar: April 18, 2012

April 18, 2012 Brooklyn Eagle Staff
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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 forBBA and NYS Academy of Trial Lawyers  members, $80 for non-members who prepay. Register online at brooklynbar.org or trialacademy.org, email
[email protected], or call (518) 364-4044. Location: Brooklyn Bar Association, 123 Remsen St., Brooklyn Heights.

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Mon. April 23, Scotch Tasting for Volunteer Lawyers Project, 6-8pm
A Johnnie Walker Scotch Whiskey Tasting to benefit the Brooklyn Volunteer Lawyers Project. Featuring master of whiskey Gregor Cattanach. Cost: $60. Maximum 60 people. RSVP by April 18 at brooklynvlp.org or contact Sidney Cherubin at [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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Sat. April 28, Columbian Lawyers Association Rapallo Award Luncheon, 12pm
The Columbian Lawyers Association of Manhattan hosts its 47th Annual Rapallo Award Luncheon honoring Kings County Supreme Court Criminal Term Deputy Administrative Judge Patricia DiMango. Cost: $185. Business attire required. RSVP to Marianne Bertuna, 8113 13th Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11228 or call (718) 238-9898. Location: The Waldorf=Astoria Hotel, 301 Park Ave. (between 49th & 50th streets).

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Tues. May 1, NYC Bar Association Free Legal Information Fair, 11am-2pm
The New York City Bar Association's Legal Referral Service is hosting four free legal fairs for the public in Manhattan, Queens, Bronx and Brooklyn. Beginning in Brooklyn on May 1, the fairs will offer residents information on a variety of legal topics and will have attorneys to give advice and answer questions. For more information, contact Amanda Busch at (212) 382-4716 or [email protected] Location: Brooklyn Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon St., Downtown Brooklyn.

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Mon. May 7, JALBCA Annual Dinner
Judges and Lawyers Breast Cancer Alert annual gala. Honorees include NYS Chief Administrative Judge A. Gail Prudenti. For more information or to purchase tickets, email [email protected] Location: 583 Park Ave., Manhattan.

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Fri. May 11, Brooklyn Supreme Court 'Bring Your Child to Work' Day
The Kings County Supreme Court Civil Term hosts "Bring Your Child to Work" Day, including kids' educational programs on jury service, petty crimes, and a mock trial. Coordinated by Hon. Gloria Dabiri. To volunteer through the Brooklyn Women's Bar Association, contact President Lisa Schreibersdorf at [email protected] Location: Brooklyn Supreme Court, 360 Adams St., Downtown Brooklyn.

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Mon. May 14, CLE: White Collar Crime Institute – 9am-6:30pm
Approved for 7.5 CLE credits. The New York City Bar Association hosts the 1st Annual White Collar Crime Institute. The full-day program will explore critical developments in white-collar criminal prosecutions and enforcement. State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara will be the keynote speakers. Brooklyn federal court Judge John Gleeson and attorney Benjamin Brafman are among the many other speakers. Go to nycbar.org for more information. Cost: $995 for members who pre-register, $1195 for non-members who pre-register. Program 9am-5pm, networking reception 5-6:30pm. Location: NYC Bar Association, 42 West 44th St., Manhattan.

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Tues. May 15, Brooklyn Womens's Bar Association – Lunch With the Law, 1-2pm
Lunch With the Law, featuring Kings County Supreme Court Supervising Judge for Matrimonial Matters Jeffrey Sunshine. An informal discussion in the Supreme Court's judicial board room. Cost: free. No refreshments served; bring your own bag lunch. Space is limited. RSVP by May 11 to Pamela Elisofon at (718) 852-1700 or [email protected] Location: Kings County Supreme Court Civil Term, 360 Adams St., 9th Floor Boar Room, Downtown Brooklyn.

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Thurs. May 17, Catholic Lawyers Guild – Annual Awards Ceremony, 6pm
The Catholic Lawyers Guild Diocese of Brooklyn's annual awards dinner. Cocktails at 6pm, dinner at 7pm. For more information, contact [email protected] Location: Gargiulo's Restaurant, 2911 West 15th St., Coney Island.


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