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General Membership Meeting - Ethics Update 2022: Escrow Revisited

  • April 06, 2022
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Zoom

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The Westchester Women’s Bar Association
Grievance/Ethics Committee and Corporate and Commercial Law Committees

Are pleased to host a Continuing Legal Education Program

Ethics Update 2022: Escrow Revisited

This program is presented by a panel of experienced practitioners who work in the field of ethics and professional responsibility, including attorneys who work for the Character and Fitness Committee, the Grievance Committee and a Defense firm. Using a hypothetical, the Panel will provide an overview of the obligations of setting up a law practice, with an emphasis on escrow accounts and recordkeeping, competence and failure to supervise an employee. In addition, there will be an overview as to best practices in dealing with the Character and Fitness Committee and the Grievance Committee.


SPEAKERS:

LISA M. BLUESTEIN, ESQ., Law offices of Lisa M. Bluestein, LLC
Of Counsel, Scalise & Hamilton PC

VERÓNICA GUERRERO, ESQ., Counsel, Committee on Character & Fitness New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Department

NORMA I. LOPEZ, ESQ., Principal Attorney, Attorney Grievance Committee Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Department

DATE:  April 6, 2022

TIME: 6:00 - 8:00 PM 

PLACE:  Zoom video conferencing (Zoom link will be sent prior to the start time of the program to all registrants)

CLE CREDITS: 2 credits in Ethics and Professionalism 


CHARGE:  $10.00 WWBA Members; $20.00 non WWBA Members

RSVP:  Open until, April 5, 2022 at 4PM online at www.wwbany.org or email executivedirector@wwbany.org


*CLE: Pending approval by WBASNY in accordance with the requirements of the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board for 2 credit hours Ethics and Professionalism, acceptable for transitional credit for established and newly admitted attorneys. The Westchester Woman’s Bar Association is a chapter of the Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York. Full and partial scholarships for this program, based on financial needs, are available. Full scholarship for the $10 CLE certificate charge (maximum of 10 attendees) for this program are available for attorneys at non-profit organizations that provide direct legal service for victims of domestic violence. For information and to apply, please contact WWBA President Amanda Fried at afried@cartonrosoff.com . All requests are confidential. The opinions expressed by any program presenter are the presenter’s own and do not reflect the official position of the WWBA or WBASNY.
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