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Common Disciplinary Problems and How to Prevent Them (CLE)
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When: 10/22/2014
1:00 PM until 2:45 PM
Where: Bronx County Supreme Court
851 Grand Concourse
Room 600
Bronx, New York 
United States

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The Policy Committee of the Departmental Disciplinary Committee

Supreme Court, Appellate Division

First Judicial Department

CLE Program – 2 Ethics Credits

“Common Disciplinary Problems and How to Prevent Them”

October 22, 2014

1:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

Room 600

851 Grand Concourse, Bronx County Supreme Court

This very special free CLE program will provide examples and information about conduct by attorneys which has often been the subject of disciplinary proceedings.vThe program features a highly knowledgeable and experienced faculty and a fast-paced, interactive program format. The program is designed for both newly admitted attorneys seeking an overview of common disciplinary problems and experienced attorneys seeking to refine and update their knowledge as well as to avoid disciplinary complaints.

Introduction, Ernest J. Collazo, Chair DDC

1.  The Disciplinary Process and Sanctions in the First Judicial Department

                        Marvin Ray Raskin, Esq.

                        Roger Juan Maldonado, Esq.

                        Jorge Dopico, Chief Counsel DDC


2. Use of Client Funds and Escrow Accounts

                        William A. Gallina, Esq.

                        Gerard E. Harper, Esq.

                        Vitaly Lipkansky, Deputy Chief Counsel DDC


3. Retainer Agreements, Billing, and Fees

                        Jeffrey A. Lichtman, Esq.

                        Myron Kirschbaum, Esq.

                        Raymond Vallejo, Deputy Chief Counsel DDC


4. Neglect and Personal Conduct

                        Hugh W. Campbell, Esq.

                        William T. Russell, Jr., Esq.

                        Orlando Reyes, Staff Counsel DDC


Pre-registration to is a must as space is limited for this CLE Program.  All course materials will be emailed to registrants the day prior to the program.