Events & CLE Opportunities Outside of the CDWBA

The CDWBA works to help spread the word for other similar organizations when they are hosting events and CLE opportunities that may be of interest to our membership.  Please check back often to see what is going on around the region!

 

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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Justice for All 2018 Annual Kickoff Event

WHEN: Thursday, September 20, 2018

WHERE: Fort Orange Club, Albany , 5:30 p.m. -7:30 p.m.

DETAILS: Complimentary to members of 2017-18 JFA leadership firms and/or members of those JFA firms or individuals
that pledge or donate on or before the event.

Campaign Leadership Firms calculate their gifts at a minimum of $225 per attorney. The Justice for All Campaign, founded in 2004, is LASNNY’s Annual Fund. RSVP to rsvp@lasnny.org or 518-689-6306.

 

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Public Hearing/ Commission on Parental Legal Representation

WHEN:   Thursday, September 27, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

WHERE: App. Div., 1st Dept. New York, NY

DETAILS:  More information here.

 

Thursday, October 4- Friday, October 5, 2018

Diversity Scholarship Opportunity

WHEN:   Thursday, October 4- Friday, October 5, 2018

WHERE: Montreal, Canada

DETAILS:  American Bar Association Forum on Construction Law “It’s Lonely at the Top – Building a Successful Team with the Owner” Fall 2018 Forum. More information here.

 

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Public Hearing/ Commission on Parental Legal Representation

WHEN:   Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

WHERE: App. Div., 3rd Dept. Albany, NY

DETAILS:  More information here.

 

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Capital Region Affiliate 24th Annual
Third Department Judicial Recognition Reception

WHEN:   Thursday, October 11, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

WHERE: THE DESMOND HOTEL & CONFERENCE CENTER
660 ALBANY SHAKER ROAD, ALBANY, NY

DETAILS: 

The Honorees

Harold E. Koreman Award: Hon. Thomas A. Breslin
Administrative Judge of the 3rd Judicial Department

Felix J. Aulisi Award: Hon. Christine M. Clark
Justice of the Appeallate Divison,Third Department

Sponsorships, Journal Ads, and Tickets Available: contact Nick Novak at nnovak@nystla.org or (212) 349-5890 extension 312

 

Thursday, October 18, 2018

 The Legal Project’s 23rd Annual Pro Bono Reception

WHEN:   Thursday, October 18, 2018, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

WHERE: The Hart Theatre Lounge at The Egg, Albany

DETAILS:  The Legal Project will celebrate the work of their many volunteers and supporters with a cocktail reception with a beer and wine open bar, and delicious selections from a variety of local restaurants as well as a wonderful Silent Auction and raffle.  This is their major fundraiser for the year and 100% of the proceeds from the event will help support their pro bono services, including their work to assist domestic violence and sexual assault survivors and immigrants in our community.  For more information, go to www.legalproject.org or email Lisa Frisch at lfrisch@legalproject.org.  

 

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Public Hearing/ Commission on Parental Legal Representation

WHEN:   Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

WHERE: Supreme Court, Nassau Co., Mineola, NY

DETAILS:  More information here.

 

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Career Opportunities with the New York State Office of the Attorney General

WHEN:   Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

WHERE: Manhattan offices, located at 28 Liberty Street, on the 16th floor.

DETAILS:  We are pleased to announce our fall recruitment event, Career Opportunities with the New York State Office of the Attorney General*, on October 24th, at our Manhattan offices, located at 28 Liberty Street, on the 16th floor.
We have planned an informative recruitment program that will feature a welcome by Attorney General Barbara Underwood, followed by a panel discussion and table talk session, which will provide insight into career opportunities with the NYS Office of Attorney General (OAG), as well as the talent and skills we seek in our attorney applicants. This event will provide an excellent opportunity for interested lateral attorneys and law students to learn more about the important and exciting work of the OAG—particularly for those who may not have previously explored careers in public service.

RSVP required: www.ag.ny.gov/careers-event

 

Friday, November 30, 2018

RETREAT FOR PRACTICING LAWYERS SEEKING TIME OFF THE “GRID” TO ACCESS THEIR INNER PEACE AND TRANQUILITY

WHEN:   Friday, November 30, 2018 through Sunday, December 2, 2018

WHERE: Peace Village, Catskills, NY.

DETAILS:  Peace Village is a meditation center that offers people a place to go for lifelong learning, regardless of their religion or spiritual background through the practice of Raja Yoga meditation. I just returned from a retreat this weekend and learned some helpful meditation tools that can be used in our practice. May I add that rooms and dinning were provided FREE of charge (though a donation is recommended). I encourage anyone who needs a spiritual recharge and is open to learning more about Raja Yoga Meditation to attend!

https://peacevillageretreat.org/retreat-schedule/

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