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!


Tuesday, May 2, 2017

The Friends of the Albany Children’s Center, Inc. 24th Annual Reception

WHEN:  Tuesday, May 2, 2017 – 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

WHERE:  Jack’s Oyster House, 42 State Street, Albany

DETAILS:  The Friends of the Albany Children’s Center, Inc. invite you to the 24th Annual Reception in support of the Children’s Center at Albany Family Court, which serves approximately 1,000 children each year when their caregivers must attend Family Court proceedings.

Please join the Friends as they present the Hon. Anthony V. Cardona Award to Hon. Rachel Kretser, Albany Law School, and the Albany County Bar Association for the work they have done in support of some of Albany County’s most needy children and families.  For further information, please contact the Friends at 257-7304. 

RSVP by April 28.  For more information, click HERE.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Law Day Run Against Domestic Violence

WHEN:  Thursday May 4, 2017, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

WHERE:  The Crossings, Colonie, NY

Click HERE for details.

Friday, May 5, 2017

Government Law Spring Forum

WHEN:  Friday May 5, 2017, 2:00-5:00 p.m.

WHERE:  New York State Bar Association, 1 Elk Street, Albany, NY 12207

Click HERE for details.

Tuesday, May 11, 2017

Schenectady County Bar Association Thirty-Fifth Annual Real Estate Practice CLE

WHEN:  Tuesday, May 11, 2017 – 7:45 a.m. – 4:35 p.m.

WHERE:  Glen Sanders Mansion, Scotia, NY

See agenda/registration form HERE

RSVP by May 2nd

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Traffic Tickets 101 – CLE

WHEN:  Thursday May 11, 2017, 8:30 – 9:00 a.m.

WHERE:   Nixon Peabody, 677 Broadway, 10th Fl., Albany, NY 12207

Click HERE for details.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

NYS Academy of Trial Lawyers Diversity Committee

Join the NYS Academy of Trial Lawyers Diversity Committee for a FREE happy hour celebrating diverse relationships across the bar.

WHERE:  Ama Cocina, 4 Sheridan Avenue, Albany, NY

WHEN:  May 18, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Click here to register here

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Recert. Training for Part 36 Appointed Article 81 Guardians, Court Evaluators and Court Appointed Counsel – CLE

WHEN:  Tuesday May 23, 2017, 8:30 a.m. -1:00 p.m.

WHERE:   Cahill Room, 112 State Street, Albany, NY 12207

Click HERE for details.

Friday, June 9, 2017

CLE – Representation in Family Court Proceedings

WHEN:  Friday June 9, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

WHERE:  NYSBA – One Elk Street, Albany, NY

DETAILS:  This program is complimentary and lunch will be served during the biannual awards ceremony for the Outstanding Achievements in Promoting Standards of Excellence in Mandated Representation and the Denison Ray Criminal Defender Awards.

The day-long CLE will cover the outer boundaries of Article 10, best practices for representing third parties and relatives, provide an overview of defending and prosecuting cases involving domestic violence, cover the UIFSA, UCCJEA, ICWA and the Hague Convention, and provide insight on relevant ethical issues.  The CLE will feature a panel of experienced practitioners who will discuss special considerations in Family Court proceedings and offer practical suggestions and strategies for how to best represent your clients.