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									                                                 SUFFOLK ACADEMY OF LAW
                                        THE EDUCATIONAL ARM OF THE SUFFOLK COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION
                                          AN ACCREDITED PROVIDER OF CLE IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK



The season for gathering and storing: a good time to
acquire new knowledge and expertise. . . .

                                          FALL 2006 CLE
                                                                      ANNUAL UPDATES
    Siegel’s New York Civil Practice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . October 3
    Criminal Law & Practice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . October 13
    DMV . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . November 16
    Family Court . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . December 13
                                                                           CONFERENCES
    Disasters: Legal Issues in Emergency Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . September 29
    Second Annual Non-Profit Law Conference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . October 20
    Law in the Workplace . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . October 27
    Annual School Law Conference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . December 4
                                                                                    SERIES
    Practice Management Morning Book Discussion Series . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Five sessions: Oct., Nov. Jan., March, May
    Salient Issues in Elder Law & Estate Practice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . October 4 and 11
    Issues in District Court Practice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . October 5 and 12
    DWI Practice on Long Island . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . October 19 and 21
    Practicing in Family Court . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . October 25 and November 1
    Federal Civil Practice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . November 2, 9; December 6
    2006 Tax Law Symposium . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . November 15, 16, 17
    Drafting for Elder Law Attorneys . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . December 5 and 12
                                                                                SEMINARS
    The PJI: Charge Conferences & Verdict Sheets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . September 14
    1031 Exchanges (East End - Morning) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . September 19
    You’re Fired! (Employment Law) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . September 19
    Effective Client Communication (Lunch ‘n Learn) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . September 20
    Article 81 Guardianship Training . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . September 21
    Trust Accounting Income & Principal Rules Under Revised NYS Laws (Morning) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . September 25
    Geriatric Care Management: Legal, Ethical, Insurance & Housing Issues (Stony Brook Conference) . . . . . . . . . . September 26
    The U.S. Supreme Court: Perspectives from a Seasoned Advocate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . September 26
    06 OMM/ADM-5: the Impact of the Deficit Reduction Act on the Practice of Elder Law . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . September 28
    Workers’ Compensation: UEF (Lunch ‘n Learn) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . October 17
    Electronic Discovery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . October 17
    Rainmaking 101 (Lunch ‘n Learn) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . October 19
    Condo’s, Coops, & HOA’s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . October 23
    Finding Off-Shore Assets in Your Court Case (Lunch ‘n Learn) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . October 24
    Reverse Mergers (Lunch ‘n Learn) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . October 25
    Training for Court Evaluators & Attorneys for AIPs (Afternoon) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . October 26
    Kelly Calculations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . October 26
    Tort Tips (Lunch ‘n Learn) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . November 1
    Principles from Forensic Psychology Lawyers Need to Know . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . November 6
    New Advertising Rules for Attorneys (Lunch ‘n Learn) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . November 8
    Training for Supplemental Needs Trustees . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . November 14
    Matrimonial & Bankruptcy Law . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . November 15
    Eminent Domain . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . November 28
    Accounting Advice for Court Examiners . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . November 29
    Objection! (Trial Skills) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . December 4


 The Suffolk Academy of Law is accredited by the NYS CLE Board as a Provider of Continuing
                        Legal Education in the State of New York.
     CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION CATALOG – FALL 2006
MCLE Accreditation: The Suffolk Academy of Law is certified by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board as an accredited
provider of continuing legal education in the State of New York.
Course Registration: Pre-registration is recommended and provides a discount; higher fees are charged at door.
Tuition: Prices include written course materials and refreshments served during or prior to a program. SCBA members pay discounted tuition rates
(see prices within). Any differential above the SCBA member rate a non-member pays for a course may be applied to SCBA dues if the non-member
joins the Association within 30 days. Call 631-234-5511 for a membership application.
Cancellation Policy : Refund requests must be received 48 hours before the program.
Program Locations: Programs are held at the Suffolk County Bar Center (560 Wheeler Road, Hauppauge) unless otherwise noted. (From Long
Island Expressway: Exit 56 (Route 111/Wheeler Road) North; .8 of a mile; bar center on the left.)
Provisions Under the ADA: If you need assistance related to a disability, please let us know: (631) 234-5588.
Financial Aid Policy: For information on needs-based tuition scholarships, payment plans, or volunteer service in lieu of tuition, please call the
Academy Executive Director (631-234-5588).
Audio/Video Recordings: Many seminars are recorded and can be purchased on audio or video. Academy recordings are accredited for
veteran lawyer MCLE requirements. See “Registration Form” for availability and prices of recorded versions of the programs in this catalog. Call 631-
234-5588 for a catalog of other recordings.
Donations: The Academy, a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation, can accept your tax-deductible donation. A contribution added to your tuition (no
amount too small) would help to underwrite our programs and would be much appreciated.
Errors and Omissions: The Suffolk Academy of Law is not liable for errors or omissions in this publicity literature. The Academy reserves the
right to make changes in program speakers or topics without notice.


                                      SEPTEMBER PROGRAMS
PRACTICE MANAGEMENT BOOK                                                         V     THE EIGHTH HABIT: From Effectiveness to
                                                                                       Greatness (Stephen Covey) . . . . . Wed., May 9, 2007
DISCUSSION SERIES                                                                      Join colleagues in examining the concept of
This breakfast series comprises five sessions built                                    “excellence” as it applies to the practice of law.
around five inspiring books. Discussion leaders guide the                        Discussion Leader: Paul Hyl, Esq.
group in probing the reading material and applying
                                                                                 Series Coordinator: Sheryl L. Randazzo (Academy Advisor)
insights to their personal and professional lives. Enroll in
                                                                                 MCLE:      2 Hours (practice management)–each class
any session(s); save by taking the series.
                                                                                            [Transitional/Non-Transitional]
I    FIRST THINGS FIRST (Stephen Covey, Roger &                                  Location:  SCBA Center (560 Wheeler Rd., Hauppauge)
     Rebecca Merrill) postponed from 9/12 . October 24, 2006                     Time:      7:45 a.m. – 9:25 a.m. // Registration: 7:30 a.m.
     Gain insight into acquiring peace, balance, and                             Refreshments: Breakfast
     confidence by doing what matters most.
Discussion Leader: Paul Hyl, Esq.                                                PATTERN JURY INSTRUCTIONS:
II   HOW TO WIN FRIENDS AND INFLUENCE                                            Insights Into Charge Conferences, Verdict
     PEOPLE . . . . . . . . . . . Wednesday, November 15, 2006                   Sheets and More . . . . . . . Thursday, September 14, 2006
     Get a handle on the principles of the Dale Carnegie                         Top litigators provide guidance for phrasing requests to
     book that are most applicable to the legal profession.                      charge and factoring the principles of the PJI into your
Discussion Leader: Melissa Merriam (Dale Carnegie Training                       case:
Specialist)                                                                      Emergency Charge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Patrick Cooney, Esq.
III GETTING THINGS DONE: The Art of Stress-free                                  Missing Witnesses/Documents . . . . Vincent McNamara, Esq.
                                                                                 Assumption of Risk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Michael S. Levine, Esq.
    Productivity (David Allen) . . Thur., January 11, 2007
                                                                                 Res Ipsa Locquitor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Michael S. Levine, Esq.
    Apply the book’s premise – “our productivity is                              No Fault Threshold . . . . . . . . . . Patricia Meisenheimer, Esq.
    directly proportional to our ability to relax” – to your                     Burden of Proof/Death & Amnesia Cases/Bifurcation . . . . . . . .
    professional/personal life.                                                  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wende A. Doniger, Esq.
Discussion Leader: Karen Tenenbaum, Esq. and Allison                             PLUS--Audience Questions . . . . Hon. Lawrence J. Bracken
Shields, Esq.                                                                    Coordinator: Hon. James P. Flanagan
IV GETTING PAST NO: Negotiating With Difficult                                   MCLE:                  4 Hours (professional practice OR skills)
   People (William Ury) . . . . . . . Tuesday, March 13, 2007                                           [Transitional/Non-Transitional]
                                                                                 Location:              SCBA Center (560 Wheeler Rd., Hauppauge)
   Learn to increase your effectiveness in dispute
                                                                                 Time:                  5:30 – 9:30 p.m. // Registration: 5 p.m. [NOTE
   resolution – even with “difficult” people.                                                           EARLY START]
Discussion Leader: Hon. Glenn A. Murphy
                                                                                 Refreshments: Light supper


                                                                                                           FALL 2006 CLE CATALOG // PAGE 2
YOU’RE FIRED!                        . . Tuesday, September 19, 2006             and IRS developments. You will gain information and
This program will explain how to terminate an employee                           advice on the application of UPAIA rules, the power of
with closure and without a law suit. Issues related to                           adjustment rules, unitrust rules, and key ethical issues.
“employment at will,” post-termination claims, and the                           Presenter: Seymour Goldberg, CPA, MBA, JD (Goldberg
                                                                                            & Goldberg)
role of severance agreements will be discussed.
                                                                                 MCLE:      3½ Hours (2 ½ professional practice; 1 ethics)
Faculty: Wayne J. Schaefer, Esq.; W. Matthew Groh, Esq.;
                                                                                            [Transitional/Non-Transitional]
         David G. Gabor, Esq.; Richard Rappaport, Esq.;
                                                                                 Location:  SCBA Center (560 Wheeler Rd., Hauppauge)
         Sharon Berlin, Esq.
                                                                                 Time:      9:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. // Registration: 8:30 a.m.
MCLE:        3 Hours (professional practice)
                                                                                 Refreshments: Breakfast Buffet
             [Transitional/Non-Transitional]
Location:    SCBA Center (560 Wheeler Rd., Hauppauge)
Time:        6 – 9 p.m. // Registration & Reception: from 5 pm                   THE U.S. SUPREME COURT:
Refreshments: Light supper.                                                      Perspectives from a Seasoned Advocate
                                                                                 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tuesday, September 26, 2006
Lunch ‘n Learn                                                                   Special guest Carter G. Phillips, Esq. has argued a
EFFECTIVE CLIENT                                                                 record 51 cases before the United States Supreme
COMMUNICATION                                                                    Court, some on behalf of the government as Assistant to
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wednesday, September 20, 2006      the Solicitor General and 42 times as a member of the
Presenter well known for her risk assessment abilities                           prestigious Washington D.C. firm, Sidley Austin, LLP. In
and ethical acuity shares important advice on                                    this unique program, he will present:
engagement letters, non-engagement letters, termination                          ! an introduction to the U.S. Supreme Court;
letters, informed consent, and conflicts notification.                           ! a discussion of the Rehnquist and Roberts Courts;
Presenter:   Marion Rice, Esq. (L’Abbate, Balkan, Colavita &                     ! and five “favorite” Supreme Court stories.
             Contini, LLP)                                                       Don’t miss this chance to gain a glimpse into the trends
Coordinator: Sheryl L. Randazzo, Esq.                                            that set the legal climate for our entire nation.
MCLE:        1 ½ Hours (ethics)                                                  Coordinator: Richard Stern, Esq.
             [Transitional/Non-Transitional]                                     MCLE:        3 Hours (professional practice)
Location:    SCBA Center (560 Wheeler Rd., Hauppauge)                                         [Transitional/Non-Transitional]
Time:        12:30 - 1:45 p.m. // Registration: Noon                             Location:    SCBA Center (560 Wheeler Rd., Hauppauge)
Refreshments: Lunch Buffet                                                       Time:        6 – 9 p.m. // Registration & Reception: from 5 pm
                                                                                 Refreshments: Light supper.

ARTICLE 81 GUARDIANSHIP
                                                                                 MAKING SENSE OF THE DEFICIT
TRAINING . . . . . . . . . Thursday, September 21, 2006
This program will meet the needs of both laypersons                              REDUCTION ACT OF 2005: The
appointed to guardianships and lawyers seeking to meet                           Impact on the Practice of Elder Law
Part 36 fiduciary requirements for guardians.                                    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Thursday, September 28, 2006
Faculty: Hon. H. Patrick Leis, III (Suffolk Administrative                       A savvy panel will review 06 OMM/ADM-5, the
         Judge); Hon. Sandra L. Sgroi (NYS Supreme                               administrative directive that interprets the Deficit
         Court–Suffolk); Jeffrey Grabowski, Esq. (Court                          Reduction Act, and look at the effects on long-term care
         Examiner Specialist–Article 81 Model Part); Bronwyn                     Medicaid for social service districts. Topics include:
         Black, Esq. (Black & Black)                                             changes in the look-back and penalty period
Coordinator: Bronwyn Black, Esq.                                                 commencement date; treatment of annuities; treatment of
MCLE:        3 ½ Hours (2 ½ professional practice; 1 ethics)                     transfers to purchase loans, notes, mortgages, and life
             [Transitional/Non-Transitional]
                                                                                 estates; home equity value considerations; continuing
Location:    SCBA Center (560 Wheeler Rd., Hauppauge)
Time:        2:00 – 5:30 p.m. // Registration: 1:30 p.m.
                                                                                 care retirement community contracts; and the effective
Refreshments: Snacks                                                             date for changes.
                                                                                 Faculty: Nancy Burner, Esq. (Setauket); Sharon Kovacs
                                                                                          Gruer, Esq. (Great Neck); Stephen A. Kass, Esq.
Morning Program
                                                                                          (Melville)
FUNDAMENTALS OF TRUST                                                            Coordinators: Sheryl L. Randazzo, Esq. and Richard A.
ACCOUNTING INCOME &                                                                            Weinblatt, Esq.
                                                                                 MCLE:         3 Hours (professional practice)
PRINCIPAL RULES UNDER THE                                                                      [Transitional/Non-Transitional]
REVISED NYS RULES: Ethical &                                                     Location:     SCBA Center (560 Wheeler Rd., Hauppauge)
Liability Issues You Need to Know                                                Time:         6 - 9 p.m. // Registration: 5:30 p.m.
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Monday, September 25, 2006   Refreshments: Light supper.
                                                                                 Underwriting Support: John D. Clarke, Mortgage Consulting
This in-depth presentation will cover key New York State

                                                                                                          FALL 2006 CLE CATALOG // PAGE 3
Full-Day Conference
DISASTERS: Legal Issues in                                                                  ON THE EAST END
Emergency Management
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Friday, September 29, 2006   MASTERING ADVANCED 1031
This symposium for lawyers, municipal officials, first
responders, and business representatives will explore
                                                                                     EXCHANGE CONCEPTS
                                                                                     . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tuesday, September 19, 2006
legal issues that arise when the normal order breaks
                                                                                     A 1031 exchange is a powerful tax deferment tool that
down. A prestigious faculty provides guidance.
                             Agenda
                                                                                     enables people to sell income, investment, or business
!   Keynote Address – Frances Fragos Townsend (White                                 property and replace it with like-kind property without
    House Counsel for Homeland Security)                                             paying federal income tax on the transaction. Improve
! What We Should Learn from Hurricane Katrina – John                                 your understanding of what constitutes a like-kind
    Gibb (Director–NYS Emergency Management Office)                                  exchange and key strategies for structuring an
! When the Legal System Breaks Down... – Charles                                     exchange at this information packed program.
    Plattsmier, Esq. (Louisiana Court System)                                        Faculty: Michael S. Brady, Esq. (Eastern Region
! Public Liability & Planning Obligations – Hon. Mark                                         Manager–Asset Preservation, Inc.)
    Cohen (Court of Claims // Former Deputy Director & Chief                                  Maribeth Walsh, Esq. (Counsel–Stewart Title)
    Counsel, NYS Office of Public Security)                                          MCLE: 3Hours (professional practice)
! Long Island’s Biggest Challenges – Kevin Law, Esq.                                          [Transitional/Non-Transitional]
    (Office of the Suffolk County Executive) and Gail Lolis,                         Location:     Bridgehampton Community House (2357
    Esq. (Office of the Suffolk County Attorney)                                                   Montauk Hwy., Bridgehampton)
! Legal Overview (Article 2B of the Executive Law) – Lai-                            Time:    9:30 - 12:30 p.m. // Registration: 9:00 a.m.
    Sun Yee, Esq. (Counsel to the NYS Office of Emergency                            Refreshments: Continental Breakfast
    Management)                                                                      Underwriting Support: Asset Preservation, Inc.
! Who’s in Charge: The Constitutional Role of the Military in
    Emergency Response – Professor William C. Banks
    (Syracuse University College of Law)                                             GERIATRIC CARE
! Legal Ethics in the Aftermath of a Disaster (Film &                                MANAGEMENT: Legal, Ethical,
    Commentary) – Robert Saltzman, Esq. (NYS Bar
                                                                                     Insurance & Senior Housing Issues
    Association Ethics Committee)
                                                                                     . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tuesday, September 26, 2006
! Application of Law to Fact: Q & A with representatives of
    Suffolk County Police, Fire & Rescue, Emergency Medical
                                                                                     This program sponsored by the School of Social
    Services, Medical Examiner’s Office; Nassau-Suffolk                              Welfare and the School of Nursing at Stony Brook
    Hospital Council; Suffolk County Red Cross; Eastern                              University addresses five key topics:
    Suffolk BOCES; NYS Court Officers; LIPA; Suffolk SPCA //                         ! Benefits and Gaps in Medicare
    Moderator – David Fischler, Esq.                                                 ! Advanced Directives, Retirement, Wills, and
Conference Chair: Cheryl F. Mintz, Esq.                                                  Issues in Elder Law
Conference Advisor: David Fischler, Esq. (Former                                     ! Financing Geriatric Care with Long-Term Care
Chief–Suffolk Fire & Rescue)                                                             Insurance
Course Book: Eileen Coen Cacioppo, Esq.
                                                                                     ! Ethics and the Older Person
MCLE:          7 Hours (5 professional practice; 2 ethics)
               [Transitional/Non-Transitional]
                                                                                     ! Senior Housing Options, Nursing Homes,
Location:      Islandia Marriott Hotel (3656 Express Drive                               Assisted Living, Retiring Care Retirement
               North–Islandia)                                                           Communities
Time:          8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. // Registration: 8:00 a.m.                      Faculty: SCBA’s own George Roach, Esq. joins Geoffrey
Refreshments: Continental Breakfast; Lunch Buffet                                    O’Connell, LCSW (Elder Care Planner and Social Worker)
Underwriting Support: Bank of Smithtown                                              and Thomas M. Cassidy, M.A. (Clinical Associate
                                                                                     Professor), both of Stony Brook, in exploring the issues.
                                                                                     MCLE: 6 Hours (5 professional practice; 1 ethics)
      FALL SATELLITE PROGRAMS FROM                                                   Location: Southampton Hospital (240 Meeting House Lane)
                                                                                     Time:     8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
        THE AMERICAN LAW NETWORK                                                     Refreshments: Lunch
     !     Estate Planning . . . . . . . . . . . . . September 14                    To register, call the School of Social Welfare at Stony
     !     Ethics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . October 13           Brook: 631-444-3142. The fee is $75 for the conference.
                                                                                     MCLE credit, through the Academy of Law, entails an
     !     Writing & Editing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . October 19
                                                                                     additional fee of $100; return the MCLE form distributed at
     !     Employee Benefits . . . . . . . . . . . . November 9                      the program, with payment, to receive credit.
                      For information or to register,
                    call the Academy at 631-234-5588



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                                               OCTOBER PROGRAMS
PROFESSOR SIEGEL’S NEW                                                               SIGNIFICANT ISSUES IN
YORK CIVIL PRACTICE UPDATE                                                           DISTRICT COURT PRACTICE
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tuesday, October 3, 2006              Presented by the SCBA District Court Committee
Professor David Siegel – Albany Law School                                           The District Court Committee’s 2006 series comprises two
Distinguished Professor of Law and author of Siegel,                                 evening programs, each covering significant issues in criminal
New York Practice 3d Ed. (the Treatise) and Siegel’s                                 practice. Register for either or save by enrolling in the duo.
Practice Review (the “Monthly Summary”) – will cover a                               COLLATERAL CONSEQUENCES OF CRIMINAL
year’s worth of developments, including a recent                                     CONVICTIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . Thursday, October 5, 2006
amendment to the CPLR affecting depositions and                                      Sometimes learned the hard way, criminal matters can
myriad other topics of significance to civil litigators.                             have unanticipated after-effects. Sound advice related to
MCLE:      3 Hours (2 ½ professional practice; ½ ethics)
                                                                                     the following areas will be provided:
           [Transitional/Non-Transitional]
                                                                                     ! Immigration Issues
Location:  Huntington Hilton Hotel (Melville)
                                                                                     ! Commercial Licenses
Time:      6:30 – 9:30 p.m. // Registration from 5:45
                                                                                     ! Sex Offender Registration
Refreshments: Deli Buffet & Soft Drinks; Cookie Break
                                                                                     ! Student Loans
                                                                                     ! Relief from Civil Disabilities / Sealing Orders
SALIENT ISSUES IN ELDER LAW,                                                         ! Orders of Protection
ESTATES, & PLANNING FOR                                                              Faculty: Wayne J. Donovan, Esq. and Mark W. Lewis, Esq.

CHILDREN                                                                             SUFFICIENCY OF ACCUSATORY INSTRUMENTS
. . . . . . . . . . . . Wednesdays, October 4, and October 11, 2006                  and CONFRONTATION ISSUES
Gain insight into all that’s new and significant – covered by a                      . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Thursday, October 12, 2006
“Who’s Who” faculty – and earn 12 ½ MCLE credits ( a year’s                          This seminar covers two topics of significance to
worth for veteran lawyers!) in the process. Topics in the two-                       attorneys handling criminal matters.
session program include:
! DNA and New Directives                                                             The accusatory instruments section will look at
! The “New York Compact”                                                             misdemeanor informations, simplified informations and
! Pooled Trusts                                                                      supporting depositions.
! Grandparent’s Rights & Guardianship Issues in Family                               Faculty: Scott Lockwood, Esq. and Harry Tillis, Esq.
        Court
! Mental Health Issues
                                                                                     The second section of this program will examine the
! Divorce & the Elderly                                                              impact of Pacer and Crawford on confrontation issues.
! Children’s Issues & Education Issues for the Elder Law                             Faculty: Bryan Cameron, Esq.; Ira S. Rosenberg, Esq.;
        Attorney                                                                              ADA Michael Blakey
! Housing Issues for the Elderly
                                                                                     Each Seminar:
! Ethics Issues
                                                                                     MCLE: 3 Hours (professional practice) [Transitional/Non-
! New York Legislative Update
! Federal Update                                                                             Transitional]
Faculty: Susan Cozzolino (Chronic Care Medicaid Program                              Location:   SCBA Center (560 Wheeler Rd., Hauppauge)
Director); Ellen Makofsky, Esq. (Chair–NYSBA Elder Law                               Time: 6 - 9 p.m. // Registration: 5:30 p.m.
Committee); Jeanette Grabie, Esq. (Grabie & Grabie); Tom                             Refreshments: Light supper.
Draycott (Family Court); David Baltch, Esq.; Claudia
Salazar, Esq.; Scott McBride (Surrogate’s Court); Rick
Gordon, Esq; Louis Wasserman, Esq. (Wasserman &
                                                                                                  COMING SOON!
Steen); George L. Roach (Suffolk Legal Aid–Senior Citizens);                                 NEW COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY
Vincent Ferro, Esq. (First American Title); David R. Okrent,                                    TRAINING PROGRAMS
Esq.;Bronwyn Black, Esq. (Black & Black); Eileen Coen
Cacioppo, Esq.; Jerrie Cerino, Esq. Others TBA                                                                         The Academy will offer small
Special Appearances by: Hon. H. Patrick Leis, III (Suffolk                                                             group training in
Administrative Judge); Hon. John Czygier (Suffolk Surrogate)                                                           POWERPOINT, EXCEL,
Assemblyman Steven Englebright; Congressman Timothy                                                                    OUTLOOK, and WORD.
Bishop                                                                                                                 Watch for the dates, and plan
MCLE:                  12 ½ Hours (including 2 in ethics)
                                                                                                                       to enhance your ability to use
                       [Transitional/Non-Transitional]
                                                                                                                       today’s most popular and
Location:              SCBA Center (560 Wheeler Rd., Hauppauge)
Time:                  4:00 - 9:30 p.m. // Registration: 3:30 p.m.
                                                                                                                       useful software programs.
Refreshments: Light supper.


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Presented with the Nassau Academy of Law                                               ELECTRONIC DISCOVERY
ANNUAL CRIMINAL LAW &                                                                  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tuesday, October 17 2006
PROCEDURE UPDATE                                                                       The technological revolution has affected all area of life,
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Friday, October 13, 2006
                                                                                       and litigation is no exception. The “paper trail” now
This program explores new developments in federal and                                  delves into computer hard-drives, e-mail records,
state case law and recent statutory changes. Some of                                   technologically archived documents, and other electronic
the issues to be covered are:                                                          data. As a consequence, new burdens have been placed
!   911 Calls & Domestic Violence Investigations // the                                on both those seeking information and those responding.
    Contours of Testimonial Statements – Davis v. Washington /                         This program will cover key issues and strategies in
    Hammon v. Indiana / Crawford v. Washington                                         electronic discovery, including governing rules and
! Denial of Right to Counsel of Choice & Harmless Error –                              specific steps for seeking or preserving information. Both
    United States v. Gonzales-Lopez                                                    state and federal court issues will be covered.
! Denial of Right to Counsel at Pre-Trial Suppression                                  Faculty: Peter J. Ausili, Esq. (Chief Clerk–Hon. Leonard
    Hearing – People v. Wardlaw                                                                 Wexler); Adam Cohen, Esq. (Author of a key treatise
! Prior Entry of Counsel Without Police Knowledge – People                                      on the topic); Scott M. Mishkin (Islandia); judicial
    v. Bongarzone-Suarrcy                                                                       representatives of NYS Supreme Court and Federal
! Anticipatory Search Warrants – United States v. Grubbs                                        Court–EDNY.
! Confirmatory Identification Procedures – People v. John                              MCLE: 3 Hours (professional practice) [Transitional/Non-
    Boyer                                                                                       Transitional]
And much more . . . .                                                                  Location:     SCBA Center (560 Wheeler Rd., Hauppauge)
Presenters: Hon. Mark Cohen (Court of Claims–Suffolk) and                              Time: 6 - 9 p.m. // Registration: 5:30 p.m.
              Kent Moston (Legal Aid Society–Nassau)                                   Refreshments: Light supper.
MCLE: 3 Hours (2 ½ professional practice; ½ ethics)
         [Transitional/Non-Transitional]
Location:     Nassau County Supreme Court (100 Supreme                                 HANDLING & TRYING DWI CASES
              Court Drive, Mineola – Central Jury Room)                                ON LONG ISLAND
Time: 1:30 -– 4:30 p.m. // Registration: 1:00 p.m.                                     . . . . . Thursday, October 19, and Saturday, October 21, 2006
                                                                                       Virtually everything you need to know about handling a
Lunch ‘n Learn                                                                         DWI case, including recent developments in local law
THE UNINSURED EMPLOYERS                                                                and procedure, will be covered in this two-part program.
FUND . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tuesday, October 17, 2006                   The initial evening program will address pre-trial issues,
The UEF was created to provide for payment of                                          including handling the first phone call, arraignment,
compensation awards made against uninsured                                             paper work, discovery, motions, and deciding on whether
employers under the Workers’ Compensation Law. The                                     to plea or go to trial. The half-day Saturday program will
Fund is notified when a claim is filed and it seems that                               cover voir dire, defenses, and advocacy techniques and
the employer did not secure proper payment of                                          will include a mock trial featuring experienced litigators.
compensation. Fund attorneys may investigate claims,                                   Any practitioner who may be called upon to represent a
and if an award is made, the Fund pays the claimant                                    client or provide advice and counsel in a DWI matter will
directly. The employer then becomes liable to the Fund                                 want to attend this program.
                                                                                       Faculty: William T. Ferris, Esq. (Bracken & Margolin); Jerry
for reimbursement. The Fund may also apply to the
                                                                                                Garguilo, Esq.; Stephen J. Wilutis; William J.
Board for modification or rescission of an award. This
                                                                                                Keahon; Scott Lockwood; Patrick O’Connell
program will explain the in’s and out’s of the process,                                         (Tinari, O’Connell, Osborn & Kaufman); and others
including advocacy issues and appeals.                                                          TBA
Faculty: Gary McCarthy, Esq. (Senior Attorney–Workers’                                 Coordinator: William T. Ferris, Esq.
         Compensation Board)
         Craig Tortora, Esq. (Goldsmith & Tortora)                                     Pre-Trial Issues – Thursday, October 19:
Coordinator: Dennis R. Chase, Esq.                                                     MCLE: 3 Hours (2 ½ professional practice; ½ ethics)
MCLE:        2 Hours (professional practice)                                                     [Transactional or Non-Transactional]
             [Transitional/Non-Transitional]                                           Time: 6:00–9:00 p.m // Registration: 5:30 p.m.
                                                                                       Refreshments: Light supper
Location:    SCBA Center (560 Wheeler Rd., Hauppauge)
Time:        12:30 - 2:10 p.m. // Registration: Noon                                   Mock Trial – Saturday, October 21:
Refreshments: Lunch Buffet                                                             MCLE: 7 Hours (professional practice OR skills)
                                                                                       Time: 900 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (Registration from 8:30 a.m.)
                                                                                       Refreshments: Continental Breakfast & Lunch Buffet
                                                                                       Both Programs:
                                                                                       Location: SCBA Center (560 Wheeler Rd., Hauppauge)




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Lunch ‘n Learn                                                                         Seth M. Stein, Esq. (Stein & Schonfeld); Beatrix McKane,
                                                                                       CPA (Holtz Rubenstein Reminick); Paul E. Hammerschmidt,
MARKETING FOR LAWYERS:                                                                 CPA (BDO Seidman); Howard Baker, Esq.; John R.
Creating a Successful Rainmaking                                                       Calcagni, Esq. (Haley, Weinblatt & Calcagni)
Program . . . . . . . . . . . . Thursday, October 19, 2006                             Chair:       Eric L. Morgenthal, Esq., CPA
This succinct lunch-time program, presented by an                                      MCLE:        7 Hours (5 professional practice; 2 ethics)
expert in strategic planning, will provide you with                                                 [Transitional/Non-Transitional]
techniques for seeking new business. Topics include:                                   Location:    Huntington Hilton Hotel
! Determining Your Firm’s Vision                                                       Time:        8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. (Sign-in - 8 a.m.)
! Developing Marketing Plans and Budgets                                               Refreshments: Continental Breakfast; Luncheon
! Determining Where New Business Should Come From                                      Underwriting Support: Holtz Rubenstein Reminick; Long
! Compensation & Incentives for Rainmaking                                             Island Community Foundation; PRMG
Presenter: Michael J. Garibaldi, CPA – President and Chief
Executive of Israeloff Trattner & Co., PC; Officer in Charge of the                    CONDO’S, COOP’S & HOME
Firm’s Law Firm Services Group.
Coordinator: John R. Calcagni, Esq.                                                    OWNER ASSOCIATIONS
MCLE:           2 Hours (professional practice)                                        . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Monday, October 23, 2006
                [Transitional/Non-Transitional]                                        Representing a client in the purchase or sale of a condo,
Location:       SCBA Center (560 Wheeler Rd., Hauppauge)                               coop, or unit in a home owner’s association differs from a
Time:           12:30 - 2:10 p.m. // Registration: Noon                                similar transaction involving a regular piece of residential
Refreshments: Lunch Buffet                                                             property. Knowing exactly what is being bought and sold;
                                                                                       assessing the roles of boards and management
Second Annual                                                                          companies; accurately judging maintenance costs and
NON PROFIT LAW SYMPOSIUM                                                               what they cover . . . these and other significant matters
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Friday, October 20, 2006   factor in. This presentation, by two highly experienced
This full-day conference is filled with important                                      attorneys, will provide you with the knowledge you need
information and guidance for attorneys and accountants                                 when handling a condo, coop, or HOA transaction.
who advise non-profits, officers, directors and staffs of                              Faculty: Barry L. Warren (Cohen & Warren, PC–Smithtown //
non-profits, and administrators of business and family                                          Past SCBA President); Michael F. Cohen (Cohen &
                                                                                                Warren, PC–Smithtown)
foundations.
                                                                                       MCLE: 3 Hours (professional practice) [Transitional/Non-
Plenary sessions:
                                                                                                Transitional]
!     Lifecycle and Restructuring Events
                                                                                       Location: SCBA Center (560 Wheeler Rd., Hauppauge)
!     Fundraising and Marketing
                                                                                       Time: 6 - 9 p.m. // Registration: 5:30 p.m.
!     Advocacy v. Lobbying
                                                                                       Refreshments: Light supper.
!     Audit Awareness (IRS and Government Grants)
                                                                                       Underwriting Support: Countrywide Home Loans
Break-Out Workshops (two sessions; choice of one each
session): Session 1: real estate transactions; financial                               Lunch ‘n Learn
management; maximizing the role of the board; Session 2:
issues for religious organizations; planned giving and donor-                          DISCOVERY OF OFF-SHORE
advised funds; and conflicts of interest.                                              ASSETS IN YOUR CLIENT’S
Keynote Presentations:                                                                 COURT CASE . . . . . . . Tuesday, October 24, 2006
!   Pearl D. Kamer (Chief Economist–LIA) – “The Role of
    Non-Profits in the Long Island Economy”
                                                                                       Attorneys who handle matrimonial, bankruptcy, or
! Robert Ottenhoff (Guidestar--President and CEO) –                                    commercial cases will not want to miss this presentation
    “How Transparency through Technology Helps Non-                                    by a lawyer who has located tens of millions of dollars
    Profits”                                                                           secreted in off-shore tax havens. Topics include:
Faculty: Patrice D. Shenn, Esq.;(Lamb & Barnosky); David                               !   Recognizing secreted off-shore assets
Samuels, Esq. (Perlman & Perlman–NYC); D. Daniel                                       !   Addressing in court the existence of secreted off-shore
Engstrand, Jr. (Doniger & Engstrand); Dorothy Nese, Esq.                                   assets by making relevant pre-trial motions
(NYS A.G.’s Office); Eric L. Morgenthal, Esq., CPA; Richard                            ! Proceeding in Switzerland, The Netherlands, and other tax
Chalifoux, Esq. (U.S. Trust); David Wasserstrum, CPA                                       havens in order to discover secreted assets // Eliciting
(Weiser, LLP); Lisa Pomerantz, Esq.; Michael Davidson,                                     evidence from banks and other witnesses in tax havens
Esq. Ann Marie Thigpen; Michael S. Kutzin, Esq. (Goldfarb                              Presenter: Fred L. Abrams, Esq. (New York City)
Abrandt Salzman & Kutzin, LLP); Hazel Weiser, Esq. (L.I.                               MCLE:         2 Hours (professional practice)
Community Foundation); William Bird III, Esq. (Touro Law                                             [Transitional/Non-Transitional]
School); Serge Martinez, Esq. (Hofstra Law School);                                    Location:     SCBA Center (560 Wheeler Rd., Hauppauge)
Professor Ira Lupu (George Washington University School of                             Time:         12:30 - 2:10 p.m. // Registration: Noon
Law); Steven M. Lester, Esq.; Barry Kessel-Pippen (Wintrop                             Refreshments: Lunch Buffet
Hospital); Kenneth Cirini, CPA (Cerini & Associates, LLP);


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Lunch ‘n Learn                                                                     KELLY CALCULATIONS
REVERSE MERGERS                                                                    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Thursday, October 26, 2006
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wednesday, October 25, 2006    The term “Kelly calculation” (derived from Kelly v. State
A reverse merger allows a private company to go public                             Insurance Fund) is synonymous with “equitable
without going through a lengthy, expensive registration                            apportionment” in matters involving workers’
process with the SEC. This program – featuring a guest                             compensation liens on third party personal injury
presenter who wrote the book on the topic – will explain                           recoveries, as provided in Section 29 of the Workers’
this increasingly popular process and its potential value                          Compensation Law. The calculations, reimbursements,
to your business clients.                                                          and negotiations related to Kelly calculations can be
Presenter: David N. Feldman, Esq. (Managing                                        complicated business. This program will demystify the
Partner–Feldman Weinstein & Smith LLP)                                             issues and provide practical guidance.
MCLE:        2 Hours (professional practice)                                       Faculty: Leonard J. Tartamella, Esq. (Tartamella,
             [Transitional/Non-Transitional]                                                Tartamella & Fresolone); Troy G. Rosasco, Esq.
Location:    SCBA Center (560 Wheeler Rd., Hauppauge)                                       (Turley, Redmond, & Rosasco, LLP)
Time:        12:30 - 2:10 p.m. // Registration: Noon                               MCLE: 3 Hours (professional practice) [Transitional/Non-
Refreshments: Lunch Buffet                                                                  Transitional]
                                                                                   Location: SCBA Center (560 Wheeler Rd., Hauppauge)
2006 FAMILY COURT SERIES                                                           Time: 6 - 9 p.m. // Registration: 5:30 p.m.
                                                                                   Refreshments: Light supper.
This year’s Family Court Series will comprise two
significant programs dealing with matters practitioners
                                                                                   Full-Day Conference
are confronting in ever-increasing numbers.
                                                                                   LAW IN THE WORKPLACE 2006
NEGLECT . . . . . . . . . . . Wednesday, October 25, 2006                          . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Friday, October 27, 2006
Issues and advocacy techniques in neglect cases are                                An annual conference for lawyers and representatives of
covered by a highly knowledgeable faculty.                                         labor and management in the private and public sectors,
Faculty: Joseph D. Mirabella, Esq. (Mastic); Stephen                               this program covers the latest issues in the world of
         Hellman, Esq. (Mastic); Representatives from Child                        work. This year’s conference emphasizes harassment in
         Protective Services
                                                                                   the workplace. Topics and speakers include:
JD’S & SEXUAL OFFENDERS                                                            Plenary Session:
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wednesday, November 1, 2006      ! Keynote on “Prevailing Wages” – Representative of
The unique issues that arise in juvenile delinquency and                               Suffolk District Attorney’s Office
sexual offense cases will be covered in depth.                                     ! Public Sector Legal Update – John M. Crotty, Esq.
                                                                                       (former Deputy Chair & Counsel, PERB)
Faculty: Joseph D. Mirabella, Esq. (Mastic); Stephen
                                                                                   ! Employment Law Update – Brian S. Conneely, Esq.
         Hellman, Esq. (Mastic); Representatives from
                                                                                       (Rifkin Radler, LLP)
         Sagamore Children’s Hospital
                                                                                   ! Harassment in the Workplace: Skit & Panel Presentation –
Series Coordinator: Hon. John Kelly                                                    Jeffrey N. Naness, Esq. (Naness, Chaiet & Naness);
Each Class:                                                                            Scott M. Mishkin, Esq.; Robert Lewis, Esq. (Arbitrator)
MCLE: 3 Hours (professional practice) [Transitional/Non-                           ! Luncheon Address: Joyce Yearwood (Director of
         Transitional]                                                                 Harassment Division–NYS Dept. of Labor–Human Rights)
Location: SCBA Center (560 Wheeler Rd., Hauppauge)                                 Concurrent Workshops:
Time: 6 - 9 p.m. // Registration: 5:30 p.m.                                        ! Whistle Blower & Related Laws: Robert M. Rosen, Esq.;
Refreshments: Light supper.                                                            Lawrence M. Monat, Esq.; W. Matthew Groh, Esq.;
                                                                                       Diane Pfanenhauer, Esq.
TRAINING FOR COURT                                                                 ! Hot Topics in the Public Sector: Ike Perlman, Esq.; David
                                                                                       M. Cohen, Esq.; Wayne J. Schaefer, Esq.; Philip Maier
EVALUATORS & ATTORNEYS                                                                 (PERB)
FOR AIP’s (MHL Article 81)                                                         Chairs: Richard Rappaport, Esq.; Wayne J. Schaefer,
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Thursday, October 26, 2006            Esq.; Dr. Richard Dibble (NYIT School of
This program satisfies Part 36 fiduciary training                                           Management)
requirements for court evaluators and attorneys for                                MCLE: 7 Hours (professional practice) [Transitional/Non-
alleged incapacitated persons.                                                              Transitional]
Coordinator: Bronwyn Black (Black & Black)                                         Location: Hyatt Regency Wind Watch Hotel
MCLE: 5 Hours (4 professional practice; 1 ethics)                                  Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. // Registration: 8:30 a.m.
         [Transitional/Non-Transitional]                                           Refreshments: Continental Breakfast; Luncheon
Location: SCBA Center (560 Wheeler Rd., Hauppauge)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. // Registration: 11 a.m.
Refreshments: Lunch


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                                       NOVEMBER PROGRAMS
Lunch ‘n Learn                                                             SESSION III: THE FEDERAL TRIAL
TORT TIPS               . . . . . . . . Wednesday, November 1, 2006        . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Evening–Wednesday, December 6, 2006
This program will provide practical advice for handling a                  Jury selection, jury charges, jury trials, and bench trials
variety of tort matters. Don’t miss the chance to gain                     will be covered in this session. Topics include exhibit
“trade secrets” from experienced negligence attorneys:                     books, pre-trial orders, stipulations of fact, identification
Plaintiff’s Tips . . . . . . . . . Ted Rosenberg (Rosenberg & Gluck)       of witnesses, number of trial days, subpoenas, and
Defendant’s Tips . . . Wade Dempsey (Hammill O’Brien Croutier)             notices of trial.
Med Mal Tips Marcy Sheinwold (Lewis Johs Avallone Aviles)                  Series Coordinator: Scott Michael Mishkin, Esq.
Moderator . . . . . Patricia Meisenheimer (Bracken & Margolin)
                                                                           Each Evening Program:
MCLE:           2 Hours (professional practice OR skills)
                                                                           MCLE: 3 Hours (professional practice OR skills)
                [Transitional/Non-Transitional]
                                                                                   [Transitional/Non-Transitional]
Location:       SCBA Center (560 Wheeler Rd., Hauppauge)
                                                                           Location: SCBA Center (560 Wheeler Rd., Hauppauge)
Time:           12:30 - 2:10 p.m. // Registration: Noon
                                                                           Time: 6 - 9 p.m. // Registration: 5:30 p.m.
Refreshments: Lunch Buffet
                                                                           Refreshments: Light supper.

FEDERAL CIVIL PRACTICE: Intake                                             PRINCIPLES OF FORENSIC
to Verdict                                                                 PSYCHOLOGY ATTORNEYS
This series covers the key elements of civil practice in the
federal venue. Attorneys new to the federal venue will find a              NEED TO KNOW . . . Monday, November 6, 2006
thorough introduction in this program. The more experienced                Psychological insights help lawyers to deal with
will gain new insights and practice tips. Each program will                witnesses and plan strategies. This program covers five
include a representative of the federal bench. The initial “tour of        principles of forensic psychology applicable to criminal
the court” is followed by three evening programs.                          law, corporate law, personal injury practice, employment
WELCOME TO FEDERAL PRACTICE                                                law, matrimonial law, and other practice areas. The
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Afternoon–Thursday, November 2, 2006   concepts – of use in constructing a case, deciding the
This brief tour of the Federal Courthouse will provide an                  credibility of a witness, jury selection, or litigating a case
introduction – from the bench – to federal practice.                       – are
Rewards of federal practice and standards of civility                      ! False Memory
during the litigation of a federal matter will be covered.                 ! The Real Story on Emotional Trauma
                                                                           ! Detection of Deception
This session is complimentary for those who enroll in any
                                                                           ! Psychological Legacy – Research in Nature v. Nurture
of the evening sessions comprising the series.
                                                                           ! Use of Psychological Tests and Probability
MCLE:           ½ Hour (ethics)
                                                                           Presenter:    Gary S. Aumiller, Ph.D. (Executive
                [Transitional/Non-Transitional]
                                                                                         Director–Society of Police and Criminal Psychology)
Location:       Federal Courthouse – Central Islip
                                                                           Coordinator: Arthur E. Shulman, Esq.
Time:           12:30 p.m.
                                                                           MCLE: 3 Hours (professional practice OR skills)
SESSION 1: THE START OF A FEDERAL                                                   [Transitional/Non-Transitional]
                                                                           Location: SCBA Center (560 Wheeler Rd., Hauppauge)
MATTER . . . . . . . . . Evening–Thursday, November 2, 2006
                                                                           Time: 6 - 9 p.m. // Registration: 5:30 p.m.
Guidance for the inception of a federal case will be provided by
                                                                           Refreshments: Light supper.
experienced federal litigators and judges. Topics include:
! Client Intake
! Remedies and Administrative Requirements for Filing a                    Lunch ‘n Learn
    Complaint in Federal District Court                                    THE NEW ADVERTISING RULES
! Formation of the Complaint / Pleading Requirements /                     . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wednesday, November 8, 2006
    Disclosure and Discovery Issues                                        On November 1, new ethics rules will go into effect
SESSION II: MOTION PRACTICE                                                governing how lawyers advertise and seek new
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Evening–Thursday, November 9, 2006   business. Whether you engage in an elaborate formal
The emphasis of this program will be on taking a deposition                marketing plan or are informal in your approach to
and using depositions in motion practice. Issues related to Rule           rainmaking, you will not want to miss this program.
12(b) Motion to Dismiss and Summary Judgment Rule 56 will                  Presenter: Barry M. Smolowitz, Esq. (SCBA President Elect)
be addressed. Finally, the program will cover statements,                  MCLE:        2 Hours (ethics) [Transitional/Non-Transitional]
judges’ individual rules for submissions, framing of                       Location:    SCBA Center (560 Wheeler Rd., Hauppauge)
submissions, and burden of proof. The panel will include                   Time:        12:30 - 2:10 p.m. // Registration: Noon
District Court judges, law secretaries, and counsel.                       Refreshments: Lunch Buffet


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TRAINING FOR SUPPLEMENTAL                                                        DMV UPDATE
NEEDS TRUSTEES                                                                   . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Thursday, November 16, 2006
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tuesday, November 14, 2006   This program will cover the latest developments in
This program will provide an SNT overview and cover                              vehicle and traffic law and the implications for the
applicable regulations as well as practical issues                               defense of clients in District Court and Suffolk TVB. The
involved in acting as a supplemental needs trustee.                              speaker is well known for his expertise in the area.
Coordinator: Bronwyn Black (Black & Black)                                       Faculty: David Mansfield, Esq. (Islandia)
MCLE:         2 ½ Hours (2 professional practice; ½ ethics)                      MCLE: 2 ½ Hours (professional practice OR skills)
              [Transitional/Non-Transitional]                                              [Transitional/Non-Transitional]
Location:     SCBA Center (560 Wheeler Rd., Hauppauge)                           Location: SCBA Center (560 Wheeler Rd., Hauppauge)
Time:         2:00 – 4:20 // Registration: Noon                                  Time: 6 - 8:30 p.m. // Registration: 5:30 p.m.
Refreshments: Snacks                                                             Refreshments: Light supper


MATRIMONIAL & BANKRUPTCY                                                         EMINENT DOMAIN
                                                                                 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tuesday, November 28, 2006
LAW . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wednesday, November 15, 2006                 “The inherent power of a government entity to take
This program will cover the impact of the new bankruptcy                         privately owned property and convert it to public use...,”
law on matrimonial practice. An experienced faculty will                         as Black’s Law Dictionary defines eminent domain, has
untangle the web and explain the specific effects of the                         been the subject of a number of high profile cases and
new law on divorce, support, maintenance, and equitable                          much public debate of late. The issues remain complex
distribution. It’s a program both bankruptcy and                                 and controversial, with matters arising on Long Island
matrimonial lawyers will not want to miss.                                       more and more frequently. Real property, municipal, and
Faculty: Hon. Melanie Cyganowski (Chief Judge, U.S.
                                                                                 corporate lawyers will not want to miss this exploration of
         Bankruptcy Court); Ruth Sovronsky, Esq. (Law
         Offices of Philip J. Castrovinci, P.C.); Robert Pryor,
                                                                                 the issues by a prestigious faculty.
                                                                                 Faculty: Hon. John C. Bivona (NYS Supreme Court, Suffolk);
         Esq. (Pryor and Mandelup, P.C.); Salvatore
                                                                                          Edward J. Gutleber, Esq. (Meyer, Suozzi, English &
         LaMonica, Esq. (LaMonica, Herbst & Maniscalco);
                                                                                          Klein, PC); A. Thomas Levin, Esq. (Meyer, Suozzi,
         others TBA
                                                                                          English & Klein); Harvey B. Besunder, Esq.
Coordinator: Richard Stern, Esq. (Macco & Stern)
                                                                                          (Islandia); Rose Lowe, Esq. (Assistant NYS Attorney
MCLE: 3 Hours (2 ½ professional practice; ½ ethics)
                                                                                          General–Department of Law)
         [Transitional/Non-Transitional]
                                                                                 Chair: Harvey B. Besunder, Esq.
Location: SCBA Center (560 Wheeler Rd., Hauppauge)
                                                                                 MCLE: 3 Hours (2 ½ professional practice; ½ ethics)
Time: 6 - 9 p.m. // Registration: 5:30 p.m.
                                                                                          [Transitional/Non-Transitional]
Refreshments: Light supper.
                                                                                 Location: SCBA Center (560 Wheeler Rd., Hauppauge)
                                                                                 Time: 6 - 9 p.m. // Registration: 5:30 p.m.
FOURTH ANNUAL TAX                                                                Refreshments: Light supper.
SYMPOSIUM . . . . . . . . November 15, 16, 17, 2006
This three-day symposium presented by the Internal                               ARTICLE 81 ANNUAL ACCOUNT
Revenue Service and the National Conference of CPA                               PREPARATION: Advice from the
Practitioners, with MCLE credit through the Academy of
                                                                                 Examiners . . . . . . . . . .        Wednesday, November 29, 2006
Law, provides important information for lawyers and
                                                                                 Anyone who has had to prepare an annual accounting in
accountants. Topics include: NYS residency and
                                                                                 an MHS Article 81 matter will not want to miss this
domicile issues; estate tax planning; identity theft; special
                                                                                 program. Instruction will cover:
needs planning; bankruptcy issues, and much more.                                !   Statutory Requirements of Annual Reports
To register or for more information, go to:                                      !   Common Mistakes Made in Annual Accountings and How
www.litaxsymposium.org.                                                              to Fix Them
Keynote Speakers: Beth Tucker and Rob Wilkerson (IRS                             ! Practical Advice in Preparing Annual Accountings,
Small Business/Self Employed Division)                                               including step-by-step review of how to prepare all
Coordinator: Yvonne R. Cort, Esq. (SCBA Tax Law Committee)                           schedules attached to an annual account
Location: Crest Hollow Country Club (Woodbury)                                   ! Issues Related to Submitting and Serving Annual
Refreshments: Breakfast and lunch                                                    Accountings
                                                                                 Faculty: Donna M. Bertolasi, Esq. – Court Examiner
                                                                                          Carolyn Lindenbaum, Esq. – Court Examiner
     REMINDER:         PRACTICE MANAGEMENT BOOK                                  Coordinator: Sheryl L. Randazzo, Esq.
                       DISCUSSION SERIES                                         MCLE: 3 Hours (skills) [Transitional/Non-Transitional]
     Second Session: How to Win Friends & Influence                              Location: SCBA Center (560 Wheeler Rd., Hauppauge)
     People – Wednesday, November 15, 2006 – 7:45 a.m.                           Time: 6 - 8:45 p.m. // Registration: 5:30 p.m.
                                                                                 Refreshments: Light supper.

                                                                                                        FALL 2006 CLE CATALOG // PAGE 10
                                              DECEMBER PROGRAMS
ANNUAL SCHOOL LAW                                                                            decisions and legislative amendments affecting drafting,
                                                                                             will cover: powers of attorney; health care proxies and HIPAA;
CONFERENCE . . . . . . Monday, December 4, 2006                                              irrevocable and post “DRA” essentials for drafting promissory
This program, presented jointly with the Nassau                                              notes and care giver agreements; and Surrogate Court matters
Academy, covers the newest developments in the field.                                        including wills and the blind and paraplegic testator, issues in
Suffolk Chairs: Rita Fishman Sheena and Pamela L. Steen                                      life estates vs. right of occupancy and testamentary SNTs.
MCLE:         5 ½ Hours ( 5 professional practice; ½ ethics)                                 PART 2:            Overview and Discussion of Essential
              [Transitional/Non-Transitional]                                                                   Tools for Drafting Litigation
Location:     Suffolk County – TBA
Time:         9 a.m.–3 p.m. // Registration from 8:30 a.m.
                                                                                                                Documents (12/12/06)
Refreshments: Lunch                                                                          This session will go beyond Hot Docs cover: Article 81
                                                                                             petitions, motions, orders and judgements; Gilette petitions;
                                                                                             issues in 17A guardianship proceedings; and basic Surrogate
OBJECTION!                     . . . . . . . . Monday, December 4, 2006                      Court litigation skills in the constructive trust proceeding.
You’ll have NO objection to this valuable presentation on                                    Coordinator: Beth Polner Abrahams, Esq.
how to make the most of the testimonial portion of a trial.
                                                                                             Each Session:
When to object...how to object...and much more will be                                       MCLE:        3 Hours (skills) [Transitional/Non-Transitional]
covered by an expert faculty.                                                                Location:    SCBA Center (560 Wheeler Rd., Hauppauge)
Coordinator: Wende Doniger, Esq.                                                             Time:        6:00–9:00 p.m. // Registration from 5:30 p.m.
MCLE:         3 Hours (skills) [Transitional/Non-Transitional]                               Refreshments: Light Supper
Location:     SCBA Center (560 Wheeler Rd., Hauppauge)
Time:         6:00–9:00 p.m. // Registration from 5:30 p.m.
Refreshments: Light Supper                                                                   ANNUAL FAMILY COURT UPDATE
                                                                                             . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wednesday, December 13, 2006
                                                                                             An expert faculty will discuss pertinent changes and
DRAFTING FOR ELDER LAW                                                                       developments in statutory and case law.
ATTORNEYS . . Tuesdays–December 5 & 12, 2006                                                 Program Coordinator: Hon. John Kelly
Take either part of this program or save by enrolling in both.                               MCLE:                  3 Hours (professional practice) [Transitional/Non-
                                                                                                                    Transitional]
PART 1:           Overview and Discussion of Essential                                       Location:              SCBA Center (560 Wheeler Rd., Hauppauge)
                  Tools for Drafting Documents (12/5/06)                                     Time:                  6:00–9:00 p.m. // Registration from 5:30 p.m.
This program, which will include updates on case                                             Refreshments: Light Supper


                 REGISTRATION FORM – SUFFOLK ACADEMY OF LAW: FALL 2006
To pre-register, mail this registration form (continues on reverse), with your payment, to THE SUFFOLK ACADEMY OF LAW, 560 Wheeler Road,
Hauppauge, New York 11788. You can also charge your registration by phone (631-234-5588), fax (631-234-5899), or on-line - www.scba.org

Name                                                                                                Address
                                                                    Phone                                            E-Mail
Amount enclosed for registrations $                      + tax-deductible donation $                 = TOTAL ENC.

Method of Payment:        G Cash      G Check (payable to Suffolk Academy of Law) Charge: 9American Express 9MasterCharge 9Visa 9Discover

                          Account #                                      Exp. Date                  Signature
Circle your selections.                                                                                                                        Recordings include sales tax.
  Course                           SCBA       Student        Non-           Season     12-Sess      Veteran      New Law.     DVD        Video        CD         Audio
                                   M em ber   M em ber       M em ber       Pass       Pass         M CLE        M CLE                   Tape                    Tape
                                                                                                    Pass         Pass

                                                                                   UPDATES
  Siegel’s NY Practice             $130       $100           $175           Yes        N/A          3 cpn        3 cpn        N/A        N/A          N/A        N/A

  Criminal                         $100       $75            $135           Yes        Yes          3 cpn        3 cpn        $160       $150         $140       $130

  DMV                              $100       $75            $135           Yes        Yes          2 cpn        2 cpn        $160       $150         $140       $130

  Family Court                     $100       $75            $135           Yes        Yes          3 cpn        3 cpn        $160       $150         $140       $130

                                                                              CONFERENCES
  Disaster Management              $150       $95            $150           Yes        2 uses       6 cpns       6 cpns       $250       $225         $195       $175
  Non-Profit Conference            $175       $95            $195           Yes        2 uses       6 cpns       6 cpns       $250       $225         $195       $175
  Law in the Workplace             $150       $65            $150           Yes        2 uses       6 cpns       6 cpns       $250       $225         $195       $175
  School Law                       $175       $175           $175           +$50       2 uses       5 cpn        5 cpn        $250       $225         $195       $175

                                                                                                                    FALL 2006 CLE CATALOG // PAGE 11
 Course                     SCBA       Student    Non-         Season       12-Sess   Veteran   New Law.   DVD    Video    CD           Audio
                            M em ber   M em ber   M em ber     Pass         Pass      M CLE     M CLE             Tape                  Tape
                                                                                      Pass      Pass

                                                             SERIES
       (Prices listed here are for FULL SERIES. Call the Academy or see publicity fliers for individual session tuition prices.)
 Book Discussion Series     $200       $100       $300         Yes          3 uses    9 cpn     9 cpn      N/A    N/A      N/A          N/A
 Elder Law/Estate Prac      $225       $115       $325         Yes          3 uses    11 cpn    11 cpn     $325   $300     $275         $250
 District Court Practice    $150       $85        $200         Yes          2 uses    5 cpns    5 cpns     $240   $220     $200         $180
 DWI Practice               $200       $100       $300         Yes          3 uses    9 cpns    9 cpns     $300   $275     $250         $225
 Family Court               $150       $85        $200         Yes          2 uses    5 cpns    5 cpns     $240   $220     $200         $180
 Federal Civil Practice     $175       $100       $225         Yes          3 uses    9 cpns    9 cpns     $275   $250     $225         $200
 Elder Law Drafting         $175       $100       $250         Yes          2 uses    6 cpns    5 cpns     $250   $230     $210         $200
                                                                        SEMINARS
 The PJI                    $100       $65        $150         Yes          1 use     4 cpns    4 cpns     $165   $155     $145         $135
 1031 Exchanges (EE)        $90        $75        $110         Yes          1 use     3 cpns    3 cpns     N/A    N/A      N/A          N/A
 You’re Fired!              $75        $50        $75          Yes          1 use     3 cpns    3 cpns     $125   $115     $100         $90
 Client Communication       $55        $45        $75          Yes          N/A       1 cpn     1 cpn      $100   $90      $80          $70
 Article 81: Guardianship   $95        $75        $95          Yes          1 use     3 cpns    3 cpns     $125   $115     $100         $90
 Trust Accounting           $125       $85        $150         Yes          1 use     3 cpns    3 cpns     $165   $155     $145         $135
 Supreme Crt Perspective    $55        $45        $55          Yes          1 use     3 cpns    3 cpns     TBA    TBA      TBA          TBA
 06 OMM/ADM-5               $95        $65        $135         Yes          1 use     3 cpns    3 cpns     $160   $150     $140         $130
 Electronic Discovery       $95        $65        $135         Yes          1 use     3 cpns    3 cpns     $160   $150     $140         $130
 UEF                        $65        $50        $85          Yes          1 use     2 cpns    2 cpns     $110   $100     $90          $80
 Marketing-Rainmaking       $65        $50        $85          Yes          1 use     2 cpns    2 cpns     $110   $100     $90          $80
 Condos, Coops, HOAs        $95        $65        $135         Yes          1 use     3 cpns    3 cpns     $160   $150     $140         $130
 Off-Shore Assets           $65        $50        $85          Yes          1 use     2 cpns    2 cpns     $110   $100     $90          $80
 Reverse Mergers            $65        $50        $85          Yes          1 use     2 cpns    2 cpns     $110   $100     $90          $80
 Court Evaluator Training   $100       $75        $25          Yes          1 use     3 cpns    3 cpns     $145   $135     $125         $115
 Kelly Calculations         $95        $65        $135         Yes          1 use     3 cpns    3 cpns     $160   $150     $140         $130
 Tort Tips                  $65        $45        $75          Yes          1 use     2 cpns    2 cpns     $100   $90      $80          $70
 Forensic Psychology        $75        $50        $100         Yes          1 use     3 cpns    3 cpns     $150   $140     $130         $120
 New Advertising Rules      $65        $50        $85          Yes          1 use     2 cpns    2 cpns     $110   $100     $90          $80
 SNT Training               $75        $50        $85          Yes          1 use     2 cpns    2 cpns     $110   $100     $90          $80
 Matrimonial & Bankruptcy   $95        $65        $135         Yes          1 use     3 cpns    3 cpns     $160   $150     $140         $130
 Eminent Domain             $95        $65        $135         Yes          1 use     3 cpns    3 cpns     $160   $150     $140         $130
 Acctng-Court Examiners     $85        $55        $125         Yes          1 use     3 cpns    3 cpns     $150   $140     $130         $120
 Objection!                 $95        $65        $135         Yes          1 use     3 cpns    3 cpns     $160   $150     $140         $130
                                                        Registration form begins on page 11.

SUFFOLK ACADEMY OF LAW
                                                                                                                                  Non-Profit
560 WHEELER ROAD                                                                                                                 O rganization
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