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Federal Bar Association – SDNY Chapter

Serving the Bench, the Bar, and the Public

March 2, 2017
by Liam O'Brien
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Capitol Hill Day on April 20, 2017 in Washington DC

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to help broaden the FBA’s visibility and influence in Congress. FBA leaders from across the country meet with House and Senate offices to discuss important FBA legislative issues that impact the administration of justice and the federal courts. Participants will be provided guidance in scheduling meetings with lawmakers and briefed on the legislative issues leading up to Capitol Hill Day. Further information is available here.

Also, for additional information you may contact Debbie Smith,

February 24, 2017
by Liam O'Brien
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Federal Litigation Section/Wagstaffe Group Event April 6, 2017

Program on Civil Procedure lead by Jim Wagstaffe a lecturer at the Federal Judicial Center’s New Judges School. Sponsored jointly with Easter District of New York Chapter, Southern District of New York Chapter and the Federal Litigation Section.

For more information please contact John McCarthy at JMCCARTHY@sgrlaw.com

February 24, 2017
by Liam O'Brien
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Southern District of New York Chapter: Fashion Law in Latin America March 23, 2017

Marchc 23rd The SDNY is co-sponsoring a conference on Fashion Law in Latin America at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law from 7PM to 8:45PM.

Circle your calendar now and join the SDNY Chapter for a conference on “Fashion Law in Latin America”, for questions, please contact Erica M. Gould at (212) 813-5915 and click below to visit the program page for more details.

Please join us and Register

February 24, 2017
by Liam O'Brien
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Civil Rights Update for the Practitioner

Thursday, February 16, 2017

5:00pm – 7:30pm

PANEL I

Plausibility Pleading Practices 7 Years Post-Iqbal: Red Flag or Red Herring

A Conversation with Counsel Professor Alex Reinert

PANEL II

General Development in the Law: Qualified Immunity

PANELISTS

Professor Betsy Ginsberg, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Professor;

Director, Civil Rights Clinic

Patricia Miller, New York City Law Department, Chief,

Special Federal Litigation Division

Professor Alexander A. Reinert, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Professor;

Director, Center for Rights and Justice

Katherine Rosenfeld, New York Lawyers for the Public Interest, Legal Director

Judge Vera Scanlon, United States Magistrate Judge, Eastern District of New York

MODERATORS

Judge Sarah Netburn

United States Magistrate Judge, Southern District of New York

Wylie Stecklow

Stecklow & Thompson

FBA Civil Rights Law Section National Chair

February 24, 2017
by Liam O'Brien
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The 2017 New York Asylum and Immigration Conference at New York Law School

A Full Day of CLE with Multiple Tracks February 10, 2017

8:oo am – 5:00pm

This conference, designed for both the beginning attorney and the experienced practitioner, will bring together outstanding speakers from private practice, government, and leading non-governmental organizations. There will be tracks that focus on practice before the Immigration Court, the Asylum Office and special tracks concerning representation of unaccompanied children.

 

October 15, 2016
by Liam O'Brien
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October 18, 2016: Swearing In of New Officers -Chief McMahon Presiding

Swearing-In of New Officers by

The Honorable Colleen McMahon
Chief Judge
Southern District of New York

Date:
October 18, 2014, 5 p.m.

Location:
Courtroom 12A
Daniel P. Moynihan United States Courthouse
500 Pearl Street

—Light refreshments—

Incoming Officers

President: Liam O’Brien, Esq.
President-Elect: Donna Frosco, Esq.
Vice President: Wylie Stecklow, Esq.
Secretary: Ira R. Abel, Esq.
Treasurer: Steven S. Landis, Esq.
National Delegate: Wendy Risa Stein, Esq.

March 5, 2016
by J M C
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Passing the Torch – April 20, 2016

Please join The Federal Bar Association in congratulating Chief Judge Loretta A. Preska on her tenure as Chief Judge and to congratulate Judge Colleen McMahon who will succeed her as Chief

April 20, 2016
5:30 – 7:30 PM

Thurgood Marshall Courthouse
Main Floor

 

Please RSVP to dlesser@morrisoncohen.com

Click Here to See Event Flyer

 

 

April 14, 2015
by Ariel Berschadsky
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An Evening with the S.D.N.Y. Magistrate Judges of White Plains – April 14, 2015

WWBAWWBA General Membership Meeting

Co-Sponsored by the Federal Bar Association, S.D.N.Y. Chapter & the White Plains Bar Association

 “An Evening with the S.D.N.Y. Magistrate Judges of White Plains”

 Panelists and Honored Guests:

Hon. Paul E. Davison

Hon. Judith C. McCarthy

Hon. Lisa Margaret Smith

Date: Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Time:  5:30 p.m. registration and light dinner, 6:00-8:00pm program

Place:  La Bocca Ristorante, 8 Church Street, White Plains, NY 10601, (914) 948-3281

Charge: $60.00 WWBA, FBA and WPBA members

$70.00 non-members

(Checks payable to “WWBA”)

RSVP:  By April 9, 2015 to Silvia Galgano via e-mail at executivedirector@wwbany.org

Attendance is strictly limited to WWBA, WPBA and FBA members and their invited guests.

The opinions expressed by any program presenter are the presenter’s own, and do not reflect the official position
of the WWBA, FBA and WPBA