Published: October 31, 2019

December 5, 2019 NDNY-FCBA 16th Annual CLE, Meeting and Dinner

The NDNY-Federal Court Bar Association cordially invites you to attend its Sixteenth Anniversary Annual CLE, Meeting and Dinner program on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 60 State Street, Albany, NY 12207.

A block of rooms have been reserved for the event at the Fairfield Inn & Suites.  You can book a room by calling 1-518-434-7410 and referencing “FCJG” to receive the group rate of $113.00.  Rooms will book up fast.  The last day for hotel room reservations is November 25, 2019, so make your reservation today.

The day will begin with the CLE Program, to be held at the James T. Foley Courthouse, 445 Broadway, Albany, NY, in the Jury Assembly room:

Part I: “Effective, Efficient and Ethical Practice in Federal Court: What the Judges Want You to Know” Join us for a conversation with judges and magistrates from the Northern District moderated by Michael J. Murphy, Esq., of Carter, Conboy, Case, Blackmore, Maloney & Laird, P.C., exploring the practical and ethical barriers to effective presentation and adjudication of matters before the Court.  The discussion will seek insight on best practices from the judges’ perspective on nearly every phase of litigation from drafting pleadings and papers to courtroom conduct.

Part II: “Criminal Law for Civil Practitioners” The intersection of civil and criminal law can create unique consequences for clients. During this portion of the CLE, Tina Sciocchetti, Esq., of Nixon Peabody will discuss potential exposure in the criminal arena that can arise from civil litigation, and provide practical guidance on recognizing and avoiding collateral harm.

1:00 p.m. ending at 4:00 p.m.  2 Ethics credits and 1 Professional Practice credit.

A light lunch will be provided.


The Annual Meeting, Cocktail Reception and Annual Dinner will convene at 60 State Street, Albany, NY

We are honored to have Jack Casey, Esq., an honors graduate of Yale University and Albany Law School, as our keynote speaker. 

1:00 – 4:00 p.m.  CLE Registration at 12:30 p.m. James T. Foley Courthouse, 445 Broadway, Albany, NY

4:30 – 5:30 p.m.   Annual Meeting  60 State Street, Albany, NY

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.   Cocktail Reception 60 State Street, Albany, NY

6:30 – 8:30 p.m.   Annual Dinner  60 State Street, Albany, NY

We look forward to seeing you!

Register here:  https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07ego8sr660a0ba941&oseq=&c=&ch=

Annual Event Announcement 2019