CLE | Fair Housing Law Essentials

WHEN: 1  to 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 6, 2023 | WHERE: CNY Philanthropy Center, 3rd Floor Conference Room, 431 E. Fayette Street, Syracuse | COST: $40 | MCLE: 2.0 Professional Practice | Free for all Legal Services Personnel. | Financial Waivers are available here. | This CLE is appropriate for both newly admitted and established attorneys.


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This CLE seminar/webinar (attend virtually or in person!) offers an overview of federal and state fair housing laws with special focus on reasonable accommodations and modifications as well as new developments in the law including recently expanded protections based on source of income domestic violence, justice involvement, and citizenship & immigration status. Find out what you need to know!


Conor Kirchner, Esq. has worked at CNY Fair Housing in a variety of roles since 2011. He began as a part-time undercover tester, documenting the rental and lending practices of housing providers and banks,, before being hired full time to conduct intakes, fair housing investigations, and then testing coordination. Conor took over his current role as Staff Attorney at CNY Fair Housing in 2013 and has litigated a wide variety of fair housing cases before administrative agencies and in federal and state courts. Prior to his time at CNY Fair Housing, he worked as a Constituent Services representative for Congressman Daniel Maffei, assisting constituents with navigating the Federal departments and agencies and by advocating on their behalf. Conor received his law degree at Syracuse University College o law and obtained his bachelor’s degree at Syracuse University as well; he is barred in New York. He previously served as Chair of the Board of Directors for Hiscock Legal Aid Society in Syracuse.

Casey Weissman-Vermeulen, Esq. has worked in fair housing enforcement throughout his legal career. He joined CNY Fair Housing as a Staff Attorney in 2019. Previously, he was a trial attorney in the Fair Housing Enforcement Division of the Office of General Counsel at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in Washington, DC. Casey received his law degree and a master’s degree in city and regional planning from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his undergraduate degree from Cornell University. Casey is barred in New York.

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