OCBA Professional Ethics Series 2018: The Life Cycle of a Law Practice – “Starting Out”

Thursday, May 24, 2018 | TIME: Noon to 2 p.m. (doors open at 11:30 a.m.) | LOCATION: CNY Philanthropy Center, Second Floor Ballroom, 431 E. Fayette Street, Syracuse, NY  13202| MCLE: 2.0 (1.0 Professional Practice, 1.0 Ethics) COST: $40 Member, $60 Non-Member, $20 Paralegal, FREE to the following: Lifetime/Agency/Student | Financial waiver information is availabel here. | Under NYS rules this CLE has been APPROVED for Experienced and Newly Admitted Attorneys. | LUNCH WILL BE SERVED!

The Onondaga County Bar Association is proud to announce:




Find out what you need to effectively (and ethically) launch, maintain, and conclude a successful law practice from foundational first steps to gaining clients and practicing amid new technologies tothen drawing to a close your fulfilling legal career.

Topics covered in Session 1:

  • Competency – which cases to accept and which to refer out
  • Trust Accounts and Financial Mistakes
  • Client Communication
  • Attorney Advertising
  • Attorney Registration and CLE Requirements
  • Retainer Agreements 101, Client Statement of Rights
  • Basics of Billing and Part 137

This powerhouse CLE series occurs on the following dates and offers attendees the instruction and wisdom of some of Syracuse’s legal practitioners.

Session 1  Thursday, May 24 “Starting Out”

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Session 2  Wednesday, July 18  “Gaining Speed – Practicing Law in the Digital Age”

Session 3  Thursday, September 27 “Gaining Speed – Ethical Issues as you Grow Your Practice”

Session 4  Tuesday, November 20 “Wrapping Up – Ethical Issues as You Leave the Practice of Law (Short Termor for Greener Pastures)”

Series Panelists include the following Presenters:

Mary Gasparini, Esq., Anthony Gigliotti, Esq., Victor Hershdorfer, Esq., Paul G. Ferrar, Esq., and Robert A. Barrer, Esq..

BONUS: Attend a session and receive a $10 discount for every subsequent session!



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