Thursday, December 6, 2018 from 1:00 PM to 8:30 PM EST
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Sky Armory
351 South Clinton Street
Syracuse, NY 13202

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Shelly Childers
NDNY Federal Court Bar Association, Inc.

December 6, 2018 NDNY-FCBA 15th Annual CLE, Meeting and Dinner

The NDNY-Federal Court Bar Association cordially invites you to attend its Fifteenth Anniversary Annual CLE, Meeting and Dinner program on Thursday, December 6, 2018 at Sky Armory, 351 S. Clinton Street, Syracuse, NY 13202.

Sky Armory has a parking garage attached to the building.  Please bring your parking ticket inside for validation.

A block of rooms have been reserved for the event at the Jefferson Clinton Hotel.  You can book a room by calling 1-315-425-0500 and referencing "FCBA" to receive the group rate of $103.00.  Rooms will book up fast.  The last day for hotel room reservations is November 16, 2018, so make your reservation today.

The day will begin with the CLE Program:  “Ethics and Professionalism" at 1:00 p.m. ending at 4:15 p.m. worth 4 Ethics credits.

“How Civility Works” Professor Keith J. Bybee, Syracuse University College of Law and Maxwell School

“Update on the Law of Ethics” Robert A. Barrer, Esq., Barclay Damon

 “Candor Before a Tribunal” John Gaal, Esq., Bond, Schoeneck & King moderator

Panel comprised of :
Honorable Thérèse Wiley Dancks, U.S. Magistrate Judge
Christopher J. Harrigan, Esq., Barclay Damon
Laura L. Spring, Esq., Compagni, Beckman, Appler & Knoll


“Ethics and Professionalism – A View from the Bench” Suzanne Galbato, Esq., Bond, Schoenick & King, moderator

Panel comprised of:
Honorable Frederick J. Scullin, Jr., Senior U.S. District Judge
Hon. Mae A. D’Agostino, U.S. District Judge
Honorable Brenda K. Sannes, U.S. District Judge
Honorable Andrew T. Baxter, U.S. Magistrate Judge


The Annual Meeting will convene at 4:30 p.m. and will be followed by a complimentary cocktail reception that is being graciously sponsored by several of our law firms.  Our Annual Dinner will follow at 6:30 p.m.

We are honored to have Robert J. Searing, M.A., M.Phil, Curator of History, Onondaga Historical Association, as our keynote speaker. 

1:00 – 4:00 p.m.    CLE:  “Ethics and Professionalism" Registration at 12:30 p.m.   

4:30 – 5:30 p.m.    Annual Meeting     

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.    Cocktail Reception  

6:30 – 8:30 p.m.    Annual Dinner  

We look forward to seeing you!

Register Now! R.S.V.P by Friday, November 23, 2018

It is also time to renew your membership in NDNY-FCBA for 2019.

Renew NOW to lock in at the $75 rate! Membership fee goes up to $100 on 1/1/19.

So don’t delay!