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10/2/19 James T. Foley Courthouse, Albany
10/4/19 James M. Hanley Federal Bldg, Syracuse
Albany and Syracuse, NY 13261


Shelly Childers
NDNY Federal Court Bar Association, Inc.

Notice of CLE Program

  "Handling A Prisoner Case: Trial Advocacy For Pro Bono Lawyers 2019"


This CLE will be offered in Albany on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 and in Syracuse on Friday, October 4, 2019.  The programs are the same with slightly different panel members. Below you will find the announcement for both dates along with the registration deadlines for each date as they are different.

This CLE credits to be awarded are 5.5 Skills and .5 Ethics.

This CLE program is designed to provide practitioners with the information necessary to handle the trial of a prisoner case typically brought under 42 USC 1983. The following areas are covered during the CLE program: (1) Legal Claims of Inmates Under 42 U.S.C. 1983; (2) Exhaustion of Administrative Remedies and Other Defenses; (3) Ethical Issues; and (4) Substantive and Practical Trial Areas.  The panel is comprised of private attorneys, court personnel, judges, and representatives of the New York State Department of Law and New York Department of Corrections and Community Supervision, each of whom will bring unique insight into the litigation process.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Shelly Childers at 315-422-2799 or by email at schilders@ndnyfcba.org