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Bench Trials: Perspectives from the Bench and Bar

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Date Published

June 16, 2020


New York State Trial Lawyers Association


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This seminar has been approved for non-transitional credits.

The panel of distinguished jurists and leading attorneys will discuss their experiences conducting bench trial. From the basic foundations of the bench trial To advanced strategic questions regarding the importance of opening and summation to issues of evidence and appeals this unique CLE will offer perspectives from respected judges and successful practitioners with extensive experience on the courtroom.

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Hon. Barbara R. Kapnick

Justice of the Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Department

Hon. Suzanne Adams

Acting Justice of the Supreme Court, New York County, Civil Term

Hon. James E. d'Augusto

Justice of the Supreme Court, New York County

Helene E. Blank, Esq.

Blank & Star, PLLC

Josh Silber, Esq.

Abend & Silber, PLLC

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Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

Bench Trials: Perspectives from the Bench and Bar
Bench Trials: Perspectives from the Bench and Bar - Written Materials
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This program has not been submitted for credit in any jurisdiction. Registrants will receive a Certificate of Attendance/Completion that may or may not meet credit requirements in various jurisdictions.

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