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Bench Trials: Perspectives from the Bench and Bar


Date: 06/18/2020


2 Skills CLE Credits

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.



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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