2017 CPLR Update


Tuesday, January 24 | 6:00PM - 9:00PM


3 Skills CLE Credits

This seminar has been approved for transitional and non-transitional credits.



One of the key requirements of successfully managing a civil caseload is staying abreast of legislative changes and court decisions in the field of New York Civil Practice. This seminar will provide an in-depth review of these new developments, including practice tips and pitfall warnings that are invaluable for the civil litigator.


Topics will include:

  • Recent decisions regarding standards governing discovery of a party’s social networking information, cell phone records, genetic testing results, post-accident repairs, publicly-available records and documents concerning an earlier litigation involving a similar incident;
  • Consequences of failing to comply with good faith requirement of 22 NYCRR 202.7 when making a discovery motion
  • Standards governing sanctions for spoliation of evidence;
  • Admissibility of evidence of defendant’s negligent treatment of other patients in medical malpractice case
  • Standard of appellate review of a damages award;
  • “Actual knowledge” requirement for motions for leave to file a late notice of claim in an action against a municipality
  • Preclusion of expert testimony at trial
  • Mail service on foreign defendants under the Hague Convention  
  • And much more!  




Richard M. Steigman, Esq. - Chair

Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom,

Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf




Hon. Ariel E. Belen (Ret.)

JAMS Mediator & Arbitrator

Justice, Appellate Division, Second Department



This program has been approved for credit in the following jurisdiction(s):

New York State Unified Court System, CLE Board

Credit has been approved with the New York State Unified Court System, CLE Board for 3.00 Skills credits. New York State Trial Lawyers Association is an approved CLE provider with the NY State CLE Board.


New York, NY

132 Nassau Street, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10038


Subway Information

  • 2 or 3 to Park Place or Fulton Street
  • 4,5 or 6 to Brooklyn Bridge
  • A or C to Broadway Nassau
  • R to City Hall

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Policy

NYSTLI requires 24 hour prior notice to cancel seminar attendance.
No refunds will be given for later cancellations, or once the seminar begins.