Attorneys David Doyaga (still left) and Gregory Messer.
Eagle file photos by Rob Abruzzese
Bankruptcy lawyers have the option for loads of extracurriculars this week because the Brooklyn Bar Affiliation is internet hosting a individual bankruptcy CLE on Tuesday and a digital sit down with Bankruptcy Judge Elizabeth Stong on Wednesday.
Both of those activities will be held nearly on Zoom. Tuesday’s continuing legal education seminar titled, “Death & Inheritances in Bankruptcy Circumstances,” will begin at 6 p.m. and Wednesday’s Digital Sitdown with Hon. Elizabeth Stong commences at 1 p.m.
Dying & Inheritances in Individual bankruptcy Scenarios is a 1-and-a-fifty percent-hour-prolonged celebration arranged by President-Elect Richard Klass, Rachel Blumenfeld, and the Individual bankruptcy Committee. It will element speakers Hon. Elizabeth Stong, U.S. Individual bankruptcy Court for the E.D.N.Y. Rachel S. Blumenfeld, Esq. and Gregory M. Messer, Esq. Attendees will get just one expert observe CLE credit and 50 percent an ethics credit score.
The concept of the CLE is how to prepare for the unplanned — what transpires when a debtor dies just before a individual bankruptcy filing? Throughout the discussion, the speakers will take a look at how demise impacts Chapter 7, Chapter 13, and Chapter 11 filings loss of life and the debtor’s rights for exemptions, and how to protect a client’s inheritance and assets prior to the filing of personal bankruptcy.
Choose Stong and Messer are typical speakers at the Brooklyn Bar Affiliation. In truth, Decide Stong will be again the adhering to working day for a Virtual Sitdown with one more acquainted experience — David Doyaga, co-chair of the Personal bankruptcy Committee.
Doyaga will serve as moderator for Wednesday’s virtual sitdown. In the course of that party, Judge Stong will have an possibility to tackle the bar and elevate any problems or examine concerns that she is looking at in the court docket. BBA associates will also be ready to question the choose thoughts about the court docket. Please electronic mail queries to [email protected].
The Digital Sitdowns have grow to be a common function that started out throughout the pandemic. With so a great deal confusion likely on with shutdowns and adjustments, like adapting to a extra virtual entire world, the aim was to get judges and attorneys in the place alongside one another so absolutely everyone could fully grasp what is heading on.
The gatherings are users-only and are no cost. So considerably, they have been a dependable accomplishment. People today arrive to the functions with queries and arrive away with a far better understanding of what is going on in every court docket. Two extra Virtual Sitdowns have now been prepared and a third is virtually prepared to be introduced as perfectly.
Following the sitdown with Decide Stong on March 23, the BBA will host Hon. Rosemarie Montalbano, from the Kings County Surrogate’s Court docket, on Monday, April 11 at 1 p.m.. Then on Tuesday, May well 3 at 1 p.m., Hon. Deborah Kaplan, deputy chief administrative choose for the New York Metropolis Courts, will converse.
Trusts & Estates/Surrogate’s Courtroom Committee assembly Tuesday
The Brooklyn Bar Association’s Trusts & Estates Part and Surrogate’s Court Committee are web hosting a assembly at 1:00 PM on Tuesday that will be sponsored by Ronit Abraham from Compass Realty.
Lawyers do not have to be members of these committees to attend this free assembly. Any person intrigued in hearing the newest likely on in the courtroom should really go to. The assembly is for users only. Be sure to contemplate becoming a member of the BBA if you are not a member.
This assembly is operate by co-chairs Daniel Antonelli, James Cahill, Antar Jones and Kerry Archer. The chairs will explore the most recent heading on in the Surrogate’s Court as nicely as any updates to the regulation that could have an affect on practitioners. The Surrogate’s Court judges usually go to and are offered for questions, but when they are not in a position to make it, they often send out a team member.
Abide by us on social media and go to our LinkedIn event
Following a interval of dormancy, the BBA has revived its social media accounts. You can now comply with us on Instagram, Fb, Twitter and LinkedIn.
Speaking of LinkedIn, the BBA is internet hosting a totally free, customers-only event on Thursday, MarcPMh 31 at 1 p.m. titled, “Tips and Tips for Applying LinkedIn to Endorse Your Enterprise,” with speaker Amin Gates. Gates will focus on how attorneys can make themselves and their companies standout on LinkedIn.
This occasion is element of the BBA’s experienced administration collection that is created to increase attorney’s capabilities exterior of the courtroom. They are all cost-free and we have been trying to agenda just one for each month with suppliers that the area legal community is by now common with.
Women’s History Thirty day period occasion with the Women’s Bar Association
The National Affiliation of Women of all ages Judge’s New York Chapter is co-sponsoring a Women’s Heritage Thirty day period event with the Brooklyn Women’s Bar Affiliation, the Bronx Women’s Bar Affiliation, and the Franklin H. Williams Judicial Commission termed, “The Power of Women’s Voices,” on Thursday, March 24 at 6 p.m.
Moderated by Hon. Joanne Quinones and Hon. Llinet Rosado, the speakers will contain Hon. Sylvia Hinds-Radix, the NYC Company Counsel, Hon. Deborah Kaplan, Veronica Guerrero, Gehad Abdelrehim, and Sharmin Yousuf. Anyone fascinated in attending this virtual function ought to go to www.BrooklynWomensBar.org to sign-up.
Dues notices going out
The Brooklyn Bar Association is sending out membership renewals this 7 days for our 2022/2023 fiscal year. Please look at renewing your dues if at all doable. Our membership quantities are decrease these days than they have been in years and we could use the support of the authorized community.
If you would like to keep on being an active member, but are battling economically because of to the pandemic, be sure to attain out to me by electronic mail and we can possibly work out a diminished cost, or possibly waive the payment depending on your circumstance. We surely understand that this is a tricky time for some as the lawful local community has continue to not returned to its pre-pandemic regular.
Robert Abruzzese is the former Legal Editor of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle and the recent Director of Member Providers at the Brooklyn Bar Association. Now as a authorized columnist for the Eagle, Abruzzese writes about the BBA and the nearby legal neighborhood. For details about becoming a member of the Brooklyn Bar Association, you can achieve him by using e mail at [email protected].