Date(s) - 10/22/2014
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Bronx County Supreme Court
The Policy Committee of the Departmental Disciplinary Committee
Supreme Court, Appellate Division — First Judicial Department
CLE Program – 2 Ethics Credits
“Common Disciplinary Problems and How to Prevent Them”
DATE: October 22, 2014
TIME: 1:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
PLACE: Room 600
851 Grand Concourse, Bronx County Supreme Court
This very special free CLE program will provide examples and information about conduct by attorneys which has often been the subject of disciplinary proceedings. The program features a highly knowledgeable and experienced faculty and a fast-paced, interactive program format. The program is designed for both newly admitted attorneys seeking an overview of common disciplinary problems and experienced attorneys seeking to refine and update their knowledge as well as to avoid disciplinary complaints.
Introduction, Ernest J. Collazo, Chair DDC
1. The Disciplinary Process and Sanctions in the First Judicial Department
Marvin Ray Raskin, Esq.
Roger Juan Maldonado, Esq.
Jorge Dopico, Chief Counsel DDC
2. Use of Client Funds and Escrow Accounts
William A. Gallina, Esq.
Gerard E. Harper, Esq.
Vitaly Lipkansky, Deputy Chief Counsel DDC
3. Retainer Agreements, Billing, and Fees
Jeffrey A. Lichtman, Esq.
Myron Kirschbaum, Esq.
Raymond Vallejo, Deputy Chief Counsel DDC
4. Neglect and Personal Conduct
Hugh W. Campbell, Esq.
William T. Russell, Jr., Esq.
Orlando Reyes, Staff Counsel DDC
Pre-registration to — Mary@bronxbar.com on Subject Line: DDC Program — is a must as space is limited for this CLE Program.
All course materials will be emailed to registrants the day prior to the program. This course is appropriate for experienced and newly admitted attorneys.