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May

Estate Planning: Specific Assets 
May 22, 2019
Templeton Landing, Two Templeton Terrace, Buffalo
8:45 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.
4.0 CLE credits: 3.5 Areas of Professional Practice, 0.5 Ethics 
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Life After Law School: Basic Practice 101 (Day Two)
May 31, 2019
BAEC, 438 Main St., Sun Room Auditorium, Buffalo
8:45 a.m. - 5:10 p.m. 
8.0 CLE credits: 4.0 Areas of Professional Practice, 0.5 Law Practice Management, 2.0 Ethics, 1.5 Skills
Program sponsored by: Charles J. Sellers & Co. Inc.Counsel PressErie County Bar FoundationStewart Title
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June

Handling Your First (Or Next) Arbitration 
June 6, 2019
The Buffalo Club, Crystal Room, 388 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo
8:45 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
6.5 CLE credits: 2.5 Areas of Professional Practice, 1.0 Ethics, 3.0 Skills 
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Opioid Litigation: What it is, Who's Involved, and What You Should Know 
June 7, 2019
BAEC, 438 Main St., Sun Room Auditorium, Buffalo
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
1.0 CLE credit: Areas of Professional Practice
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The False Claims Act: Defending Against, or Working with, the Government in High-Stakes Litigation
June 10, 2019
Hilton Garden Inn, 10 Lafayette Square, Buffalo
5:30 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. - Happy Hour
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. - CLE Program
1.0 CLE credit: Areas of Professional Practice
Program generously sponsored by KLDiscovery
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16th Annual WNY Bankruptcy Conference 
June 14, 2019
Genesee Community College, One College Rd., Batavia 
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 
7.5 CLE credits: 5.0 Areas of Professional Practice, 1.5 Ethics, 1.0 Skills
Program sponsored by: Cash Realty & Auctions, LLCLexisNexis and Phillips Lytle LLP
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Introduction to Family Law
Co-sponsored by WBASNY WNY
June 21, 2019
BAEC, 438 Main St., Sun Room Auditorium, Buffalo 
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
1.0 CLE credit: Areas of Professional Practice
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Til Death Do Us Part: The Basics of Prenuptial Agreements - Part One
June 27, 2019
BAEC, 438 Main St., Sun Room Auditorium, Buffalo
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. 
1.5 CLE credits: Skills 
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Representing Local Government Entities
June 28, 2019
BAEC, 438 Main St., Sun Room Auditorium, Buffalo
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May 

Show me the Ethics: The Ethical Way to Bill for Legal Services
May 14, 2019
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
1.0 CLE credit: Ethics
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The 2019 Ethy Awards
May 18, 2019
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 
2.0 CLE credits: Ethics
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It's Not the Fruit, It's the Root: Getting to the Bottom of Our Ethical Ills
May 21, 2019
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
1.0 CLE credit: Ethics
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Nice Lawyers Finish First
May 29, 2019
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
1.0 CLE credit: Ethics
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June 

Exit Row Ethics: What Rude Airline Travel Stories Teach About Attorney Ethics
June 4, 2019
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
1.0 CLE credit: Ethics
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Thou Shalt Not Lie, Cheat and Steal: The Ten Commandments of Legal Ethics
June 6, 2019
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
1.0 CLE credit: Ethics 
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Loose Lips Sink Partnerships (and Clients Too): The Ethical Way to Honor Client Confidentiality
June 11, 2019
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
1.0 CLE credit: Ethics
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Legal Side of Blogging for Lawyers
June 12, 2019
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
1.0 CLE credit: Ethics
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Legal Writing - Story Telling
June 13, 2019
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
1.0 CLE credit: Skills 
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The 2019 Ethy Awards
June 15, 2019
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 
2.0 CLE credits: Ethics
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Don't be an Outlaw: The Ethical Imperative to Follow the Law
June 18, 2019
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
1.0 CLE credit: Ethics
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If you Can Say Something Nice, Shut Up! The Ethical Imperative for Civility
June 19, 2019
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
1.0 CLE credit: Ethics
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Lying and the Law: A How (Not) to Approach
June 20, 2019
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
2.0 CLE credits: Ethics
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The 2019 Ethy Awards
June 22, 2019
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
2.0 CLE credits: Ethics
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Legal Ethics is No Laughing Matter: What Lawyer Jokes Say About Our Ethical Foibles
June 24, 2019
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
1.0 CLE credit: Ethics
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Why Twitter is a Legal Ethics Disaster 
June 25, 2019
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
1.0 CLE credit: Ethics
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Yelp, I've Fallen for Social Media and I Can't LinkedOut
June 25, 2019
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 
1.0 CLE credit: Ethics 
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Show Me the Ethics: The Ethical Way to Bill for Legal Services
June 26, 2019
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. 
1.0 CLE credit: Ethics
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The Truth, The Whole Truth, and Nothing But the Truth: The Ethical Way to Bill for Honesty in Law Practice
June 26, 2019
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 
1.0 CLE credit: Ethics
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Ethics Six-Pack: June 2019
June 27, 2019
10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
6.0 CLE credits: Ethics
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The 2019 Ethy Awards
June 27, 2019
10:00 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. 
3.0 CLE credits: Ethics
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Sue Unto Others as You Would Have Them Sue Unto You 
June 27, 2019
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
1.0 CLE credit: Ethics
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Don't Try This at Home: Why You Should Never Emulate TV Lawyers
June 27, 2019
3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. 
1.0 CLE credit: Ethics
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The Passion of the Barrister: An Ethical Lawyer is a Happy Lawyer
June 27, 2019
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 
1.0 CLE credit: Ethics
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It's Not the Fruit, it's the Root: Getting to the Bottom of Our Ethical Ills
June 27, 2019
8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 
1.0 CLE credit: Ethics
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Ethics and General Ed Four-Pack
June 28, 2019
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
4.0 CLE credits: 2.0 Ethics, 2.0 Professional Practice
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Enough is Enough: Avoiding Vexatious Lawyering
June 28, 2019
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 
1.0 CLE credit: Ethics
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Keep it Classy and Ethical: How Not to Market Legal Services
June 28, 2019
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. 
1.0 CLE credit: Ethics
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Fantasy Supreme Court League: The 2019 Season
June 28, 2019
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
2.0 CLE credits: Professional Practice
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Ethics Three-Pack
June 29, 2019
10:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 
3.0 CLE credits: Ethics
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May it Displease the Court? Keeping Your Head (and Your Law License) in Court
June 29, 2019
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 
1.0 CLE credit: Ethics
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Technical Fouls: Even Minor Ethics Violations can Have Major Consequences
June 29, 2019
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. 
1.0 CLE credit: Ethics
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Yakety Yak: Do Call Back! The Ethical Need for Prompt Client Communication
June 29, 2019
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. 
1.0 CLE credit: Ethics
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The Ethy Awards
June 30, 2019
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 
2.0 CLE credits: Ethics
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