Areas of Professional Practice: 7.00
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including - Areas of Professional Practice: 7.00
This nontraditional format course has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board for up to 7.0 credit hours. 7.0 hours can be applied to the Areas of Professional Practice requirement and is approved for experienced attorneys.
March 16 - Newburgh
PAMELA D. BASS is an associate with Thomas, Drohan, Waxman, Petigrow & Mayle, LLP, where she is involved in collective bargaining in both the public and private sector, employee discipline matters, litigation matters, and assisting clients with policy formulation and concerns, including polices on gender equity. Ms. Bass is also involved in sports law as it relates to educational institutions. Ms. Bass, prior to receiving her J.D. degree, had 19 years of experience in higher education and intercollegiate athletics, serving as a NCAA Division I head and assistant women’s basketball coach. She has extensive experience in NCAA compliance, and served on university and athletic conference committees on leadership, gender equity, and diversity.
ALEXANDRA BERKE is an attorney in the law firm of Berke-Weiss Law PLLC, where she practices in the areas of employment law and health law. Ms. Berke litigates and provides advice and counsel on sexual harassment and discrimination cases, including pregnancy, disability, race, and gender discrimination. She also provides advice and counsel regarding health insurance and COBRA eligibility for employees and employers. Ms. Berke earned her B.A. degree from Cornell University and her J.D. degree, cum laude, from Fordham Law School. She is a member of the New York State Bar Association, Dutchess County Bar Association, Mid-Hudson Valley Women's Bar Association, and the New York Women's Bar Association.
DR. MICHAEL L. FOX is Assistant Professor of Business Law in the School of Business at Mount Saint Mary College, in Orange County, New York. Professor Fox is also the coordinator of the Business Graduate Program, teaches courses in the undergraduate business program, and teaches courses in the Masters of Business Administration program. He serves as the College’s Pre-Law Advisor. In addition, Professor Fox is an Assistant Adjunct Professor of Law at Columbia University School of Law, teaching professional responsibility in the Doctor of Law and Master of Laws programs. He is admitted to practice in New York State, as well as in the Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of New York, the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. Professor Fox has been very active with the American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, and Orange County Bar Association. He currently serves in the NYSBA House of Delegates and as chair of the Committee on Communications and Publications. Professor Fox is a member of the Board of Directors of the Orange County Bar Association. He earned his B.A. degree, summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, from Bucknell University, and his J.D. degree from Columbia University School of Law.
SHAY A. HUMPHREY is special counsel in the Newburg office of the law firm of Catania, Mahon, Milligram & Rider, PLLC. She practices primarily in connection with general corporate law and commercial transactions with an emphasis in intellectual property and copyrights, trademarks, and licensing agreements. Ms. Humphrey has extensive experience in medical services delivery law and regulation and government contracting process. She is a member of the New York State Bar Association, Orange County Bar Association and the Women's Bar Association. Ms. Humphrey earned her B.A. degree from Vassar College and her J.D. degree from the University of Florida Law School.
KAREN L. ZDANIS is an attorney with Zdanis Law Firm, PLLC, where she focuses her practice on employment and labor law issues, representing both employers and employees in employment and corporate litigation. She has experience in successfully litigating commercial cases, collections cases, partnership disputes, and shareholder derivatives cases to trial from inception in state and federal courts. Ms. Zdanis provides advisory services including preparing employee handbooks and handling harassment investigations. She is active in alternative dispute resolution, successfully representing employers and employees in mediations sponsored by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, federal and state courts, or a number of private dispute resolution entities. Ms. Zdanis is a member of the New York State Bar Association and the National Employment Lawyers Association. She graduated, summa cum laude, from the University of Scranton and earned her J.D. degree from Rutgers Law School.
March 18 - Albany
RYAN M. FINN is of counsel with O’Brien & Wood PLLC, where he practices in the areas of corporate law, business litigation, and personal injury litigation matters. Mr. Finn is a member of the Justinian Honorary Law Society, New York State Trial Lawyers Association, New York State Bar Association, Albany County Bar Association, Northern District of New York Federal Court Bar Association, and the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers. He earned his B.A. degree from Siena College and his J.D. degree, summa cum laude, from Albany Law School of Union University.
LISA F. JOSLIN is a partner with the law firm of Gleason, Dunn, Walsh & O’Shea, where she focuses her practice in employment and labor law litigation and counseling, commercial litigation, contract negotiation, construction law, dispute resolution, business counseling, and workplace investigations and training. She also conducts independent workplace investigations involving harassment, discrimination, retaliation, civil rights violations, bullying, and workplace violence; and conducts workplace training concerning all aspects of employment law and human resources. Ms. Joslin earned her J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from Albany Law School of Union University and earned her B.A. degree from the State University of New York at Geneseo. She is a member of the National Employment Lawyers Association, New York Chapter; and a member of the New York State, Albany County and Capital District Women's bar associations.
ALLEN A. SHOIKHETBROD is a partner with Tully Rinckey PLLC, where he has extensive experience in federal, state and private employment law matters, including claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, qui tam and whistleblower actions, and disciplinary matters. Mr. Shoikhetbrod has represented clients before federal and state courts, as well as before administrative tribunals and agencies including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Merit Systems Protection Board, U.S. Department of Labor, Department of Veterans Affairs Disciplinary Appeals Board, New York State Department of Human Rights, New York State Department of Labor, and matters before the U.S. Office of Special Counsel. He also has comprehensive experience in civil litigation before state and federal courts, including Section 1983 actions consisting of constitutional deprivations, and actions involving landlord-tenant disputes, breach of contract, and medical malpractice. Mr. Shoikhetbrod currently is admitted to practice in New York State, New Jersey State , the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. He received his J.D. degree from the City University of New York School of Law.
NANCY S. WILLIAMSON is an attorney with Gleason, Dunn, Walsh & O’Shea, where she advises on a wide range of labor and employment issues including harassment and discrimination, new hires and terminations, collective bargaining agreements, grievances, and immigration. In addition, she drafts and revises employee handbooks and policies to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Ms. Williamson also advises on education matters, contracts, trademarks, and compliance. She is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association and the Albany County Bar Association. Ms. Williamson earned her B.A. degree from The American University and her J.D. degree, cum laude, from the University of Baltimore School of Law.