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Appellate Division, First Department
CLE Programs - Fall 2017

All courses are transitional, provide two (2) MCLE credits and are held Thursday evenings from 6 pm - 8 pm at the New York County Supreme Court, 111 Centre Street in the Jury Room on the 11th Floor.

Panel members, city, state, federal employees, and legal service providers are admitted free of charge. For all others, the cost is $20.00 per each session.

Checks are payable to: Appellate Division, First Department – payment is accepted at the door. The Appellate Division, First Department has a Financial Hardship Policy.** For further information, please telephone us at 212.340.0558 or contact Amy Ostrau at

CLE regulations prohibit us from awarding partial credit; you must arrive on time and stay for the entire lecture.

September 28 Immigration:

How to Protect Your Clients from ICE in the Courts
Mehmet Baysan, Esq., Genia Blaser, Esq., and Lee Wang, Esq.
2 professional practice credits (subject to change)


October 19 Rikers and Beyond:

Challenges and Issues to be Addressed in Implementing the Recommendation to Close the Jail on Rikers Island
Mika Dashman, Esq., Martin F. Horn, Jordyn Lexton, and Michael Rempel
2 professional practice credits

This program is FREE and will be held at NYU School of Law, 40 Washington Square South,
Vanderbilt Hall, Room 210. Pre-registration is required – click on the link below:

Additional programs will be added when finalized

* Financial hardship requests must be made in writing prior to the date of the program and should contain an explanation of your current financial circumstances along with an Affirmation as to current income.
No reasonable request shall be denied.

Additionally, the Court has adopted the CLE Board’s Financial Aid Policy Guidelines which states, “Fee waivers for unemployed attorneys and fee reductions on a sliding scale for attorneys with annual incomes of $50,000 or less.”

Please see our list of past programs available on DVD.