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DVD

The Appellate Division, First Department has CLE lectures available on DVD (a non-traditional format).

DVDs are rented for $40.00 each ($25.00 for members of the Assigned Counsel Plan and non-profit and/or legal service agencies) and payable by check or money order only. Please send your request to:

Appellate Division, First Department
Office of Special Projects
41 Madison Avenue, 39th Floor
New York, NY 10010

DVD(s), attorney affirmation(s) and course evaluation(s) must be returned before we issue Certificate(s) of Attendance.

Newly admitted attorneys may not earn NYS CLE credit for participation in non-traditional format programs.

For further information, please contact Amy Ostrau at: aostrau@nycourts.gov.

Attorney Affirmation
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DATE Description
May 7, 2015 Search and Seizure Law: Update 2015
Hon. Barry Kamins, Esq.
2 professional practice credits
Program Materials
April 30, 2015 Handling the DUI Case - Practical Aspects
Peter Gerstenzang, Esq.
2 professional practice credits
Program Materials
March 19, 2015 Women in Prison: Before, During, and After
Kerry Cooperman, Esq., Nathan Z. Dershowitz, Esq.,Donna Hylton, Susan Gottes Feld, and Tamar Kraft-Stolar
2 professional practice credits
Program Materials
March 5, 2015 Story Telling in the DWI Trial and Accident Reconstruction
Brendan Ahern, Esq. and Steven Epstein, Esq.
2 professional practice credits
Program Materials
December 18, 2014 Keeping the Portable Breath Test Out of Evidence and
What To Do if It Comes In

Steven Epstein, Esq.
2 skills credits
Program Materials
November 6, 2014 The Representation of Adolescents in Adult Criminal Courts: The Nature of Adolescence: Impact on Criminal Responsibility and Liability; Strategies for Defense
Hon. Michael Corriero (Ret.)
2 professional practice credits
Program Materials
October 30, 2014 The Representation of Adolescents in Adult Criminal Courts:
The Legal Framework Applicable to Adolescents Tried in Adult Courts:
The Age of Criminal Responsibility; the Juvenile Offender Law; and the Youthful Offender Law

2 professional practice credits
Program Materials
September 18, 2014 Challenging Your Client’s Predicate Felony Adjudication
David Klem, Esq. and Barbara Zolot, Esq.

2 professional practice credits
Program Materials
May 22, 2014 Effective Diversion Practices for Defense Attorneys: Working with Youth and People with Mental Illness
Mary Beth Anderson, Esq., Angelo Dula,
Ceresa Gonzalez, MSW, Ann-Marie Louison, and John Volpe, LCSW
1.5 professional practice and .5 ethics credits
Program Materials
May 1, 2014 False Confessions: 2014 Update
Richard M. Greenberg, Esq.
2 professional practice credits
Program Materials
April 3, 2014 Representing Immigrant Clients: Ethics and Practice
Dawn Seibert, Esq. and Isaac Wheeler, Esq.
1 ethics and 1 professional practice credit
Program Materials
March 20, 2014 Search and Seizure Law: 2014 Update
Hon. Barry Kamins
2 professional practice credits
Program Materials
February 27, 2014 Criminal Appeals in the First Department: Selected Topics
Norman Olch, Esq. and Susanna Rojas, Esq.
(2 professional practice credits)
Program Materials
January 16, 2014 Civil Consequences of an Arrest:
Using Housing and Employment Law to Get Better Results
in Your Criminal Case

Molly Kovel, Esq. and Runa Rajagopal, Esq.
(2 professional practice credits)
Program Materials
November 7, 2013 Interpretation of DNA Mixtures and Statistics
Heather Miller Coyle, Ph.D. and Michael Alperstein, Esq.
(2 professional practice credits)
Program Materials
October 24, 2013 Handling the DUI Case – 2013 Update
Peter Gerstenzang, Esq.
(2 skills credits)
Program Materials
October 17, 2013 Basic DNA and Contextual Contamination in Cases
Heather Miller Coyle, Ph.D. and Michael Alperstein, Esq.
(2 professional practice credits)
Program Materials
September 19, 2013 How to Avoid Providing Ineffective Assistance of Counsel and What To Do if Subject to an IAC Claim
Richard Greenberg, Esq.
(1 ethics and 1 skills credit)
Program Materials
June 13, 2013 Supervised Release Program of the Criminal Justice Agency
Andrea J. Barrow, Esq. and Mari Curbelo, Esq.
(2 skills credits)
Program Materials
May 23, 2013 Immigration Consequences of Criminal Convictions
Joshua Epstein, Esq.
(2 professional practice credits)
Program Materials
May 9, 2013 2013 Update in Search and Seizure Law
Hon. Barry Kamins
(2 professional practice credits)
Program Materials
April 18, 2013 The Disciplinary Procedure and How to Defend a Complaint
Vitaly Lipkansky, Esq., Marvin Ray Raskin, Esq., and Deborah A. Scalise, Esq.
(2 ethics credits)
Program Materials
March 21, 2013 The Role of the Medical Examiner in Death Investigations and Criminal Litigation
Mark L. Taff, M.D. and Michael Alperstein, Esq.
(2 professional practice credits)
Program Materials
December 13, 2012 It’s Not Over Til It’s Over: Providing Effective Assistance of Counsel at Sentencing Proceedings
Robert Dean, Esq., David Klem, Esq. and Claudia Trupp, Esq.
(1 ethics and 1 professional practice credit)
Program Materials
December 6, 2012 Who Me? Defending Identity Theft
Lori Cohen, Esq.
(2 professional practice credits)
Program Materials
November 15, 2012 Current Ethics Issues in Criminal Law
Hon. Betty Weinberg Ellerin (Ret.), Lenore Kramer, Esq., Marvin R. Raskin, Esq. and Deborah A. Scalise, Esq.
(2 ethics credits)
Program Materials
October 25, 2012 Litigating the False Confession Defense
Troy A. Smith, Esq. and Kyle B. Watters, Esq.
(1 professional practice and 1 skills credit)
Program Materials
May 17, 2012 Beyond the "All Crimes" Expansion:
The Impact and Meaning of the New DNA Legislation

Mimi Mairs, Esq.
(1 professional practice credit)
Program Materials
April 26, 2012 Coping with "Malingering" in the Courtroom
Eric Sears, Esq. and Sanford Drob, Ph.D.
(1 skills and 1 professional practice credit)
Program Materials
March 29, 2012 Representing Adolescents in Adult Criminal Court
Hon. Michael Corriero (Ret.)
(2 professional practice credits)
Program Materials
March 15, 2012 Update in Search and Seizure Law
Hon. Barry Kamins.
(2 professional practice credits)
Program Materials
March 1, 2012 A Trial Lawyer's Ethical Obligations to Smooth the Path
For a Successful Appeal

Robert Dean, Esq., Risa Gerson, Esq. and Ted Hausman, Esq.
(1 ethics and 1 professional practice credit)
Program Materials
November 17, 2011 Preserving the Record for Appeal: Protecting the Record--Just in CaseRisa Gerson, Esq.
2 Professional Practice Credits
November 3, 2011 Our Gang: It’s Not Just The Little Rascals Anymore
Lawrence Sheehan, Esq.
(1 professional practice and 1 skills credit)
October 27, 2011 Ethics Update 2011: "Ethics Versus Morality" – Has the Truth Become More Relevant in the Digital Age of Defending Your Client?
Pery Krinsky, Esq.
(2 ethics credits)
Program Materials
October 20, 2011 Bail Advocacy in New York State
Brian Crow, Esq. and Marika Meis, Esq.
(2 professional practice credits)
May 9, 2011 Top 10 Ethical Tips for Practicing Law in New York
Michael Ross, Esq.
(2 ethics credits)
Program Materials
April 11, 2011

Not for Credit

2011 Udpate in Criminal Search and Seizure Law - superceded
Hon. Barry Kamins
Program Materials
(Not for Credit)
March 14, 2011 Shaking the Foundations of Shaken Baby Syndrome
Cedric Ashley, Esq.
(1 professional practice and 1 skills credit)
February 7, 2011 Litigating Judicial Diversion: The Current State of Affairs
Alexandra Keeling, Esq. and Andrew Correia, Esq.
(1 professional practice and 1 skills credit)
January 31, 2011 The "Ins and Outs" of New York City’s Office of the Chief Medical Examiner and Emerging Legal DNA Issues
Mimi Mairs, Esq.
(2 professional practice credits)
Program Materials
January 10, 2011 Ignition Interlock Device Program
Peter Gerstenzang, Esq. and Jane Fisher-Byrialsen, Esq.
(2 professional practice credits)
December 6, 2010 Ethical Considerations When Representing Clients with Mental Health Issues
Risa Gerson, Esq.
(1 ethics and 1 professional practice credit)
Program Materials
November 15, 2010 How to Read a Tax Return and Other Forensic Financial Documents
Catherine M. Foti, Esq. and Heidi Muckler, CPA
(1 professional practice and 1 skills credit)
November 8, 2010 Man v Machine, The Intoxilyzer 5000: The Cross Examination of the Machine and its Operator
Steven B. Epstein, Esq.
(2 skills credits)
Program Materials
October 18, 2010 Cross Examination in the Narcotics “Buy and Bust” Case
Elliott C. Shapiro, Esq.
(2 skills credits)
Program Materials
September 27, 2010 Representing Immigrant Defendants: Padilla v Kentucky and the Duty of Immigration Advisal
Isaac Wheeler, Esq.
(2 ethics credits)
Program Materials
March 22, 2010 Immigration Consequences and Criminal Defense:
Ethics and Practice

Isaac Wheeler, Esq.
(1 ethics and 1 professional practice credit)
Program Materials
March 15, 2010
Not for Credit
2010 Update in Criminal Search and Seizure Law
Hon. Barry Kamins
Not for credit - informational only
March 8, 2010
Using Collateral Consequences to Get Better Results In Your Criminal Case
McGregor Smyth, Esq.
(1 ethics and 1 skills credit)
March 1, 2010 Parole and Post-Release Representation in New York State
Percival A. Clarke, Esq.
(1 professional practice and 1 skills credit)
February 22, 2010 How to Conduct a SORA Hearing
Gary L. Cutler, Esq.
(1 professional practice and 1 skills credit)
January 25, 2010 Making an Appropriate Batson Challenge in State
and Federal Court

Edward Wilford, Esq.
(1 professional practice and 1 skills credit
November 23, 2009 Post Conviction Motions: C.P.L. §330.30 and C.P.L.§440 Motions
Risa Gerson, Esq.
(1 ethics and 1 skills credit)
Program Materials
November 16, 2009 Cell Phone Forensics
Eric Sears, Esq. and Michael Grennier
(1 professional practice and 1 skills credit)
Program Materials
November 2, 2009 What Everyone Should Know About the Grievance and Disciplinary Process
Deborah A. Scalise, Esq. and Raymond Vallejo, Esq.
(2 ethics credits)
October 26, 2009 Forensic DNA Analysis and the Defense Bar
Samuel M. Braverman, Esq. and Lawrence Kobilinsky, Ph.D.
(2 skills credits)
Program Materials
October 19, 2009 Recovery of Trace Evidence: From Crime Scene to Laboratory Analysis
James Gannalo and Martin Goldberg, Esq.
(1 professional practice and 1 skills credit)
October 5, 2009 Jury Selection in State Court: The Law and Practical Advice That You Can Use Immediately
Aaron Mysliwiec, Esq. and Anthony Ricco, Esq.
(1 professional practice and 1 skills credit)
Sample Questionnaires & Voir Dire Transcripts
Program Materials
May 18, 2009 New York’s New Rules of Professional Conduct
Marvin Raskin, Esq. and Michael Ross, Esq.
(2 ethics credits)
Program Materials
February 2, 2009 The Use of Medical Evidence and Forensic Experts in Preparation for Trial
Joseph DeFelice, Esq. and Mark L. Taff, M.D.
(2 skills credits)
January 12, 2009 Top Gun: Understanding Ballistics
James Gannalo and Scott Klein, Esq.
(2 skills credits)
Program Materials
December 15, 2008 Preserving the Record for Appeal
Lynn Fahey, Esq.
(2 skills credits)
Program Materials
November 17, 2008 Sex Offenders, Mental Abnormalities and Post-Prison Commitment: Trying a Case Under New York Mental Hygiene Law Article 10
Sadie Zea Ishee, Esq.
(2 professional practice credits)
 
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