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NYSACDL 2019 Weapons for the Firefight Announced!

Wednesday, November 13, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Jennifer Van Ort
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NYSACDL is pleased to announce another excellent Weapons for the Firefight program for 2019.

Taking place at New York Law School on December 6th, this year's program will give you practical tips for various nuances of trial practice, as well as a look at attorney health and more specifics about the reforms coming on January 1. Register online today!



Weapons for the Firefight 2019:
Fighting the Battle in the Space Between - 
What is Done Before, During and After the Examination of Witnesses

6.5 Skills Credit; 1 Ethics Credit

Friday, December 6, 2019
8:45am – 5:00pm
New York Law School, 185 W Broadway, New York, NY 10013

Thank you to our generous sponsors!

CLE Series Sponsor

Lead Sponsor

Break Sponsor



Agenda & Topics

8:00am: Registration (Light Refreshments Available)
8:45am – 9:00am: Welcome & Introductions

9:00am – 9:50am: Responding to Stress in the Work Hard, Play Hard Environment of Criminal Justice


9:55am – 10:45am: Theory of a Case: Developing the Story We Tell a Jury


10:55am – 11:45am: The Ethics of Handling the Media


11:50am – 1:15pm: Preserving the Record For Appeal


1:15pm – 2:15pm: Lunch


2:15pm – 3:45pm: The Battle in the Dead Zone: The Fight While the Jury is Out


3:45pm – 5:00pm: Fighting for What We Now Have: The New Discovery Laws and How They Will Affect Motions Practice

  • Yung-Mi Lee, Esq., Supervising Attorney, Criminal Defense Practice, Brooklyn Defender Services


  • NYSACDL Partner Sponsor: $500 - Includes Firm Logo on Seminar Materials & Website; Free Registration for Seminar & More!
  • NYSACDL Member: $175
  • Non-Member: $210 (Add 2019 Membership: $130 - Total $340 - Save $100!)
  • Public Defender: $120 (Groups of 5+: $85) (Add 2019 Membership: $95 -  Total $215 - Save $50!)


This transitional program is approved for new lawyers. NYSACDL is accredited by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board and by the New Jersey Board on Continuing Legal Education as an approved provider. NYSACDL provides tuition assistance to attorneys showing hardship.