Convocations

The Journals available in the Library tab contain the transcripts of the Convocations.

 

Professionalism and Legal Education: 2018

Upcoming Convocation: April 1, 2019

FROM LAW SCHOOL TO PRACTICE: SKILLS, COMPETENCIES AND PROFESSIONAL VALUES
A Dialogue with the Academy, Bench and Bar

New York State Judicial Institute
84 North Broadway
White Plains, New York 10603

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Professionalism and Legal Education: 2014

THE COMING CHANGES TO LEGAL EDUCATION: ENSURING PROFESSIONAL VALUES
A Joint Convocation convened by the Judicial Institute on Professionalism in the Law and the New York State Bar Association and its Committee on Legal Education and Admission to the Bar
New York State Judicial Institute
84 North Broadway
White Plains, New York 10603
May 22, 2014

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Lawyer Independence Convocations: 2009 - 2013

Under the Rules of Professional Conduct (22 NYCRR Part 1200), independent judgment is one of the essential aspects of a lawyer's relationship with a client. The Institute has undertaken a study of lawyer independence in a series of Convocations to examine the challenges lawyers confront in the context of different practices.

CONCLUDING CONVOCATION IN THE LAWYER INDEPENDENCE SERIES
A PRINCIPLED DISCUSSION OF PROFESSIONALISM:
LAWYER INDEPENDENCE IN PRACTICE

New York County Lawyers' Association
14 Vesey Street
New York, NY 10007
November 6, 2013

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INDEPENDENCE AND IN-HOUSE CORPORATE COUNSEL
New York State Judicial Institute
84 North Broadway
White Plains, NY 10603
November 9, 2012

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Keynote Address by Robert C. Weber 
Afternoon Speech by Christine T. Di Guglielmo 


CHALLENGES AND BEST PRACTICES FOR SOLO AND SMALL FIRM PRACTITIONERS

Maurice A. Deane School of Law
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549
November 4, 2011

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INDEPENDENCE AND THE GOVERNMENT LAWYER
New York State Bar Association
One Elk Street
Albany, NY 12207
November 15, 2010

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Keynote Speech by Bernard Nussbaum 


THE RISE AND ROLE OF GENERAL/IN-HOUSE COUNSEL TO LAW FIRMS

Fordham Law School
140 West 62nd Street
New York, NY 10023
October 30, 2009

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