RHJC To Host Legal Seminar Wednesday

The Robert H. Jackson Center will host “An Inside View: Supreme Court of the State of New York, Appellate Division, Fourth Judicial Department” on Wednesday.

The legal education program is one in an ongoing series of Continuing Legal Education seminars presented in partnership with Phillips Lytle LLP. The program is free and open to the public. Advance registration is required and donations are appreciated.

The program begins at 1 p.m. with a panel discussion on “Best Practices-Supreme Court of the State of New York” by the Hon. Gerald J. Whalen, the Hon. Erin M. Peradotto and the Hon. John M. Curran, moderated by Gregory L. Peterson, Jackson Center co-founder, board member, and Phillips Lytle LLP partner. Christoper D. Lindquist, Appellate Division, Fourth Department, will then address “Attorney Disciplinary Rules/Process.” Following Lindquist, Justices Whalen, Peradotto and Curran will be interviewed by Peterson on their respective professional journeys to the bench and experiences in private practice. The seminar concludes with “Survival Skills for Lawyers,” presented by Daniel T. Lukasik, a member of the Bar Association of Erie County’s Committee to Assist Lawyers with Depression in Erie County.

A reception will follow, sponsored by the Jamestown Bar Association, Northern Chautauqua County Bar Association and Cattaraugus County Bar Association.

To register, visit www.roberthjackson.org/events or call 483-6646.

Phillips Lytle LLP has been certified by the state Continuing Legal Education Board as an Accredited Provider of continuing legal education in New York. The program, traditional classroom format, has been approved for CLE credit for both experienced and newly admitted attorneys for a total of four credit hours, comprising one hour of ethics and three hours of professional practice. Approval by The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania CLE Board is pending.