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CLE on the Indian Child Welfare Act this FRIDAY 3/9

The Central New York Women's Bar Association is proud to announce a CLE offering this month. Please join us for an in-depth look at how the Indian Child Welfare Act applies in New York State, including knowing who qualifies as an ICWA child and understanding jurisdiction, with renowned statewide expert practitioner and speaker Margaret Burt, Esq.

Indian Child Welfare Act in New York State
Presenter: Margaret Burt, Esq.
Presented and sponsored by the Central New York Women's Bar Association (CNYWBA), a chapter of the Women's Bar Association of the State of New York (WBASNY)
March 9, 2018 12:00noon - 3:00pm
CNY Philanthropy Center, 431 E. Fayette Street, Syracuse, NY 13202
  
$50 CNYWBA members, $85 non-members
  
Agenda:
History of ICWA
Differences between ICWA and NYS Law: Who is an ICWA Child?
Jurisdiction in NYS and Tribal Courts
Procedural Changes, Evidentiary Issues
Placement Preferences
  

This course or program has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board for a maximum of 3.0 credit hours, of which 1.0 credit hour can be applied toward the Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias requirement, 1.0 credit hour can be applied toward the Professional Practice requirement, and 1.0 credit hour can be applied toward the Skills requirement. New attorneys may not receive Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias credits, so New Attorneys attending the CLE will receive 2.0 total credits, including 1.0 in Skills and 1.0 in Professional Practice.
  
FINANCIAL HARDSHIP SCHOLARSHIPS:  Full and partial scholarships for these programs based on financial need are available. A written request must be forwarded to Bryn Lovejoy-Grinnell, Esq., Bousquet Holstein, PLLC, 110 W. Fayette Street, Suite 1000, Syracuse, NY 13202. All requests are confidential. The cost of this CLE program (excluding food) will be waived for up to ten (10) attorneys employed by a non-profit organization in New York State that provides direct legal services to victims of domestic violence. Please contact: Bryn Lovejoy-Grinnell, Esq. for more information and how to register.
Invitation to Comment on the Reapplication of Support Magistrate Hon. Susan Nasci

To: Family Law Practitioners

The Bar has been invited to comment on the reapplication of Support Magistrate Hon. Susan Nasci.  Attached is the two page evaluation form.  Please complete the form and send it to Robert J. Jenkins, Esq. at  rjjenkinsesq@gmail.com or mail it to him at  120 East Washington St., Ste 423, Syracuse NY  13202.  Please send it to me as soon as possible or by March 8, 2018.  As in the past, if you wish to keep your identity confidential, please indicate that and I will do so.  

Thank  you,

Robert J. Jenkins
Co-Chair, Family Law Committee OCBA

Bench Bar Buffet with  Acting Supreme Court Justices Martha Walsh Hood and Martha E. Mulroy

4/10/2018 12:00pm - Save the Date! 
CNY Philanthropy Center Ballroom 

FREE! Registration information to come soon.

Sponsored in collaboration with
The Onondaga County Bar Association Bench Bar Committee

It's a great time to join the Central New York Women's Bar Association because members joining now are counted toward the 2018-2019 membership year and get March through May 2018 free. 

Member Directory

Did you know that you can view our members in a member list on our website? Reach out to your fellow members to connect and refer business. Please visit  www.cnywba.org/members .
Member Benefits: Did you know that as a member of the Central New York Women's Bar Association, you are automatically a member of the Women's Bar Association of the State of New York? Check out the WBASNY benefits available to you and your firm, such as discounts on shipping, car rentals, and pet insurance here!

Other Events and Announcements

March CLE Programs in Syracuse

CPLR Update
Saturday, March 17th  | Syracuse 
Member: $135 | Co-Sponsoring Section Member: $110 | Non-Member: $235

Debt Collections and the Enforcement of Money Judgments
Thursday, March 15th   | Live Program 
Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel | Syracuse 
Member: $195 | Co-Sponsoring Section Member: $155 | Non-Member: $295

What is AI? How Does It Work? What are the Potential Implications of AI in General and for Your Practice?
Wednesday, March 21st   | Webinar Only 
Member: $75 | Non-Member: $175

Can't Attend in Person? Register for a Webcast! 
 
March 6th |  Aging & Longevity Law
March 15th-16th |  Bridging the Gap 
March 16th |  CPLR Update 
March 22nd-23rd |  14th Annual International Estate Planning Institute 

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JobOpportunities
Job Opportunities



NYS OAG - 39th Annual Summer Law Internship Program
The New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is seeking talented law students for its 2018 Summer Law Internship Program (SLIP). The SLIP officially runs for 8 weeks between June and July beginning on  June 4, 2018.  Interns commit to work full-time for the entire duration of the program.  
Placements are available statewide within the Divisions of Criminal Justice, Economic Justice, Social Justice, State Counsel, Appeals and Opinions, Regional Affairs, Executive and Administration.  Law students assist attorneys in all phases of their work including but not limited to: legal research; drafting of briefs, memos and pleadings; document review; responding to discovery requests; preparing for depositions and trials; and performing some clerical work.

Students should only apply for those bureaus and/or regional offices of interest to them.  Location preferences will be honored; however, bureau assignment may ultimately be made based upon the needs of the OAG.
Applicant deadline is  March 16, 2018, but please note that positions are filled on a rolling basis.


Division of State Counsel  Litigation Bureau - Albany Assistant Attorney General 
The New York State Office of the Attorney General's  Litigation Bureau  in Albany is seeking an experienced attorney capable of handling significant and complex litigation. The Litigation Bureau represents the State of New York, its agencies and officers in state and federal courts in proceedings relating to civil rights, education, social services, public employment, public health, law enforcement, corrections, state finance, insurance, taxation, and other litigated matters arising out of state operations and legislation. Cases in the Bureau frequently present questions of administrative law, federal and state constitutional law, and statutory interpretation. Attorneys handle all phases of litigation, including trials.
For more information about the OAG, please visit our website: 

Division of Economic Justice Bureau of Internet and Technology Bureau Chief - New York City 
The New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is seeking an experienced litigator to lead the  Bureau of Internet and Technology (BIT) in New York City.  The BIT Bureau Chief will supervise attorneys and support staff in their investigations, case development, and affirmative lawsuits on behalf of the Office.  The Bureau Chief also has the opportunity to serve as the lead litigator and trial attorney in civil actions brought by the Bureau. 
BIT enforces state and federal privacy, data security, and consumer protection laws on behalf of New York and its citizens, and is engaged in the full range of issues affecting the internet and emerging technologies.  BIT also works closely with other state and federal enforcers on matters of national impact.  BIT also regularly interacts with the academic and technology industry community in New York and nationally, and the Bureau Chief can expect to interface regularly with representatives from those groups.
For more information about the OAG, please visit our website: 

Division of Criminal Justice Medicaid Fraud Control Unit - Special Assistant Attorney - New York City
The New York State Office of the Attorney General's  Medicaid Fraud Control Unit's Civil Enforcement Division, based primarily in New York City, is seeking experienced litigators to direct complex civil fraud investigations in the healthcare industry, utilizing the New York State False Claims Act, Social Services Law ยง145-b, and the Executive Law, and to handle asset forfeiture actions and other matters involving civil remedies. Reference No. MFCU_NYC_SAAG/CIV_3133

Division of Criminal Justice Medicaid Fraud Control Unit - Special Assistant Attorney General - New York City
Reference No. MFCU_SAAG_NYC_3134
The New York State Office of the Attorney General's  Medicaid Fraud Control Unit in New York City is seeking experienced prosecuting attorneys who will lead investigations of financial fraud in the healthcare industry, present evidence to grand juries, and conduct evidentiary hearings and trials in New York State courts. Applicants for prosecutorial positions should have substantial grand jury and trial experience that preferably includes the investigation and prosecution of financial crimes. Experience drafting and overseeing the execution of search and eavesdropping warrants is a plus.

Division of State Counsel Litigation Bureau - Mental Health Section Assistant Attorney General - New York City 
The Mental Health Section of the  Litigation Bureau in the New York State Office of the Attorney General is seeking an experienced and motivated litigator to serve in the New York City office.
The Litigation Bureau defends the State of New York and its agencies and officers in state and federal courts in civil actions and proceedings relating to civil rights, education, social services, public employment, public health, law enforcement, corrections, state finance, insurance, taxation, and other matters arising out of state legislation, regulation, and operations.  Reference No. LIT_AAG/MHS_NYC_3128
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