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Practicing in NYS Supreme Court

Length: 2 hours 47 minutes

This program will provide new attorneys with an overall “how to” guide for practicing in New York Supreme Court.  Panelists will discuss the basics of initiating an action, describe the court parts and what they do, and provide information about getting a judge assigned to the case.  The panelists will also provide an overview of court rules, part rules, judge rules, and the relevant sections of the CPLR as a guide to navigating the court system effectively.  Practical basic tips by seasoned attorneys, judges, and court staff have been compiled to provide new attorneys with a “nuts and bolts” education of the Supreme Court. 

CLE credit: New York: 3.0 skills; New Jersey: 3.1 general; California & Pennsylvania: 2.5 general

Agenda

6:15 – 6:25    Initiating An Action
                      Justice Saliann Scarpulla and Jeffrey Carucci

6:25– 6:45    Electronic Filing and Courthouse Technology
                     Jeffrey Carucci and John M. Lundin

6:45 – 6:55    Court Parts and What They Do
                      Justice Eileen Bransten and Cynthia B. Rubin

6:55 – 7:00    Getting a Judge Assigned
                      Justice Saliann Scarpulla and John M. Lundin

7:00 – 7:25    Motions
                      Justice Eileen Bransten, Justice Saliann Scarpulla and Jeffrey Carucci

7:25 – 7:35    Break

7:35 – 7:45    Court Rules
                      John M. Lundin and Cynthia B. Rubin

7:45 – 8:05    Hearings and Trials
                      Justice Eileen Bransten, Justice Saliann Scarpulla and Cynthia B. Rubin

8:05 – 8:15    Alternative Dispute Resolution in the Supreme Court
                      Justice Eileen Bransten, Cynthia B. Rubin and John M. Lundin

8:15 – 8:20    Geography of the Supreme Court
                       Jeffrey Carucci and John M. Lundin

8:20 – 8:45    Practical Tips
                      All Speakers

8:45 – 9:00    Questions
                      All Speakers
 


Original Recording Date: 10/9/2014


Produced By:

New York City Bar Association

Course Materials

  • *Practicing in NYS Supreme Court
  • Affirmation Document