Check back soon for details on our Upcoming CLEs
The NHCBA has been certified by the New York State CLE Board as an Accredited Provider of continuing legal education in the State of New York. We offer courses that are appropriate for both newly admitted and experienced attorneys.
Financial aid is available upon application. Please review the Continuing Legal Education Tuition Assistance and Payment Policy. If you are interested in applying for Continuing Legal Education financial aid, please fill out the CLE Financial Assistance Application Form and return it to the New Haven County Bar Association.
Nut & Bolts CLE Series
Our most recent series is detailed below:
Nuts & Bolts CLE
Basic Practice Series
Sarts Thursday, February 6, 2014
Location: The Graduate Club, 155 Elm St., New Haven
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m
The NHCBA is pleased to sponsor a series of seminars that provide
an overview of major areas of the law for attorneys and paralegals. From
litigation to family law to the essentials of being a successful attorney,
these seminars will help any attorney, regardless of the area of law in which
they concentrate their practice, to better understand the issues and better
serve their clients. This is an excellent opportunity for firms to provide
solid training to their new associates and paralegals as well as a refresher
course for more seasoned practitioners, all of whom will learn from experienced
judges and attorneys.
To register for the whole series, please contact the NHCBA office at (203) 562-9652.
Wills, Trusts & Estates, and Probate Court
Thursday, February 6
trusts, durable powers of attorney, appointments of health care representative,
living wills, and the filing of testate, intestate, and small decedent’s
estates in the Probate Court.
Speakers: Judge Daniel F. Caruso, Probate Judge, District of Fairfield
Mike Clear, Wiggin & Dana
Matt Brown, Wiggin & Dana
Thursday, March 6
of the case; Timelines; Valuation of a case and factors to consider; Candor and
rapport with the Court and .State; GA Courts and DUI Rules.
Speakers: Thomas J. Ullman, Public Defender's Office
Judge Maureen M. Keegan, Presiding Judge, New Haven G.A.
Glen Conway, The Conway Law Firm
Overview of Residential Real Estate Closings
Thursday, March 20
estate transactions; Title searches; Title Insurance; Three stages of residential closings; Tax
adjustments; and basic zoning law.
Speakers: Josh Luksberg, First American Title Insurance
Joan C. Malloy, Loughlin Fitzgerald
Anatomy of a Superior Court Case
Thursday, April 3
to bring and defend a basic state court lawsuit, including service of
complaint, pleadings, venue, discovery, pre-trial conferences, jury selection,
and case resolutions. This course also
talks about costs and fees associated with this type of case, how to obtain up
to date information and short calendar.
Speakers: Glen W. Pierson, Loughlin Fitzgerald P.C.
Eric P. Smith, Stratton Faxon
Experienced litigators share tips to
help you develop the ability to take a deposition that is useful for discovery,
settlement and trial purposes.
Speakers: Penny Q. Seaman, Wiggin & Dana
Charles B. Price, Jr., Law Offices of Charles Price
Thursday, April 24
Initial client overview, prejudgment remedies, procedures and statutory requirements, alimony, property division; Custody, visitation & child support, Child Support Guidelines, educational support orders; Settlement agreements, same sex marriage updates and content on legal services, poverty and magistrate proceedings.
Speakers: Judge Jane K. Grossman, Family Suppoer Magistrate
Kenneth B. Rubin, Rubin & Eldrich, P.C.
Jean L. Welty, Welty, Esposito & Wieler, LLC
Series cost: $150 for NHCBA members, $120 for individuals
who passed the 2013 CT Bar exam & law students, $300 for non-members.
Individual seminar: $50 for members, $40 new bar admittees & law students,
Includes continental breakfast.
The NHCBA has been certified by the New York State CLE Board as an Accredited
Provider of continuing legal education in the State of New York. These seminars
are appropriate for both new and experienced attorneys.
Practice area, legal skills, legal ethics, and professionalism credits offered,
varies by seminar.
Call the NHCBA office at (203) 562-9652 or click on the session you'd like to attend to register.