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Fairfield County Bar Course Catalogue

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Real Estate Issues in Elder Law

Presented by Ann Fouler-Cruz, Esq. & Jennifer Kallenbach, Esq.


Recorded on: June 6th, 2018 – Hours: 2.0

Some Topics included in this course:

– The focus of this seminar is on the Real Estate Issues READ MORE

Recorded on: June 6th, 2018 – Hours: 2.0

Some Topics included in this course:

– The focus of this seminar is on the Real Estate Issues including
– Rights of Life Tenants
– Inter-Spousal Transfers through POA
– Income Producing Property
– Transfers of Real Estate
– Effects on Qualifying for Medicaid

Presented by:
Ann Fouler-Cruz, Esq. & Jennifer Kallenbach, Esq.
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Legal Considerations Related to Ownership & Purchasing of Condominiums and Co-Ops

Presented by Joseph Cessario, Esq. & William Ward, Esq.


Recorded on: May 23rd, 2018 – Hours: 2.0

Some Topics included in this course:

– 2010 Amendments and Transparency
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Recorded on: May 23rd, 2018 – Hours: 2.0

Some Topics included in this course:

– 2010 Amendments and Transparency
– What does Public Comment Mean?
– Owner’s meetings – notice- agenda-partial directed proxies
– Board meetings -Executive Sessions
– Voting. Inspectors of voting
– Maintenance Standards
– Assessing Deductibles back to owners
– and more

Presented by:
– Joseph Cessario, Esq. & William Ward, Esq.
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Conflicts of Interest and Engagement Letter for T&E Practitioners

Presented by Peter Mott, Esq. & K. Bradoc Gallant, Esq.


Recorded on: May 15th, 2018 – Hours: 2.0

Some Topics included in this course:

– Are you drafting the best engagement letters to comply w READ MORE

Recorded on: May 15th, 2018 – Hours: 2.0

Some Topics included in this course:

– Are you drafting the best engagement letters to comply with the rules?
– Is it acceptable to represent parents and their children in Estate Planning matters?
– What happens when your clients get divorce?
– Is it ethical to represent the Executor and Beneficiaries of an estate?
– And many more.

Presented by:
– Peter Mott, Esq. & K. Bradoc Gallant, Esq.
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Presenting an effective appellate argument. Practical tips for your brief and oral arguments

Presented by Justice Andrew J. McDonald; Ronald E. Kowalski, II, Esq.


Recorded on: November 17th, 2015 – Hours: 2.0

Topics covered in this course include: Preparing a Persuasive Petition for Certification, Appellate Issue Selection, Crafting a Compelling Appella READ MORE

Recorded on: November 17th, 2015 – Hours: 2.0

Topics covered in this course include: Preparing a Persuasive Petition for Certification, Appellate Issue Selection, Crafting a Compelling Appellate Brief, What Makes an Effective Oral Argument, and more.

All Topics Covered:
– Preparing a Persuasive Petition for Certification
– Appellate Issue Selection
– Crafting a Compelling Appellate Brief
– What Makes an Effective Oral Argument
– Common Mistakes to Avoid
– Questions and Answers

Presented By:
Justice Andrew J. McDonald; Ronald E. Kowalski, II, Esq.
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Recent Updates in Connecticut Real Property Law

Presented by Gregory P. Muccilli, Esq.


Recorded on: September 7th, 2017 – Hours: 2.0

Topics covered in this course include Lender Topics & Foreclosures, Easements, Liens & Boundary Line Matters, Structures & Fences, Recent Interpr READ MORE

Recorded on: September 7th, 2017 – Hours: 2.0

Topics covered in this course include Lender Topics & Foreclosures, Easements, Liens & Boundary Line Matters, Structures & Fences, Recent Interpretations of the Marketable Record Title Act, and more.

All Topics Covered:
– Lender Topics & Foreclosures
– Easements, Liens & Boundary Line Matters
– Structures & Fences
– Recent Interpretations of the Marketable Record Title Act
– Landlord / Tenant Update
– New Avenues of Lawyer Liability
– Municipal Matters

Presented By:
Gregory P. Muccilli, Esq.
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Your Evidence Toolbox: The 10 Sections Of The Connecticut Evidence Code We Need To Know To Professionally Try A Civil Case

Presented by Robert Adelman, Esq.


Recorded on: June 29th, 2016 – Hours: 2.0

Topics covered in this course include: Requirement of Authentication, Admissibility of Copies, Definition of Relevant Evidence, Exclusion of Evidence on READ MORE

Recorded on: June 29th, 2016 – Hours: 2.0

Topics covered in this course include: Requirement of Authentication, Admissibility of Copies, Definition of Relevant Evidence, Exclusion of Evidence on Grounds of Prejudice, Confusion or Waste of Time, Evidence of Bias, Prejudice or Interest, Testimony of Experts, Definitions, Hearsay Exceptions: Availability of Declarant Immaterial, Admissibility of Business Entries and Photographic Copies, Hearsay within Hearsay, Residual Exception

All Topics Covered:
– Requirement of Authentication
– Admissibility of Copies
– Definition of Relevant Evidence
– Exclusion of Evidence on Grounds of Prejudice, Confusion or Waste of Time
– Evidence of Bias, Prejudice or Interest
– Testimony of Experts
– Definitions
– Hearsay Exceptions: Availability of Declarant Immaterial
– Admissibility of Business Entries and Photographic Copies
– Hearsay within Hearsay
– Residual Exception

Presented By:
Robert Adelman, Esq.
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What To Do if a Grievance Arrives

Presented by Eugene Riccio, Esq.; Stephen J. Conover, Esq.


Recorded on: March 30th, 2017 – Hours: 2.0

Speakers will describe Connecticut’s lawyer disciplinary process and considerations if a grievance complaint arrives. Among the many questions to b READ MORE

Recorded on: March 30th, 2017 – Hours: 2.0

Speakers will describe Connecticut’s lawyer disciplinary process and considerations if a grievance complaint arrives. Among the many questions to be addressed: For complaints from clients, do I still represent the client & what about pending client matters?; For complaints from non-clients, what can I disclose about my client?; How should I respond to the accusations in the Grievance Complaint?

All Topics Covered:
– For complaints from clients, do I still represent the client & what about pending client matters?
– For complaints from non-clients, what can I disclose about my client?
– How should I respond to the accusations in the Grievance Complaint?

Presented By:
Eugene Riccio, Esq.; Stephen J. Conover, Esq.
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Transformative, Facilitative and Evaluative Mediation

Presented by William Logue, JD


Recorded on: March 2th, 2017 – Hours: 2.0

“Decades ago Harvard Law Professor Frank Sander wrote about Fitting the Forum to the Fuss in selecting an appropriate ADR process – neutral evaluation, READ MORE

Recorded on: March 2th, 2017 – Hours: 2.0

“Decades ago Harvard Law Professor Frank Sander wrote about Fitting the Forum to the Fuss in selecting an appropriate ADR process – neutral evaluation, mediation, arbitration, litagation. Since then within just the mediation process various models become more defined and parties seek to talor the mediator and model more specifically yo yhe situation and parties. The literatiure, and this short summary, attempt to draw bright lines between styles. In practice those lines may not be so bright.”

~ The Logue Group

All Topics Covered:
– What are the differences
– How to select for your particular case
– Differences in preparation for each

Presented By:
William Logue, JD
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Family Law and Immigration The Basics of Immigration Law for Family Law Practitioner

Presented by Aleksandr Y. Troyb, Esq.; Eric J. Broder, Esq.


Recorded on: January 27th, 2016 – Hours: 2.0

The seminar will cover various aspects of immigration law that impact the practice of family law, including: Marriage Based Immigration Petitions, Im READ MORE

Recorded on: January 27th, 2016 – Hours: 2.0

The seminar will cover various aspects of immigration law that impact the practice of family law, including: Marriage Based Immigration Petitions, Impact of Immigration Status on Alimony, Prenuptial Agreements and Various Provisions, Child Custody & Travel, Hague / Non-Hague Countries, Impact of Affidavits of Support on Alimony Service of Process Abroad, and what to do if a country is not following the terms of an existing treaty.

All Topics Covered:
– Marriage Based Immigration Petitions
– Impact of Immigration Status on Alimony
– Prenuptial Agreements and Various Provisions
– Child Custody & Travel (Hague / Non-Hague Countries)
– Impact of Affidavits of Support on Alimony Service of ProcessAbroad (and what to do if a country is not following the terms of an existing treaty)

Presented By:
Aleksandr Y. Troyb, Esq.; Eric J. Broder, Esq.
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Late-Life Divorce & Divorce with Litigants of Diminished Capacity

Presented by Hon. Lynda B. Munro; Sandra Lax, Esq.; Linda L. Eliovson, Esq.


Recorded on: January 20th, 2016 – Hours: 2.0

Topics covered in this course include: What is diminished capacity?, Divorce with a conserved litigant, Support for a mentally ill spouse, History of READ MORE

Recorded on: January 20th, 2016 – Hours: 2.0

Topics covered in this course include: What is diminished capacity?, Divorce with a conserved litigant, Support for a mentally ill spouse, History of Medicaid & Divorce – Case Studies, and more.

All Topics Covered:
– What is diminished capacity?
– Attorney’s ethical obligations and duties when a client has diminished capacity
– Divorce with a conserved litigant
– Support for a mentally ill spouse
– History of Medicaid & Divorce – Case Studies
– Current approaches to Divorces
– Pros & Cons – Divorce vs. Medicaid from a Financial Perspective

Presented By:
Hon. Lynda B. Munro; Sandra Lax, Esq.; Linda L. Eliovson, Esq.
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