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#30DaysMBBA Celebrate & Learn with the Metropolitan Black Bar Association

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Join us during #30DaysMBBA to celebrate our Gala Honorees & expand our learning.

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Earn your New York CLE requirements through the MBBA with 5 engaging, informative, and timely topics in the areas of Diversity and Inclusion, Ethics and all other CLE credit categories.

Each CLE is appropriate for newly admitted and experienced attorneys (transitional and non-transitional).

Registration will entitle you to attend all five CLE programs. Individual program registration is not available.

Celebrate & Learn with the Metropolitan Black Bar Association

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10/8/2020 6:00 p.m.

Law Practice Management CLE (1 Credit)

Team Management: Effective Collaboration Among Attorneys, Paralegals and Legal Support Staff

Panelists:

Christina Carter, Practice Support Manager, Hogans Lovell LLP; Chair, MBBA Paralegal and Legal Professionals Division

Jennifer Abelaj, Senior Counsel, Davidoff Hutcher & Citron LLP; Chair, MBBA Trust & Estate Section

Moderator:

Anta Cissé-Green, MBBA President

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10/13/2020 12:30 p.m.

Ethics & Professionalism CLE (1 Credit)

Common Reasons For Grievance Complaints. And What Happens When the Attorney Grievance Committee Comes Knocking

Panelists:

Kaylin Whittingham, Principal of Whittingham, LLP

Moderator:

Anta Cissé-Green, MBBA President

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10/13/2020 6:30 p.m.

Diversity, Inclusion & Elimnation of Bias CLE (1 Credit)

Addressing Implicit Bias to Advance Inclusion for Black Attorneys in the Legal Profession

Panelists:

Christopher Binns, Associate, Loeb & Loeb, LLP; MBBA Board Member

Phillip C. Hamilton, Partner, Hamilton Clarke, LLP; MBBA Board Member

Justina Rivera, Associate, Harris Beach, PLLC; MBBA Vice President of Membership

Moderator:

Paula T. Edgar, Partner, Inclusion Strategy Solutions, LLC; MBBA Treasurer & Past President

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10/20/2020 6:00 p.m.

Area of Professional Practice CLE (1 Credit)

Will You or Won't You? A Discussion on Pop Culture, Celebrity Deaths and the Ramifications of Not Estate Planning

Panelists:

Carl Forbes, Jr., Principal, Carl Forbes Jr. Law Firm PLLC; MBBA President-Elect

Anta Cissé-Green, MBBA President

Moderator:

Paula T. Edgar, Partner, Inclusion Strategy Solutions, LLC; MBBA Treasurer & Past President

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10/28/2020 4:30 p.m.

Skills CLE (1 Credit)

Community Policymaking and Movement Lawyering: Alternatives Frameworks for Addressing Legal Issues Affecting Underrepresented Communities

Panelists:

Portia Allen Kyle, Associate Director, Law & Policy, Voting Rights Lab

Twyla Carter, National Policy Director, the Bail Project

Moderator:

Anta Cissé-Green, MBBA President

Once you register, you will receive a link for each CLE program, which will be held using the Zoom platform. Please note that in order to receive full credit for each CLE session, you must:

(i) participate for the entire length of each CLE session; partial credits will not be issued and (ii) complete an evaluation form upon completion of each CLE and include the required code for each CLE session.

If you have any questions or need additional assistance, please contact us at info@mbbanyc.org. We look forward to seeing you soon. Visit us at www.mbbanyc.org.

Tuition assistance available for those who qualify. Inquire by emailing: info@mbbanyc.org

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