Past Events

New York State Bar Association

March 31, 2022

The Ethics of Serving on a Non-Profit Board as an Attorney

Employment Law Institute (New York City Bar Association)

March 4, 2022

Investigation Ethics

21st Annual Hinshaw Legal Malpractice & Risk Management Conference

March 2, 2022

Sticks, Stones and Sanctions: Things Attorneys Write and Say may hurt them.

Metropolitan Black Bar Association

February 25, 2022

Fail Forward: How to Learn from Your Failures and Mistakes to Become a Better leader.

Brooklyn Bar Association

February 1, 2022

2021 Year in Review: Noteworthy Ethics Decisions & Opinions

New York State Bar Association (Women in the Law Section)

January 25, 2022

Changing Lanes: Ethical Blind Spots

Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers (APRL) (Chicago)

October 22, 2021

New York State Bar Association (Women on the Move 2021)

September 30, 2021

“I am Not a Cat”: Lawyering in the Virtual Age.

New York City Bar Association

September 28, 2021

An Introduction to New York’s Statewide Rules for Attorney Disciplinary Matters.

Legal Ethics Lab

September 21, 2021

Conflicts—Some are Waivable; Some, are Not: Self-dealing, Loans to and From Clients, Sexual Relations with Clients and the Perils of Joint Representation.

New York County Lawyers Association

August11, 2021

From Hero to Zero:  The Giuliani Suspension- Insights and Repercussions

Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers (APRL)

July 15, 2021

From Hero to Zero:  The Giuliani Suspension- Insights and Repercussions

Legal Ethics Lab

June 22, 2021

Words Matter—Biases, Racial Fury, and the Belittling of Female Attorneys.

Legal Ethics Lab

May 25, 2021

When the Personal Disrupts the Professional. Personal Conduct that leads to Censure, Suspension, and Disbarment.
Legal Ethics Lab

April 14, 2021

The Ethics of Law Firm Collaboration. From Co-Counsel to Of Counsel, Imputation of Conflicts, Insurance Coverage and Alliances with Non-Attorneys.
Legal Ethics Lab

February 17, 2021

Aggressively Defend Without Needing Disciplinary Defense

Legal Ethics Lab

December 30, 2020

Escrow Accounts: There are Dos and Don’ts and Nothing in between. From the Basis to the Fundamentals.

Harvard University School of Law

November 16, 2020

The Attorney Disciplinary Process and Top 10 Conduct That Leads to Discipline

New York City Bar Association

October 19, 2020

Ethics and Professionalism

New York City Bar Association

October 13, 2020

An Introduction to New York’s Statewide Rules for Attorney Disciplinary Matters

Madison Learning Center (Madison Commercial Real Estate Services)

July 16, 2020

5 Reasons Real Estate Attorneys Get Disbarred or Suspended for a Year or More.

Lawline

June 23, 2020

It’s Black and White—No Shades of Grey! Escrow Accounts from the Basics to the Non- negotiable. 

Metropolitan Black Bar Association

March 7, 2020

Hon. Theodore T. Jones Trial Academy Program

New York City Bar Association

October 2, 2019

Getting Admitted to the First or Second Departments

New York City Bar Association

September 24, 2019

An Introduction to New York’s Statewide Rules for Attorney Disciplinary Matters.

New York City Bar Association

April 4, 2019

Trial Ethics NYBSA Trial Academy at Cornell School of Law.

New York City Bar Association

March 28, 2019

A Year in Review: Key Public and Private Disciplinary Decisions from the Attorney Grievance Committee and the Commission on Judicial Conduct.

New York City Bar Association

September 27, 2018

Attorney Discipline: Reflections from the Presiding Justices, Clerks of the Court and Department Chiefs on the Critical Changes Procedure and Recent Decisions.
New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers

June 28, 2018

Raising the Bar: Creating an Ethical and Inclusive Workplace

Lawline

February 2018

A Year in Review—Noteworthy Decisions and Opinions 2017

Association of Black Women Attorney

May 27, 2017

Black Women Leading the Way in Law, Medicine, Sports, Business, and Entertainment “She’s the Boss”—Determining you own Destiny.

New York City Bar Association

September 28, 2016

Out With the Old, in with the New: An introduction to New York’s Statewide Rule of Attorney Disciplinary Matters,

Harvard Club (Judicial Title)

October 19, 2016

Recurring Ethical Issues and How to Avoid Them

Practicing Law Institute (PLI)

November 18, 2016

Think Like a Lawyer, Talk Like a Geek 2016: Get Fluent in Technology– Legal Ethics in the Age of Laptop Office

Metropolitan Black Bar Association

April 2016

Lawyering in the Technology Age: Best Practices for Avoiding Pitfalls.

Association of Black Women Attorneys

December 2, 2015

Avoiding Common Ethical Pitfalls: From Errors on your Escrow account to Thoughtless Tweets on your Twitter Account.

Departmental Disciplinary Committee (Policy Committee–CLE)

Skadden Arps—Common Disciplinary Problems and How to Prevent them”

Madison Commercial Real Estate Services

Tips on Avoiding a Disciplinary Investigation: From your Professional Conduct to your Personal Conduct”

The Puerto Rican Bar Association Third Convention

Nov 5, 2015

Ethics in Trial Practice

The Brooklyn Bar Association

October 20, 2015

Breaking up is hard to do. Termination of the attorney-client relationship—Prevention, Planning, and Procedure.

New Rochelle Bar Association

October 13, 2015

Lawyering in the Technology Age— Ethical Pitfalls to Avoid

New York City Bar Association

October 2, 2015

Attorney Discipline in New York: Structure, Process & Trends.

Caribbean Attorney Network

September 19, 2015

Caribbean Attorneys Network (CAN) Attorneys who Brunch Series.

Wells Fargo Bank and Madison Commercial Real Estate Services

September 2015

Real Ethical Issues for Real Estate Attorneys to Consider

New York State Bar Association Spring Ethics CLE

June 16, 2015

The Evolving Rules of Professional Conduct

New York State Bar Association (Federal & Commercial Litigation)

April 1, 2015

The Business of Lawyering: Understanding Your Clients’ Language and Managing Your Practice Ethically and Efficiently

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

March 26, 2015

Avoiding Common Ethical Pitfalls: Ethical Considerations for Practicing Attorneys

New York City Bar Association

March 25, 2015

First Judicial Department “Bridge the Gap”

Metropolitan Black Bar Association

February 21, 2015

The Third Annual Theodore T. Jones, Jr. Trial Advocacy Workshop

New York State Bar Association

January 27, 2015

Understanding Attorneys Professional Conduct and Misconduct

New York City Bar Association

October 7, 2014

Common Disciplinary Problems and How to Avoid Them.”

New York County Lawyers Association.

May 28, 2014

the First Judicial Department “Bridge the Gap”

Defense Association of New York (DANY)

April 8, 2014

Understanding Attorneys Professional Conduct and Misconduct

New York County Lawyers Association

January 9, 2014

Common Disciplinary Problems and How to Avoid Them.

Reported Decisions