New York Professional Events List


Oct 04, 2021 - 08:00 AM
Albany Capital Center55 Eagle Street,

Albany, ,
NY ,
ZIP: 12207

Conference Overview

NYSBA's Partnership Conference is the premier civil legal services educational and networking conference in New York State.  The Partnership Conference is attended by leaders of civil legal service organizations and private law firms from across New York State.  

Individuals and groups from all corners of the state travel to Albany, NY every other year to attend the conference, earn continuing legal education credits, and attend the Denison Ray Civil Awards dinner to honor attorneys', directors', and nonprofits' extraordinary leadership and commitment to access to justice.  This year's Partnership Conference has a projected attendance of over 500 people.

The theme for the 2020 Partnership Conference is Uniting for Justice and will be held from October 2, 2020 through October 4, 2020 at the Albany Capital Center.  The conference will provide over thirty workshops, covering a diverse range of subjects, including program innovation and management, technology and substantive legal topics (immigration, foreclosure, domestic violence, government benefits, and housing, among others).

The New York State Bar Association's Committee on Legal Aid is pleased to call for nominations for the 2020 Denison Ray Civil Awards and the Phil Dailey Award.  These awards will be presented at the Denison Ray Awards Dinner on October 3, 2020.  Please see nomination form for more details.

Registration will go live in May!

Maintenance in Matrimonial Cases Where the Client is Potentially the Payer
Serving LGBTQ Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence in Family Law Cases: Best Practices and Recent Legal Developments 
Cross-County Collaboration: Engaging Law Students in New and Capacity-Building Ways through Alternabreaks, Clinics and Internships 
Click, Return, DISASTER! Social Media Ethics for Lawyers 
Innovations in Pro Bono Limited Scope Representation 
Utilizing Technology in Pro Bono: What Works and What Doesn’t 
Implicit Bias 
Cultural Competency in a Legal Aid Program, including being LGBT Inclusive 
Recognizing and Responding to Microaggressions 
Racial Justice Best Practices 
Group Representation in Wage and Hour Cases
The Importance of Being an Employee 
Representing Low Income Clients in Sexual Discrimination and Harassment Cases
Waivers for Permanent Residents
Non Immigrant Visa Waivers for U and T Visas 
Remedies for DACA Recipients
Navigating Short Sales
Death & Taxes: A Survey of Tax Debt Issues for Low-Income Clients & Strategies for Advocates  
Creating a Student Loan Practice 
Improving  Language Access at the Department of Social Services Using the US Department of Human Services Civil Rights Complaint Process  
Changing Temporary Shelter Rules: A Tale of Two Advocacy Strategies 
Resource and Asset Rules for Public Assistance  
The Impact of Trauma on Disability Claims  
Preparing Effective Direct Examination in Mental Impairment Cases Involving Trauma 
Direct and Cross Examination Strategies for Expert Witnesses 
Right to Counsel in Housing Cases 
Landlord-Tenant Cases Involving Conditions: Remedies and Strategies for the Tenants’ Attorney 
Collateral Consequences: The Effects of (Alleged or Actual) Crimes on Stable Housing  
The Affordable Care Act in NYS in 2020: Successes, Challenges, Responses to Federal Threats 
Current Topics in Managed Care and Managed Long Term Care  
Immigration and Health Care Access: Impact of Actual and Threatened Changes by the Trump Administration on Access to Medicaid by Certain Immigrants  
Best Practices in Community Economic Development Law 
Identifying, Challenging and Overcoming Civil Impacts of Criminal Convictions in 2020 
Transgender Health Care: Successfully Appealing Medicaid Denials 
Public Service Loan Forgiveness
The Challenge of Justice Courts 
Representation of Veterans: Life-Changing Legal Services 
Kinship Benefits 
School Matters: Integrating Education Advocacy into Your Holistic Representation of Adult Clients and Their Children
Director Supervision of Attorneys and Paralegals: Understanding Your Ethical Obligations 
Live Help Turns 8! & Powering Elder Justice Through Risk Detection and Legal Health Check Up Technologies 
Rapid Fire Technology Talks


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