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October 2021

Ep. 2 - Amicus Curiae: The Justice Center Files with Host Daniel K. Wiig, Esq.: A Conversation with Hon. Margaret J. Finerty, Partner, Getnick & Getnick LLP, Ret. Judge of the Criminal Court of the City of New York - New York State Gun Laws, A Factual Discussion.




The New York County Lawyers Association is proud to present the 2nd episode of the Amicus Curiae: The Justice Center Files podcast with distinguished guest Hon. Margaret J. Finerty, Partner, Getnick & Getnick LLP. Host Daniel K. Wiig sits down with Judge Finerty to discuss the important factual details of New York State Gun Laws and the implications of the Supreme Court's decision to hear a challenge to New York’s concealed carry law that limits the ability for people to obtain concealed carry permits to those who can demonstrate “proper cause” to do so. The case of New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Corlett. The Second Amendment high stakes case will have immediate implications on the constitutionality of New York's Gun Laws. Listen now to Episode 2 with Hon. Margaret J. Finerty.

About Hon. Margaret J. Finerty, Partner, Getnick & Getnick LLP, Ret. Judge of the Criminal Court of the City of New York

Supreme Court Takes Gun Law Case for the First Time in a Decade

October 2021

Ep. 1 - Amicus Curiae: The Justice Center Files with Host Daniel K. Wiig, Esq.: A Conversation with Hon. Jed S. Rakoff, Senior United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York




NYCLA's new podcast under the NYCLA Amicus Curiae umbrella is hosted by Daniel K. Wiig, and titled NYCLA Amicus Curiae: The Justice Center Files. NYCLA created the podcast to provide a public facing platform for the work the New York County Lawyers Association Justice Center does in galvanizing the public, education, and the law around issues of civic importance. The inaugural episode features an interview with Judge Jed S. Rakoff discussing his new book Why Innocent Plead Guilty and the Guilty Go Free. Judge Rakoff shares his experiences both from the bench as a jurist for the Southern District of New York, where he now has Senior Status, as well as his 15-year tenure as a criminal defense attorney. We hope you enjoy the show and look forward to sharing more discussions about issues of civic importance. Listen now to Episode 1 with Hon. Jed S. Rakoff.

About Hon. Jed S. Rakoff, Senior United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York

Judge Rakoff's Book: Why the Innocent Plead Guilty and the Guilty Go Free: And Other Paradoxes of Our Broken Legal System


September 2021


Ep. 11 - Amicus Curiae with Host Daniel K. Wiig, Esq.: A Conversation with Lisa Durante, Founder of LDI Consulting




The New York County Lawyers Association is proud to present the latest episode of NYCLA Amicus Curiae: Candidly Speaking with host Daniel K. Wiig.: A Conversation with Lisa Durante, Founder of LDI Consultants. Lisa is a Communications Expert, Strategist, & Working Parent Consultant. Listen as Lisa shares insights on how to navigate the "New Normal" as a working parent. This episode was recorded as we prepared ourselves to head back into the office and send our children back to class. Lisa advises that parents do their due diligence and consider the positive opportunities to balance work and family life through effective communication. Join host Dan Wiig as he holds a conversation with Lisa Durante that will provide key takeaways to improve your quality of life and crate a more balanced experience in the "New Normal". NYCLA Amicus Curiae: Candidly Speaking provides our listeners with actionable insights through candid guest conversations. We hope you enjoy the show and look forward to sharing the stories and journeys of future our guests. Listen now to Episode 11 with guest Lisa Durante!

About Lisa Durante, Founders of LDI Consulting

 

August 2021


Ep. 10 - Amicus Curiae with Host Daniel K. Wiig, Esq.: A Conversation with Alan Blumenfeld and Katherine James, Founders of Act of Communication




The New York County Lawyers Association is proud to present the latest episode of Amicus Curiae with host Daniel K. Wiig, Esq.: A Conversation with Alan Blumenfeld and Katherine James, Founders of Act of Communication - Consultants in the Art of Advocacy. Who hasn’t watched an episode of Perry Mason or The Good Wife and marveled deft maneuverings of the attorneys as they examined the witnesses? They always seemed to get to the desired outcome and the key is in the act of communication. Our guests Alan Blumenfeld and Katherine James are Trail Consultants, and they train attorneys on how to capitalize on the art of communication. The world is a stage, and Alan and Katherine will share their unique insights on how to speak to your audience and manage the room. Join host Dan Wiig as he holds a conversation with Alan and Katherine that will provide key takeaways that anyone can use immediately to benefit their clients and themselves. Amicus Curiae provides our listeners with actionable insights through candid guest conversations. We hope you enjoy the show and look forward to sharing the stories and journeys of future our guests. Listen now to Episode 10 with guests Alan Blumenfeld and Katherine James!

About Alan Blumenfeld and Katherine James, Founders of the Act of Communication
The Book Harvesting Witnesses' Stories by Katherine James

 

July 2021


Ep. 9 - Amicus Curiae with Host Daniel K. Wiig, Esq.: A Conversation with Neysa Alsina, General Counsel and Deputy Comptroller for Legal Affairs at Office of the New York City Comptroller




The New York County Lawyers Association is proud to present the latest episode of Amicus Curiae with host Daniel K. Wiig.: A Conversation with Neysa Alsina, General Counsel and Deputy Comptroller for Legal Affairs at Office of the New York City Comptroller. Have you ever wanted the 411 on how to become successful in your legal career? Is it all about hard work or is there more to the process of success? Extraordinary careers are possible by emulating the behaviors & habits of successful professionals. Though the journey to success is unique, there are a few common denominators in every equation. Amicus Curiae is dedicated to providing our listeners with actionable insights through candid guest conversations. We hope you are enjoying the show and look forward to sharing the stories and journeys of our future guests. Listen now to Episode 9 with guest Neysa Alsina!

About Neysa Alsina

 

June 2021


Ep. 8 - Amicus Curiae with Host Daniel K. Wiig, Esq.: A Conversation with Sherine Clarke, Founder and Host of the Lawyers Summit, & International Corporate Trainer


 

The New York County Lawyers Association is proud to present its latest episode of Amicus Curiae with host Daniel K. Wiig. Episode 8: A Conversation with Sherine Clarke, Founder and Host of the Lawyers Summit, International Corporate Trainer and Conflict Resolution Specialist. This essential conversation aims to provide our listeners with key takeaways to immediately scale up their communication skills, interpersonal skills, and provide insight into the art of networking and relationship management. Listen now!


About Sherine Clarke

Ep. 7 - Amicus Curiae with Host Daniel K. Wiig, Esq.: A Conversation with NYCLA President, Vincent Ted Chang, Esq.


 

The New York County Lawyers Association Podcast series: Amicus Curiae with Host Daniel K. Wiig, Esq. is proud to present Episode 7 - A Conversation with our newly elected NYCLA President, Vincent Ted Chang, Partner, Wullmoth, Maher & Deutsch LLP. In this episode you will gain insights on the President Chang's vision for the New York County Lawyers Association as we adjust to the new normal. President Chang also discusses NYCLA's move, future plans, and membership goals in the 21st century. Listen now!


About Vincent Ted Chang, Esq.

May 2021


Ep. 6 - Amicus Curiae with Host Daniel K. Wiig, Esq.: A Conversation with Harriet Newman Cohen, Esq. and Martha Cohen Stine, Esq.


 

NYCLA brings you the latest episode of the Amicus Curiae Podcast with Host Daniel K. Wiig. This special episode is a conversation with Mother & Daughter Matrimonial Law Powerhouses, & Founding Partners of COHEN STINE KAPOOR LLP: Harriet Newman Cohen & Martha Cohen Stine. What exactly are grounds for divorce in New York? How has the field of matrimonial law changed over the years? What are your clients expectations and how to manage these expectations? These questions and more are answered in the latest episode of Amicus Curiae. Listen now.

About Harriet Newman Cohen, Esq.
About Martha Cohen Stine, Esq.

Ep. 5 - Amicus Curiae with Host Daniel K. Wiig, Esq.:  A Conversation with Jaimie B. Field, Esq., The Rain-Maker


 

NYCLA brings you the latest episode of the Amicus Curiae Podcast with Host Daniel K. Wiig. This essential episode is a conversation with Rainmaker and Business Development expert Jaimie B. Field, Esq. What are the ethical implications of lawyers who advertise using social media? Are introverts good rainmakers? How long does it take to develop a book of business and why is this important? What are the 3 essentials of Rainmaking? These questions and more are answered in the latest episode of Amicus Curiae. Listen now to NYCLA's Podcast Amicus Curiae.

About Jaimie B. Field, The Rain-Maker

April 2021

Ep. 4 - Amicus Curiae with Host Daniel K. Wiig, Esq.: A Conversation with Aleece Burgio,Esq., Cannabis Team Leader at Barclay Damon


 

New Yorkers can now possess and use up to 3 ounces of cannabis under a legalization bill signed by the Gov. Andrew Cuomo in March of 2021. The legal implications of this recent bill are far-reaching and will impact the lives of those who live in NY State. Amicus Curiae's Host Daniel K. Wiig sits down with the Cannabis Team Lead at Barclay Damon, Aleece Burgio, an expert in the burgeoning market of the legal cannabis industry. Find out what matters and what you should know about Cannabis in NY - listen now to NYCLA's Podcast Amicus Curiae.

About Aleece Burgio, Special Counsel & Cannabis Team Leader at Barclay Damon


Ep. 3 - Amicus Curiae with Host Daniel K. Wiig, Esq.: A Conversation with Hon. Anthony Cannataro, Citywide Administrative Judge of the Civil Court of the City of New York and a Justice of the New York State Supreme Court





The New York County Lawyers Association Podcast series: Amicus Curiae with Host Daniel K. Wiig, Esq. is proud to present Episode 3 - A Conversation with the Hon. Judge Anthony Cannataro, Administrative Judge of the Civil Court of the City of New York and Justice of the New York Supreme Court. In this episode you will gain insights on the efforts undertaken to pivot the NY Civil Courts operations from in person to virtual during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Judge Cannataro also shares his thoughts on the importance of ADR and the critical role this tool plays in the within the New York Civil Courts. Join Host Daniel K. Wiig as he delves into an important conversation with Hon. Anthony Cannataro, NY's Administrative Judge responsible for managing the largest civil jurisdiction court, by volume, in the United States.

Hon. Anthony Cannataro's Biography  



March 2021

 


Ep. 2 - Amicus Curiae with Host Daniel K. Wiig, Esq.: A Conversation with Deena 'Fireball' Baikowitz



The New York County Lawyers Association Podcast series is kicks off it's second episode with guest Deena 'Fireball' Baikowitz. In this episode you will gain insights from Deena 'Fireball' Baikowitz on networking, Zoom Etiquette, Personal Branding, and professionalism in the New Normal. Join our host Daniel K. Wiig, and Deena Baikowitz as they hold a conversation delving into the networking skills that impact your professional bottom line.

About Deeana 'Fireball' Baikowitz  


February 2021


Ep. 1 - Amicus Curiae with Host Daniel K. Wiig, Esq.: A Conversation with the Hon. Stewart D. Aaron, Magistrate Judge, United States District Court, Southern District of New York


Video Presentations - February 2021

 

NYCLA CLE - A robust and insightful portfolio of cutting-edge programs



NYCLA unifies the bench, bar and academia to deliver meaningful programs



NYCLA's Minority Judicial Internship Program Success Stories



NYCLA Pro Bono Programs - New Yorkers Helping New Yorkers



NYCLA Honors Authors of its Renown Commercial Litigation in New York State Courts



NYCLA's Legacy of Diversity & Inclusion



A Celebration of Diversity & Service in the Legal Profession



The 56th Charles Evans Hughes Memorial Lecture*



*1 complementary NY CLE credit in Professional Practice was awarded to attorneys attending the live program. For details on other upcoming CLE programs of interest, click here . The recoding will NOT be available for CLE credit.

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