Practising Law Institute's New York CPLR 2009

This program has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the Continuing Legal Education Board. CLE Credit will be granted to attorneys.

Click here for the official seminar website and registration form. (New York, NY)

Why You Should Attend:
This program will update New York practitioners on important new developments in, and recent judicial interpretations of, the New York Civil Practice Law and Procedure Rules (CPLR).

Who Should Attend:
New York State practitioners, litigation paralegals, and litigation support personnel.

Burton N. Lipshie, Managing Attorney
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP

Program Schedule:
9:00 Introduction

9:15 Statute of Limitations and Commencement of an Action - application of the governor's 9/11 stay of the statute of limitations; continuous treatment; tolling the statute; parties united in interest and CPLR 205(a). Also covers cases on filing, and extending the time to answer.

10:35 Accelerated Judgement, Jurisdiction and Disclosure "informal," pre-action and electronic disclosure; "libel tourism," defamation and jurisdiction; CPLR 3211 and motions to dismiss.

11:35 Break

11:45 Pleading, Process, Parties and Enforcement: Joinder, interpleader and intervention; service of process by "nail and mail" and email; pleading issues; enforcing non-New York assets and foreign judgments.

1:00 Adjourn