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Ferst CLE, LLC in conjunction with Manhattanville College Invites you to CPLR Update 2012!

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Event Details:

Presenter: David L. Ferstendig
:  Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Time:  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Place: Manhattanville College, 2900 Purchase Street, Purchase, NY 10577
Fee:    $60.00 (Need-based financial assistance is available. For more information, please scroll to the bottom of this page)

3.0 Credits in Areas of Professional Practice

This program, appropriate for both newly admitted and experienced attorneys, is an update on the Civil Practice Law and Rules and New York Civil Practice. David L. Ferstendig will focus on relevant case law developments, statutory and rule changes and provide guidance on the practical impact of these developments.The program will cover topics impacting procedure including commencement, discovery, motion practice, evidence, trials, enforcement of judgments, appeals and provisional remedies.


  • Commencement, Jurisdiction and Statute of Limitations
  • Discovery, Motion Practice, and Evidence
  • Trials, Enforcement of Judgments, Appeals and Provisional Remedies
  • Questions

About the Presenter

David L. Ferstendig of Law Offices of David L. Ferstendig, LLC litigates a spectrum of civil and commercial matters including breach of contract, products liability, toxic tort, insurance and reinsurance coverage, jewelers' block, political risk, environmental liability, trade secret, and professional indemnity. With offices in midtown Manhattan, he has served as coordinating counsel for insurers and foreign country defendants on products liability matters throughout the United States. In nearly 30 years of practice, he has successfully mediated, reserved, litigated, and settled thousands of cases.

He is recognized as a foremost authority on New York practice and procedure and is the past Chair of the New York State Bar Association's CPLR Committee, which evaluates and drafts proposed legislation. He is the General Editor of Weinstein, Korn & Miller New York Civil Practice: CPLR (LexisNexis), the premier 15-volume litigation treatise cited regularly as authoritative by New York State and Federal courts; author and editor of Ferstendig, Chase New York CPLR Manual (LexisNexis) and LexisNexis AnswerGuide New York Civil Litigation for which Mr. Ferstendig has received New York Law School's Otto Walter prize; and General Editor of CPLR Practice Insights, published in New York Consolidated Laws Service (LexisNexis).

Mr. Ferstendig has written numerous articles on procedure and recently authored A Practitioner's Continued Uncertainty: Disclosure from Nonparties, 74 Alb. L. Rev. 731 (2010/2011).  He has provided expert testimony interpreting the meaning and application of New York law, most recently providing testimony in a London litigation.

He is also an Adjunct Professor of Law at New York Law School, where he teaches New York Practice and has lectured on civil practice issues for the New York City Bar, New York Judicial Institute, and LexisNexis.


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For financial assistance and more information contact:

Phoebe Acheampong-Quaye
Tel: 212-213-1233