Mar 21, 2018

Handling a Prisoner Case: Trial Advocacy for Pro Bono Lawyers: Albany

Hancock Estabrook partner, Robert C. Whitaker, Jr., will present as part of a CLE panel for the Northern District of New York Federal Court Bar Association on March 23, 2018, in Albany, New York.

The panel is part of a CLE designed to provide practitioners with the information necessary to handle the trial of a prisoner case typically brought under 42 USC §1983. The following areas are covered during the CLE program: (1) Legal Claims of Inmates Under 42 U.S.C. § 1983; (2) Exhaustion of Administrative Remedies and Other Defenses; (3) Ethical Issues; and (4) Substantive and Practical Trial Areas. The panel is comprised of private attorneys, court personnel, judges, and representatives of the New York State Department of Law and New York Department of Corrections and Community Supervision, each of whom will bring unique insight into the litigation process.

For more information or to register for this event please visit the NDNY-FCBA website. 

Topic: Handling A Prisoner Case: Trial Advocacy For Pro Bono Lawyers

Speaker: Robert C. Whitaker, Jr.

Date: Friday, March 23, 2018

Time:  9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Location: James T. Foley Courthouse, Albany, New York