2019 Fall Continuing Legal Education Seminar

The Robert H. Jackson Center is pleased to announce its 2019 Fall Continuing Legal Education Seminar, scheduled for Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at the Jackson Center.

8:00 a.m. Registration (Banquet Room)
8:40 a.m. Welcome and Introduction (Cappa Theatre)

8:45 a.m. “Solar Energy Opportunity and Challenges” Panel Moderated by: David P. Flynn, Esq., Partner at Phillips Lytle LLP

This panel will cover recent legislative and regulatory changes that impact solar energy projects, how these changes impact development of solar projects from a developer’s perspective, how solar energy projects are taxed, and solar energy projects and brownfields.

Panelists: Kevin C. Blake, Esq., Dennis W. Eisenbeck, Esq., both attorneys at Phillips Lytle LLP, Daniel Compitello of Delaware River Solar, Thomas F. Puchner, Esq. of Phillips Lytle, LLC and David P. Flynn, Esq., moderator. A question and answer session with the panel will follow the presentations.


10:45 a.m. Break

11:00 a.m. “Forty Years of Family Court: A Retrospective”

Chautauqua County Surrogate Court Judge Stephen Cass will moderate a panel discussion with current and former family court judges.

Panelists: Honorable Lynn L. Hartley, retired Chautauqua County Family Court Judge
Honorable Judith M. Claire, retired Chautauqua County Family Court Judge
Honorable Jeffrey A. Piazza, Chautauqua County Family Court Judge
Honorable Michael J. Sullivan, Chautauqua County Family Court Judge

12:45 p.m. Adjourn

1:00 p.m. Luncheon Speaker, “Conversation with Nellie Drew”

Interview by: Gregory L. Peterson, Esq. with Professor Helen A. “Nellie” Drew, University at Buffalo School of Law, Adjunct Faculty.

“Sports Law, Discipline of Professional Athletes, Drug Testing in Sports, NCAA Compliance, Title IX”

Attorney Nellie Drew will discuss professional and amateur sports issues ranging from NCAA compliance and Title IX matters to facility construction, discipline of professional athletes, collective bargaining and franchise issues.

The public is welcome to attend this free event.  Advanced registration for the luncheon is required online using the form below or by telephone at (716) 483-6646.

NYS CLE Accreditation: Phillips Lytle LLP has been certified by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board as an Accredited Provider of continuing legal education in the State of New York.

PA CLE Accreditation: Approval by The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania CLE Board is pending.

CLE credit information will be published at a later date.

Please register for this event using the form below.



Thank You to Our Fall CLE Sponsors:

Phillips Lytle
Chautauqua Region Community Foundation
Chautauqua County Sports Hall of Fame
County of Chautauqua Industrial Development Agency
Chautauqua Abstract Company

Elegant Edibles

Falconer Printing & Design Inc.

Jamestown Bar Association

Kessel Construction, Inc.

Northern Chautauqua Region Community Foundation 

Rodgers Land Surveying