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Mark I. Cohen, ESQ. NYC Criminal Attorney

Speaking Engagements

The New York Criminal Bar Association is a not-for-profit association organized to protect and preserve the rights of criminal defendants, and to serve as a unifying force for criminal defense attorneys in the New York City metropolitan area

Register now for the NYCBA’s brand new offering, a 10-Part CLE Series co-sponsored by Marino Legal entitled “Introduction to Federal Criminal Defense for the State Court Practitioner”. The first webinar session of this series, FREE TO ALL NYCBA MEMBERS AND INSTITUTIONAL DEFENDERS, is but two days away: “Webinar One: The Pre-Arrest Federal Investigation”, live airing this Thursday, June 18th, 2020, is a lecture focused on pre-charge advocacy.

In the absence of discovery or a charging document, what can you learn about the Government’s investigation? Also, how do you conduct your own? We will discuss how to conduct witness interviews without becoming one yourself, how to safeguard electronic evidence from phones, computers and other devices, how to share information with other lawyers without wishing you hadn’t, being sensitive about and avoiding conflicts, understanding the Fifth Amendment and Act of Production doctrine, and other things you can do to help your client during this most anxious and important time. The panelists for this great program are Marc Agnifilo, Esq., Brafman & Associates, P.C. and Raymond Granger, Esq., Granger & Associates, LLC. *****

Next Thursday, June 25, 2020, the program will cover “The Arrest and Presentment in Federal Court”. This program will walk you through a negotiated surrender and the arrest, presentment, and detention processes of a federal criminal case. We will also evaluate the statutes, caselaw, legal presumptions and burdens at a detention hearing. Should we consent to detention and live to fight another day? Know when to hold ‘em and when to fold ‘em. Course materials include examples of bail packages, motions, and detention memos, applicable statutes, and confessions of judgment. The panelists for this presentation are James Kousouros, Esq., Law Offices of James Kousouros, and Ronald Rubinstein, Esq., Law Offices of Rubinstein & Corazzo, LLP.

The NYCBA and Marino Legal are looking forward to zooming in with you this Thursday, June 18th at 3:30 pm, and every Thursday after that for the next ten weeks! For details on each of the ten sessions and to register and pay for these presentations, see below for the original 10-Part CLE Series announcement.

THE NEW YORK CRIMINAL BAR ASSOCIATION TOGETHER WITH MARINO LEGAL PRESENTS A 10-PART CLE WEBINAR SERIES: INTRODUCTION TO FEDERAL CRIMINAL DEFENSE FOR THE STATE COURT PRACTITIONER

Federal criminal procedure and statutes are often foreign to many state court defense practitioners. Fortunately, the NYCBA numbers many renowned, expert criminal defense attorneys experienced in federal criminal practice amongst its members. These superb practitioners are on hand to teach this series of ten weekly 90-minute webinars, each offering 1.5 hours of Professional Practice CLE credits. This important training, co-sponsored by Marino Legal, an accredited New York provider of MCLE coursework, is designed to introduce the state court practitioner to statutes, case law, procedures, practice tips, and cautionary tales of federal criminal practice in the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York that you won’t find in any manual.

THURSDAY AFTERNOONS FROM 3:30 PM TO 5:00 PM SERIES BEGINS JUNE 18, 2020 FREE TO ALL NYCBA MEMBERS AND INSTITUTIONAL DEFENDERS NON-MEMBER PRICING: $24.99 per session or $199.99 for all 10-sessions

TO REGISTER AND/OR PAY FOR ONE OR ALL OF THE SESSIONS, CLICK HERE: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_frahCWDZRCKiUu9DOMd_Bw (After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.)

WEBINAR ONE: The Pre-Arrest Federal Investigation — JUNE 18 Panelists: Marc Agnifilo, Esq., Brafman & Associates, P.C. Raymond Granger, Esq., Granger & Associates, LLC * * * * *

WEBINAR TWO: The Arrest and Presentment in Federal Court — JUNE 25 Panelists: James Kousouros, Esq., The Law Offices of James Kousouros Ron Rubinstein, Esq., Law Offices of Rubinstein & Corazzo, LLP * * * * *

WEBINAR THREE: Representing a Detained Federal Defendant–JULY 2 Panelists: Steven Brill, Esq., Sullivan & Brill, LLC Scott B. Tulman, Esq. * * * * *

WEBINAR FOUR: Federal Discovery, Motions and Pre-Trial Hearings–JULY 9

Panelists: Richard W. Levitt, Esq., Levitt & Kaizer

Bobbi Sternheim, Esq. * * * * *

WEBINAR FIVE: Federal Pretrial Dispositions #1 – Guilty Pleas — JULY 16 Panelists: Cesar De Castro, Esq. Eric Franz, Esq., The Law Offices of Eric Franz * * * * *

WEBINAR SIX: Federal Pretrial Dispositions #2 – Cooperation — JULY 23 Panelists: Mark I. Cohen, Esq., Cohen, Frankel & Ruggiero, Nicholas Kaizer, Esq., Levitt & Kaizer * * * * *

WEBINAR SEVEN: The Federal Criminal Trial — JULY 30 Panelists: Anthony L. Ricco, Esq. Stacey Richman, Esq., Richman Hill & Associates, PLLC * * * * *

WEBINAR EIGHT: Federal Sentencing — AUGUST 6 Panelists: Fred Hafetz, Esq., Hafetz & Necheles, LLP Edward V. Sapone, Esq., Sapone & Petrillo, LLP

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WEBINAR NINE: Federal Post-Conviction Motions and Appeals — AUGUST 13 Panelists: Michael Bachrach, Esq. Andrew Frisch, Esq.

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WEBINAR TEN: BOP Placement and Other Post-Sentencing Issues– AUGUST 20 Panelists: Todd Bussert, Esq. Joel Sickler, Justice Advocacy Group, LLC

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*** REGISTER NOW FOR THIS GREAT SERIES *** All program materials will be available at the time of the Webinar.

Yours for a better defense: Frederick L Sosinsky President, NYCBA 45 Broadway, Suite 3010 New York, New York 10006 (212) 285-2270

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