JAMESTOWN – Area residents and attorneys interested in learning more about organized crime in Western New York will want to attend a series of presentations focusing on “The Fall of the Buffalo Mob” – happening Tuesday, May 21 from 8:40 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Robert H. Jackson Center.
The public is welcome to attend this free event but advanced registration is required online at the Jackson Center website or by telephone at (716) 483-6646. Donations are appreciated.
Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit will also be offered to attorneys who attend the entire event.
- 8-8:30 a.m. – Check-in at RHJC Banquet Room
- 8:40-9:40 a.m. – “Holland Land Company Unpacked” by Neil Robinson, Esq. and Matthew Robinson, Surveyor
- 9:35-9:50 a.m. – Break
- 9:50-12:30 p.m. – Panel Discussion featuring Anthony M. Bruce, former Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Western District of New York; Justice Salvatore Martoche, who represented Tom Leonard (on whose story the film “Hide in Plain Sight,” starring James Caan, is based); and Lee Coppola, former Dean of Journalism at St. Bonaventure University, who wrote extensively for The Buffalo News on organized crime and the Witness Protection Program.
- 12 – 2 p.m. – Luncheon Presentation: “From Palermo, Italy to Niagara Falls,” featuring Alan Bozer, Esq., with remarks by John Marino and Lynn Hartley.
New York and Pennsylvania Continuing Legal 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. Approval by The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania CLE Board is pending. Same day registration for CLE credits will also be available.