Thursday, March 9, 2017
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Albany Law School
80 New Scotland Ave.
Dean Alexander Moot Courtroom (Room 421)
Part of the Edward C. Sobota ’79 Memorial Lecture Series
Albany Government Law Review for its 12th annual symposium,
Script to Street: Opioids and the Law in the Capital District.
This event is free and open to the public. Four free CLE credits in Professional Practice will be offered.
Panel 1: Alternatives to Incarceration: Legal, Behavioral, and Medicinal
10 a.m. - Noon
• Introduction: Andrew McKenna ’96, Former DOJ Attorney and Author, Sheer Madness
• Moderator: Anthony Paul Farley, James Campbell Matthews Distinguished Professor of Jurisprudence, Albany Law School
• Sheriff Craig Apple Sr., Albany County Sheriff’s Department
• Karen Heggen, Saratoga County District Attorney
• Hon. Stephen Herrick ’72, Albany County Public Defender
• Cortney Lovell, Recovering Addict, Member, NYS Heroin Task Force
• Dr. Adrian Morris, Psychiatrist, Four Winds Saratoga and Union Counseling Behavioral Health Center
• Dr. Anne Nafziger, St. Peter’s Addiction Recovery Center (SPARC)
• Stephen Signore ’90, Schenectady County Public Defender
• Christopher Wilkins Sr., Consultant for Vivitrol
Panel 2: Treatment Programs: In and Out of the Courtroom
1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
• Introduction: Daniel Dykes, Recovering Addict
• Moderator: Vincent Bonventre, Justice Robert H. Jackson Distinguished Professor of Law, Albany Law School
• Joel Abelove ’95, Rensselaer County District Attorney
• Daniel Ciarmiello ’15, Assistant Public Defender, Schenectady County
• Dr. Susan Ferrary, St. Peter’s Addiction Recovery Center (SPARC)
• Micky Jimenez, Regional Operator, Capital District Camino Nuevo
• Andrew McKenna ’96, Former DOJ Attorney and Author, Sheer Madness
• Hon. Vincent Reilly Jr. ’67, State Supreme Court Justice
• Tara Thomas, Managed Care Pharmacist, Lead for State Programs, CDPHP
Reception to follow.
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Albany Law School Institute of Legal Studies 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. This conference has been accredited as a source of 4 professional practice continuing legal education credits for all attorneys in New York State. For financial hardship guidelines, please call the Institute of Legal Studies at (518) 472-5888.
Special Needs Information: Should you have special needs due to a disability, please contact Albany law School’s Institute of Legal Studies at (518) 472-5888 at least a week prior to the course to discuss your requirements.
Note: New York State Continuing Legal Education Board regulations state that credit shall be awarded only for attendance at an entire course or program, or for attendance at an entire session of a course or program. No credit shall be awarded for attending a portion of a course or a portion of a session.