The NYS Animal Protection Federation has partnered with the Nassau County District Attorney’s Office, the Nassau County SPCA, the Humane Society of the United State and Cornell University to present an Animal Crimes Conference. Click here to download the agenda. Lunch will be provided shortly after 12 noon.

Registration is Now Closed.

Welcoming Remarks–10:00 a.m.-10:05 a.m.
Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas

Forensic Evidence and Investigations–10:05 a.m.-11 a.m.
Sean McDonough, DVM, PhD, DACVP, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine

Large-Scale Cruelty Seizures: Key Considerations–11:15 a.m.-12:10 p.m.
Jessica Lauginiger, Director of Animal Crimes, Humane Society of the United States

Domestic Violence & Animal Cruelty: How Prosecuting Animal Crimes Can Save Lives–1:20 p.m.-2:10 p.m.
Erin Aiello, Assistant District Attorney, Northwestern District Attorney’s Office (Massachusetts),
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Unit

Statutory Strategies in Animal Crimes Cases–2:15 p.m.-3:05 p.m.
Jed Painter, Assistant District Attorney, Nassau County District Attorney’s Office &
Thomson Reuters Practice Commentator for the NYS Agriculture and Markets Law

Coordinating Local Resources & Legislative Review–3:10 p.m.-3:50 p.m.
Libby Post, Executive Director, NYS Animal Protection Federation

Panel Questions & Concluding Remarks–3:50 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

This program has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the NYS Continuing Legal Education Board as a transitional course designed for the new admitted attorney or an experienced attorney for a maximum total of two (2) credit hours, which can be applied toward the Professional Practice requirement.