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Cybersleuthing & Intellectual Assets

On Thursday night I had the pleasure of taping another wonderful event with the North County Bar Association here in San Diego. It was a great dinner on a beautiful Southern California spring evening, and there was a wonderful presentation on Cybersleuthing – or more appropriate title ‘digging up dirt online.’ It was a great presentation that instructed attorneys how to find…

Hello Big Apple!

After a long, arduous, and grueling process, all of us at Attorney Credits are very thankful to the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board for granting us Approved Provider status. Attorneys from the Empire State will now also have the opportunity to conveniently complete their MCLE requirement without breaking the bank. At Attorney Credits, we have shifted the paradigm on CLE…

Fun With the Kids

Well, Mike and I woke up early today and headed for the courthouse bright and early – and we were excited about it. Luckily, we weren’t facing traffic tickets, jury duty or an impending lawsuit like most trips to court. Rather, we were headed to court this morning to help videotape an event for the North County Bar Association here in San…

CLE For the 21st Century

“What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the soul.” — Joseph Addison When we are younger I think we develop a misconception that as we go through life there is a day when we acquire all the answers and that our education is somehow complete. However, as I have progressed I realize just the opposite is true –…

MP3 CLEs

Attorney Credits is currently working on converting our video classes into MP3 audio classes. As soon as we have converted the classes you will be able to listen to our classes. This means you will be able to download a small MP3 file and either listen on your computer, or sync it with your MP3 player, iPod, iPhone, or MP3 compatible smart…

Texas Attorneys FAQ

1. What are the General Requirements of the MCLE program? Every active member of the Texas (TX) State Bar must complete a minimum of 15 hours of accredited continuing legal education (CLE) during each MCLE compliance year. Of the minimum 15 hours, at least 10 of the hours must be earned in the form of formal courses or seminars. Five of the…

New York Attorneys FAQ

1. How and when do I report compliance with my CLE requirement? An attorney registration form will be mailed to you. You must file your attorney registration form and complete your CLE requirement within 30 days after your birthday on alternate years. If you were admitted before January 1, 1982 or in an even-numbered year (e.g., 1998), then you will register in…

California Attorneys FAQ

1. Who keeps track of your compliance information? The MCLE Compliance Department of the California State Bar does not keep track of the education an attorney has completed: Attorneys are responsible for keeping certificates of attendance and a record of self-study activities. These records should be used to tally hours. Certificates of attendance list the overall amount of credit available for an…

New Jersey Imposes Mandatory CLE

After two years of fact-finding and deliberation, New Jersey’s Supreme Court announced Thursday that it will require mandatory continuing legal education for all plenary-licensed attorneys, starting next year. Under the plan, attorneys licensed to practice in New Jersey will have to take 24 hours of continuing legal education every two years. This includes judges, law school professors and limited license in-house counsel.…