New York MCLE

Some N.J. Attorneys May Complete all 24 MCLE Units Online

Good news for New Jersey attorneys who reside outside the state. You may now be able to fulfill all 24 of your MCLE units through online study. Generally, New Jersey attorneys are allowed to fulfill up to one-half of their CLE requirement (12 Units) through courses offered in alternative verifiable learning formats. Alternative verifiable learning formats include:[1] Videotape Audiotape Remote place viewing…

Fee Arrangements: Get Paid for Your Time & Advice

We were lucky enough to work with renowned attorney James E. King ofthe King Law firm this week to put together some excellent programs on fee agreements.[1] The first course discusses the ethics of fee agreements and the second course delves into what is considered a ‘reasonable’ fee. Mr. King presented numerous nuggets of wisdom, but probably none greater than this kernel of truth:…

Why don’t more attorneys find value in CLE?

I have been pondering this all week. What got me started thinking about this was last week’s post about the Illinois attorney who got his secretary to complete his online CLE. At first I found it comical that the attorney’s misdeeds were revealed (he must have made his secretary mad!). Then the more I thought about it, the angrier I became for…

Law Firm Websites: Still A Long Way To Go

As Director of Legal Education with Attorney Credits I spend quite a bit of time cruising through cyberspace.  Whether it’s looking up attorney information on the Cal Bar website or researching a new potential topic, I have become something of an ‘Internet rat’ in the respect that I have gotten quite good at finding very useful, credible legal information online about continuing…

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…

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…