Tag: New Jersey CLE

Take Five: Edifying and Educational Ethical Examples

Legal ethics. Two words that make almost every attorney cringe. However, there is a reason why legal ethics still a required CLE course.  Attorneys continue to commit violations of the ethical rules that can lead to sanctions, disbarment and malpractice lawsuits.  And our new Web 2.0 world has only created more ethical dilemmas for attorneys and another domain for attorneys to run…

IP Basics for Transactional Attorneys

Many businesses fail to understand and protect possibly their most valuable asset – the intellectual property of the company.  And in today’s Web 2.0 world, companies must also be especially cognizant not to infringe on the intellectual property rights of other companies and individuals.  This can lead to costly lawsuits and drain the company of precious time and resources.  Attorneys need to…

New Jersey CLE: 24 Unit Non NJ Resident Exception

Active New Jersey attorneys must complete 24 credit hours of continuing legal education (CLE) each two-year compliance period – unless a valid exemption applies.[1]  New Jersey attorneys may complete 12 credit hours each two-year compliance period though online NJ CLE courses offered by Attorney Credits. What is the non-resident exception in New Jersey? BCLE 201:8 states that attorneys admitted to the New…

New Jersey MCLE: Compliance Groups

New Jersey recently made continuing legal education mandatory for attorneys who practice within the borders of the Garden State.  New Jersey attorneys must now complete 24 credits hours every two years to remain in compliance with the New Jersey MCLE requirement.  Four of the required 24 hours must be in the subject areas of ethics and/or professionalism. New Jersey MCLE Compliance Requirements…