Tag: NY CLE

CLE Course: Using A Forensic Psychologist in Your Legal Practice

Forensic psychology has been described as the intersection between psychology and the justice system.  A key aspect of forensic psychology is the ability to testify in court, formulating psychological findings into the legal language of the courtroom and providing scientific testimony in a way that can be understood by the judge, the jury and opposing counsel.  For those of you interested in…

CLE Course: Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

As the economy continues to struggle along and numerous homeowners remain underwater, many Americans have turned to bankruptcy for a fresh financial start. Many of your own clients may even be considering bankruptcy – but how do you know if Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 is a better option for your client? Attorney Credits has just added an excellent new CLE course…

New CLE Course: SharePoint – Legal Discovery & Data Storage Issues

In today’s global economy, SharePoint software helps businesses with content management, collaboration and sharing for intranet and Internet websites. However, with today’s increased record keeping responsibilities and e-Discovery demands, there are increasing legal discovery issues with the content generated by businesses in Sharepoint. Attorneys need to be aware of these legal issues and counsel their business clients accordingly. In the wake of…

New York MCLE: Experienced Attorneys

Each state controls the regulation of the attorneys that practice within its borders – and MCLE is no exception.  One interesting facet of MCLE is that some states have two different requirements – one MCLE requirement for newly admitted attorneys, and one MCLE requirement for experienced attorneys.  Such is the scenario for New York attorneys. Mandatory Continuing Legal Education for Newly Admitted…

New York MCLE: Extension of Time

Experienced attorneys in New York must complete at least twenty-four (24) accredited CLE credit hours during each biennial reporting cycle.[1]  According to the New York MCLE rules, an experienced attorney is an attorney that has been admitted to the New York Bar for more than two years.  Newly admitted attorneys in New York have their own set of special MCLE requirements.[2] As part of the…

New York MCLE Compliance and Reporting

Experienced attorneys in New York must complete at least twenty-four (24) accredited CLE credit hours during each biennial reporting cycle, the two-year period between your attorney registration.[1]  New York attorneys must complete at least four (4) credit hours of Ethics and Professionalism as part of the 24 credit hour requirement.  The remaining 20 credit hours may be in the following categories of…