Tag: online New York CLE

NY CLE: New York CLE FAQ

How many NY CLE hours do I need to complete?  How many ethics hours are required?  When do I report compliance?  Do providers report my completed courses? Are there special requirements for newly admitted attorneys? Top NY CLE Questions As an “experienced” New York attorney, what is my CLE requirement? Experienced New York attorneys must complete a total of 24 NY CLE hours…

CLE: Deal With the Bad Facts in Your Case!!

Every case has bad facts. But should you deal with it only after the opponent introduces it at trial – or is it better to “inoculate” the jury against the bad facts by first introducing it in a weakened form? While the conventional wisdom states that inoculating the jury at an early stage is the preferred approach, in the past 20 years…

New CLE for Attorneys on Litigating Sexual Harassment Claims in the #MeToo Era

Susan Fowler had tried everything – going to human resources, talking to her managers, transferring departments, but nothing changed. An engineer at Uber, the sexist comments at her toxic workplace just kept coming. So she went online and wrote a 3,000-word blog post exposing the behavior and culture at Uber. Less than one year later, Uber co-founder and C.E.O. Travis Kalanick was…

New Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias CLE Requirement for New York in 2018

Change is coming to the New York CLE requirement. Starting in 2018, a new category of CLE credit will be required in New York: Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias. This follows suit with state like Illinois and California that also have a diversity/bias/discrimination requirement. Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias Starting in 2018, New York attorneys will be required to complete…

NY CLE: New York CLE Compliance Groups

Experienced New York attorneys must complete 24 New York CLE hours every 2 year compliance period, including 4 credit hours of legal ethics. New York attorneys report New York CLE compliance when they file their attorney registration card which is sent in your birth month. New York CLE Compliance Groups Report in EVEN numbered years Admitted BEFORE 1/1/82 Admitted in EVEN numbered year Report in ODD-numbered years Admitted…

NY CLE: What should I do if I have not received an attorney registration form by my birthday?

“Experienced” New York attorneys must complete at least 24 NY CLE credit hours each two-year New York CLE reporting cycle.[1]  At least 4 of these NY CLE credit hours must be in the area of Ethics and Professionalism.  You must file your attorney registration form and complete your NY CLE requirement within 30 days after your birthday on alternate years.[2] NY CLE/Attorney…

NY CLE: Does the New York CLE Board Track My Completed CLE Courses?

“Experienced” attorneys in New York must complete at least 24 CLE credit hours during each two-year reporting cycle to fulfill the New York CLE requirement – and don’t forget the 4 hours of required Legal Ethics!! As part of the NY CLE requirement, New York attorneys must also report their NY CLE compliance once they complete the 24 hours. To report compliance,…

CLE Course: Dealing with Cognitive Bias in Trial from Voir Dire to Deliberations

Fairness is a fundamental tenet of the American judicial system. However, no matter how rational and fair people think they might be, all individuals have cognitive biases that effect their judgement and beliefs. These cognitive biases play out in the courtroom everyday across the country and ultimately influence the behavior and decisions of jurors, witnesses, attorneys and judges. Bias & the Legal…