Tag: online New York CLE

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…

NY CLE: Newly Admitted New York Attorneys Can Now Take Some CLE Courses Online

Attorneys in New York that are newly admitted to practice in the state have special CLE requirements that are different than experienced attorneys.[1]  Newly admitted NY attorneys must complete at least 16 transitional CLE credit hours in each of the first two years of admission to the New York State Bar. That’s a total of 32 newly admitted CLE courses in the first 2…

New CLE Course on Taking the PMQ Deposition

The person most qualified (“PMQ”) deposition is a powerful discovery tool or – or a headache of a lifetime – depending what side of the litigation you’re sitting on. Whether you are pursuing remedies against a business entity or defending a corporation, how you plan and prepare for the PMQ deposition will have a significant effect on the success you achieve for your client.…

NY CLE: How do I report the completion of my CLE requirement at the end of my compliance period?

New York attorneys that have been admitted to the New York State Bar Association for more than two years are considered to be “experienced” attorneys. Experienced attorneys must complete at least 24 NY CLE credit hours each two-year reporting cycle.[1] NY CLE Reporting & Compliance Reporting Cycle: 2 years Compliance Deadline: Birth date Reporting Deadline: 30 days after your birthday Towards the…

NY CLE: Online CLE for Newly Admitted Attorneys

Newly admitted attorneys in New York have special CLE requirements.[1] Newly admitted NY attorneys must complete at least 16 transitional CLE credit hours in each of the first two years of admission to the New York State Bar. The requirements are shown on the chart below. Newly Admitted NY CLE Requirement[2] Sixteen (16) accredited hours Completed in EACH of the first two (2) years of admission…