Tag: online New York CLE

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…

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.…