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NY CLE FAQ

How many New York CLE credit hours do I have to complete? When do I have to complete my New York CLE credits? How do I report my NY CLE compliance? These are some of the questions that we hear everyday when we speak to New York attorneys that use AttorneyCredits.com for CLE compliance.  We know that New York attorneys have questions…

New York CLE: Reporting CLE Compliance

Experienced New York attorneys must complete a minimum of 24 accredited CLE credit hours during each two-year reporting period.[1] According to the New York CLE Rules, an “experienced” New York attorney is an attorney that has been admitted to the New York Bar for more than two years.  Please be advised that newly admitted attorneys in New York have their own set…

Discriminatory Client Preferences and the Practice of Law

While managing or operating a law practice attorneys must not unlawfully discriminate or knowingly permit unlawful discrimination on the basis of sex, race, sexual orientation, age, national origin, or disability during the course of employment or while accepting or terminating representation of a client. But what if it is the client that is asking you to act in a discriminatory manner? Do you have to…

Sobering Side of the Legal Profession

The NIAAA (National Institute on Alcohol and Alcohol Abuse) estimates that 10% of the United States population is alcoholic or chemically dependent.  In the legal profession, the abuse may exceed 20%.  A recent study has suggested that 90% of serious attorney disciplinary matters involve alcohol abuse – and further studies indicate that over 60% of all malpractice claims involve alcohol abuse. “I…

An Epidemic Among Lawyers: Depression, Substance Abuse, and Suicide

Substance abuse and mental health in the legal profession have recently been in the headlines quite a bit lately … and for good reason.  Substance abuse and addiction are two of the main health concerns in the United States and the concern is even greater in the legal profession.  NIAAA (National Institute on Alcohol and Alcohol Abuse) estimates that about 10% of…

When Bias Turns to Bullying: Strategies for Dealing with High Conflict People

Often times, bullying is simply bias in action.  When someone acts on bias, it often leads to the unfair treatment of another person … which then leads to bullying.  And unfortunately, from opposing counsel to high conflict clients, the legal system is loaded with bullies that are driven by their biases.  So how do you deal with these bullies in the legal…

NY CLE Requirements

Experienced attorneys admitted to the New York State Bar Association must complete at least twenty-four (24) accredited CLE credit hours every two-year compliance period in order to full the NY CLE requirement.  An “experienced” New York attorney is an attorney that has been admitted to the New York State Bar Association for more than two (2) years.[1]  At least 4 of the…

New York CLE: 24 Online CLE Units

Experienced attorneys admitted to the New York State Bar Association must complete a minimum of twenty-four (24) accredited CLE credit hours during each biennial reporting period.[1]  According to the New York CLE Rules, an “experienced” New York attorney is an attorney that has been admitted to the New York Bar for more than two years.  Please be advised that newly admitted attorneys in…

New York CLE: How and When Do I Report Compliance?

Experienced attorneys in New York must complete a minimum of twenty-four (24) accredited CLE credit hours during each biennial reporting cycle.[1]  According to the New York CLE rules, an experienced New York attorney is an individual that has been admitted to the New York Bar for more than two years.  Be advised that newly admitted attorneys in New York have their own…

New York CLE: How and When Do I Report CLE Compliance?

Experienced attorneys in New York must complete at least 24 credit hours of approved Continuing Legal Education (CLE) each biennial compliance period.[1]  The biennial compliance period is the two-year period between your attorney registrations.  As part of the 24 credit hour NY CLE requirement, New York attorneys must also complete 4 credit hours of Ethics and Professionalism. Experienced New York attorneys must…