Attorneys in New York that have been admitted to the New York State Bar Association for more than two years are considered “experienced” attorneys for CLE purposes. Experienced New York attorneys must complete at least 24 New York CLE credit hours each two-year reporting cycle. Of those required 24 hours, a minimum of 4 hours must be in the area of Ethics and Professionalism.
NY CLE: Biennial Registration
At the time of the biennial New York registration, you must certify that you have properly completed your CLE requirement for the reporting cycle.
Your NY CLE compliance deadline is your birthday. Please note that you have 30 days after your birthday to report your NY CLE compliance on your attorney registration card. At the time of the biennial registration, you must certify that you have properly completed your CLE requirement for the reporting cycle and have retained the proper CLE certificates and documentation. For more information please click here: NY CLE.
 The remaining NY CLE hours can be completed in any category of credit.