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New Jersey CLE

The CLE Institute of the New York County Lawyers' Association is approved for Accredited Service Provider Status in New Jersey by the Board of Continuing Legal Education.

All lawyers holding a license to practice law in New Jersey are required to participate in mandatory continuing legal education programs, effective January 1, 2010. Attorneys must complete 24 credit hours every two years, including 4 ethics credits. Up to 12 of those credits may be by self-study (audio, video, online, computer-based).

Newly admitted attorneys admitted in 2009 and thereafter must take 15 of the 24 credit hours in five of the following nine subject areas: NJ basic estate administration; NJ basic estate planning; NJ civil or criminal trial preparation; NJ family law Practice; NJ real estate closing procedures; NJ trust and business accounting; NJ landlord/tenant practice; NJ municipal court practice and NJ law office management.

Many of the live CLE programs at NYCLA's CLE Institute qualify for CLE credit in New Jersey and are so designated on this website. Attendees of these programs may request MCLE credit for either, or both, states. Attendees receiving New Jersey credit must sign their certificate of attendance at the end of the program.

When registering for a live program please indicate on the "customer instructions/comments" section of the online order form that you want New Jersey credit.

NYCLA's CLE Institute is conveniently located in downtown New York City, and most programs are held in the evenings after normal business hours.

Upcoming New Jersey CLE courses include:

  1. 2nd Annual Review of Fashion Law
  2. A Lawyers Guide to Engaging Legal Professional and Leveraging Technology to Meet Their Ethical Obligations
  3. Stress Management for Lawyers
  4. Constitutional Interpretation and Race 2012: A Review of Constitutional Decisions and Their Impact on Asians, Blacks, Native Americans and Other Races
  5. Myths of Lawyering Debunked* 
  6. 10 Pet Peeves of In-House Counsel: What In-House Counsel Wants Their Outside Counsel to Know 
  7. Delaware LLCs: New and Noteworthy Developments Related to Delaware Non-Corporate Entities 
  8. Digital Video Conferencing: The Future of Legal Communications
  9. *Special Event* Effective Compliance Tools for Cross-Border Regulations
  10. Tax Update
  11. The Next Chapter in Eyewitness Identification in New York: Remaining Controversies, Emerging Issues and the Path Forward for Judicial Gatekeeping
  12. How to Work with an Interpreter
  13. The New Form of Owner's Rider to the Standard Agreement Between Owner and Contractor (AIA Document A107)


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