EARLY LABOR DAY SALE! Our New York 24 Credit Online CLE Bundle is now available for $75!

LABOR DAY SALE! Our New York 24 Credit Online CLE Bundle is now available for $75! Experienced attorneys can satisfy all of the CLE requirements quickly and easily with this on demand bundle. Act fast to take advantage of this limited time offer! See more information here

Join Us This Saturday to Satisfy Your New Admit NY CLE Requirement Via Zoom!

Join Us at our Live Bridge the Gap CLE Webconference on Saturday August 26th to satisfy your New York new admit CLE requirement! New York attorneys may temporarily satisfy their new admit CLE credits by live webconference. Find out more information and register to attend here!

Study Finds That Students At Lower-Ranked Law Schools Prefer Online Classes More

A new study found that students from lower-ranked law schools, older students, caregivers, and students in racially underrepresented groups are more receptive to online law school classes than their counterparts at more elite schools. Thirty-five percent of surveyed students attending law schools ranked 150th or below by U.S. News & World Report said they prefer […]

Judge Says Law firm Williams & Connolly Must Face Malpractice Claim

Famed law firm Williams & Connolly, based in Washington, D.C., is embroiled in a nearly $8 million legal malpractice claim filed by their former real estate investor clients. The ex-clients have accused the firm of providing negligent legal advice, leading to severe repercussions in a casino development project on Seminole Tribe land in Florida. Taryn […]

Join Us This Saturday to Satisfy Your New Admit NY CLE Requirement Via Zoom!

Join Us at our Live Bridge the Gap CLE Webconference on Saturday July 29th to satisfy your New York new admit CLE requirement! New York attorneys may temporarily satisfy their new admit CLE credits by live webconference. Find out more information and register to attend here!

California Seeks To Raise Bar Exam Fees

The State Bar of California has just proposed a slate of fee increases for law graduates and attorneys seeking to become licensed in the state, as part of a larger plan to boost revenue amid a multimillion-dollar budget shortfall. It would be the state’s first bar exam and moral character review process fee hike since 2016. […]

New Jersey Judge Investigated Over Profane TikTok Videos

A New Jersey judge who used a pseudonym to post TikTok videos of himself lip-syncing lyrics from popular rap songs may now be in trouble. On Monday, the court system said it had filed a complaint against the Superior Court Judge Gary N. Wilcox, who will now face a hearing that could lead to discipline ranging from a reprimand […]

Fourth of July CLE Sale!

JULY  4TH CLE SALE! Our New York 24 Credit Online CLE Bundle, with only brand new courses from 2023, is now available for $75! Experienced attorneys can satisfy all of the CLE requirements quickly and easily with this on demand bundle. Act fast to take advantage of this limited time offer! See more information here

New Rule Now Forces California Attorneys to Report Other Attorneys’ Misconduct

Until now, lawyers in California who observe misconduct by other attorneys have had no legal obligation to notify the State Bar or anyone else, however, this is about to change. The State Supreme Court has just approved a rule that will require California attorneys to report wrongdoing by other attorneys to the State Bar or a court. The […]

Join Us This Sunday to Satisfy Your New Admit NY and NJ CLE Requirement Via Zoom!

Join Us at our Live Bridge the Gap CLE Webconference on Sunday June 25th to satisfy your New York and New Jersey new admit CLE requirement! New York and New Jersey attorneys may temporarily satisfy their new admit CLE credits by live webconference. Find out more information and register to attend here!

Attorney Apologizes for Citing Fake Cases in Brief

A New York attorney who used ChatGPT to write a legal brief that cited made-up cases, apologized in court last week, becoming emotional as he explained being duped by the artificial intelligence chatbot. Steven Schwartz, of the Tribeca law firm Levidow, Levidow & Oberman, told a Manhattan federal judge that he was humiliated, believing he was […]

Early Memorial Day CLE Sale!

MEMORIAL DAY SALE! Our New York 24 Credit Online CLE Bundle is now available for $75! Experienced attorneys can satisfy all of the CLE requirements quickly and easily with this on demand bundle. Act fast to take advantage of this limited time offer! See more information here

Join Us This Saturday to Satisfy Your New Admit NY CLE Requirement Via Zoom!

Join Us at our Live Bridge the Gap CLE Webconference on Saturday May 20th to satisfy your New York new admit CLE requirement! New York attorneys may temporarily satisfy their new admit CLE credits by live webconference due to the pandemic, but only until June 30, 2023. Find out more information and register to attend here!

Join Us This Saturday to Satisfy Your New Admit NY CLE Requirement Via Zoom!

Join Us at our Live Bridge the Gap CLE Webconference on Saturday April 29th to satisfy your New York new admit CLE requirement! New York attorneys may temporarily satisfy their new admit CLE credits by live webconference due to the pandemic. Find out more information and register to attend here!

Missouri Attorney Who Groped 6 Clients Avoids Disbarment

Dan K. Purdy, an 86-year-old Missouri lawyer, has been indefinitely suspended for groping six of his clients. The Missouri Supreme Court reached a 4-3 decision on March 21st, imposing the suspension but not disbarment. A disciplinary panel had recommended disbarment, but the majority of the judges decided on an indefinite suspension with no option to […]

Are Today’s Law School Students Drinking Less?

Law students today may be drinking less alcohol than law students in the past— according to Bloomberg Law’s new Law School Preparedness survey. The survey asked 994 law students and 896 practicing attorneys how often their law schools served alcohol at law school sponsored social or networking events. The responses from these survey participants indicate that while […]

New York trims rule for aspiring attorneys to disclose police run-ins

New York State will no longer require aspiring lawyers to reveal all encounters they have had with law enforcement as part of their application to practice law, in a change that court officials hope will improve diversity in the profession. Question 26 of the application’s character and fitness bar admission review previously required applicants to […]

Join Us This Sunday to Satisfy Your New Admit NY and NJ CLE Requirement Via Zoom!

Join Us at our Live Bridge the Gap CLE Webconference on Sunday March 26th to satisfy your New York and New Jersey new admit CLE requirement! New York and New Jersey attorneys may temporarily satisfy their new admit CLE credits by live webconference. Find out more information and register to attend here!

HAPPY ST. PATRICK’S DAY! EARLY CLE SALE

ST. PATRICK’S DAY SALE! Our New York 24 Credit Online CLE Bundle is now available for $75! Experienced attorneys can satisfy all of the CLE requirements quickly and easily with this on demand bundle. Act fast to take advantage of this limited time offer! See more information here

New York Bar Wants New Rules for In-Person Notarizations Repealed

Following up on the news we reported last week about the new changes to New York’s notarization law, The New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) has now called for the repeal of a significant portion of the new statute. The section of the law that the Association wants repealed concerns how notarial acts are conducted […]

NYS Now Allows Remote Notarizations

Attorneys and paralegals should be aware that remote electronic notarization is now permanent in the State of New York, and notaries who register with the Department of State are now able to perform electronic notarizations. NY Executive Law 135-c authorizes notaries to perform electronic notarial acts, using software that complies with Department of State regulations […]

Join Us This Saturday to Satisfy Your New Admit NY CLE Requirement Via Zoom!

Join Us at our Live Bridge the Gap CLE Webconference on Saturday February 25th to satisfy your New York new admit CLE requirement! New York attorneys may temporarily satisfy their new admit CLE credits by live webconference due to the pandemic. Find out more information and register to attend here!

Troutman Pepper Law Firm Hit With Cyberattack

In a wake up call to law practices all over the country, Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders, one of the world’s most reputable and well-known law firms, has confirmed that it was the target of a massive cyberattack on February 8th of this year. The attack caused major disruptions in the firm’s operations, as employees were unable […]

Law School Clinics Must Better Secure Client Data

Andrew Budzinski, a University of the District of Columbia Professor, has made waves with his new paper asserting that law school clinics all over the country are way behind the curve when it comes to the ethical obligations of using technology in a legal setting. “Some maintain outdated protocols, and some have no protocols at […]