Changes to NY and NJ CLE Requirements

In order to take precautions to stop the spread of coronavirus, temporary changes to the NY and NJ CLE rules have been issued. Newly-admitted New York attorneys can now satisfy all Bridge the Gap CLE credits through nontraditional live formats such as a video or web conference through June 30th, 2020. Similarly, New Jersey has […]

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Pennsylvania Governor’s order for law firms to shut down challenged in court

A lawsuit has been filed, challenging the right of the executive to order law firms be temporarily shut down, pursuant to stopping the spread of corona virus. Lemoyne-based attorney William Costopoulos challenged Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf’s right to shutter law offices throughout the state. Costopoulos argued in court papers that by ordering Pennsylvania’s law firms […]

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Coronavirus Outbreak Puts Attorneys at Risk for Cyber Infections

As the corona virus pandemic has continued to spread across the U.S., law firm are facing new cyber threats. Hackers are taking advantage of the situation to attach malware to fake reference materials and other deceptively legitimate resources that individuals are seeking out. For law firms, the immediate threat is not to the network infrastructure […]

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NY Courts Shut Down ‘Nonessential’ Services Temporarily

Chief Administrative Judge Lawrence Marks announced that New York’s court system is postponing all “nonessential” services as officials attempt to slow the spread of coronavirus. All eviction proceedings and pending eviction orders will be suspended statewide and felony matters where the defendant is not in custody will be “administratively adjourned” pending further notice. Felony matters […]

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New York Law School Closes After Coronavirus Scare

New York Law School was forced to close its campus after a law student reported coming into contact with a New Rochelle attorney who has been afflicted with coronavirus. The attorney, Lawrence Garbuz, as well as his wife and children and a neighbor, have all tested positive for the virus. The unnamed student is now […]

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New York Commission determines judge should be fired for sexist remarks and behavior

  A New York family court judge who engaged in a “pattern of inappropriate behavior” toward female court employees should be fired, according to the state’s Commission on Judicial Conduct. Broome County Judge Richard Miller II allegedly berated a court assistant for working too slowly and screamed at her in the courtroom. When the judge […]

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A Wisconsin lawyer pleads guilty to taking $30,000 from a client to use for bribes

A Wisconsin attorney pled guilty last week to wire fraud, after telling a client serving federal jail time that he could get his sentence reduced by bribing the prosecutor, probation officer and judge. Attorney Mark A. Ruppelt, told the client he could get results because he was “willing to do things other lawyers are not.” […]

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Join Us For Our Upcoming CLE Events on July 21st and August 18th!

Satisfy your full 16 credit one year NY New Admit CLE requirement this summer at one of our upcoming live CLE events on July 21st and August 18th! You will receive 6 Skills and 3 Ethics credits at the live event and a FREE 7 credit professional practice online bundle! Use coupon code SUMMER2018 to […]

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Ask The Professor: The #1 Reason Why You Failed The Bar Exam

Should I have studied harder? Maybe I am not cut out to be a lawyer? Friends who spent less time studying than me passed.  How is that possible? What’s wrong with me? These are just a few of the questions we have heard over the last 70 years of preparing law students for the bar […]

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LIVE CLE EVENT ON SUNDAY APRIL 8, 2018

You asked for it and we delivered! After receiving feedback from you requesting a Sunday event, we have scheduled our next live CLE event for Sunday April 8, 2018. The event will give 9 live credits (3 ethics and 6 skills) PLUS a 7 professional practice online bundle and will satisfy one full year’s requirement […]

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NEW CLE RULE CHANGE FOR NEW YORK ATTORNEYS

As of January 1, 2018, there is a new CLE rule that applies to all New York attorneys admitted to the Bar for more than 2 years -they must now complete one CLE credit within a newly added category: Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias. The rule, states that programs which fall under this category must be […]

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Sign Up Now for February’s Bridge the Gap CLE Lecture

On February 25, 2017 the Marino Institute for Continuing Legal Education will be hosting our February Bridge the Gap CLE lecture event. Sign up now to receive 9 live CLE credits (6.0 Skills + 3.0 Ethics) and receive a 7.0 CLE credit online package (7.0 Professional Practice). For more information, click here!

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CLE in Long Island!

On October 1st, 2016, the Marino Institute for Continuing Legal Education (CLE) is hosting a one day Bridge the Gap CLE lecture in Long Island. Earn 9 live CLE credits (3 ethics credits + 6 skills credits) plus receive a FREE 7 CLE credit online bundle (7 professional practice credits) for all 16 CLE credits […]

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Summer CLE Sale Ends on September 12th

MICLE has discounted our entire CLE catalog this summer! You can save on all of our Bridge the Gap CLE lectures, online CLE programs, and CLE compliance bundles. No coupons necessary! View our catalog here.

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July 9th CLE Lecture Location Has Been Moved

The July 9th Bridge the Gap CLE Lecture has been moved to: Radisson Martinique 49 W 32nd St 8:45am – 5:15pm   If you have any questions, please call (212) 249-3379 or email info@marinolegal.com

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Reminder: Professor Marino on Law You Should Know 2/22 at 4 PM

Catch Professor Marino talk about the bar exam on WHPC. You can hear the interview by going to wwww.ncc.edu/whpc.

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Is The Uniform Bar Exam Coming To Your State Next?

The push to have the Uniform Bar Exam (UBE) replace each state’s own individual version of the test is gaining momentum, and fast. On February 8th, the American Bar Association’s House of Delegates adopted a resolution endorsing the adoption of the UBE in all states. The UBE enables test takers to “port” their scores to […]

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Listen to Prof. Marino and Michael Marino on Law You Should Know on 90.3 WHPC!

Tune into Law You Should Know hosted by Kenneth Landau, Esq. on February 22, 2016 at 4:00 pm to hear Professor Marino and Michael Marino discuss the changes being made to the New York Bar Exam.   More information can be found here.

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Above the Law: NEW JERSEY ATTORNEYS – SATISFY ALL YOUR CLE CREDITS THIS WEEKEND!

Register here to take care of all your 24 mandatory CLE credits this Saturday, December 5 at John Jay College in New York City – you get a day full of our informative live lectures worth 12 credits, plus a FREE 12 credit online bundle. GREAT NEWS: Our Cyber Monday sale has been extended, so […]

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Attention New Jersey Attorneys: Your CLE Deadline is December 31st

To help you stay in compliance, the Marino Institute for Continuing Legal Education (CLE) is offering two 12 credit live lectures that come with a FREE 12 credit online bundle to help satisfy all 24 CLE credits New Jersey attorneys need.   To learn more about our programs, click below: December 5 CLE lecture in […]

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Ask the Professor: I Am Not Privileged Enough To Be Tutored For The Bar Exam

The privileged do not look at tutoring as remedial. They see it as part of their general education. To get a leg up on their competition, they get tutored. If you have ever attended a private school, you know what I am talking about. Whether you have some issues that need fixing or just want […]

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Above the Law: If You Failed the New York Bar Exam, You Have a Problem

The upcoming February bar exam will be the last New York Bar Exam in its current format. Starting July 2016, the New York Bar Exam will no longer test New York law. New York has adopted the Uniform Bar Exam (UBE) and if you do not pass in February, you will be taking and studying for […]

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Professor Marino’s AMA on Reddit is Now Live!

Click here to ask Professor Marino any questions you may have about the bar exam, retaking the bar exam, what to do if you failed the bar exam, or anything at all!

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If You Failed The Bar Exam And Need to Retake it This February, I Can Help You.

Read the Full Article on our channel on Above the Law.   I have been preparing students for the bar exam since 1975. My Marino Bar Course had a 94% pass rate on the July 2015 bar exam. The reason my students are successful is because I train them to pass the bar exam, not […]

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