Announcing our December 12th, 2015 12 Credit Live Lecture (Plus FREE 12 Credit Online Program Bundle) in Newark, New Jersey

Attention New Jersey attorneys born between January 1 and June 30th: Your New Jersey CLE deadline is December 31st, 2015. Before the end of the year, you must complete 24 CLE credits with 12 of those credits having to be completed through a live lecture. And if you were admitted in 2014, 15 of those […]

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Ask the Professor: What Happens if You Fail the Bar Exam?

It’s 12:01 a.m. Your phone pings as an email arrives from the Board of Law Examiners. The bar exam results are here. You nervously open the email and quickly scan through until you see, “We regret to inform you …” Why bother reading any further, you know what it says. A rush of emotions pour […]

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Ask the Professor: Who’s to Blame for the Falling Bar Exam Pass Rates?

Early results show the bar exam passage rate has dropped again in many states. Law schools are blaming the students, but who is really at fault?  Have the law schools let their students down and are now blaming them? The average score on the MBE portion of the July 2015 test fell 1.6 points from 2014, reaching its lowest […]

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CLE Rules: New York Makes Changes to its CLE Requirements

New York State’s CLE Board has recently made several changes that lawyers admitted in the state should be know about their CLE rules. The following changes will take effect on January 1, 2016: For newly admitted attorneys: -The Law Practice Management and Areas of Professional Practice credit may now be completed in any approved format, […]

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Ask the Professor: Why Do We Need CLE?

One of the more annoying discoveries a fresh law graduate makes (other than the reality of the legal job market) is that they now have to take even more schooling each year in the form of continuing legal education (“CLE”). In most jurisdictions, once admitted to the bar, lawyers need to complete a minimum number […]

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