New York To Add Mandatory Cybersecurity CLE

Given all the hacking and ransomware instances that are currently in the news, it is no surprise that attorneys are under scrutiny to explain what security measures they are taking to ensure the protection of their clients’ personal information. There has recently been a significant rise in data breaches among New York law firms and […]

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Marino’s Legal News: Attorney Press Releases Can Be Subject To Defamation Suit

In an important decision for all attorneys (especially those who talk to the media on a regular basis) The Texas Supreme Court has just ruled attorney statements made in a press release or social media context are not entitled to the protection of the judicial proceedings privilege or attorney immunity. A defamation suit was filed […]

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

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

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Marino’s Legal News: New Study Shows Why Some Students Have More Trouble Passing The Bar Exam

Important data has been released from a new study commissioned by the New York State Board of Law Examiners and conducted by the nonprofit AccessLex Institute. The data was taken from over 7,000 survey responses from New York bar exam takers between July 2016 and February 2018, with both first time and retaker candidates included. […]

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Giving Birth While Taking The Bar Exam!

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Join us on Saturday, May 22nd or Sunday June 27th to satisfy your NY and NJ new CLE requirement!

Join us at our Live Bridge the Gap CLE Webconference on Saturday, May 22nd or Sunday June 27th to satisfy your New York and New Jersey new CLE requirement! New York attorneys may only satisfy their new admit CLE credits by live webconference until June 30, 2021 due to the pandemic. Find out more information […]

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Marino’s Legal News: New Law Graduates Having Trouble Finding Jobs

For the first time since 2013, there has been a decline in the percentage of new law graduates being able to find legal jobs. The percentage of 2020 law graduates in full-time jobs that require bar passage (or those jobs in which a J.D. offers an advantage) was only 77%, according to employment figures released […]

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Congratulations if you passed the bar exam!

Congratulations to those who passed the NY Bar Exam!  If you took the bar exam in February but not receive your results, you can check here to see if your name is on the list of passers. If you did pass, you are now able to begin taking your first year of mandatory CLEs. You […]

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Marino’s Legal News: Help On The Way For Those With Massive Law School Loan Debts

The vast majority of law school graduates start off their careers with student loan debt accumulated during law school. In some cases, the amounts owed are relatively small and can be paid back over the first few years of practice. In many cases, however, the debt is in the hundreds of thousands of dollars and […]

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Join us at our Live Bridge the Gap CLE Webconference on Saturday April 24th!

Join us at our Live Bridge the Gap CLE Webconference on Saturday, April 24th to satisfy your New York new admit 16 credit requirement! Find out more information and register to attend here!

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Check Out Our New Criminal Law Bundle!

Marino CLE is proud to offer this entirely new criminal law CLE bundle for 2021. All the courses were filmed in late 2020 and are designed and taught by only the most experienced federal criminal defense practitioners. For criminal law attorneys unfamiliar with the details of federal criminal practice or just those interested in this field of law, […]

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Join us at our Live Bridge the Gap CLE Webconference on Sunday March 21st!

Join us at our Live Bridge the Gap CLE Webconference on Sunday March 21st! Satisfy all of your NY and NJ CLE requirements with one purchase! And right now, you can still do it all online! Save 50% with code: marinolivecle50 Click here to find out more information and register to attend

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Upcoming California CLE Deadline

February 1, 2021 is the deadline to complete and report your California CLE requirements for compliance group 2 (attorneys with last names beginning with H-M). If you still need to satisfy your requirements, check out our California 25 credit CLE bundle here.

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Temporary Changes to NY CLE Requirements Have Been Extended Through June 30, 2021

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE NY CLE CHANGES HAVE NOW BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH June 30, 2021   In order to take precautions to stop the spread of coronavirus, temporary changes to the NY CLE rules have been issued. Newly-admitted New York attorneys can now satisfy all Bridge the Gap CLE credits through nontraditional live formats such […]

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Brand New Texas CLE Bundle!

Check out our brand new online 15 Credit Texas MCLE bundle – for only $49 you can satisfy all of your Texas MCLE requirements! All courses have been approved for credit by the State Bar of Texas. We offer the most convenient and affordable way for Texas attorneys to comply with their MCLE requirement. Click […]

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Join us at our Live Bridge the Gap CLE Webconference on Saturday October 3rd!

Join us at our Live Bridge the Gap CLE Webconference on Saturday October 3rd! Satisfy all of your NY and NJ CLE requirements with one purchase! And right now, you can still do it all online! Save 25% with code : Fall2020 Click here to find out more information and register to attend

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Brand New Florida CLE Bundle

We’re very happy to announce our new Florida CLE Bundle! The bundle contains new courses that will satisfy an attorney’s entire 3 year CLE requirement and the courses have all been approved by the Florida CLE Board. Attorneys who only need credit for Florida can purchase the bundle here while attorneys who need to receive […]

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Temporary Changes to NY and NJ CLE Requirements Have Been Extended

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE FOLLOWING CLE CHANGES HAVE NOW BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH OCTOBER 31, 2020 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 […]

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New York’s Court System Now Open For Non Essential Legal Matters Again

New York’s Unified Court System is restoring the filing of new nonessential lawsuits for New York City and downstate counties. Chief Administrative Judge Lawrence Marks made the announcement Wednesday in a memorandum to trial court judges. New matters, including those classified as “nonessential,” will now be able to be filed electronically for all New York […]

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Temporary Changes to Pennsylvania CLE Rules

Due to the current situation, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania has just issued a court order temporarily waiving the 6 hour limitation on distance learning credits for 2020 compliance deadlines. Attorneys in Pennsylvania may now complete all 12 hours of their 2020 CLE requirements though approved distance learning (ONLINE) activities. The following conditions apply: · […]

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Judge demands attorneys wear clothes for Zoom hearings

A judge in Florida urged attorneys to get out of bed and put some clothes on before they appear in hearings with him via video conference. The admonishment came after one lawyer signed on while “still under the covers.” The judge, Dennis Bailey, wrote “We’ve seen many lawyers in casual shirts and blouses, with no […]

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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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