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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 […]

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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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: · […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.” […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]