CLE Center is an accredited provider with the New York CLE Board
As a part of the ALM Media family, a premier creator and curator of legal content from magazines, webinars, and
renowned events, our classes feature the most engaging content available for on-demand programs. We fulfill course
curriculum with respected thought leaders across the spectrum of law who provide practical information to enhance
your legal arsenal.
Why Choose ALM’s CLE Center for Your New York State Legal Credits
Our classes are built on a variety of topics tailored to multiple practice areas. We carefully and consistently curate
CLE course curriculum from across the ALM Media family including Corporate Counsel, The American Lawyer,
Law.com, and dozens of other media outlets and events such as Legal Week, and the Women, Influence Power &
Law (WIPL) conferences to name a few.
What to Expect from Our New York CLE Courses
In order to remain an accredited provider with the New York CLE board, CLE Center is required to follow the
verification procedures. Create an account then take the courses on your time and at your pace. Courses are given in
easily digestible audio and video formats from our unique and respected sources. A verification code is embedded in
each NY program to insure that you have watched or listened to the program for which you are claiming CLE credit.
Experienced attorneys may carry over 6 credit hours to the next biennial reporting cycle, including those in ethics.
Newly admitted attorneys may not carry over Ethics & Professionalism credits
Newly Admitted New York Attorneys
Effective January 1, 2016: Newly admitted NY attorneys may take on-demand audio or video courses in
the categories of Law Practice Management and Areas of Professional Practice. The 7 credit hours in
Skills requirement and the 4 credit hours in Ethics & Professionalism requirements remains the same;
therefore newly admitted NY attorneys must earn those credits in traditional formats or formats that have
simultaneous interaction. More information on the changes could be found here:
Newly Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias Requirement
Effective January 1, 2018: Experienced attorneys are required to earn at least 1 credit hour in Diversity,
Inclusion and Elimination of Bias credit. This credit may be earned in non-traditional format which
includes online programs or in traditional format which includes live events. For more info click
General - 19 hours
Ethics - 4 hours
Diversity, Inclusion & Elimination of Bias - 1 hours
Experienced attorneys & newly admitted attorneys: An attorney registration form will be mailed to you bi-annually. Your registration form must be filed within 30 days after your birthday in the second calendar year following your admission to the New York Bar.
For more information on reporting rules please click here.
Thirty days after attorney's birthday
Every two years
Please note that CLE Center is an accredited provider our provider information can be found here http://www.nycourts.gov/attorneys/cle/aplist.pdf
: May earn the entire CLE requirement of twenty-four (24) accredited CLE credit hours through CLECenter.com. At least four (4) of these credit hours must be in Ethics and one (1) in Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias. (Substance abuse and professionalism credits count as ethics credits.)
Click here for FAQ regarding new CLE credit requirement.Newly Admitted Attorneys
: Effective January 1, 2016, Newly admitted NY attorneys may take on-demand audio or video courses in the categories of Law Practice Management and Areas of Professional Practice. The Skills requirement and the Ethics & Professionalism requirements remain the same. The new change could be found here:
A verification code is embedded in each course to ensure that you verify your attendance to claim CLE credit. Experienced attorneys may carry over six (6) credit hours to the next biennial reporting cycle, including those in ethics. Newly admitted attorneys may not carry over Ethics and/or Professionalism credits.
New York State Continuing Legal Education Board
Telephone: (212) 428-2105
Toll-free outside NYC: (877) 697-4253