ONONDAGA COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION
To meet the needs of
both member and non-member attorneys for
New York State mandatory continuing
legal education, the Bar Association offers a
large number and variety
of courses throughout the year.
Listed here are the
courses scheduled for
the next few months, and the
information needed to attend
them. This list is updated as soon as new
programs are added, so make sure you check back often.
You can register
by downloading the forms from our CLE page, fill out and
return by email / mail / or fax: 315-471-0705
If you don't see a
course you need or want offered here, please
the CLE Coordinator.
YORK STATE MANDATORY CLE REQUIREMENTS
(22 NYCRR, Part 1510)
Newly Admitted Attorneys
Each newly admitted
attorney shall complete a minimum of 32 hours of accredited
transitional education within the first two (2) years of
admission to the Bar. Sixteen (16) accredited hours shall be
complete in each of the first two (2) years of admission to
the Bar as follows: Three (3) hours of ethics and
professionalism; Six (6) hours of skills; and Seven (7) hours
of practice management and areas of professional practice
Newly admitted attorneys must
fulfill their CLE requirements in traditional classroom settings
unless an exception is granted by the New York State CLE Board.
The ethics, professionalism, and skills
components may be intertwined with other courses.
Experienced attorneys must
complete 24 credit hours of accredited continuing education
during each biennial reporting cycle. Four (4) credit hours
must be in ethics and professionalism. The other credit hours
may be in any combination of the following categories: ethics
and professionalism, skills, practice management, or areas of
Experienced attorneys must certify that they have satisfied
this requirement beginning with the filing of their biennial
registration statements in the year 2000.
Each attorney subject to New
York continuing education requirements shall retain the
Certificate of Attendance or other documentation required by
the Board for each approved education course, program, or
activity for at least four (4) years from the date of the
course, program, or activity.
The New York
State Bar Association (NYSBA) offers certification for Court
Evaluators or Guardians under Article 81 of NY Mental
To take training to be a Court Evaluator
call the NYSBA Service Center at
1-800-582-2452 to inquire and order material.
Discounted tapes and materials are
available for Non-attorneys.
from the New York State Bar Association this helpful brochure:
Guidelines for Guardians
For New York State Courts information
check out this link: