Accreditation and CLE Rules for New York
National Academy of Continuing Legal Education is a NYS Accredited CLE Provider. The NY CLE Board maintains an Accredited Provider directory on their website. You can find us listed on the most recent directory at http://www.nycourts.gov/attorneys/cle/aplist.pdf.
Attorneys may earn all 24 CLE credit hours from National Academy of Continuing Legal Education, including all 4 Legal Ethics credits. Experienced NY attorneys may carry over up to 6 credits from one CLE cycle into the next.
New York attorneys must report that they are CLE compliant on their biennial registration form and must retain proof of compliance for a minimum of four years. Accordingly, National Academy of CLE issues a NY CLE Certificate of Attendance for all CLE activities.
Newly admitted attorneys are required to take "Bridge the Gap" courses, 16 credits each year for the first two years following their admission to the Bar. The 16 credits must consist of 3 ethics credits, 6 skills credits, and 7 law practice management or areas of professional practice credits and must be live, in-person courses unless prior approval from the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board is received.
New York State CLE Board
25 Beaver Street, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10004