New York MCLE Requirements

24.00 credit hours every 2 years.
All credits can be earned using Live or Nontraditional Format CLE activities


Reporting Information

Attorneys are responsible for tracking and reporting their own CLE credits.

NBI will send you a Verified Certificate of Completion and a New York CLE Certificate of Attendance. Retain the certificates for your records for at least 4 years from the date of the course or program. Do not submit them to the New York State CLE Board unless requested.

At the end of your reporting period you must complete a biennial registration statement and certify that the appropriate number of credit hours have been completed.

New Attorney Information

A new attorney is an attorney admitted to the New York Bar two years or less. New attorneys may only take transitional (basic or basic-to-intermediate level) programs.

Each newly admitted attorney must complete a minimum of 32 credit hours of accredited transitional education within the first two years of the date of admission to the Bar. 16 hours must be completed in each of the first two years of admission to the Bar as follows: 3 hours of ethics and professionalism; 6 hours of skills; 7 hours of law practice management and/or areas of professional practice.

  • Nontraditional Format Allowable: Maximum 24.00 hours.
  • Specialty credit Requirements
    Specialty credits may be taken as Live or Nontraditional Format.
    Ethics and Professionalism: 4.00 (required)

    NEW! BEGINNING JANUARY 1, 2018:
    A new category of CLE called ‘Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias’ will become effective January 1, 2018. Experienced attorneys who are due to re-register on or after July 1, 2018, must complete at least 1.0 credit hour in the new category. This does not add to the biennial CLE requirement of 24.0 credit hours nor change the requirement that experienced attorneys earn at least 4.0 credit hours in Ethics and Professionalism.

  • Compliance Deadline
    30 days after birthday, biennially

Requirements by Format

Course Book Course Book Included With All Formats

Seminar

National Business Institute Live Seminars are considered Live by the New York State CLE Board.

You can obtain 24.00 of 24.00 required hours with this format.

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Video Webcast

National Business Institute Live Video Webcast events are considered Nontraditional Format by the New York State CLE Board. Codes required to verify completion.

You can obtain 24.00 of 24.00 required hours with this format.

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Teleconference

National Business Institute Live Teleconference events are considered Nontraditional Format by the New York State CLE Board. Codes required to verify completion.

You can obtain 24.00 of 24.00 required hours with this format.

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Audio Webinar

National Business Institute Live Audio Webinar events are considered Nontraditional Format by the New York State CLE Board. Codes required to verify completion.

You can obtain 24.00 of 24.00 required hours with this format.

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OnDemand Video

National Business Institute OnDemand Video programs are considered Nontraditional Format by the New York State CLE Board. Codes required to verify completion.

You can obtain 24.00 of 24.00 required hours with this format.

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OnDemand Audio

National Business Institute OnDemand Audio programs are considered Nontraditional Format by the New York State CLE Board. Codes required to verify completion.

You can obtain 24.00 of 24.00 required hours with this format.

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Video Download

National Business Institute Video Downloads are considered Nontraditional Format by the New York State CLE Board. Codes required to verify completion.

You can obtain 24.00 of 24.00 required hours with this format.

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Audio Download

National Business Institute Audio Downloads are considered Nontraditional Format by the New York State CLE Board. Codes required to verify completion.

You can obtain 24.00 of 24.00 required hours with this format.

Browse NY CLE Accredited Audio Downloads

Video DVD

National Business Institute Video DVDs are considered Nontraditional Format by the New York State CLE Board. Codes required to verify completion.

You can obtain 24.00 of 24.00 required hours with this format.

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Audio CD

National Business Institute Audio CDs are considered Nontraditional Format by the New York State CLE Board. Codes required to verify completion.

You can obtain 24.00 of 24.00 required hours with this format.

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