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NYS Courts Access to Justice Program: FREE Bridge-the-Gap CLE

  • 21 Oct 2015
  • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • NYC Civil Court, 111 Centre Street, NY, NY



Recent law school graduates and newly admitted attorneys may fulfill their first or second year Mandatory CLE requirements through the NYS Courts Access to Justice Program’s FREE Bridge-the-Gap CLE

Ethics, Skills, Professional Practice, and MORE!

18 Total CLE Credits: 7 Professional Practice Credits, 8 Skills Credits, 3 Ethics Credits, NEW! Pro Bono Practicum (earn up to 10 additional pro bono service CLE credits)*

Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Check-in: 9:00 AM Check-in: 9:30 AM

*Consumer Debt Part I - 9:30AM - 12:30PM
*Ethics - 10:00am -1:00PM
*Consumer Debt Part II - 2:00PM - 4:30PM
* Uncontested Divorce - 2:00PM - 3:30PM

NYC Civil Court
111 Centre Street, NY, NY

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Check-in: 8:30AM

* Landlord/Tenant Law - 9:00AM - 5:30PM 

NYC Civil Court
111 Centre Street, NY, NY

Bridge the gap between law school and the realities of practicing law through presentations by experienced practitioners and a HANDS-ON 50 hour Pro Bono Practicum that will provide participants with the opportunity to:

gain client interviewing skills,

represent clients in court,

negotiate with opposing counsel, and

argue before a judge.

Gain invaluable experience in lawyering while helping some of New York’s most disadvantaged civil litigants obtain due process of law. Participants are supervised on site by attorneys with expertise in Consumer Debt, Housing and Divorce law.

*In return for 18 CLE credits and 10 pro bono CLE credits, participants are required to complete a 50 hour pro bono practicum assisting litigants in NYC Housing, Civil and Supreme Courts within 6 months of training. (Newly admitted attorneys may use pro bono service credits on a carry-over basis.) Service in this program fulfills the 50 hour pro bono requirement for NY bar admission.

TO REGISTER EMAIL: or call (646) 386-5425 

Limited Seating—Registration Required to guarantee your seat!

*This course is appropriate for both newly admitted and experienced attorneys.


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