Contact Us

We want to hear from you!  If you have any questions about our programs, or would like to get involved with New York State Bar Association Continuing Legal Education programs, contact a staff member below. To register for any upcoming CLE programs, call our Member Resource Center at (518) 463-3724 or 1-800-582-2452 or email  To sponsor or exhibit at an upcoming CLE Program, contact Holly Klarman at 410-584-1960 or email

Katherine Suchocki, Esq.
Senior Director, Continuing Legal Education and Law Practice Management      
(518) 487-5590   

Tara Covert
Program Coordinator
(518) 487-5596

Cindy M. O'Brien 
CLE Events Manager 
(518) 487-5585  

Primary Contact For: CLE Program Venues, Catering, and All Program Logistics  

Holly Hirsch 
CLE Event Planning Assistant 
(518) 487-5586  

Primary Contact For: Program Temp Personnel, Archived Products, Financial Aid and Tuition Assistance  

Carolyn Bell 
CLE Registrar/Out of State Accreditation  
(518) 487-5606  

Primary Contact For: MCLE Certificates and Out of State Credits 

Sally K. Bratten, Esq.  
Program Attorney 
(518) 487-5550  

Sections/Areas of Practice: Antitrust Law Section, Business Law Section, Corporate Counsel Section, Elder Law and Special Needs Section, Family Law Section, Intellectual Property Law Section, International Section, Labor and Employment Law Section, Local and State Government Law Section, Real Property Law Section, Tax Section, and Trusts and Estates Law Section 

Jennifer Wright
Program Coordinator
(518) 487-5589

Patrick Boland
Program Manager 
(518) 487-5592

Sections/Areas of Practice: Ethics and Skills Based Programs, General Practice Section, Young Lawyers Section and Committee Sponsored Programs

Christopher Cook
Digital Media Specialist
(518) 487-5539

Michella Hand
Program Manager     
(518) 487-5591

Sections/Areas of Practice: Judicial Section, Law Practice Management, Senior Lawyers Section, Women in the Law Section and Committee Sponsored Programs

Leanne Isabelle
Program Coordinator
(518) 487-5597

Simone Smith 
Program Manager 
(518) 487-5593 

Sections/Areas of Practice: Commercial and Federal Litigation Section, Criminal Justice Section, Dispute Resolution Section, Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Section, Environmental and Energy Law Section, Food, Drug & Cosmetic Law Section, Health Law Section, Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section, Trial Lawyers Section 

Bridget Donlon 
Program Coordinator
(518) 487-5531

CLE Program Sponsorship

Holly C. Klarman
New York State Bar Association, Media Sales
(410) 584-1960

For questions about the CLE Rules or Accreditation, please contact the CLE Board at