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Bridging the Gap – August 2023

Bridging the Gap – August 2023


The NYSBA Bridging the Gap continuing legal education program offers 16.0 total credits. Newly admitted attorneys can satisfy all of their annual MCLE requirements by attending this two-day program, which is ideal for “bridging the gap” between law school and the realities of practicing law in New York State. Experienced attorneys who have an interest in other areas of practice can also attend and benefit from this program by learning practical information from skilled and experienced practitioners.

Newly admitted attorneys must complete at least 16 transitional CLE credit hours in each of the first two years of admission to the Bar. The first set of 16 transitional CLE credit hours must be completed by the first anniversary of admission to the Bar, in the designated categories of credit. The second set of 16 transitional CLE credit hours must be completed between the first and second anniversaries. To receive skills credit, newly admitted attorneys must take accredited transitional CLE courses in traditional live classroom settings, or through attendance at fully interactive video conference locations that have been approved by the CLE Board for use by newly admitted attorneys. For more information about the CLE Rules, please go to

Topics Include:

-Cybersecurity, Ethics and Data Privacy (Live)

-Law Office Technology | What New Lawyers Need to Know (Live)

-Estate Planning 101 | Key Skills for New Practitioners (Live)

-Attorney Escrow Accounts 101 (Video Replay)

-Divorce 101 (Video Replay)

-Lawyer Assistance | Addressing Stress, Wellbeing, Mental Health and Alcohol and Substance Abuse in the Legal Profession (Live)

-Automobile Litigation 101 | Key Skills in Client Counseling (Live)

-Handling DWI Cases in NY | Key Skills (Live)

-NY Labor Law Refresher (Video Replay)

-Non-Compete Agreements and Antitrust Law (Live)

-Managing Attorney Stress | Using Mindfulness Tools to Support Lawyers Well-being (Live)

-Representing the Small Business in New York | Client Counseling Skills (Live) 

Start Date:
  • August 8, 2023
End Date:
  • August 9, 2023
Start Time:
  • 8:00 AM
End Time:
  • 5:45 PM
Areas Of Professional Practice Credit(s):
  • 7.0
Ethics and Professionalism Credit(s):
  • 3.0
Skills Credit(s):
  • 6.0
Total Credit(s):
  • 16.0
  • Virtual Participation
  • Webinar
Product Code:
  • 0NC31
NYSBA Member Price: $495.00 Join (or renew) for special member pricing
Non-Member Price: $595.00
Sponsoring Committee Group
  • Committee on Continuing Legal Education
  • Young Lawyers Section