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Bridging The Gap – January 2021

Bridging The Gap – January 2021


Transitional courses are designed to help newly admitted attorneys develop a foundation in the practical skills, techniques, and procedures that are essential to the practice of law.

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 Included

Day One:

– Risk Management 101 – Ethical Considerations and Practice Guidance for New Lawyers

– Client Counseling on Intellectual Property – What Non-IP Lawyers Need to Know about IP

– Incapacity and Disability – Client Counseling on Special Needs Trusts/Third Party Trusts and Advance Directives

– Immigration Law 101

– Embracing Technology to Reduce Mistakes – Key Skills for Lawyers to Improve Efficiency 

– Addressing Wellbeing, Mental Health and Substance Use in the Legal Profession

Day Two:

– Will Drafting – Key Drafting Tips for New Lawyers

– Employment Law: "No-poach" Agreements and Restrictions on Employee Mobility

– Prenuptial Agreements – Client Counseling

– Ten Things Every Lawyer Needs to Know about HR & Compliance

– Selected Topics in LLCs, Corporations and Other Business Organizations in New York

Start Date:
  • January 14, 2021
End Date:
  • January 15, 2021
Start Time:
  • 8:45 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:
  • 0KA21
NYSBA Member Price: $395.00 Join (or renew) for special member pricing
Non-Member Price: $595.00