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Bridge The Gap CLE
October 23, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
NEW YORK STATE UNIFIED COURT SYSTEM OFFICE
FOR JUSTICE INITIATIVES
Recent law school graduates and newly admitted attorneys may fulfill their first or second year Mandatory CLE requirements through the NYS Courts Office for Justice Initiatives
FREE Bridge-the-Gap CLE
Ethics, Skills, Professional Practice, and MORE!
21 Total CLE Credits:10 Professional Practice Credits, 8 Skills Credits, 3 Ethics Credits, NEW! Pro Bono Practicum (earn up to 10 additional pro bono service CLE credits)
*Consumer Debt Part I – 10:00AM-1:00PM
*Consumer Debt Part II – 2:00PM-4:30PM
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 60 hour Pro Bono Practicum that will provide participants with the opportunity to:
- gain client interviewingskills,
- represent clients incourt,
- ·negotiate with opposing counsel,and
- argue before ajudge.
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, Family, Divorce and Housing law.
In return for 21 CLE credits and 10 pro bono CLE credits, participants are required to complete a 60 hour pro bono practicum assisting litigants in NYC Family, Civil, Housing 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 pro bono requirement for NY bar admission. Experienced attorneys are also welcome to participate in thisprogram.
TO REGISTER EMAIL: Bridgegap@nycourts.govor call (646) 386-5425 Limited Seating—Registration Required to guarantee your seat!
*This course is appropriate for both newly admitted and experienced attorneys. www.facebook.com/NYCourtsOJI