CLE Alert: New York Suspends In-Person CLE Requirements for Newly Admitted Attorneys

Sarah Mills | March 13, 2020

Due to growing concerns regarding the Coronavirus, the New York CLE Board has issued an order temporarily allowing Newly Admitted Attorneys to compete their live Skills requirement via live webcast, teleconference, and videoconference. This change is effective March 11, 2020 through June 30, 2020.

If you are a New York newly admitted attorney with an upcoming deadline, you can complete your requirement with Lawline’s live NY Skills webcasts, as well as our catalog of 1,400+ NY-accredited CLE programs

For questions about this temporary rule change, you can contact the New York State CLE Board via phone at (212) 428-2105 or via email at 


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Written by Sarah Mills

Sarah graduated from Simon's Rock College in 2005 with a BA in Linguistics, then worked in events production for several years before she graduated from New York Law School in 2012. Before joining Lawline, she worked in litigation management as a legal auditor. She loves working as a program attorney as it combines her legal knowledge and production background. She has two kids, two cats, and loves public transit and rainy days.


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