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Partner William T. McCaffery to present webinar “Risk Management 101 – Ethical Considerations and Practice Guidance for New Lawyers" on December 10, 2020, as part of two-day NYSBA Bridging the Gap CLE Program

12.09.20

On Thursday, December 10, 2020, partner William T. McCaffery will present “Risk Management 101 – Ethical Considerations and Practice Guidance for New Lawyers", as part of the two-day Bridging the Gap CLE program sponsored by The New York State Bar Association.  This transitional course is designed to help newly admitted attorneys develop a foundation in the practical skills, techniques, and procedures that are essential to the practice of law.

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.

The 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.

For more information, or to register for this program please click here.

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