CLE Requirements: As of July 1, 2023, the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board requires attorneys to complete 24 credits, including 4 ethics and professionalism credits and 1 credit hour of diversity, inclusion and elimination of bias, and 1 credit hour of cybersecurity, privacy and data protection, every two years. All credits must be completed and reported within 30 days after the attorney's birthday in alternate years. A maximum of 6 credits may be carried over to the next compliance period. For additional information, please see the FAQ page on the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board website.
New! Beginning on July 1, 2023, experienced attorneys will need to comply with the 1-credit requirement in the Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection category of CLE credit. Experienced attorneys due to re-register on or after July 1, 2023 (birthday is on or after July 1st) must complete at least 1 CLE credit hour in Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection as part of their biennial CLE requirement. Please see the CLE Program Rules at 22 NYCRR 1500.22(a).
Providers may issue New York CLE credit in Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection to attorneys who complete courses in this new category on or after January 1, 2023.
To assist New York attorneys meet this new CLE requirement, New York CLE Board has prepared Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection FAQs.
See PLI's Cybersecurity-General and Cybersecurity-Ethics programs to start earning credit today.
Completing Your New York Requirements with PLI: All PLI and SEC Institute products can fulfill New York's CLE requirements for experienced attorneys. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn with PLI products. View live CLE programs and ethics CLE programs approved in New York. View diversity, inclusion and elimination of bias CLE programs approved in New York.
PLI is certified as an Accredited Provider by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board, and our programs are presumptively approved.
Attendance Reporting: Attorneys must report their own attendance to the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board. The Board will provide a form annually for reporting attendance.