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FREE Bridge the Gap CLE

Tuesday April 09 - Thursday April 11 , 2013

  • By: NYS Courts Access to Justice Program
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time (US & Canada)
  • CLE Credit
  • Location:
    NYC Civil Court
    111 Centre Street
    New York, NY
  • Contact:
    NYS Courts Access to Justice Program
    (646) 386-5425

Recent law school graduates and newly admitted attorneys may fulfill their first or second
year Mandatory CLE requirements through the NYS Courts Access to Justice Program's
FREE Bridge-the-Gap CLE.

Ethics, Skills, Professional Practice, and MORE!
16 Total CLE Credits: 7 Professional Practice Credits, 6 Skills Credits, 3 Ethics Credits,
NEW! Pro Bono Practicum (earn up to 10 pro bono service CLE credits) *

Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Check-in: 9:00 AM
*Consumer Debt Part I - 9:30AM - 12:30PM
*Consumer Debt Part II - 2:00PM - 3:30PM
NYC Civil Court, 111 Centre Street, NY, NY

Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Check-in: 9:30 AM
*Ethics - 10:00AM - 1:00PM
*Uncontested Divorce- 2:30PM - 4:30PM
NYC Civil Court, 111 Centre Street, NY, NY

Thursday, April 11, 2013
Check-in: 8:30AM
*Landlord/Tenant Law - 9:00AM - 5:30PM
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 50 hour Pro Bono Practicum that will provide
participants with the opportunity to:
• gain client interviewing skills,
• represent clients in court,
• negotiate with opposing counsel, and
• argue before a judge.
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, Housing and Divorce law.

*In return for 16 CLE credits and 10 pro bono CLE credits, participants are required to complete
a 50 hour pro bono practicum assisting litigants in NYC Housing, Civil and Supreme Courts within 6 months of training. (Newly admitted attorneys may use pro bono service credits on a carry-over basis.)

TO REGISTER EMAIL: Bridgegap@courts.state.ny.us or call (646) 386-5425
Limited Seating-Registration Required to guarantee your seat!
*This course is appropriate for both newly admitted and experienced attorneys.

  • CLE Credit Comments: 16 Total CLE Credits: 7 Professional Practice Credits, 6 Skills Credits, 3 Ethics Credits, NEW! Pro Bono Practicum (earn up to 10 pro bono service CLE credits) In return for 16 CLE credits and 10 pro bono CLE credits, participants are required to complete a 50 hour pro bono practicum assisting litigants in NYC Housing, Civil and Supreme Courts within 6 months of training. (Newly admitted attorneys may use pro bono service credits on a carry-over basis.)
  • Attachment(s): GAPflyer_2013.pdf
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