The New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers makes it easy to take courses at your convenience, when you want, wherever you want! All you need to get started is a computer or tablet device and an internet connection.
Create Your Free Profile: The first step is to create your profile, username and password. You will then be able to queue up lectures, track your credits, and review lectures you’ve taken in the past.
Just hit the “Watch Online CLE” button on our home page to create your profile.
Choosing Courses & Lectures: Watch Online CLE offers a variety of course material under the four Learning Category icons. You can also see a listing of coursework via the “All Courses” button in the top right corner.
If you would like to experience CLEs remotely, we have CLE accredited courses and program materials available on CD or DVD. Most seminars are two hours, so you can easily fit them into your busy schedule.
Earning CLE’s: Each CLE accredited lecture is accompanied by a verification form. You must complete this verification form, including the attendance verification codes mentioned throughout the CLE lecture in order to earn your credits.
Using the site is easy. Just enroll for free, browse through our course offerings, choose a topic, and start learning!
In addition to FREE CLE, Academy members enjoy our Weekly Department Updates. Sent to members via e-mail, the Updates review, summarize, and hyperlink to the most important cases from each of New York’s four Appellate Divisions each month. Our Members-Only Online CLE Library gives members access to CLE materials from many of our past programs. In addition, members receive Daily News E-Clips of the latest legal headlines.
Events: The Academy hosts membership events that network trial lawyers from across the state. We are also dedicated to preserving and improving the civil justice system through effective and committed political action. What differentiates the Academy from other organizations is the unique commitment of our members to rebuild and enhance our profession. As a member, you can be directly involved in the Academy’s legislative and political initiatives. There are many other reasons to join – please browse our website or call us at 518-364-4044 for more!