Attorney Continuting Legal Education (CLE)

The Office of Court Administration now requires that attorneys in New York State receive 24 hours of Continuing Legal Education every two years. Sixteen of the hours must be in the area of professional practice, four hours on skills, and four hours on ethics.

CLE credit has been arranged through a cooperative effort with the Albany Law School Institute of Legal Studies and the New York Department of State. Attorneys who wish to receive CLE credit shall pay a fee of $25 to the Albany Law School Institute of Legal Studies for each course taken.

The Albany Law School Institute of Legal Studies has been certified by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board as an Accredited Provider of Continuing Legal Education in the State of New York.

For financial hardship guidelines, please call the Institute of Legal Studies at (518) 445-2310.

Course Name Credit Area
Adopting and Amending Zoning 1.5 Non-Transitional Professional Practice
Case Law Update for Planning and Zoning 1 Non-Transitional;
2 Non-Trasitional
Professional Practice
Community Design Tools 1.5 Non-Transitional and Transitional Professional Practice
Comprehensive Planning 1 Non-Transitional Professional Practice
Enforcement of Zoning and Other Local Laws 1.5 Non-Transitional Professional Practice
Farmland Protection and Agricultural Viability 2 Non-Transitional and Transitional Professional Practice
Form-Based Zoning 1.5 Non-Transitional Professional Practice
Freedom of Information/Open Meetings Law 2 Non-Transitional Professional Practice
Historic Preservation 1.5 Non-Transitional and Transitional Professional Practice
Land Use Moratoria 1 Non-Trasitional and Transitional Professional Practice
Local Regualtions: Enactment Procedure 1 Non-Transitional Professional Practice
Locally Unwanted Land Uses 1.5 Non-Transitional and Transitional Professional Practice
Planning and Zoning: An Introduction 1 Non-Transitional and Transitional Professional Practice
Planning Board Overview 2 Transitional Professional Practice
Public Meetings and Hearings 1 Non-Transitional Professional Practice
Public Officers: Powers and Duties 1 Non-Transitional and Transitional Professional Practice
Record Keeping 1.5 Non-Transitional and Transitional Professional Practice
Revising Zoning 1.5 Non-Transitional Professional Practice
Sign Regulation 1.5 Non-Transitional Professional Practice
Site Plan Review 1 Non-Transitional Professional Practice
Special Use Permits 1 Transitional Professional Practice
State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) Basics 2 Transitional Professional Practice
Subdivision Review 2 Non-Transitional Professional Practice
Zoning Board of Appeals (short course) 1.5 Non-Transitional Professional Practice
Zoning Board of Appeals Overview 2 Transitional Professional Practice