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Continuing Legal Education

In honoring our commitment to providing FREE, high-quality CLE programs to our members, Academy-sponsored courses are presented by leading experts on a range of topics. The Academy of Trial Lawyers is a fully-accredited CLE provider.
*PLEASE NOTE: Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, we are now offering our LIVE programs to both members and non-members for FREE!

The Academy’s Deans, Professor Michael Hutter, Daniel Santola, Amy Insler, Benedene Cannata, Christina Sonsire, and Christopher Holbrook work to provide highly-acclaimed and fully-accredited CLE programs presented by outstanding law school professors and trial lawyers.

As a truly statewide bar association, the Academy strives to present each CLE in every corner of the state. Most programs are held in at least six locations: Albany, Buffalo, Long Island, New York City, Rochester and Syracuse. *Note: During COVID, all Academy courses will be presented as online webinars.

Past Academy CLEs, have included: our Annual Update course covering recent cases and statutes of interest to tort practitioners, Advanced Professional Ethics, Doctors and Their Records at Trial, Admissibility of Electronic Evidence, Proving Damages at Trial, and more.

All Academy CLE courses, including live and on-demand, are also accredited in:

Continuing Legal Education Programs

The New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers has a financial hardship policy. For more information please call us at (518) 364-4044.