Appellate Division, First Department and the Assigned Counsel Plan for the First Department

Evening CLE Programs - Fall 2019

All courses are transitional, provide two (2) MCLE credits and are held Thursday evenings from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm at the New York County Supreme Court, 111 Centre Street in the Jury Room on the 11th Floor, unless otherwise indicated.

Panel members, city, state, federal employees, and non-profit and or legal service providers are admitted free of charge. For all others, the cost is $20.00 per each session.

Checks are payable to: Appellate Division, First Department – payment is accepted at the door. The Appellate Division, First Department has a Financial Hardship Policy.** For further information, please telephone us at 212.340.0558 or contact Amy Ostrau at

CLE regulations prohibit us from awarding partial credit; you must arrive on time and stay for the entire lecture.

October 24
Representing Clients in SORA Proceedings

Alan Rosenthal, Esq.
2 professional practice credits

This program is co-sponsored with the New York Criminal Bar Association


Additional programs will be added when finalized


*   Financial hardship requests must be made in writing prior to the date of the program and should contain an explanation of your current financial circumstances along with an Affirmation as to current income.  No reasonable request shall be denied.

Additionally, the Court has adopted the CLE Board’s Financial Aid Policy Guidelines which states, “Fee waivers for unemployed attorneys and fee reductions on a sliding scale for attorneys with annual incomes of $50,000 or less.”

Please note:  DVDs of programs prior to 2018 are available only to Assigned Counsel Plan attorneys, city, state, and federal employees.