CLE Programs – Discounts and Free Programs for Members

The City Bar offers 150 live CLE courses annually with member discounts of up to 35% off regular rates. Select programs also offer special pricing for small law firm members.

Programs range from 1 1/2 hours to full day; and are also available as live webcasts and on-demand programs.

Free CLE Programs for Members

The State of Criminal Discovery in New York State
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 6:00pm – 8:30pm
NY CLE Credit: 3.0 Professional Practice

Outsmart Your Unconscious Biases
Thursday, March 8, 2018 6:00pm - 8:00pm
NY CLE Credit: 2.0 Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias

The Color of Law: The Role of U.S. Law and Policy in Racial Segregation in Housing
Friday, March 23, 2018, 9:00am - 10:30am
NY CLE Credit: 1.5 Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias

2018 Professional Development Workshop Series

This series provides attorneys with critical training to help them succeed as they transition into more senior roles, and offers more experienced attorneys a refresher on skill needed throughout their career. This series free to City Bar members.

Inclusive Leadership = Intelligent Leadership: The Next Level of Leadership for 21st Century Legal Workplaces
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 8:30am - 10:15am 
Dr. Arin N. Reeves, President & Managing Director, Nextions LLC
NY CLE Credit: 2.0 Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias

Practicing Law at the Speed of Light: Building Resilience and Reducing Stress in a Climate of Change
Thursday, February 22, 2018 8:30am - 10:15am 
Dr. Larry Richard, Founder & Principal Consultant, LawyerBrain LLC
NY CLE Credit: 2.0 Law Practice Management

Raising Your Writing Bar: Next Level Drafting and Editing Skills
Friday, March 23, 2018 8:30am - 10:15am
Catharine Du Bois, Visiting Professor, New York Law School & Director of the Legal Writing Program at National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA)
NY CLE Credit: 2.0 Skills

Secrets of the Masters: The Five Habits of Successful Business Development
Thursday, April 26, 2018 8:30am - 10:15am
David H. Freeman, CEO, David Freeman Consulting Group and Founder, Law Firm CultureShift 
CLE credit will not be provided

An Ounce of Prevention: How to Reduce Liability, Disciplinary and Reputational Risks
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 8:30am - 10:15am
Panel Chair: Bruce A. Green, Louis Stein Chair of Law & Director, Stein Center for Law and Ethics, Fordham Law School 
NY CLE Credit: 2.0 Ethics

Discounts on CLE Programs for Members

  • A 50% discount will be granted to attorneys working for government agencies, public interest groups, full-time students and full-time academics.
  • A 20% discount off of member and non-member prices is available for firms and corporations that register 4 or more people for the same program or group webcast.

Discounts for Small Law Firms and Solo Practitioners

  • For attorneys working in firms with fewer than 10 attorneys the 20% discount will be made available if 2 or more attorneys attend the same program.
  • Select Solo CLE; solo practitioners get unlimited access to our CLE programs 4 hours or less for a flat fee of $499, includes live programs, live webcasts and on-demand programs. Please contact Customer Service for more information and to sign up.

Discounts for Association Committees

Committee Members who are sponsoring a program are eligible for a 50% discount off the member rate.

Financial Scholarships

Financial scholarships are available for traditional & non-traditional program formats. An application must be submitted in writing at least two (2) weeks before the date of which the CLE course or program is scheduled. Applications received less than two (2) weeks before the program may be denied. Download the Financial Scholarship Application (PDF).