The CLE (Continuing Legal Education) Specialist oversees administration of CLE programs at the Firm, working with the CLE Assistant and Legal Learning & Development (L&D) team. The Specialist tracks attendance at CLE seminars, issues Certificates of Attendance to attorneys and answers attorney questions re CLE requirements and their compliance. Further, the Specialist reviews course materials to determine whether they qualify for CLE credit and provides guidance to attorneys on how to meet the requirements for credit. The Specialist will also assist with general training and L&D projects on an ad-hoc basis.
Tracking attorney CLE requirements, including inputting attendance at CLE seminars and generating CLE certificates of attendance for attorneys.
Handling training program administration for various practice groups, including sending invitations, administering sign-in sheets and surveys and copying course materials.
Providing information to attorneys and professional staff on New York State mandatory CLE Rules and Regulations and the requirements to make seminars eligible for NYS CLE credit.
Supporting various practice groups with coordinating conference rooms, catering, and audio/visual aspects for training programs.
Planning off-site client CLE seminars, both in New York and outside of New York, and coordinating accreditation of those seminars.
Maintaining department documents, such as CLE attendance sheets, invitations and surveys, to maintain compliance with New York CLE Board’s Accredited Provider requirements.
Monitoring weekly attorney arrivals and ensuring that all relevant department files are updated to reflect status and developmental needs of current attorneys.
Monitoring attorney departures and transfers to update attorneys on their CLE requirements and certification status, and remind attorneys to renew law licenses as necessary.
Responsible for the creation of statistical reports for the New York State CLE Board and in the preparation of the year-end report for the CLE Board.
Publicizing CLE and other training opportunities (both internal and external), and improving information sharing among global offices by liaising with training contacts in other offices.
Assisting in the preparation of training program materials and ensuring that they are updated on the Firm’s online resources.
General work and assistance on legal L&D ad-hoc projects.
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience required.
Experience with CLE compliance in New York.
Excellent interpersonal, client service, and written and verbal communication skills.
Exercises good judgment, has excellent organization skills, and strong attention to detail.
Able to work independently as well as with a team, plan ahead, push projects forward and meet deadlines.
Experience with Micron CE Manager preferred.
Proficiency with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
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