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West LegalEdcenter Now Approved as Continuing Legal Education Accredited Service Provider in New Jersey
Jun 17, 2010 (10:06 AM EDT)


EAGAN, Minn., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- West LegalEdcenter, a Thomson Reuters business, announced today that attorneys licensed in New Jersey can now fulfill their Minimum Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) requirements online at www.westlegaledcenter.com or through their iPhone with the free downloadable app, CLE Mobile.

With West LegalEdcenter's status as an Accredited Service Provider approved, attorneys now have convenient access to more than 7,000 New Jersey-accredited programs covering nearly every practice area and skill level, from live webcasts on hot topics and legal issues as they emerge to on-demand programs developed by local, state and national CLE providers.

"West LegalEdcenter's library of CLE content is continually updated so attorneys can keep pace with rapid changes in the law," said Lee Ann Enquist, vice president of West Professional Development. "We are thrilled to provide New Jersey-licensed attorneys with the necessary material they now need to succeed in an ultra-competitive environment."

Of special interest to New Jersey attorneys may be the free webcast West LegalEdcenter will feature at 11 a.m., (Eastern) on June 22 with Wendy Weiss, counsel for the New Jersey Board on Continuing Legal Education. Weiss will provide an overview of New Jersey's MCLE rules and requirements and will answer participants' questions. The program will also be available as a complimentary on-demand program and a downloadable podcast following the live webcast.

In addition to MCLE content available online and through CLE Mobile, West LegalEdcenter offers personalized program recommendations; simplified CLE tracking; links from course materials to Westlaw®, the leading online research service from Thomson Reuters; 24/7 customer service and technical support; and the most comprehensive law firm and corporate law department CLE Administrator's Tool Kit for seamless management of CLE attendance and usage.

West LegalEdcenter

The cost-effective source for online and in-person legal training and CLE, West LegalEdcenter keeps attorneys up to date on the law and compliant with state requirements. Find everything you need to manage continuing education and professional development in law firms and legal departments – live conferences and seminars around the nation, more than 7,000 online courses, compliance tracking, learning management, and full integration with in-house training. Taught by the most prestigious names in the legal field, West LegalEdcenter covers both the core substance of law as well as hot topics in every practice area. For more information, visit www.westlegaledcenter.com.

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SOURCE West LegalEdcenter