NEW YORK, Feb. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Practising Law Institute is delighted to announce that it has been voted the Best Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Provider by the readers of The National Law Journal in its Best Of 2018 Survey. This is the seventh year that PLI has earned recognition from the marketplace.
"We are honored to be voted the Best CLE Provider by the readers of The National Law Journal," said Anita C. Shapiro, PLI President. "As a nonprofit learning organization, PLI's commitment to educating lawyers and other professionals began decades before CLE became a mandatory requirement. This award highlights the continued dedication by our staff and volunteers who work to provide the most innovative, current and accessible content."
The National Law Journal's Best Of survey showcases organizations that stand out among their competitors in providing legal professionals with the services, products, and education to compete in today's legal market. 7,500 votes were cast in several dozen categories. The winners were announced on February 1, 2018.
Practising Law Institute is a nonprofit learning organization dedicated to keeping attorneys and other professionals at the forefront of knowledge and expertise. PLI is chartered by the Regents of the University of the State of New York, and was founded in 1933 by Harold P. Seligson. PLI provides the highest quality, accredited, continuing legal and professional education programs in a variety of formats. This content is delivered by more than 4,000 volunteer faculty, including prominent lawyers, judges, investment bankers, accountants, corporate counsel, and U.S. and international government regulators. PLI publishes a comprehensive library of Treatises, Course Handbooks, Answer Books and Journals, also available through the PLI PLUS online platform. The essence of PLI's mission is its commitment to the pro bono community, with over 95,000 program scholarships awarded last year.