Contact Us

We want to hear from you! If you have questions or would like to get involved with NYSBA Continuing Legal Education programs, contact one of our staff below. To register for any upcoming CLE programs, call our Member Resource Center at (518) 463-3724 or 1-800-582-2452 or email  To sponsor an upcoming CLE Program, contact Holly Klarman at 410-584-1960 or email

Katherine Suchocki, Esq.
Senior Director 
(518) 487-5590   

Cindy M. O'Brien 
CLE Events Manager 
(518) 487-5585  

Primary Contact For: CLE Program Venues, Catering, and All Program Logistics  

Holly Hirsch 
CLE Event Planning Assistant 
(518) 487-5586  

Primary Contact For: Program Temp Personnel, Archived Products, Financial Aid and Tuition Assistance  

Carolyn Bell 
CLE Registrar/Out of State Accreditation  
(518) 487-5606  

Primary Contact For: MCLE Certificates and Out of State Credits 

Sally K. Bratten, Esq.  
Program Attorney 
(518) 487-5550  

Sections/Areas of Practice: Antitrust Law Section, Business Law Section, Corporate Counsel Section, Elder Law and Special Needs Section, Family Law Section, Intellectual Property Law Section, International Section, Labor and Employment Law Section, Local and State Government Law Section, Real Property Law Section, Tax Section, and Trusts and Estates Law Section 

Patrick Boland
Program Manager 
(518) 487-5592

Sections/Areas of Practice: Ethics and Skills Based Programs, General Practice Section, Young Lawyers Section and Committee Sponsored Programs

Christopher Cook
Digital Media Specialist
(518) 487-5539

Ernesto Guerrero
Program Manager
(518) 487-5535

Jessica Patterson 
Program Manager     
(518) 487-5591  

Sections/Areas of Practice: Judicial Section, Law Practice Management, Senior Lawyers Section  and Committee Sponsored Programs

Pamela Chrysler
CLE Program and Marketing Coordinator
(518) 487-5595

Simone Smith 
Program Manager 
(518) 487-5593 

Sections/Areas of Practice: Commercial and Federal Litigation Section, Criminal Justice Section, Dispute Resolution Section, Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Section, Environmental and Energy Law Section, Food, Drug & Cosmetic Law Section, Health Law Section, Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section, Trial Lawyers Section 

Bridget Donlon 
Program Coordinator
(518) 487-5531

CLE Program Sponsorship

Holly C. Klarman
New York State Bar Association, Media Sales
(410) 584-1960