Nevada attorneys must complete a minimum of twelve (12) CLE credit hours each annual NV CLE compliance period in order to complete their mandatory Nevada continuing legal education (CLE) requirement. Attorneys licensed in Nevada must complete at least two (2) credit hours of legal ethics as part of the 12 unit Nevada CLE requirement. Please note that Nevada attorneys now also have a substance abuse requirement that must be completed every three years.
Nevada CLE Compliance & Reporting Requirements
- Reporting Cycle: Annual
- Compliance Deadline: December 31
- Reporting Deadline: December 31
All NV CLE credits must be completed and reported by December 31 to remain in compliance with the Nevada CLE requirement. If you don’t think you’ll be able to complete the required NV CLE by December 31, you can request an extension of time with the Nevada CLE Board. You must put your request for the extension in writing and send it to the Nevada CLE Board along with a $50 extension fee. Most Nevada attorneys will be given until March 1 to complete the NV CLE requirement if they are granted the extension.
Extension of Time
If you haven’t completed your CLE credits by December 31, you can request an extension of time with the Nevada CLE Board. You must put your request in writing, along with a $50 extension fee and send to the Nevada CLE Board. Attorneys are generally given until March 1 to complete the CLE requirement.
There is only about a month left to complete your NV CLE requirement and 2015 will be here before you know it! Why wait until December 30 to get started to start studying your NV CLE – sign up and start taking Nevada CLE courses today! To access Attorney Credits’ Nevada CLE compliance packages please click the following link: NV CLE.
 If you did not complete 1.0 credit hour of substance abuse in 2013, you must complete 1.0 credit hour of substance abuse in 2014