Online CLE

MCLE Compliance Questions in Illinois?

Illinois attorneys recently had their MCLE requirement increased from 24 credit hours to 30 credit hours every two years. The Professional Responsibility requirement was also increased from four credit hours to six. Luckily, the next compliance group doesn’t have to report until June 30, 2013. Beginning with the July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2012 two-year reporting period for attorneys with last names beginning…

FAQ for Attorneys in Nevada

Nevada is one of the few states that allows attorneys to file an extension if they don’t think they will get their MCLE credits completed by the December 31 compliance deadline. Attorneys are essentially given until the March 1 reporting deadline to complete their CLE and must pay a $50 extension fee if their request is granted. However, if the attorney has…

Questions about CLE in Florida?

States around the country have varying rules when it comes to continuing legal education – different compliance dates, reporting cycles, credit hour requirements … the list is exhaustive. There are some states such as Delaware and Pennsylvania that even limit the amount of online units an attorney can complete. Attorneys in Florida have no such limit when it comes to online education…

FAQ For Mandatory CLE in New Jersey

Only recently did CLE compliance become mandatory in New Jersey.[1] In New Jeresey, the Board on Continuing Legal Education was created and assigned the task of administering the Supreme Court’s requirement.[2] New Jersey attorneys must be aware that only 12 of the required 24 units can be completed with online courses. However, there are two main exceptions that would allow New Jersey attorneys…

Answers to your Colorado CLE Questions

By Jason Castillo, Director of Legal Education Colorado attorneys must take 45 credit hours every three years to maintain compliance with the Colorado Supreme Court Board of Continuing Legal and Judicial Education. Luckily, attorneys in Colorado may satisfy all of their CLE requirements through online courses. As you might have guessed, we have recently updated or frequently asked questions (FAQ) page for…

FAQ For MCLE in California

When is my compliance group?  What is the difference between self-study and participatory credit?  What is the limit on self-study hours in California? Yes, one of the trickiest parts of our job is keeping up with the CLE rules of each state across the country.  We know that attorneys also have trouble finding the answers to all their CLE questions about California…

Frequently Asked CLE Questions (FAQ) for Arizona Attorneys

By Jason Castillo, Director of Legal Education We recently updated our CLE FAQ for Arizona attorneys.  That’s right … answers to all the Arizona continuing legal education questions that you were afraid to ask! Arizona’s CLE regime differs from every state in one major facet – Arizona does not certify MCLE courses or providers. Arizona lawyers are required to independently review Arizona MCLE regulations…

Attorney Credits Now Offers MECLE and VCLE in Alaska

By Jason Castillo, Director of Legal Education Alaska is known as the “The Last Frontier State” because of its distance from the lower 48 states, rugged landscape and inhospitable climate. Luckily, now that we offer CLE in Alaska, attorneys can complete their required units from the comfort of their home or office – without stepping foot into the inhospitable climate. Alaska attorneys have…

Online CLE Courses for Washington Attorneys

By Jason Castillo, Director of Legal Education In our quest to serve more attorneys across the country we have recently added Washington to the list of states where we now offer our continuing legal education.  Washington attorneys will now have access to many of our best CLE courses on the Washington Course List.  Further, many attorneys appreciate the luxury of completing CLE…