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Texas CLE: Texas MCLE Reporting

Texas attorneys are required to complete 15 hours every year to meet the Texas MCLE requirement and remain eligible to practice law. It is also your responsibility to make sure your mandatory TX CLE hours are accurately and timely reported to the State Bar of Texas. Texas CLE Reporting You are automatically given your birth month as a grace period to comply…

New CLE on Examination of Forensic Documents

One of your favorite business clients hurriedly walks into your office. You can tell by the look on her face that she is quite distressed and she has been crying. When she went to refinance her home, the title company informed her that they wouldn’t be able to help her… because she doesn’t own the home. There’s a quitclaim deed showing that…

IL CLE: What is the New Professional Responsibility Requirement For Illinois Attorneys?

Did you know that Illinois attorneys now have ‘new’ MCLE requirements? Traditionally, Illinois attorneys needed to complete 30 total hours, including 6 hours of Professional Responsibility. However, the IL MCLE requirement was recently amended. New Professional Responsibility CLE Requirement All Illinois attorneys must how complete: 4 hours of Legal Ethics 1 hour of Diversity & Inclusion 1 hour of Mental Health &…

Pennsylvania Group 3 Attorneys: 12 PA CLE Hours by December 31

Pennsylvania attorneys must complete a minimum of 12 CLE hours each annual compliance period.[1] There are 3 reporting groups in Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania attorneys that are in compliance Group III must complete the 6 required Pennsylvania CLE hours by December 31. PA CLE Group III Deadline December 31 Group III attorneys may complete 6 PA CLE hours by completing Attorney Credits online and…

NY CLE: 24 Credit Hours Every 2 Years

Experienced attorneys admitted to the New York State Bar Association must complete a minimum of twenty-four (24) CLE credit hours during each two-year reporting period.[1]  According to the New York CLE Rules, an “experienced” New York attorney is an attorney that has been admitted to the New York Bar for more than two years.  Please be advised that newly admitted attorneys in New…

Texas CLE: How do I report CLE compliance?

Attorneys licensed to practice in Texas must complete at least 15 Texas CLE credit hours each annual TX MCLE compliance period as part of the mandatory CLE requirement in Texas.  Texas attorneys must also complete at least 3 credit hours of Legal Ethics or Professional Responsibility to properly fulfill the mandatory 15 credit hour TX CLE requirement.  But how do you report…

Illinois CLE: What if I did not complete my IL CLE credits by June 30?

In order to fulfill the Illinois CLE requirement, attorneys that are members of the Illinois State Bar Association must complete at least thirty (30) IL CLE credit hours every two years.[1]  As part of the 30 credit hour IL CLE requirement Illinois attorneys must complete at least six (6) credit hours of Professional Responsibility. Illinois CLE Compliance & Reporting Reporting Cycle: 2…