New Jersey attorneys must complete at least 24 credit hours of continuing legal education (CLE) each NJ CLE compliance period. Without a valid exception New Jersey attorneys may complete 12 credit hours of online New Jersey CLE courses every two-year compliance period.
Online NJ CLE
New Jersey lawyers may complete twelve (12) NJ CLE credit hours every two years through online and downloadable CLE courses – including four (4) mandatory credit hours of legal ethics (without a valid exception).
There are two different exceptions that New Jersey attorneys can apply for that allow attorneys to take all 24 CLE hours through online on-demand NJ CLE courses. These are the non-resident and medical CLE exceptions. To access more information about CLE compliance requirements in New Jersey: NJ CLE.