Tag: CLE

Attorney Credits Offers CLE in Georgia

Attorney Credits recently began offering continuing legal education (CLE) courses in Georgia for attorneys who need to fulfill their minimum continuing legal education (MCLE) requirement.  Attorneys in Georgia must complete 12 CLE credits – including 1 credit hour of legal ethics – each annual compliance period in order to maintain MCLE compliance with the Georgia CLE Commission.  Attorneys in Georgia may complete…

Attorney Credits Offers CLE in Connecticut

Attorney Credits offers minimum continuing legal education (MCLE) for the majority of attorneys around the country.  Attorney Credits also offers continuing legal education (CLE) in those states where CLE is not mandatory – like Connecticut Attorneys in Connecticut are some of the few attorneys around the country who do not have a continuing legal education (CLE) requirement … for now.[1]  While there is…

Oregon MCLE: Compliance Groups

The Oregon MCLE rules require that all active members of the Oregon State Bar complete 45 hours of approved CLE each each 3 year reporting period.  Of the 45 hours, 5 must be legal ethics credits and 1 credit hour must be on an Oregon attorney’s mandatory child abuse reporting obligations.  In alternate reporting periods, at least 3 of the required 45…

The Elimination of Bias in the Legal Profession

The Elimination of Bias in the Legal Profession is a required course in California.  California is one of the few states with a mandatory bias and discrimination MCLE requirement.  In many other states, courses dealing with bias and discrimination in the legal system qualify for legal ethics credit. Instead of lawyers in firms arguing about whether there is in fact anything “wrong”…

Ohio MCLE: 12 Online CLE Credit Hours in 2014

The Ohio Supreme Court recently adopted changes to the continuing legal education (CLE) system.  The changes will double the number of online credit hours Ohio attorneys can earn each two-year compliance period.  The changes will go into effect on January 1, 2014. On October 23, 2012, the Supreme Court of Ohio adopted the following amendments to the Rules for the Government of…

Ohio MCLE: No Food for You!

Attorney Credits offers online CLE for the majority of attorneys around the country.  Online CLE offers many benefits, including price, convenience and efficiency – to name a few positive points.  And when you are an attorney, you need to make the most efficient use of your time because you are a busy professional. “Credit for Activities Concurrent with the Consumption of a…

Oregon MCLE: 45 MCLE Units Every 3 Years

Attorneys in Oregon must complete 45 OR CLE credit hours every three years in order to remain in compliance with the MCLE requirement.  At least 6 of the 45 hours must be in accredited CLE activities in legal ethics or professional responsibility.  This includes legal ethics and professionalism and CLE programs relating to the role of lawyers concerning racial and ethnic issues,…

Oklahoma MCLE: Allows 6 Online CLE Hours

Attorneys in Oklahoma must complete 12 MCLE units each annual compliance period.  The deadline to complete MCLE in Oklahoma is December 31 and the deadline to report MCLE completion is February 15.  Except for senior and associate members, every member of the Oklahoma Bar Association must comply with the MCLE requirements unless covered by an exemption under Oklahoma Supreme Court Rule 2.…