Tag: CLE

Arizona MCLE Compliance & Reporting

Almost every state in the country has some from of mandatory continuing legal education and Arizona is no exception.  Each Arizona attorney must complete a total of 15 hours of CLE each year, including a mandatory 3 hours of professional responsibility.  The Arizona MCLE compliance period runs from July 1 to June 30. Arizona attorneys also have annual CLE reporting requirements like…

California MCLE Record Keeping

Attorney Credits has been utilizing our Legal Blog to keep you up-to-date on all the latest MCLE news – from rule changes to compliance deadlines.  At Attorney Credits, we know it can be very difficult keeping track of your CLE requirements, deadlines and the nuances of the California MCLE rules and regulations. Many states have rules on record keeping and maintaining proof of…

New York MCLE: Extension of Time

Experienced attorneys in New York must complete at least twenty-four (24) accredited CLE credit hours during each biennial reporting cycle.[1]  According to the New York MCLE rules, an experienced attorney is an attorney that has been admitted to the New York Bar for more than two years.  Newly admitted attorneys in New York have their own set of special MCLE requirements.[2] As part of the…

California Attorneys: February 1 Deadline for Fee Payment & MCLE Compliance

The New Year means many things for different people.  Attorney Credits knows that for many attorneys in California the New Year means that its time to pay your dues and/or report your MCLE compliance.  At Attorney Credits this is usually one of our times of the year as thousands of California attorneys begin paying dues and completing their MCLE requirement. Members of…

Florida MCLE: CLER Reporting Affidavit

Florida attorneys must complete 30 CLE credit hours every three years to fulfill their CLER (Continuing Legal Education Requirement).  Each three year compliance period Florida attorneys must also complete at least 5 credit hours in the area of ethics, professionalism, substance abuse, or mental illness awareness.  Each member of the Florida Bar is assigned a three year reporting cycle.  You can find…

Happy New Year: MCLE Deadline is Today

The end of the MCLE year is here …. TODAY.  Many states around the country have a December 31 deadline to complete your MCLE requirement.  From Colorado to Washington, attorneys are scrambling to pick up those last minute CLE units. The following states have December 31 MCLE deadlines: Alabama Colorado Delaware Georgia Hawaii Idaho    Indiana    Iowa  Louisiana    Maine    Nebraska    Nevada  New…

Ohio MCLE Deadline is December 31

Attorney Credits continues to keep you updated about upcoming year-end MCLE deadlines across the country.   For attorneys in Ohio there is a little more than a week to complete the biennial MCLE requirement.  Ohio attorneys with last names M – Z must complete their MCLE requirement by December 31 and report compliance by January 31. Ohio attorneys have the option to complete up to six (6)…

Questions About California MCLE?

Did you know that if you are suspended for disciplinary reasons in California you still must complete your 25 unit MCLE requirement?  In California, attorneys are required to complete their MCLE requirement and report compliance even if they are suspended from the bar for not paying membership fees or due to disciplinary reasons. Attorney Credits and the State Bar of California have…

Top MCLE Compliance Mistakes

At Attorney Credits, we have tried to utilize our Legal Blog to get you the MCLE information that you need.  This can be a daunting task since there are 50 states with 50 different sets of CLE regulations for their attorneys.  However, as we approach deadlines in major states we have tried to keep you abreast of MCLE requirements, reporting, deadlines and…