Tag: FL CLE

How is CLE Course Completion Reported to the Florida Bar?

Florida attorneys must complete at least thirty (30) FL CLE credit hours every three years. In order to complete and report the FL CLER, Florida attorneys are randomly assigned a 3-year reporting cycle. This 3-year reporting cycle determines when you must complete your required 30 Florida CLE credit hours. All thirty (30) required FL CLE credit hours may be completed by online,…

Florida CLE: The Reporting Affidavit

Attorneys in Florida have had continuing legal education (CLE) obligations for over 30 years now since the Supreme Court of Florida adopted the Florida CLER in 1988. Each three-year Florida CLE compliance Florida attorneys must complete 30 total FL CLE credit hours. As part of the 30 credit hour FL CLE requirement, Florida attorneys must also complete a minimum of 5 credit…

Florida CLE: 30 Credit Hours Every 3 Years

Every state regulates the conduct of its own attorneys inside its own borders – everything from bar admission to the grounds for disbarment (and everything in between).  Each state also sets rules for the continuing legal education that its attorneys must complete. The required CLE that Florida attorneys must complete is called the CLER. The Florida CLER – or Continuing Legal Education…

Florida CLE: When is My FL CLE Reporting Period?

Every three-year FL CLE compliance period Florida attorneys must complete 30 total FL CLE credit hours.[1] Florida Bar members are required to report FL CLE hours completed every three years.[2] Each member of the Florida Bar is assigned a three-year reporting cycle that is chosen at random by a computer program. The Supreme Court of Florida adopted the Florida CLER in 1988.…

FL CLE: How often and by when do I need to report CLE compliance?

Attorneys that are members of The Florida Bar must complete 30 FL CLE credit hours each three year FL CLE compliance period.  In order to properly fulfill the 30 credit hour FL CLE requirement, Florida attorneys must also complete 5 credit hours in the area of legal ethics.  Please note that CLE courses that focus on substance abuse, professionalism or mental illness…

Florida CLE: Will I receive notice from The Florida Bar advising me that my reporting period is upcoming?

The Supreme Court of Florida adopted the Florida CLER in 1988.[1]  Every three-year FL CLE compliance period attorneys that are members of The Florida Bar must complete 30 total FL CLE credit hours.  As part of the 30 credit hour FL CLE requirement, Florida attorneys must also complete 5 credit hours in the area of legal ethics.[2] Florida CLE Compliance & Reporting…