Tag: MCLE

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…

Colorado MCLE Deadline is December 31

Well, the world didn’t end last Friday.  If you are a Colorado attorney hoping the world was going to end so that you wouldn’t have to complete your 45 mandatory MCLE units by December 31 …. you are out of luck, we are all still here. However, while Colorado attorneys have one of the larger MCLE requirements at 45 units, Colorado attorneys…

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)…

Online CLE For Iowa Attorneys

Attorneys in Iowa have a little more than one week to complete their annual MCLE requirement.  Attorneys in Iowa must complete 15 IA CLE credit hours by December 31, including three required hours of legal ethics every two years.  Iowa attorneys may now take substance abuse courses as part of their legal ethics requirement. As a preventive measure designed to reduce lawyer discipline…

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…

Good Cause MCLE Modification in California

Did you know that California attorneys can apply for a good cause modification of their CA MCLE requirement?  The good cause modification might be a good option if you are unable to attend live CLE events due to phyical problems or if you need more time to complete your 25 unit CA MCLE requirement due to an emergency. Rule 2.55 Modifications A member…

New York MCLE Compliance and Reporting

Experienced attorneys in New York must complete at least twenty-four (24) accredited CLE credit hours during each biennial reporting cycle, the two-year period between your attorney registration.[1]  New York attorneys must complete at least four (4) credit hours of Ethics and Professionalism as part of the 24 credit hour requirement.  The remaining 20 credit hours may be in the following categories of…