Tag: CLE

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.…

Ohio MCLE: 24 CLE Units Every Two Years

Attorneys in Ohio must complete 24 CLE units every two years as part of the Ohio minimum continuing legal education requirement.  The MCLE compliance deadline in Ohio is December 31 and the reporting deadline is January 31.  Attorneys in Ohio may satisfy up to six (6) credit hours of their CLE requirements through online CLE courses. Active attorneys and attorneys registered for…

New York MCLE: Experienced Attorneys

Each state controls the regulation of the attorneys that practice within its borders – and MCLE is no exception.  One interesting facet of MCLE is that some states have two different requirements – one MCLE requirement for newly admitted attorneys, and one MCLE requirement for experienced attorneys.  Such is the scenario for New York attorneys. Mandatory Continuing Legal Education for Newly Admitted…

New Jersey MCLE: Compliance Groups

New Jersey recently made continuing legal education mandatory for attorneys who practice within the borders of the Garden State.  New Jersey attorneys must now complete 24 credits hours every two years to remain in compliance with the New Jersey MCLE requirement.  Four of the required 24 hours must be in the subject areas of ethics and/or professionalism. New Jersey MCLE Compliance Requirements…

Extension of December 31 Nevada MCLE Deadline

Active Nevada attorneys must complete twelve 12 CLE credit hours each calendar year as part of their minimum continuing legal education (MCLE) requirement.  As part of the 12 unit Nevada MCLE requirement, attorneys must complete at least two credit hours of legal ethics each annual compliance period.  In Nevada, the MCLE compliance period runs from January 1 to December 31.  Therefore, all…

MCLE for North Carolina Attorneys

In 2012, Attorney Credits expanded to a number of new states around the country, including Alabama, Louisiana, Missouri, Oregon, Tennessee and Washington.  We also began offering CLE courses in North Carolina in order to assist attorneys in the Tar Heel State with their MCLE compliance.  In 2013 we will continue to expand our online MCLE compliance services into new states around the…