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Index to Continuing Legal Education State Requirements

State # of Hours Period Special Inclusions Deadline

Alabama 12 calendar year none Jan. 31

Arizona 15 year 3 hours of ethics Sept. 15

California 36 3 years 8 hours of legal ethics/law practice management: 4 of the 8 hours must be ethics, 1 of the hours may be civil rights; 1 hour substance abuse/emotional distress; 1 hour elimination of bias Jan. 31

Colorado 45 3 years 7 hours legal ethics any time within the 3-year period

Delaware 30 2 years 3 hours legal ethics; 2 to 6 hours of professionalism July 31

Florida 30 3 years 2 hours legal ethics every 3 years (month is assigned)

Georgia 12 year 1 hr legal ethics; 1 hr professionalism; 3 hours trial (only if trial attorney) Jan. 31

Idaho 30 3 years 2 hours legal ethics and/or professional responsibility every 3rd year, depending on year of admission

Indiana 36 3 years 6 hr minimum per year; 3 hours of professional responsibility within the 3 years Dec. 31

Iowa 15 year 2 hours legal ethics every 2 years Mar. 1

Kansas 12 year including 2 hours legal ethics Must file affadavit within 30 days after each program attended

Kentucky 12.5 year 2 hours legal ethics June 30: completion of courses; Sept. 10 for reporting

Louisiana 15 year 1 hr legal ethics Jan. 31

Minnesota 45 3 years none Aug. 30

Mississippi 12 year 1 hr legal ethics/professional responsibility July 31

Missouri 15 year 3 hours ethics every 3 years July 31

Montana 15 year 3 hours ethics every 3 years July 31

Nevada 12 year 2 hours ethics Dec. 31

New Hampshire 12 year (July 1 - June 31) 2 hours legal ethics/professional responsibility Aug. 1

New Mexico 15 year 1 hr ethics or code of professional responsibility Dec. 31

New York 32 or 24 2 years Newly admitted attorneys must take 32 MCLE credit hours within the first two years of admission to the Bar. Sixteen credit hours must be completed in each of the first two years of admission to the Bar as follows: (i) 3 credit hours of Ethics and Professionalism; (ii) 6 credit hours of Skills; and (iii) 7 credit hours of Practice Management and/or Areas of Professional Practice.

Experienced attorneys may also take accredited transitional and nontransitional MCLE courses or programs toward their program requirement of 24 credit hours during each biennial reporting cycle. Four credit hours must be in ethics and professionalism. The other credit hours may be taken in any combination of the following categories: ethics and professionalism, skills, practice management or areas of professional practice.
Dec. 31

North Carolina 12 year 2 hours ethics every year; 3 hours ethics block course every three years Last day of Feb.

North Dakota 45 3 years 3 hours of ethics June 30

Ohio 24 2 years 2 yrs ehtics and substance abuse every 2 years, on Jan. 31

Oklahoma 12 year 1 hr ethics Feb. 15

Pennsylvania 12 year 1 hr ethics; 11 hours substantive law 30 days after program attended

Rhode Island 10 year 2 hours ethics July 1-June 30 annually

South Carolina 14 year 2 hours ethics Jan. 15

Tennessee 15 year 3 hours ethics Mar. 1

Texas 15 year 3 hours ethics last day of birth month

Utah 24 2 years 3 hours professional responsibility and ethics end of second year

Vermont 20 2 years 2 hours ethics July 15

Virginia 12 year 2 hours ethics June 30

Washington 45 3 years 2 hours ethics Jan. 31

West Virginia 24 2 years 3 hours ethics or office management June 30 every 2 years

Wisconsin 30 2 years 3 hours ethics December 31 every other year

Wyoming 15 year none Jan. 30

 


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