Delaware CLE Requirements

What are DE MCLE requirements?

Delaware attorneys are required to complete 24.00 credit hours every 2 years.

The requirement for at least 12 of the 24 CLE credit hours to be earned by attending in-person, live CLE approved courses has been waived for the two-year periods ending 12/31/2021 and 12/31/2022. All 24 CLE credit hours for those two-year periods may be satisfied by approved courses that do not require an in-person, live appearance.

What are DE MCLE specialty credit requirements?

Specialty credits may be taken as Live or eCLE.
Enhanced Ethics: 4.00 credit hours (required)

When is the DE MCLE compliance deadline?

December 31st

How do I report my DE MCLE?

NBI, Inc. will report your CLE credit to the Delaware Commission on Continuing Legal Education after your course completion has been verified. A Verified Certificate of Completion will be sent to you. Please retain for your records.

At the end of your compliance period you are responsible for reviewing and verifying the accuracy of your transcript on the Commission website no later than March 31st. Transcripts are available after February 1st.

What are DE MCLE requirements for newly admitted attorneys?

After passing the bar exam but before being admitted to the Delaware Bar, attorneys must attend a two-day Pre-Admission Conference. In addition, newly admitted attorneys must complete all 7 Fundamentals programs within the first two compliance periods (4 years). Each Fundamentals program is approximately 6 hours. Only Fundamentals programs offered by the DSBA are eligible for approval for this requirement. Attendance at these courses shall be credited toward the attorney's MCLE obligation.

What is allowed for eCLE credit?

Maximum 12.00 credit hours allowed for eCLE credit.

Requirements by Format

Course Book Course Book Included With All Formats

Live Credit

The below format is considered Live by the Delaware Commission on Continuing Legal Education.

Live In-Person Seminars

eCLE Credit

The below formats are considered eCLE by the Delaware Commission on Continuing Legal Education.

View all eCLE Credit formats

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