DE CLE Requirements

What are DE MCLE requirements?

UPDATED MCLE REQUIREMENTS IN RESPONSE TO THE CORONAVIRUS: The requirement for live CLE credit has been waived for attorneys still completing their 2019 CLE requirements. In addition, the deadline for transcript verification is now 4/30/2020, the deadline for the completion of make-up plans is now 5/31/2020, and the deadline for the report of completion is now 6/15/2020. Note: The requirement for live CLE credit is still in place for the 12/31/2020 compliance period at this time.

Delaware attorneys are required to complete 24.00 credit hours every 2 years. Members must fulfill at least 12.00 credit hours of their CLE requirement with activities approved for Live classroom CLE credit.

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.

What is allowed for eCLE credit?

Maximum 12.00 credit hours allowed for eCLE credit.

Requirements by Format

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Live Credit

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

You can obtain 24.00 of 24.00 required hours with the below format.

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eCLE Credit

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

You can obtain 12.00 of 24.00 required hours with the below formats.

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