Louisiana MCLE Requirements


What are LA MCLE requirements?

Louisiana attorneys are required to complete 12.50 credit hours every year.

**TEMPORARY RULE CHANGE**
In consideration of the continuing need to take measures to stop the spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). For mandatory continuing legal education compliance year 2022, the limitations on "self-study" credits shall be increased to 6 hours annually. In addition up to 8 excess hours earned in 2019 compliance year may be carried forward to compliance year 2020,2021,2022 or 2023.

What are LA MCLE specialty credit requirements?

Specialty credit hours may be taken as Live or Self-Study.
Legal Ethics: 1.00 credit hour (required),
Professionalism: 1.00 credit hour (required)

When is the LA MCLE compliance deadline?

December 31st

How do I report my LA MCLE?

NBI, Inc. will report your credit online to the Louisiana Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Committee of the Louisiana State Bar Association.

A Verified Certificate of Completion will be sent to you. Please retain for your records.

What are LA MCLE requirements for newly admitted attorneys?

Newly admitted attorneys are required to have 12.5 hours, including 8.0 hours of either ethics, professionalism or law practice management, which can be earned in the year of admission or the following calendar year.

What is allowed for Self-Study credit?

Maximum 4.0 credit hours.

Requirements by Format

Course Book Course Book Included With All Formats

Live Credit

The below format is considered Live by the Louisiana Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Committee of the Louisiana State Bar Association.

Live In-Person Seminars

Self Study Credit

The below formats are considered Self Study by the Louisiana Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Committee of the Louisiana State Bar Association.

View all Self Study Credit formats

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