LA CLE Requirements
What are LA MCLE requirements?
UPDATED MCLE REQUIREMENTS IN RESPONSE TO THE CORONAVIRUS: The Louisiana Supreme Court has issued an order lifting the 4-hour limitation on the number of online MCLE credits for the 2020 compliance period ending 12/31/2020. Attorneys may now complete their CLE requirement through unlimited online continuing education credits. In addition, excess hours earned in the 2019 compliance year can be carried forward to compliance year 2020 or 2021.
Louisiana attorneys are required to complete 12.50 credit hours every year. Members must fulfill at least 8.50 credit hours of their CLE requirement with activities approved for Live CLE credit.
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?
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.