Louisiana MCLE Requirements
What are LA MCLE requirements?
UPDATED MCLE REQUIREMENTS IN RESPONSE TO THE CORONAVIRUS: Considering the continued need to take measures to stop the spread of COVID-19, the Louisiana Supreme Court has issued an Order lifting the online MCLE limit for 2021 from 4 hours to 12.5 hours. Excess hours earned in the 2019 compliance year can be carried forward to compliance year 2020 or 2021. Attorneys are permitted to carry forward a maximum of 4 hours of self-study credit to compliance year 2022.
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.