New Jersey MCLE Requirements

24.00 credit hours every 2 years.
Members must fulfill at least 12.00 hours of their CLE requirement with activities approved for Live CLE credit.


Reporting Information

Attorneys are responsible for tracking and reporting their own CLE credits.

A New Jersey Continuing Legal Education Certificate of Attendance will be sent to you. Please retain for your records.

At the end of each compliance period, each licensee must certify to the New Jersey Continuing Legal Education Board the lawyer’s compliance with the mandatory requirements. Licensees report to the board on the Annual Attorney Registration Statement or on other forms provided by the Board.

New Attorney Information

During a newly admitted lawyer’s first two-year compliance period after admission to the Bar of New Jersey, the newly admitted lawyer must satisfy 15 of his/her 24 required credit hours in any five of the following nine subject areas:
- New Jersey basic estate administration
- New Jersey basic estate planning
- New Jersey civil or criminal trial preparation
- New Jersey family law practice
- New Jersey real estate closing procedures
- New Jersey trust and business accounting
- New Jersey landlord/tenant practice
- New Jersey municipal court practice
- New Jersey law office management

  • Alternative Format Credits Allowable: Alternative Format credits are allowed in the formats indicated. Maximum 12.00 hours.

    BCLE Reg 201:8 - lawyers who reside in, work in, and are licensed in a mandatory CLE jurisdiction that allows for 100% of CLE courses to be taken through alternative verifiable learning formats shall, through reciprocity, be able to satisfy their CLE obligation in New Jersey through 100% alternative verifiable learning formats.
  • Specialty credit Requirements
    Specialty credits may be taken Live or Alternative Format.

    Legal Ethics and/or Professionalism: 4.00 (required)
  • Compliance Deadline
    December 31st

Requirements by Format

Course Book Course Book Included With All Formats

Seminar

National Business Institute Live Seminars are considered Live by the Supreme Court of New Jersey Board on Continuing Legal Education.

You can obtain 24.00 of 24.00 required hours with this format.

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Video Webcast

National Business Institute Live Video Webcasts are considered Alternative Format by the Supreme Court of New Jersey Board on Continuing Legal Education. Codes required to verify completion.

You can obtain 12.00 of 24.00 required hours with this format. For New Jersey licensed attorneys residing out of state, BCLE Reg 201:8 may apply.

Browse NJ CLE Accredited Video Webcasts

Teleconference

National Business Institute Live Teleconferences are considered Alternative Format by the Supreme Court of New Jersey Board on Continuing Legal Education. Codes required to verify completion.

You can obtain 12.00 of 24.00 required hours with this format. For New Jersey licensed attorneys residing out of state, BCLE Reg 201:8 may apply.

Browse NJ CLE Accredited Teleconferences

Audio Webinar

National Business Institute Live Audio Webinars are considered Alternative Format by the Supreme Court of New Jersey Board on Continuing Legal Education. Codes required to verify completion.

You can obtain 12.00 of 24.00 required hours with this format. For New Jersey licensed attorneys residing out of state, BCLE Reg 201:8 may apply.

Browse NJ CLE Accredited Audio Webinars

OnDemand Video

National Business Institute OnDemand Video programs are considered Alternative Format by the Supreme Court of New Jersey Board on Continuing Legal Education. Codes required to verify completion.

You can obtain 12.00 of 24.00 required hours with this format. For New Jersey licensed attorneys residing out of state, BCLE Reg 201:8 may apply.

Browse NJ CLE Accredited OnDemand Videos

OnDemand Audio

National Business Institute OnDemand Audio programs are considered Alternative Format by the Supreme Court of New Jersey Board on Continuing Legal Education. Codes required to verify completion.

You can obtain 12.00 of 24.00 required hours with this format. For New Jersey licensed attorneys residing out of state, BCLE Reg 201:8 may apply.

Browse NJ CLE Accredited OnDemand Audios

Video Download

National Business Institute Video Downloads are considered Alternative Format by the Supreme Court of New Jersey Board on Continuing Legal Education. Codes required to verify completion.

You can obtain 12.00 of 24.00 required hours with this format. For New Jersey licensed attorneys residing out of state, BCLE Reg 201:8 may apply.

Browse NJ CLE Accredited Video Downloads

Audio Download

National Business Institute Audio Downloads are considered Alternative Format by the Supreme Court of New Jersey Board on Continuing Legal Education. Codes required to verify completion.

You can obtain 12.00 of 24.00 required hours with this format. For New Jersey licensed attorneys residing out of state, BCLE Reg 201:8 may apply.

Browse NJ CLE Accredited Audio Downloads

Video DVD

National Business Institute Video DVDs are considered Alternative Format by the Supreme Court of New Jersey Board on Continuing Legal Education. Codes required to verify completion.

You can obtain 12.00 of 24.00 required hours with this format. For New Jersey licensed attorneys residing out of state, BCLE Reg 201:8 may apply.

Browse NJ CLE Accredited Video DVDs

Audio CD

National Business Institute Audio CDs are considered Alternative Format by the Supreme Court of New Jersey Board on Continuing Legal Education. Codes required to verify completion.

You can obtain 12.00 of 24.00 required hours with this format. For New Jersey licensed attorneys residing out of state, BCLE Reg 201:8 may apply.

Browse NJ CLE Accredited Audio CDs