Total credit hours: 13.00 credit hours every year.
All 13.00 credit hours may be taken as live or alternative format programs.
Deadline to Complete CLEs: December 31
Reporting Deadline: December 31
Reporting Period: 1 year
In Nevada, active status attorneys must complete 13.00 CLE credits each year.
All CLE credits must be reported by December 31 each year.
The reporting period is 1 year and ends on December 31 for all Nevada attorneys.
Accredited providers will report your CLE attendance to the State Bar of Nevada. You will submit an annual Affirmation of Attendance and Compliance online at the Nevada Board of CLE website.
Nevada attorneys can carry over the following credits for two calendar years:
Ethical considerations and substance abuse credits in excess of carryover limits may be carried over as general CLE credits. Additional substance abuse credits may not be used to satisfy ethical considerations credit requirements.
There is no limit on the number of CLE credits that you can complete with alternative format courses.
Nevada attorneys must complete 2.00 ethical considerations credits every year. In addition, attorneys must complete 1.00 credit in substance abuse, addictive disorders, and/or mental health issues which does not count towards the ethical considerations credit requirement.
These credits may be earned from live or alternative format courses.
No. In-program attendance verification is not required.
Newly admitted attorneys in Nevada are exempt for the remainder of the year in which they are admitted to the State Bar of Nevada and for the following calendar year.
In lieu of completing CLE requirements during that time, new attorneys must participate in a 6-month Transitioning into Practice: A Mentoring Program for Nevada Attorneys (TIP program). You do not earn CLE credits for the TIP program.
You cannot carry over any credits taken during your year of admission. Credits completed in the calendar year after admission to the State Bar of Nevada can be carried to your first compliance year.
Your first CLE reporting period begins on January 1 of the second full calendar year after your admission to the bar and ends on December 31 of that year.
Yes. Attorneys with less than five years of experience must participate in Transitioning into Practice: A Mentoring Program for Nevada Attorneys. This program is designed to be completed in 6 months.
Attorneys with less than 5 years of practice.
The TIP Program should be compelted within six months of enrollment.
The first standard MCLE reporting year begins the year following the first full year of admission. This FAQ has more information.
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