RI CLE Requirements
What are RI MCLE requirements?
UPDATED MCLE REQUIREMENTS IN RESPONSE TO THE CORONAVIRUS:
Attorneys and judicial officers are relieved of the obligation to complete CLE credits for the 2020 reporting year. All CLE credits earned in the 2020 reporting year as well as excess credits set to expire in the 2020 reporting year may be used to satisfy legal education requirements for the 2021 report year.
Rhode Island attorneys are required to complete 10.00 credit hours every year. Members must fulfill at least 4.00 credit hours of their CLE requirement with activities approved for Live CLE credit.
What are RI MCLE specialty credit requirements?
Specialty credit hours may be taken as Live or Video Replay.
Legal Ethics: 2.00 credit hours (required)
When is the RI MCLE compliance deadline?
How do I report my RI MCLE?
NBI, Inc. will report your attendance online to the Rhode Island MCLE Commission.
A Verified Certificate of Completion will be sent to you. Please retain for your records.
You are responsible for submitting the certificate to the Rhode Island MCLE Commission with your annual summary report.
What are RI MCLE requirements for newly admitted attorneys?
All newly admitted attorneys are required to take the one-day, mandatory “Rhode Island Bridge the Gap” course upon admission unless at the time of admission the attorney has been admitted in another jurisdiction for a period of three (3) years.
What is allowed for Video Replay credit?
Maximum 6.00 credit hours.