Rhode Island CLE Requirements


What are RI MCLE requirements?

UPDATED MCLE REQUIREMENTS IN RESPONSE TO THE CORONAVIRUS:
Attorneys are relieved of the obligation to complete CLE credits for the 2021 reporting year.
All CLE credits earned between July 1, 2019 and June 30, 2021 will be applied to the 2022 MCLE reporting year.
All credits submitted in the MCLE portal for the 2021 reporting year by June 30, 2021 will be automatically moved to the 2022 MCLE reporting year.
Credits that were carried into the 2021 MCLE from 2019 and 2020 will automatically be applied to the 2022 MCLE reporting 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?

June 30th

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.

Requirements by Format

Course Book Course Book Included With All Formats

Live Credit

The below formats are considered Live by the Rhode Island MCLE Commission.

You can obtain 10.00 of 10.00 required hours with the below formats.

Live In-Person Seminars

Live Online Seminars *

Live Webinars *

Live Interactive Webinars *

* In-program attendance verification is required.

View all Live Credit formats

Video Replay Credit

The below formats are considered Video Replay by the Rhode Island MCLE Commission.

You can obtain 6.00 of 10.00 required hours with the below formats.

* In-program attendance verification is required.

View all Video Replay Credit formats

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