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New Jersey CLE Requirements Explained

Do You Know Your 2023 New Jersey CLE Requirements? Any attorneys who are in good standing, regardless of whether the attorney is practicing in New Jersey is required to comply with NJ continuing legal education (CLE). New Jersey has a two-year compliance cycle, and each attorney is placed into a compliance group based on their birth month. Compliance Group 1, those born from January…

New California MCLE Requirements for 2025

CA MCLE requirements will impact Group 1 (A-G) attorneys first. California has adopted new Minimum Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) requirements that begin with attorneys that have a compliance period ending January 31, 2025. Group 1 attorneys, attorneys with last names beginning with A-G are the first to be required to meet the new requirements as your compliance period is 2/1/2022 – 1/31/2025.…

California MCLE Late Fee Increases

Stay Informed on the Latest Change to California MCLE Late Penalties As of mid-2023 The State Bar of California raised the Minimum Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) noncompliance late fees. The State Auditor and the Board of Trustees decided that overall administrative revenue wasn’t enough to cover the rising costs of service, so they voted to raise your fees. Late Fee Penalty from    …

Meeting the Illinois MCLE Grace Period Deadline for 2021-2023 Attorneys

All You Need to Know About the Illinois MCLE 2023 Grace Period Due to the challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Illinois Supreme Court introduced a grace period for the 2021-2023 MCLE reporting period. Below we have outlined how attorneys can ensure compliance and pay late fees by the November 30, 2023 grace period credit reporting deadline. Understanding the Illinois…

You Might Go to Prison, Even Though You’re Innocent

From bad IDs to people telling lies, Justin provides the main reasons that people are wrongfully convicted and he offers detailed accounts of the cases he has worked on. The main CLE topics: bad lawyering, differences in police work in the city vs. the country, you come home & find your partner dead, false confessions, junk science, Shaken Baby Syndrome, you have or care for a sick child, the jury is blinded by junk science, bad information from informants, and you are poor and/or a person of color.

Is Your Colorado CLE Due This December?

Review the latest in Colorado CLE requirements. Colorado has a Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) requirement for all active Colorado attorneys under the age of 72. The requirement is 45 credit hours of CLE, of which 7 must be professional responsibility every three years. Your MCLE obligation begins on your date of admission to the State Bar of Colorado and ends on…

Everything You Need to Know About the Current and Future North Carolina CLE Requirements

Make Sure You Are Up To Date On Your North Carolina CLE Requirements Current North Carolina CLE Requirements 2023 North Carolina experienced attorneys are required to complete a minimum of 12 approved CLE hours each year. Attorney Credits’ North Carolina bundles are comprised of pre-approved CLE courses. Of the 12 hours, a minimum of two hours must be professionalism or professional responsibility, and a…

How Legal Data & Analytics Can Make You a Better Lawyer CLE

Moneyball. A book written about the Oakland A’s because their organization was the first to utilize research and analytics in baseball to achieve tremendous success on a limited budget. “Moneyball” has since crossed over into numerous industries – and now it’s available for trial lawyers.