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TOP NEVADA CLE QUESTIONS

How many CLE hours are required?

Twelve credit hours every year - including 2 required hours of legal ethics every year and 1 credit hour of substance abuse awareness every 3 years.

What is the CLE requirement in 2018?

On January 1, 2018: (1) The annual credit requirement will change to 13 total hours each year - including 2 hours of ethics and 1 hour of substance abuse (2) You will be able to carry forward up to 2 hours of excess substance abuse credits and apply those hours to the substance abuse requirement for the next 2 calendar years, and (3) Excess substance abuse credits will NOT be able to be applied to the ethics requirement.

How many CLE hours can I take through Attorney Credits?

All 12 credit hours. To see a list of CLE courses offered in Nevada please click the following link: Nevada Course List

How do Attorney Credits' CLE courses qualify for credit in Nevada?

All of our online and downloadable on-demand CLE courses have been approved for CLE credit by the Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education.

What are my CLE compliance and reporting requirements?

Reporting Cycle: Annual
Compliance Deadline: December 31
Reporting Deadline: February 15

What is the requirement for newly admitted attorneys?

Newly admitted attorneys are exempt from the Nevada CLE requirement for the remainder of the calendar year that they are admitted AND for the next full calendar year. Instead of earning CLE credits, newly admitted attorneys must participate in the "TIPS" program administered by the State Bar of Nevada.

Does Attorney Credits offer courses for newly admitted attorneys?

No. The TIPS program is only presented by the State Bar of Nevada.

Can I carry hours forward to the next year?

Yes, up to 20 hours of general credits and 4 hours of legal ethics credit may be carried into the next 2 compliance cycles. Starting in 2018, attorneys may carry forward up to 2 hours of excess substance abuse credits to meet the substance abuse requirement for the next 2 calendar years.

Does Attorney Credits verify my completion?

Yes, under the Nevada CLE Requirements we must monitor your completion of the course. For online streaming video courses you must click on randomly inserted pop ups to confirm that you are viewing the video. For downloadable courses we have embedded numeric codes in the courses. You must write these numbers down and then enter them on our website after you complete the course to obtain your course certificate. Please note that the date you enter the codes and get the certificate is the date that will be printed on the certificate.

Does Attorney Credits report my CLE hours to the Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education?

Yes, Attorney Credits does report your completed courses to the Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education. We will report your course attendance within 30 days of course completion. We report on the 1st and 15th of every month. In addition, we also maintain a record of all your completed courses and you can access your certificates of completion at anytime from our website.

How do I report the completion of my CLE requirement at the end of my compliance period?

At least 30 days before to the annual February 15 reporting date, the Nevada CLE Board will post your transcript online showing your completed CLE credits. If you have not completed the required hours, you must report additional CLE hours, make corrections, or update the transcript prior to February 15. If your transcript indicates compliance with the CLE requirements you can assume you are in compliance.

Who do I contact for more information?

For more information about CLE in Nevada, please call the Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education at (775) 329-4443 or visit the Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education webpage: https://www.nvcleboard.org/

You may also contact Attorney Credits by phone. For further assistance and information about the Nevada CLE requirement, please call our Support Center at (760) 434-1885.

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