Twelve (12) credit hours every year – including two (2) required hours of legal ethics.
No, there is no special requirement for newly admitted attorneys.
All twelve (12) credit hours. To see a list of MCLE courses offered in Connecticut please click the following link: Connecticut Course List
There is no formal approval process for organizations that want to provide MCLE courses in Connecticut. If an organization’s MCLE program or course has been approved by the authority authorized to approve MCLE courses in another jurisdiction, then the organization’s MCLE course is automatically approved in Connecticut. Our courses are approved in multiple jurisdictions, therefore, our courses qualify for CLE credit in Connecticut.
Reporting Cycle: Annual
Compliance Deadline: December 31
Reporting Deadline: March 10
Newly admitted attorneys must complete the 12 required MCLE hours in the calendar year following their admission to the Connecticut Bar Association. For example, Connecticut lawyers admitted in 2017 are not required to take courses for MCLE credit until 2018. They would then report that they have completed the hours when they register in 2019. If newly admitted attorneys complete MCLE courses in the year in which they are admitted or certified, then they can carry over two hours of credits to the following year.
Yes, up to two (2) credit hours may be carried over to the next compliance period.
No, Connecticut attorneys monitor their own progress and verify their own completion once the course has been completed.
No. Attorney Credits does not report your completed courses to the State of Connecticut Grievance Committee. Connecticut attorneys are required to self-report their overall MCLE compliance on the annual registration form. We do maintain a record of all your completed courses and you can access your certificates of completion at anytime from our website.
Connecticut attorneys are required to self-report their overall MCLE compliance on the annual registration form that is mailed in January.
For more information about MCLE in Connecticut, please call the State of Connecticut Judicial Branch at (860) 568-5157 or visit the State of Connecticut Judicial Branch webpage: https://www.jud.ct.gov/mcle
You may also contact Attorney Credits by phone. For further assistance and information about the Connecticut MCLE requirement, please call our Support Center at (760) 434-1885.
To see our General FAQ, please click the following link: http://www.attorneycredits.com/generalFAQ.php