Twenty-four (24) credit hours every two (2) years – including four (4) required hours of Enhanced Ethics.
A maximum of twelve (12) credit hours each compliance period. To see a list of CLE courses offered in Delaware please click the following link: Delaware Course List
All of our online and downloadable on-demand CLE courses have been approved for CLE credit by the Delaware State Bar Commission on Continuing Legal Education.
Reporting Cycle: 2 years
Compliance Deadline: December 31
Reporting Deadline: February 1
Yes, the CLE requirement for a newly admitted attorney begins on January 1 of the year after which the attorney is admitted to the Delaware State Bar Association. Within two years of admission to the Bar, newly admitted attorneys must attend Fundamentals of Lawyer-Client Relations and two other of the following five courses: Fundamentals of Family Law, Fundamentals of Real Estate; Fundamentals of Civil Litigation, Fundamentals of Will Drafting and Estate Administration and Fundamentals of Law Practice Management and Technology.
No. Only Fundamental courses offered by the Delaware State Bar Association are eligible to fulfill this special requirement.
Yes, credit hours may be carried over to the next compliance period.
If you have a CLE requirement of twenty-four (24) credit hours, you can carry over up to twenty (20) credit hours to the following period. However, you CANNOT carry over Enhanced Ethics credit hours.
If you are a senior attorney and have a requirement of twelve (12) credit hours, the most you can carry over is (10) credit hours.
If you are a newly admitted attorney or an attorney resuming active practice, your requirements are one-time-only. You may carry over twenty (20) credit hours to the following compliance period.
Yes, under the Delaware CLE Requirements we must monitor your completion of the course. For online streaming video courses you must click on randomly inserted pop ups during the video to confirm that you are viewing the course. For downloadable CLE courses we have embedded numeric codes in the courses. You must write these number codes 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.
Yes, Attorney Credits does report your completed courses to the Delaware State Bar Commission on Continuing Legal Education. We will report your course attendance within thirty (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.
Delaware attorneys use a Transcript for reporting CLE compliance. The Delaware Commission on Continuing Legal Education mails the Transcript to all Delaware attorneys along with the Delaware Supreme Court Annual Registration Statement. An attorney required to be in compliance by December 31 must sign and return the Transcript no later than February 1 of the reporting year. Attorneys are responsible for verifying the information shown on the Transcript and making any necessary changes.
For more information about CLE in Delaware, please call the Delaware Commission on Continuing Legal Education at (302) 577-7040 or visit the Delaware Commission on Continuing Legal Education website: http://courts.delaware.gov/cle/
You may also contact Attorney Credits by phone. For further assistance and information about the Delaware CLE requirement, please call our Support Center at (760) 434-1885.
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