Twelve credit hours every year - including 1 required live hour of Professionalism and 1 required live hour of Recognition and Avoidance of Harassment and Discriminatory Conduct or Communication.
A maximum of 5 credit hours each year of the general requirement can be taken with Attorney Credits.
All of our online and downloadable on-demand CLE courses have been approved for CLE credit by the Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar.
Reporting Cycle: Annual
Compliance Deadline: December 31
Reporting Deadline: August 31
Yes, up to 10 credit hours may be carried over to the next compliance period, provided that the professionalism and recognition and avoidance of harassment requirements are satisfied for each year.
Yes, under the Maine CLE Requirements we must monitor your course attendance and completion. 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.
No. Attorney Credits does not report your completed courses to the Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar. Maine attorneys must self-report their hours. We do maintain a record of all your completed courses and you can access your certificates of completion at anytime from our website.
You must send in your properly executed certificates of completion to the Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar.
When you file your annual registration statement, you must sign and submit your Annual Report to the Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar. The Annual Report must list the course titles, dates, locations, sponsors and number of credit hours of all CLE activities completed during the preceding calendar year. Registration statements must be filed before August 31.
For more information about CLE in Maine, please call the Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar at (207) 623-1121 or visit the Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar CLE webpage: https://www.mebaroverseers.org.
You may also contact Attorney Credits by phone. For further assistance and information about the Maine CLE requirement, please call our Support Center at (760) 434-1885.
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