760-434-1885  |   Live Chat  |  8:00 am - 5:00 pm PT (Mon-Fri)

Nebraska CLE

Top Nebraska CLE Questions

TOP NEBRASKA MCLE QUESTIONS

How many MCLE hours are required?

Ten credit hours every year - including 2 required hours of professional responsibility.

How many MCLE hours can I take through Attorney Credits?

A maximum of 5 credit hours each year. To see a list of MCLE courses offered in Nebraska please click the following link: Nebraska Course List

How do Attorney Credits' MCLE courses qualify for credit in Nebraska?

All of our online and downloadable on-demand MCLE courses have been approved for MCLE credit by the Nebraska MCLE Commission.

What are my MCLE compliance and reporting requirements?

Reporting Cycle: Annual
Compliance Deadline: December 31
Reporting Deadline: January 20

What is the requirement for newly admitted attorneys?

Newly admitted attorneys do not have any special requirements. Please note that newly admitted attorneys are not required to complete any MCLE for the remainder of the calendar year that they are admitted to the Nebraska State Bar Association.

Can I carry hours forward to the next year?

Yes, up to 5 credit hours may be carried forward to the next compliance period. Please note that only regular/traditional credits are allowed to be carried over. Online credit hours and MCLE hours in the area of professional responsibility do not carry over.

Does Attorney Credits verify my completion?

No. Nebraska attorneys monitor their own progress and verify their own completion once the course has been completed.

Does Attorney Credits report my MCLE hours to the Nebraska MCLE Commission?

Yes, Attorney Credits does report your completed courses to the Nebraska MCLE Commission, however, you still must self report your MCLE hours. 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.

Do I still have to self-report my MCLE hours to the Nebraska MCLE Commission?

Yes, Nebraska attorneys are required to self report all computer based MCLE courses to the Nebraska MCLE Commission even though we also report. Nebraska attorneys are required to report their MCLE credit hours using the Nebraska Supreme Court Attorney Services division webpage at: https://mcle.wcc.ne.gov/ext/

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

Each Nebraska attorney is required to make a report to the MCLE Director through the online Nebraska MCLE system showing completion of the required MCLE credit hours during the preceding MCLE reporting period. The reporting deadline is January 20.

How do I access the online Nebraska MCLE system?

To access the online Nebraska MCLE system please visit the Nebraska Supreme Court Attorney Services division webpage: https://mcle.wcc.ne.gov/ext/

Who do I contact for more information?

For more information about MCLE in Nebraska, please call the Nebraska MCLE Commission at (402) 471-3137 or visit the Nebraska MCLE Commission webpage: https://supremecourt.nebraska.gov/13449/mandatory-continuing-legal-education-mcle

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

Nebraska CLE Requirements

State Requirements

Total MCLE Credits Required: 10
Total Online Credits Allowed: 5

Specialty Requirements

Professional Responsibility - Minimum Credit Hours Per Cycle: 2

Compliance Requirements

Reporting Cycle: Annual
Compliance Deadline: 12/31
Reporting Deadline: 1/20

CLE MADE EASY

Nebraska CLE Info

With Attorney Credits convenient on-demand Nebraska continuing legal education (CLE) courses, Nebraska attorneys can complete their NE CLE on their own schedule from the comfort of their own home or office! You can access AttorneyCredits.com and complete your Nebraska CLE courses on most computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones so you can study your CLE courses where it’s convenient for you! Attorney Credits’ online and downloadable CLE courses have all been pre-approved for Nebraska CLE credit by the Nebraska MCLE Commission. Under the MCLE Rules, Nebraska attorneys may complete up to 5 NE CLE hours through online on-demand CLE courses as part of the annual 10 hour Nebraska CLE requirement.

Nebraska attorneys must complete 10 NE CLE hours each annual NE CLE compliance period, including 2 hours of Professional Responsibility. The annual Nebraska CLE compliance period begins on January 1 and ends on December 31. The deadline to report CLE compliance is January 20. If your CLE hours are not completed within the proscribed deadlines you may be subject to fines and suspension and you will still have to attend the required CLE hours to meet your Nebraska CLE requirement. Nebraska attorneys may complete up to 5 hours of NE CLE credit per year earned through on-demand CLE courses. Attorney Credits is approved by the Nebraska MCLE Commission to provide online CLE courses in the state of Nebraska and all of Attorney Credits’ Nebraska CLE courses have been approved for CLE credit.