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The Supreme Court of Georgia issued an order temporarily waiving the 6 hour in-person CLE requirement until the late CLE deadline on March 31, 2020. Georgia attorneys can now complete their full 12 hour requirement through self-study, in-house or online seminars.
The Iowa Supreme Court has issued an order temporarily waiving the credit limitation for unmoderated courses. Iowa attorneys may complete any portion of their requirement as On Demand courses until further notice from the Iowa Supreme Court.
The Supreme Court of Minnesota has issued an order temporarily waiving the credit limitation for On Demand courses. Minnesota attorneys in category 3 who are due to report their requirement on August 31, 2020 (for the 2017-2020 reporting year), may complete all of their requirement as On Demand courses.
The Nebraska Supreme Court has issued an order temporarily removing the limit to distance learning courses. Attorneys can complete up to ten credits of distance learning for all CLE requirements due on or before January 20, 2021. This includes the 2020 requirement.
The Supreme Court of New Jersey issued an order temporarily relaxing the 12-hour live classroom credit requirement. Until further notice from the courts, New Jersey attorneys may fulfill their entire CLE requirement through approved courses offered in alternative verifiable learning formats.
The New York CLE Board has issued an order temporarily allowing Newly Admitted Attorneys to complete their live Skills requirement via live webcast, teleconference, and videoconference. This change is effective through June 30, 2020.
The Supreme Court of South Carolina has issued an order stating that all attorneys may complete their 14 hour requirement through online or telephonic programs for the 2019-2020 reporting year, which ends on April 15, 2020.
The Tennessee Supreme Court has issued an order temporarily waiving the 8-hour distance learning CLE limitation for the 2019 requirement. Attorneys can now complete any portion of their 2019 CLE requirement via On Demand programming until March 31.
The Supreme Court Board of Continuing Education issued an order suspending all requirements for the in-person CLE requirement until June 30, 2020. Utah attorneys with a June 30, 2020 deadline can now complete their required hours through webinars and other self-study courses.
The West Virginia Mandatory CLE Commission issued an order suspending the live CLE requirement through June 30, 2020. West Virginia attorneys can now complete their full 24 hour requirement through video, audio, telephone seminars, computer-based training courses, or in-house instruction.
The Supreme Court of Wisconsin issued an order temporarily increasing the number of On Demand CLE credits lawyers can take to satisfy their requirement through December 31, 2020. Attorneys with a December 31, 2020 deadline and those working to make up a deficit from their December 31, 2019 deadline may now take 30 hours of On Demand programming, however, the legal ethics requirement needs be taken via live online programming or in-person courses.
Please check back for additional information and changes provided by your State Bar.