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New Hampshire CLE Requirements

Whether you're an experienced New Hampshire attorney or a New Hampshire newly admitted attorney, here's what you need to know about New Hampshire’s mandatory continuing legal education (MCLE) requirements.

New Hampshire CLE Requirements - General Information

General Information
CLE credit requirement

12 credits every year

Categories

10 General

2 Ethics

CLE Compliance deadline

June 30

CLE Reporting deadline

July 1

Approved Quimbee formats

On-demand

Carryover

12 credits

CLE reporting instructionsNew Hampshire is a self-reporting jurisdiction and Quimbee does not report your completed courses to the New Hampshire Bar Association. Please retain this certificate as proof of your attendance. You may also access your certificates from our website at any time.

New Hampshire CLE Requirements

New Hampshire attorneys must complete 12 credits, including 2 ethics credits, each year.

New Hampshire attorneys can complete all 12 credits through Quimbee’s on-demand courses.

  • Attend live, in-person CLE courses.
  • Teach a qualifying CLE course.
  • Author books, law review and journal articles and similar publications treating legal or law-related topics in a scholarly or practical manner and directed primarily to an audience of lawyers, judges and legal assistants.

New Hampshire attorneys must complete their CLE requirement by June 30.


Yes, up to 12 credits may be carried over to the following reporting cycle.

Newly Admitted Attorneys

Newly admitted New Hampshire attorneys who are active for an aggregated total of more than 6 months in the reporting period must comply with the requirements.

  • Lawyers admitted between July 1 and December 31 must comply for the year ending the following June 30.
  • Lawyers admitted on or after January 1 of the reporting year are exempt from the requirement for the year that ends on that June 30.

CLE Compliance and Reporting

COVID-19 UPDATE: Attorneys who do not file the certification of NHMCLE compliance on or before July 1, 2020, will receive an automatic extension of time to September 1, 2020.


New Hampshire attorneys must certify their compliance with the MCLE requirement by July 1.

New Hampshire attorneys should log into their ART accounts to report and create entries for each course completed.

Resources

New Hampshire MCLE Board 

2 Pillsbury St., Ste. 300 

Concord, NH 03301 

603-715-3222


Newest New Hampshire courses

Introduction to Trademark Law - An Overview from the PTO’s Pet Peeves in Applying for a Trademark to Proving Infringement in Federal Court

by Ken Kula
On demand
1h 4m 36s
Young and old attorneys can always learn something about Trademark Law. In this introduction to Trademarks, attorneys learn the basics of Trademark Law from prosecution of a Trademark to obtain one through litigation when a Trademark is infringed. The presentation is broken down into three sections. First, the results of an interview with a Trademark Examiner from the United States Patent and Trademark Office about her prosecution pet peeves is addressed. Second, the basics of Trademarks is presented. Third, a sample case on Trademark infringement is thoroughly analyzed and discussed.

What Every Attorney Needs to Know About Cybersecurity and Data Privacy

by Michael Riela
On demand
1h 1m 13s
Attorneys in firms of all sizes – from solo practitioners to lawyers are multinational Big Law firms - face a number of ethical issues relating to cybersecurity, and preserving the confidentiality and security of their clients’ data. Contrary to what some lawyers may believe, law firms are often a valuable target for hackers because they can hold vast collections of sensitive and highly valuable client-related data. These cybersecurity threats come from individual hackers, international cybercriminals, and even a firm’s own attorneys and other employees. This program provides a basic primer on attorneys’ ethical obligations to understand and address the cybersecurity risks they face, and provides practical advice for attorneys in addressing issues that arise will undoubtedly arise in their legal practice.

Bankruptcy 101

by Michael Riela
On demand
1h 4m 17s
This program provides a basic overview of business bankruptcy, from both the troubled business’s perspective and the creditors’ perspective. We will discuss common reasons why businesses file bankruptcy, and the objectives that businesses seek to achieve through bankruptcy. We will also discuss the basic “nuts and bolts” of bankruptcy, including the automatic stay, the treatment of executory contracts and unexpired leases, Chapter 11 plan confirmation requirements, and preference and fraudulent transfer actions.

An Introduction to Legal Malpractice Claims and Related Ethical Issues

by Jeffrey Cunningham
On demand
1h 0m 32s
The two greatest sources of professional risk to attorneys come from overlapping sources – ethical obligations and legal duties to clients. Using real world examples, this course explores a national survey of claims against lawyers based on attorney malpractice and professional misconduct. Common ethical considerations and the relationship between professional responsibility and malpractice exposure will be explored along with growing cyber risks to attorneys. Related causes of action, common defenses and jurisdictional considerations will be reviewed as well as risk management techniques and best practices to mitigate such claims.