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New Hampshire CLE requirements

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

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New Hampshire CLE requirements - general information

General information
CLE credit requirement

12 credits every year

Categories

10 General CLE

2 Ethics CLE

CLE compliance deadline

May 31

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

What is my requirement as a New Hampshire-licensed attorney?

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

How can Quimbee help me complete my CLE requirement?

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

How else can I earn CLE credit?

  • 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.

When must I complete my CLE requirement?

New Hampshire attorneys must complete their CLE requirement by May 31 each year.


Can I carry over credit from my last reporting cycle?

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


Newly Admitted Attorneys

I'm a new attorney. When do I report CLE credit?

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 May 31.
  • Lawyers admitted on or after January 1 of the reporting year are exempt from the requirement for the year that ends on that May 31.

CLE compliance and reporting

When do I report the CLE credits that I have earned?

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

How do I report the CLE credits that I have earned?

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


Resources

Contact info

New Hampshire MCLE Board 

2 Pillsbury St., Ste. 300 

Concord, NH 03301 

603-715-3222


Rules & Regulations

New Hampshire MCLE FAQ