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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


10 General

2 Ethics

CLE Compliance deadline

June 30

CLE Reporting deadline

July 1

Approved Quimbee formats



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.


New Hampshire MCLE Board 

2 Pillsbury St., Ste. 300 

Concord, NH 03301 


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