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Virgin Islands CLE requirements

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

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Virgin Islands CLE requirements - general information

General information
CLE credit requirement24 credits every 2 years
Categories13 General CLE 
1 Mental Health/Substance Abuse
2 Technology
4 USVI Law
CLE compliance deadlineDecember 31
CLE reporting deadlineJanuary 31
Approved Quimbee formatsOn-demand
Carryover6 credits, including 2 ethics CLE credits
CLE reporting instructionsThe Virgin Islands are a self-reporting jurisdiction and Quimbee does not report your completed courses to the Virgin Islands Bar Association. Log into your profile on the Virgin Islands Bar Association website to self-report your credit. Please retain your certificate as proof of your attendance. You may also access your certificates from our website at any time.

Virgin Islands CLE requirements

What is my requirement as a Virgin Islands-licensed attorney?

Virgin Islands attorneys must complete 24 credits, including 4 ethics CLE credits, 1 mental health/substance abuse credit, 2 technology credits, and 4 USVI law credits every year.

How can Quimbee help me complete my CLE requirement?

All of Quimbee’s on-demand courses can fulfill the Virgin Islands CLE requirement. Quimbee’s Virgin Islands bundle provides both the required ethics CLE and general credits.

How else can I earn CLE credit?

  • Attend approved CLE courses. 
  • Complete self-study courses. Attorneys who complete self-study courses must submit their certificate of attendance and course materials for approval by the Virgin Islands Bar Association. 
  • Attend in-office CLE courses. 
  • Teach an approved CLE course. 
  • Serve on the Virgin Islands Bar Association Committees or Supreme Court of the United States Virgin Islands Committees, or in the Annual Moot Court Competition.

When must I complete my CLE requirement?

Virgin Islands attorneys must complete their CLE requirement by December 31.

Can I carry over credit from my last reporting cycle?

Yes, 6 credits, including 2 ethics CLE 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 Virgin Islands attorneys must certify that they have completed the CLE requirement in the year in which they were admitted.

CLE compliance and reporting

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

Virgin Islands attorneys must report their CLE credits by January 31 following the reporting deadline.

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

Virgin Islands attorneys must self-report their credits on the Virgin Islands Bar Association website.

Resources

Contact info

Virgin Islands Bar Association

St. Croix Office

2155 King Cross Street, Suite 4

Christiansted, VI 00820

(340) 778-7497

[email protected]

Rules & Regulations

Virgin Islands CLE Rule