Credit hours required: 24 hours per reporting period
Specialty credits required: 4 hours of ethics. For attorneys with active notary status, 6 hours of the total required hours must be notary credits.
Length of reporting period: 2 years
Compliance date: Last day of month preceding birth month
Compliance group: Varies by birth month. The 24-month compliance period begins on the first day of the attorney’s birth month and ends on the last day of the month preceding the attorney’s birth month.
Reporting date: Upon completion of the required CLE hours in the applicable compliance period or within 30 days after following the end of the attorney’s compliance period.
Minutes per credit hour: 60 minutes, rounded down to the nearest quarter hour.
Attendance Reporting Procedure: Attorneys must self-report completion of CLE requirements each reporting period and send certificates of attendance to the Continuing Education Board of the Supreme Court of Puerto Rico. The ABA does not send certificates of attendance to the CLE board.
Approval of ABA Programs
The ABA is an approved provider in Puerto Rico and is approved for the following formats.
Approved ABA Live Program Formats
Live, in-person meetings (e.g., National Institutes)
Live Webinars and Teleconferences
Approved ABA CLE Product Formats
On-Demand Online Courses
Oficina de Administración de los Tribunales, Piso 7
677 Calle César González
San Juan, Puerto Rico
A Note About MCLE Credit
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