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Virgin Islands (U.S.) CLE Requirements and Courses

Detailed jurisdiction information about MCLE regulations and general information accreditation of ABA CLE events, webinars, and on-demand CLE courses

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Virgin Islands Newly-Admitted CLE Rules

Virgin Islands newly admitted attorneys must meet the general CLE requirement but do not have any additional course requirements.

Virgin Islands General CLE Rules

  • Credit hours required: 24 hours per reporting period
  • Specialty credits required:  Ethics and Professionalism Programming (at least four Credit Hours); Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders Programming (at least one Credit Hour); Technology Programming (at least two Credit Hours); Virgin Islands Law Programming (at least four Credit Hours)
  • Length of reporting period: 2 years
  • Compliance date: December 31
  • Reporting date: December 31
  • Compliance group: Reporting Group 1: Last Name A - K (reports even years); Reporting Group 2: Last Name L-Z (reports odd years)
  • Minutes per credit hour: 50 minutes, rounded down to the nearest tenth.
  • Distance Learning Requirements: May take all credits with live webcast or previously recorded.
  • Attendance Reporting Procedure: Attorneys must self-report completion of CLE requirements each reporting period. The ABA does not send certificates of attendance to the Virgin Islands Bar Association.

Jurisdiction Contact Information

Virgin Islands Bar Association, P.O. Box 224108, Christiansted, VI 00822, 27 & 28 King Cross Street, Phoenix Business Complex, Christiansted, VI 00820 | (340) 778-7497

A Note About MCLE Credit

The content on this page is for informational and educational purposes only. Each jurisdiction has its own rules and regulations indicating what qualifies for CLE credit. Please contact your state MCLE regulatory entity for specific questions about your MCLE rules.