Questions regarding the total number of hours you have accumulated or having a CLE course approved in Nevada should be directed to the Nevada Board of Continuing Legal EducationNevada Board of Continuing Legal Education
Toni Sarocka, Executive Director
457 Court Street, Reno, NV 89501
NEVADA CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
12 hours per year: in the year in which the attorney is subject to the requirement in the area of substance abuse, addictive disorders and/or mental health issues that impair professional competence, the attorney shall complete:
- Nine (9) hours of general continuing legal education
- Two (2) hours of ethics and professional conduct
- One (1) hour in the area of substance abuse, addictive disorders and/or mental health
In the remaining two years of the three-year cycle, the attorney shall complete 10 hours of general CLE and 2 hours of ethics each year. The annual reporting date is December 31st.
Please note: excess ethics hours can be applied toward general CLE credit requirements, however excess general hours cannot be applied toward the 2 hour ethics requirement. Additionally, excess credits in abuse, addictive disorders and/or mental health may not be carried forward to the next reporting cycle; however, they may be credited to the attorney's ethics and professional conduct requirement or to general education requirements.
Rule Amendment Notice
NEW! Effective March 20, 2014, the Nevada Supreme Court amended Supreme Court Rule 210 regarding mandatory continuing legal education via ADKT 478. The order makes it mandatory for all active Nevada attorneys to take a minimum of one CLE hour once every three years on substance abuse, addictive disorders and or mental health issues. Credit must be earned in the first year of the three-year cycle, beginning in 2014. Click here for the Order.
Look for CLE offerings from the State Bar of Nevada with the A.A.MH. code to fulfill this requirement.
Plus: Nevada Lawyer articles for CLE Credit:
- Addiction, Substance Abuse and the Legal Profession.Click here for quiz.
- Addiction, What to Do? Click here for quiz.