CLE Requirements: The Commission on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of Delaware requires attorneys to complete 24 credits, including 4 credits of enhanced ethics, by December 31 every other year. All credits must be reported by February 1 of the following year. Attorneys are limited to 12 credits of eCLE per reporting period, no more than 6 of which may be audio-only. Compliance periods are determined by admission date. A maximum of 20 credits may be carried over to the next compliance period, but enhanced ethics credits must be new each period. For additional information, please see the FAQ page on the Commission on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of Delaware website.
Coronavirus update: The Supreme Court of the State of Delaware has issued an order stating the requirement that at least 12 of the 24 CLE credit hours must be earned by attending in person, live CLE approved courses is waived for the two year periods ending December 31, 2020 and December 31, 2021. All 24 CLE credit hours for those two-year periods may be satisfied by approved courses that do not require an in-person, live appearance.
The Supreme Court of Delaware has also issued an order that waives the requirement that at least 12 of the required 24 CLE credit hours must be earned by attending in-person to only those attorneys who failed to complete required CLE requirements for the Compliance Year ending December 31, 2019. The Attorney must verify the Transcript on or before April 30, 2020, accompanied by a specific plan for making up the deficiency. The plan must be completed by May 31, 2020. The Attorney must report completion of the plan by June 15, 2020.
Learn about the specific requirements for newly-admitted Delaware attorneys.
Completing Your Delaware Requirements with PLI: PLI and SEC Institute's live seminars and co-sponsored locations qualify as "live" credit. There is no limit to the number of credits attorneys can earn with live programs. View live CLE programs approved in Delaware.
PLI and SEC Institute's live webcasts, on-demand programs, MP3s and MP4s qualify as "eCLE" credit. Attorneys are limited to 12 credits of eCLE per reporting period, no more than 6 of which may be audio-only. View eCLE programs approved in Delaware.
PLI is an Accredited Sponsor with the Commission on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of Delaware. Providers are required to submit applications for each program.
Attendance Reporting: PLI reports attendance to the Commission on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of Delaware.