CLE Requirements: The Supreme Court’s New Hampshire Minimum Continuing Legal Education Board requires attorneys to complete 12 credits, including 2 ethics credits, by May 31 every year. All credits must be reported by July 1. Attorneys may carry forward up to a year's worth of credits (2 ethics, 10 general) only to the immediately subsequent compliance period. For additional information, please see the FAQ page on the New Hampshire Minimum Continuing Legal Education Board website.
New! On February 26, 2021, the New Hampshire Supreme Court adopted an amendment to Supreme Court Rule 53.1 C changing the reporting year from July 1 to June 30 to June 1 to May 31.
Learn about the specific requirements for newly-admitted New Hampshire attorneys.
Completing Your New Hampshire Requirements with PLI: All PLI and SEC Institute products can fulfill New Hampshire's CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products. View PLI programs that can fulfill New Hampshire's CLE requirements.
The Supreme Court’s New Hampshire Minimum Continuing Legal Education Office does not pre-approve courses for credit. Each attorney is responsible for determining whether a program meets the requirements of Supreme Court Rule 53.
Attendance Reporting: New Hampshire attendees must self-determine whether a program is eligible for credit, and self-report their attendance to the Supreme Court’s New Hampshire Minimum Continuing Legal Education Board via the Attorney Reporting Tool.