Credit hours required: 12 hours per reporting period
Specialty credits required: 1 hour of legal ethics, professional responsibility, professionalism, malpractice prevention, substance abuse or mental health
Length of reporting period: 1 year
Compliance date: July 31
Compliance group: All attorneys
Reporting date: August 15
Minutes per credit hour: 60 minutes. To calculate credit for a specific program, divide the total length of the program in minutes by 60 and round up or down to the nearest 1/10 of an hour.
Limit on credit hours for distance-learning programs: Attorneys can earn up to 6 CLE hours via live webinars and teleconferences and on-demand online courses.
Attendance Reporting Procedure: The ABA reports attendance for live, in-person programs held in Mississippi, and live webinars and teleconferences within 30 days after the program. Attorneys also must send in the certificate of attendance to the Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education after the program. The ABA does not report attendance for on-demand online courses.
Approval of ABA Programs
The ABA is an accredited sponsor in Mississippi and programs are presumptively approved for credit in the following formats.
Approved ABA Live Program Formats Live, in-person meetings (e.g., National Institutes) Webinars and teleconferences
Approved ABA CLE Product Formats On-demand online courses
State Contact Information
Mississippi Commission on CLE
Box 369 Jackson, MS 39205-0369 450 High Street,
Jackson, MS 39201