Credit hours required: 12 hours per reporting period
Specialty credits required: 2 hours of ethics or professionalism
Length of reporting period: 1 year
Compliance date: December 31
Compliance group: All attorneys
Reporting date: December 31
Minutes per credit hour: 60 minutes. To calculate credit for a specific program, divide the total length of the program in minutes by 60.
Limit on credit hours for recorded programs: Attorneys can earn up to 4 CLE hours via recorded programs.
Attendance Reporting Procedure: The ABA reports attendance for live, in-person programs held in New Mexico within 30 days after the program. The attorney must self-report for all other programs by the end of the compliance period by submitting the certificate of attendance with MCLE Form 03: Request for Live Credits (available on the website below). Attorneys may use recorded products for CLE credit by submitting a MCLE Form 04: Request for Self-Study Credits (available on the website below).
Approval of ABA Programs
The ABA is an accredited provider in New Mexico and is approved for the following formats.
Approved ABA Live Program Formats Live, in-person meetings (e.g., National Institutes) Webinars and teleconferences
Approved ABA CLE Product FormatsCDs, CD-ROMs, and DVDs On-demand online courses CLE downloads Recorded products are available for self-study credit and may be used for credit for up to 5 years from the original recording date.
State Contact Information
New Mexico MCLE
P.O. Box 93070 Albuquerque, NM 87199