Credit hours required: 10 hours per reporting period
Specialty credits required: 2 hours of ethics
Length of reporting period: One year
Compliance date: June 30
Compliance group: All attorneys
Reporting date: June 30
Minutes per credit hour: 50 minutes. To calculate credit for a specific program, divide the total length of the program in minutes by 50 and add one-half credit for every 25 minute increment that exceeds the standard credit hour.
Attendance Reporting Procedure: Effective for ABA programming beginning July 1, 2013. The ABA does not report your participation. Rhode Island attorneys may individually apply for course approval online (Course Accreditation Appendix D) at the time of attendance reporting. There is no fee for Rhode Island attorneys to individually seek Rhode Island course approval.
Approval of ABA Programs
Effective for ABA programming beginning July 1, 2013. The ABA does not submit individual program applications to Rhode Island. Rhode Island attorneys may individually apply for course approval online at the time of attendance reporting. There is no fee for Rhode Island attorneys to individually seek Rhode Island course approval.
Approved ABA Live Program Formats Live, in-person meetings (e.g., National Institutes) Webinars and teleconferences
Approved ABA CLE Product Formats The ABA does not apply for accreditation of recorded products in Rhode Island.
State Contact Information
Rhode Island MCLE Commission Rhode Island Supreme Court John E. Fogarty Judicial Annex
24 Weybosset Street, 3rd Floor
Providence, RI 02903