NOTES ON INDIVIDUAL STATE POLICIES AND REQUIREMENTS

State CLE approval authorities have varying requirements regarding the documentation they require.  Some need course credit applications from individual lawyers, usually signed; others require that SRS submit information on course credits for individual lawyers.  PLEASE CHECK YOUR STATE IN THE LIST BELOW.  Also, please check your state’s CLE website as requirements change. 

 

ALASKA:  Accepts for CLE credit video programs approved for credit in other states.  The SRS programs are approved in almost all states with individual MCLE approval processes.

ALABAMA:  Program attendance and number of program hours attended for each Alabama attorney should be submitted by the sponsor within 30 days of completion by the attorney.  Bar identification numbers must be included.  PLEASE FILL OUT THE CREDITS FORM and e-mail it to service@srsadvocacyskills.com.  Each participating attorney shall be allowed to complete an evaluation questionnaire addressing the quality, effectiveness and usefulness of the program.  If you wish to evaluate, PLEASE FILL OUT THE EVALUATION FORM and e-mail it to service@srsadvocacyskills.com.

ARIZONA:  Does not pre-approve individual online video programs.  The individual lawyer submits CLE courses completed.  The SRS programs are approved in almost all states with individual MCLE approval processes.

CONNECTICUT:  Accepts for CLE credit video programs approved for credit in other states.  The SRS programs are approved in almost all states with individual MCLE approval processes.

GEORGIA:  Program attendance and number of program hours attended for each Georgia attorney should be submitted by the sponsor within 30 days of completion by the attorney.  Bar identification numbers must be included.  PLEASE FILL OUT THE CREDITS FORM and e-mail it to service@srsadvocacyskills.com.

HAWAII:  Lawyers who are members of the Hawaii Bar access videos used for CLE credit are free of charge, courtesy of one of the SRS partners, Frank Rothschild, who lives on Kauai and is a member of the Hawaii Bar.  (The other SRS partners are members of the bar in jurisdictions that have no mandatory CLE requirement.)  Program attendance and number of program hours attended for each Hawaii attorney should be submitted by the sponsor within 30 days of completion by the attorney.  Bar identification numbers must be included.  PLEASE FILL OUT THE CREDITS FORM and e-mail it to service@srsadvocacyskills.com.  If a lawyer begins the program in a given year, the member must complete all desired videos within the same calendar year.  A lawyer receives credit only once for this approved program.  Each participating attorney shall be allowed to complete an evaluation questionnaire addressing the quality, effectiveness and usefulness of the program.  If you wish to evaluate, PLEASE FILL OUT THE EVALUATION FORM and e-mail it to service@srsadvocacyskills.com.

ILLINOIS:  SRS will issue a certificate of attendance for each lawyer who requests one.  PLEASE FILL OUT THE CREDITS FORM and e-mail it to service@srsadvocacyskills.com.

KANSAS:  Program attendance and number of program hours attended for each Kansas attorney should be submitted by the sponsor within 30 days of completion by the attorney.  Bar identification numbers must be included.  PLEASE FILL OUT THE CREDITS FORM and e-mail it to service@srsadvocacyskills.com.  The Continuing Legal Education Commission requires that you be reminded “that claiming hours for segments not actually attended could be a violation of Rule 8.4(c) of the Kansas Rules of Professional Conduct for Lawyers.

MONTANA:  Program attendance and number of program hours attended for each Montana attorney should be submitted by the sponsor within 30 days of completion by the attorney.  Bar identification numbers must be included.  PLEASE FILL OUT THE CREDITS FORM and e-mail it to service@srsadvocacyskills.com. You must claim at least 0.5 credit (30 minutes) of instruction time in order to receive credit on your transcript.

NEBRASKA:  Program attendance and number of program hours attended for each Nebraska attorney should be submitted by the sponsor within 30 days of completion by the attorney.  Bar identification numbers must be included.  PLEASE FILL OUT THE CREDITS FORM and e-mail it to service@srsadvocacyskills.com.

NEW HAMPSHIRE:  Accepts for CLE credit video programs approved for credit in other states.  The SRS programs are approved in almost all states with individual MCLE approval processes.

NEW JERSEY:  Accepts for CLE credit video programs approved for credit in other states.  The SRS programs are approved in almost all states with individual MCLE approval processes.

NEW MEXICO:  Program attendance and number of program hours attended for each New Mexico attorney should be submitted by the sponsor within 30 days of completion by the attorney.  Bar identification numbers must be included.  PLEASE FILL OUT THE CREDITS FORM and e-mail it to service@srsadvocacyskills.com.

NORTH CAROLINA:  Program attendance and number of program hours attended for each North Carolina attorney should be submitted by the sponsor within 30 days of completion by the attorney.  Bar identification numbers must be included.  PLEASE FILL OUT THE CREDITS FORM and e-mail it to service@srsadvocacyskills.com.

NORTH DAKOTA:  Does not pre-approve individual online video programs.  The individual lawyer submits CLE courses completed.  The SRS programs are approved in almost all states with individual MCLE approval processes.

RHODE ISLAND:  Individual Rhode Island lawyers submit state CLE form for credits.

OHIO: Program attendance and number of program hours attended for each Ohio attorney should be submitted by the sponsor within 30 days of completion by the attorney.  Bar identification numbers must be included.  PLEASE FILL OUT THE CREDITS FORM and e-mail it to service@srsadvocacyskills.com.

UTAH: Program attendance and number of program hours attended for each Utah attorney should be submitted by the sponsor within 60 days of completion by the attorney.  Bar identification numbers must be included.  PLEASE FILL OUT THE CREDITS FORM and e-mail it to service@srsadvocacyskills.com.

VIRGINIA:   Each Virginia lawyer must submit a Virginia certification form that SRS will provide together with the applicable ID number. In order to receive your form, PLEASE FILL OUT THE CREDITS FORM and e-mail it to service@srsadvocacyskills.com.  After you get your form from SRS, yIou then certify your attendance on the website of the Virginia Mandatory Legal Education Board.

WASHINGTON STATE:  Program attendance and number of program hours attended for each Washington attorney should be submitted by the sponsor within 30 days of completion by the attorney.  PLEASE FILL OUT THE CREDITS FORM and e-mail it to service@srsadvocacyskills.com.The state requires SRS to provide each participant with an evaluation form to complete.  You will find the form at CLE>Forms.

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