New Jersey Mandatory CLE Rules & Regulations
Garden State CLE (New Jersey Continuing Legal Education Services, LLC) is an accredited provider of CLE credits in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. For an overview of mandatory CLE in NJ, visit the New Jersey CLE Board Homepage.
Below, you’ll find the must-view documents detailing New Jersey’s mandatory continuing legal education program. All attorneys practicing in the state will be required to accumulate 24 credit hours over two years – with 5.0 credit hours of ethics (two of those ethics hours must be in Diversity, Inclusion, and Elimination of Bias).
Simply click on the name of the document to view it in PDF:
- Regulations of CLE Board
- Rule 1:42 – Mandatory Continuing Legal Education
- Final Report of the Ad Hoc Committee of CLE
- Supreme Court Administrative Determination on Mandatory CLE
- Notice to the Bar October 21, 2020 – amendments to Rule 1:42-1
- CLE Regulations for New Attorneys Admitted in 2020
- CLE Regulations for New Attorneys Admitted in 2019
Garden State CLE Internal Policies
Hardship Policy Exemption:
Within two weeks of any CLE event, any attorney may apply in writing for a reduced fee or complete fee waiver on the basis financial of hardship. Such fee reductions and waivers are to be liberally granted.
Garden State CLE will provide scholarships and reduced tuition to qualifying attorneys who are members of the bar in Washington State, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
If you miss a live event:
If you paid and missed a Zoom/Live seminar, you may watch the missed course online within sixty (60) days.
Online video policy:
Credit purchases for on-demand videos must be used within sixty (60) days or they will expire.
PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL CLE CREDITS ARE NON-TRANSFERABLE.