Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board Regulations § 3. Minimum Education Requirements

Every active lawyer shall complete the following annual CLE minimum requirements:

(a) Commencing January 1, 1994, the CLE requirement for each compliance group shall be a minimum of one (1) hour of ethics, professionalism, or substance abuse and a minimum of five (5) hours of substantive law, practice and procedure.

(b) Commencing September 1, 1994, the CLE requirement for each compliance group shall be a minimum of one (1) hour of ethics, professionalism, or substance abuse and a minimum of eight (8) hours of substantive law, practice and procedure and shall be first applicable to the compliance groups as follows:

Compliance Group II

August 31, 1995

Compliance Group III

December 31, 1995

Compliance Group I

April 30, 1996

(c) Commencing September 1, 1995, the CLE requirement shall be a minimum of one (1) hour of ethics, professionalism, or substance abuse and a minimum of eleven (11) hours of substantive law, practice and procedure and shall be first applicable to the compliance groups as follows:

Group II

August 31, 1996

Group III

December 31, 1996

Group I

April 30, 1997

(d) Commencing January 30, 2014, the CLE requirement shall be a minimum of (2) hours of ethics, professionalism, or substance abuse and a minimum of (10) ten hours of substantive law, practice and procedure and shall be first applicable to the compliance groups as follows:

Group I

April 30, 2015

Group II

August 31, 2015

Group III

December 31, 2015

(e) CLE credits for ethics, professionalism, or substance abuse may be applied to any substantive law, practice and procedure requirement.


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