Understanding the New Mexico CLE Requirement

Total CLE Requirement:

12 credit hours annually

Credit Format:

8 hours must be taken live and can be completed through any of TRTCLE's live videoconference or teleconference courses
4 hours may be taken as self-study through TRTCLE's on-demand videos

Credit Breakdown:

10 hours General
2 hours Ethics/Professionalism

Compliance Deadline:

December 31st

Reporting Deadline:

February 28th

Reporting Information:

TRTCLE reports completed courses and respective credits to the State Bar of New Mexico MCLE Department. Attorneys cannot self-report TRTCLE's courses.

Carry-over. Any member may carry up to twelve (12) hours of excess credits earned in one (1) compliance year over to the next compliance year only. Only two (2) hours of ethics and professionalism credit may be carried over as part of the twelve (12) hours of credits. Excess ethics and professionalism credits can be converted to be used toward the substantive (general) requirement. Only four (4) self-study credit hours may be carried over as part of the twelve (12) hours of credits. No credit may be carried over for more than one (1) compliance year.

Newly Admitted Requirement:

New Mexico attorneys must complete the New Mexico Bridge the Gap Program within their first full year of admission.

State Contact Information:

  • Address New Mexico MCLE
    PO Box 93070
    Albuquerque, NM 87199
  • Numbers (T) (505) 821-1980
    (F) (505) 821-0220
  • mail www.sbnm.org

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