Continuing Legal Education (CLE)

Strafford is an approved sponsor for continuing legal education in states that accredit webinars. Refer to our state CLE map for information about your state.

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Rhode Island CLE

State CLE Requirements

10 hours including 2 hours ethics per year.

Compliance Deadline:

June 30

Reporting Deadline: June 30

Credit Hour: 50 minutes

Newly Admitted Attorneys:

All attorneys admitted on or after January 1, 2011 must accrue and file completion or exemption of the one-day Rhode Island Bridge the Gap course. The course will be taken in person (or online if out-of-state) within the first full MCLE year (July 1 to June 30) after admission. 

Special Requirements:

State requires that CLE program provider report attendance.

Delivery FormatStrafford CLE Availability
Live Webinar

Approved RI CLE Provider - state requires that Strafford report attendance.

CLE On-Demand

Format not approved by state.

Recordings (MP3, Webinar Download, DVD)

Format not approved by state.

CLE Board Contact

Rhode Island Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission
John E. Fogarty Judicial Annex
24 Weybosset Street, 3rd Floor
Providence, RI 02903-2823

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