Bar News October 19, 2019 NHMCLE Rule Changes

Supreme Court Rule 53

NH Minimum Continuing Legal Education (NHMCLE)

The ‘Attorney Reporting Tool’ or ‘ART’ was designed for New Hampshire lawyers to use to comply with NH Supreme Court Rule 53 – NHMCLE. Access ART via the member portal.

Members need to activate ART to read their online NHMCLE record and attest to the online Affidavit of Compliance in ART. NHMCLE will notify members when the Affidavit is available.

NH Supreme Court Rule 53

Each annual period (July 1 – June 30), NH attorneys are required to obtain the following:

  • 720 minutes (minimum) of NHMCLE -approved credit, including 120 minutes of ethics and/or professionalism

ART Alert: Reporting Year – July 1 – June 30

  • Attend/take CLE courses now to meet the June 30 deadline.
  • Enter all qualified courses into ART.
  • Monitor your “My Record” page progress.
  • Meet June 30 requirements.

Avoid Late Fees – Finish NHMCLE requirements before August.

3 Key Compliance Steps Online in ART

  1. Access ART at MyNHBar.
  2. Enter all required course minimums.
  3. File the Affidavit of Compliance.