LOUISIANA BOARD OF LEGAL SPECIALIZATION

Family Law CLE in Brief

Year of Application - Each applicant is required to obtain by December 31 of the year of application a minimum of eighteen (18) hours of family law continuing legal education. CLE earned in prior years may not be used to satisfy the eighteen (18) hour requirement.

During the year of certification a Board Certified Family Law Specialist must attend a minimum of eighteen (18) hours of approved family law continuing legal education programs. Following certification, CLE carry forward of eight (8) hours of approved family law continuing legal education will be permitted.

ALL CLE MUST FIRST HAVE THE APPROVAL OF THE MCLE DEPARTMENT TO QUALIFY FOR SPECIALIZATION CREDIT, MUST HAVE THE APPROVAL OF THE APPELLATE PRACTICE CLE COMMITTEE AND MUST BE INCLUDED IN THE RECORDS MAINTAINED BY THE MCLE DEPARTMENT.