How many CLE hours are required?
Twelve credit hours every year – including 1 required hour of legal ethics.
How many CLE hours can I take through LTAMS?
While you may take as many courses as you like, you will only receive a maximum of 6 credit hours each year for Internet On-Demand Courses. To see a list of CLE online courses offered by LTAMS, visit our Education page.
How do LTAMS' CLE courses qualify for credit in Mississippi?
All of our internet on-demand CLE courses have been approved for CLE credit by the Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education.
What are my CLE compliance and reporting requirements?
Reporting Cycle: Annual
Compliance Deadline: July 31
Reporting Deadline: August 15
What is the requirement for newly admitted attorneys?
Each newly admitted attorney must complete a new-lawyer program approved by the Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education. This program consists of 12 hours of CLE, including 6 hours of basic skills training and 6 hours of ethics/professionalism.
Does LTAMS offer courses for newly admitted attorneys?
No. LTAMS does not offer courses for newly admitted attorneys. All of our courses are designed to education members of the land title industry.
Can I carry hours forward to the next year?
Yes, up to 12 credit hours may be carried forward. Carry over hours must be reported in the year they are completed and must be designated as carry forward hours when you report your CLE compliance. Ethics hours may only be carried over as general credits.
Does LTAMS verify my completion?
Yes, under the Mississippi CLE Requirements we must monitor your course attendance and completion. All of our courses – Title 101, On Demand, and Title Training – require that you pass one or more quizzes to confirm that you have completed the course and obtained a minimum proficiency level.
Does LTAMS report my CLE hours to the Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education?
LTAMS does report courses completed by Agent and Underwriter members only to the Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education. All other members that are Mississippi attorneys are required to self-report the completion of their required CLE hours in the CLE Annual Report Statement. We do maintain a record of all your completed courses and you can access your certificates of completion at anytime from our website.
How do I access my CLE records with the Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education?
You can check your Mississippi CLE records on the Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education home page. To access the homepage, click here.
How do I report the completion of my CLE requirement at the end of my compliance period?
The CLE Annual Report Statement will be mailed to you in June. The Annual Report will list all the CLE hours that you have reported to the Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education. Any additional CLE courses that you completed may also be added to this form. Each Mississippi attorney must submit the Annual Report to the Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education by August 15.
Who do I contact for more information?
For more information about CLE in Mississippi, please call the Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education at (601) 576-4622 or visit the Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education webpage.
Mississippi CLE Requirements
Total MCLE Credits Required: 12
Total Online Credits Allowed: 6
Legal Ethics or Professional Responsibility
Minimum Credit Hours Per Cycle: 1
Reporting Cycle: 1 year
Compliance Deadline: 31-Jul
Reporting Deadline: 15-Aug