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Supplemental Remarks (continued)
Indiana New admittees must complete 6 hours of applied professionalism in the  rst 3 years.
Massachusetts A course in professionalism is required within the  rst 18 months after admission to the Massachusetts Bar.
Missouri 2 hours of ethics required of all new admittees within 12 months of admission regardless of whether practicing in Missouri.
Nevada Mandatory new lawyer training program during  rst year of admission.
New Hampshire Practical skills course given by the State Bar must be completed during  rst 2 years of practice.
New Jersey Newly admitted lawyers must obtain 15 credit hours in 5 of 9 New Jersey subject areas during  rst full 2-year compliance period. The compliance period is deferred until January 1 of the year immediately following admission to the New Jersey Bar.
New Mexico New attorneys who are practicing in New Mexico and have practiced law for less than 2 years must participate in the 1-year Bridge the Gap Mentorship Program.
New York Newly admitted lawyers must complete 32 hours of continuing legal education credits within the  rst 2 years of admission to the bar.
North Carolina Active members must complete the North Carolina State Bar Professionalism for New Admittees Program in the year the member is  rst required to meet CLE requirements. Those licensed in another state for 5 or more years at the time admitted are exempt from this requirement but must notify the North Carolina State Bar of their exemption.
Ohio New admittees must comply with New Lawyer Training requirements.
Oregon In the  rst year following admission, the new member must complete 15 CLE credits. Of the 15 required hours, 1 hour in ethics must be devoted to Oregon ethics and professionalism, and 4 hours of practical skills must be devoted to Oregon practice and procedure. Three credits must be from an Oregon State Bar-approved introductory course in access to justice. Newly admitted attorneys are subject to the State Bar’s New Lawyer Mentoring Program for their  rst year of practice.
Pennsylvania The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania requires newly admitted lawyers to complete the Bridge the Gap program prior to their  rst CLE compliance deadline.
Rhode Island Completion of training course sponsored by the bar association and approved by the Supreme Court within 1 year of admission. Texas Mandatory seminar within 1 year of admission.
Utah Active, new admittees with less than 2 years of legal practice must complete mandatory new lawyer training program within the  rst year of practice.
Vermont All newly admitted attorneys must complete 15 hours of Vermont-speci c CLE courses within the  rst year after admission. New attorneys admitted by examination or transferred UBE score must also complete a six-month mentorship with a Vermont judge or attorney within the  rst year after admission.
Virginia The Rules of the Supreme Court of Virginia require completion of a mandatory professionalism course within 12 months of becoming licensed.
West Virginia Within 1 year of admission, must complete bridge-the-gap seminar.
Does your jurisdiction have a post-admission mandatory Continuing Legal Education (CLE) requirement?
Delaware Requirements may differ for senior attorneys, newly admitted attorneys, and attorneys resuming active practice after a period of inactivity. New admittees are required to complete 7 Delaware fundamentals courses within their  rst 2 CLE reporting periods.
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