Rhode Island CLE Requirements

Attorney Requirements

Rhode Island attorneys are required to complete 10 hours of CLE each year. At least 2 hours must be in the area of Ethics Attorneys must earn the required MCLE credits by June 30th and report by June 30th each year.

Attorneys may carryover up to 10 hours of CLE credit to the following year.

Newly Admitted Attorneys

Newly admitted attorneys in Rhode Island must complete the one-day Rhode Island Bridge the Gap. The course shall be taken in person (or online) within the first full MCLE reporting year (July 1 to June 30) after being admitted.

Online Courses

Nebraska attorneys may earn all 10 hours of CLE credit through online on demand courses and webinars.


RI MCLE Commission
John E. Fogarty Judicial Annex
24 Weybosset Street, 3rd Floor
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 222-4942

About Our CLE Requirements Guide

This information is for general informational purposes only. Each state has specific CLE rules and regulations, which may not be fully reflected on our site. Please contact your state"s CLE regulator to determine your specific rules and requirements.