Connecticut Judicial Branch
Minimum Continuing Legal Education
Hartford Superior Court

Opinions of the Commission

  1. Opinion 1 - Whether the Deputy Chief Clerk for Judicial District Matters May Claim an Exemption from the Minimum Continuing Legal Education Requirement Under Connecticut Practice Book §2-27A(a)(5).
  2. Opinion 2 - Whether an Obligation by a Firm that its Attorneys Read the Rules of Professional Conduct Every Three Years Qualifies as Minimum Continuing Legal Education (MCLE).
  3. Opinion 3 - Whether Serving as a Judge for an Undergraduate Mock Trial Competition Qualifies as Minimum Continuing Legal Education (MCLE).
  4. Opinion 4 - Whether Serving as a an Attorney Advisor to a High School Mock Trial Team Qualifies as Minimum Continuing Legal Education (MCLE).
  5. Opinion 5 - Whether Lecturing to Middle School Students and Non-Attorney Adults on Law and Civics Qualifies as Minimum Continuing Legal Education (MCLE).
  6. Opinion 6 - Whether Providing Legal Training to Employees as Part of a Job Responsibility Qualifies as Minimum Continuing Legal Education (MCLE).
  7. Opinion 7 - Whether Attorneys Who Serve as Magistrates Pursuant to General Statutes §51-193l are Exempt from Minimum Continuing Legal Education (MCLE).
  8. Opinion 8 - Whether Auditing a Law School Course Qualifies as Minimum Continuing Legal Education (MCLE).
  9. Opinion 9 - Whether Authoring Articles on Legal Topics for a Non-Legal Publication Qualifies for Minimum Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) Credit.
  10. Opinion 10 - Whether Guest Lecturing to a Law School Class Qualifies for Minimum Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) Credit.
  11. Opinion 11 - Foreign Income as it Applies to the Exemption Set Forth in Practice Book §2-27A(b)(5).
  12. Opinion 12 - Whether Teaching and Lecturing to Non-Lawyers Qualifies for Minimum Continuing Legal Education (MCLE)
  13. Opinion 13 - Whether Legal Blog Writing Qualifies for Minimum Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) Credit
  14. Opinion 14 - Whether Attorneys Who Serve in Adjudicative Positions not Mentioned by Practice Book Section 2-27A(a)(1) May Take that Exemption or the Exemption Set Forth in Section 2-27A(a)(5)
  15. Opinion 15 - Whether Taking Courses Provided by the IRS and DOL Qualifies for Minimum Continuing Legal Education (MCLE)
  16. Opinion 16 - Whether Reading Course Materials Only Qualifies for Minimum Continuing Legal Education (MCLE)
  17. Opinion 17 - Whether Taking Seminars and Courses Taught by Non-Attorneys Qualifies for Minimum Continuing Legal Education (MCLE)
  18. Opinion 18 - Whether Taking a Bar Preparation Course to Sit for Another Jurisdiction’s Bar Exam Qualifies for Minimum Continuing Legal Education (MCLE)
  19. Opinion 19 - Whether CLE Taught by a Canadian Law Society Qualifies for Minimum Continuing Legal Education (MCLE)
  20. Opinion 20 - Whether the 12 Hours of Classroom Instruction Taught by an Adjunct Law School Professor Must Contain 2 Hours of Ethics/Professionalism
  21. Opinion 21 - Ethics/Professionalism Requirement