Rule 14-409. Self-study categories of accredited MCLE defined.

(a) Lecturing, teaching and panel discussions. Lawyers who lecture in an accredited CLE program will receive credit for three hours for each hour spent lecturing. No lecturing or teaching credit is available for participation in a panel discussion or for preparation time.

(b) Final published course schedule. The Board will determine the number of accredited CLE hours available for a program based on the final published course schedule.

(c) Equivalent CLE credit for certain self-study activities. Subject to the Board’s determination, the Board will allow equivalent credit for such activities that further the purpose of this article and qualify for equivalency. Such equivalent activities may include, but are not limited to, viewing of approved CLE audio and video and webcast presentations, computer interactive telephonic programs, writing and publishing an article in a legal periodical, part-time teaching by a lawyer in an approved law school, or delivering a paper or speech on a professional subject at a meeting primarily attended by lawyers, legal assistants or law students. The number of hours of credit allowed for such activities and the procedures for obtaining equivalent credit will be determined specifically by the Board for each instance.

Effective May 1, 2016.