CPCS will pay up to eight (8) hours of mandatory CLEs taken by bar advocates during the fiscal year.
Payment and submission are on a fiscal year basis, not a calendar year. The hours are tracked by either the Bar Advocate Administrators (BAA) or by their respective panels. Documentation of completed CLEs should be sent to the BAA or panels, accordingly.
Payments are made only after the attorney has billed 600 hours. CLE submissions may be submitted prior to that, but payment will not be made until the attorney has crossed the threshold. CLE payments are made quarterly. They are usually paid the month following the end of the previous quarter.
CLE hours are subject to yearly billing caps. This means they can be backed out if an attorney exceeds the limit. Should this happen, the attorney will receive a notice to this effect. They also count toward the daily 10 hour limit.
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