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Accreditation and CLE Rules for Florida
The National Academy of Continuing Legal Education is a Florida Bar Accredited CLE Sponsor (Sponsor # 0185716).
Florida attorneys can earn all 33 hours including 5 hours of professional responsibility, 1 hour or professionalism and 3 hours of technology with our DVDs, Audio CDs, USB Stick, Online, and iOS/Android App courses. Preapproved courses offered by the National Academy of Continuing Legal Education have been directly approved by The Florida Bar and come with unique Florida Bar course codes which enables easy and quick reporting. “Self-Report” courses come with prefilled forms for easy self-reporting to the FL Bar.
Florida attorneys must complete a minimum of 33 credit hours of approved continuing legal education activity every 3 years. Five of the 33 credit hours must be in approved "professional responsibility" programs which includes ethics, professionalism, bias elimination, substance abuse, and mental illness awareness programs, and at least 1 of the 5 hours must be an approved professionalism program. Additionally, 3 of the 33 credit hours must be in approved technology programs.
Florida Registered Paralegals (FRP’s) must complete a minimum of 33 hours of CLE every three years to maintain their status. Of the 33 hours, 5 hours must be in ethics or professionalism and three 3 hours must be in technology. FRP's can satisfy all 33 mandated continuing education hours with our preapproved DVDs, Audio CDs, USB Stick, Online, and iOS/Android App courses since they are directly approved by The Florida Bar.
Each Florida attorney and FRP is assigned a 3 year compliance period that ends on the last day of their designated month. You can find your compliance date by logging into your Florida Bar Profile.
Florida CLE rules do not allow carryover. If an attorney completes more than 33 credit hours during any reporting cycle, the excess credits cannot be carried over to the next reporting cycle.
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Tallahassee, FL 32399-2300
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Ethics of Social Media: What Attorneys Need to Know
CLE Courses Available on DVDs, Audio CDs, USB Stick, Online & iOS/Android App!
About This Course
Social Media has changed the way the people interact and share information in ways that seemed unthinkable a few years ago. This CLE course will explain the types of social media that exist and how they can be ethically used in your practice or as marketing for your practice. Finally, the course will discuss avoiding ethical pitfalls when using social media.
I. Understand the types of social media in existence and how to use them in an ethical manner.
II. Explore how to build a case using social media.
III. Learn how to use social media for marketing purposes in an ethical manner.
IV. Learn how to interact with clients, judges, and the public through social media.