ABA Recommends Mandatory Substance Abuse and Mental Health CLE

Michael E. McCabe, Jr.ABA Model Rule for Minimum Continuing Legal Education, Alcoholism, Continuing Legal Education1 Comment

The American Bar Association’s House of Delegates voted on Monday to change the ABA’s Model Rule for Minimum Continuing Legal Education to include a recommended one hour of CLE training every three years focused on substance abuse and mental health issues. Currently, only three jurisdictions–California, North Carolina and Nevada–require such courses.  The decision to amend the Model CLE Rule, which … Read More