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Form 8 STATE BAR of GEORGIA COMMISSION on CONTINUING LAWYER COMPETENCY 104 Marietta Street, NW Suite 100 Atlanta, Georgia 30303 (404) 527-8710 REQUEST BY THE ATTORNEY FOR APPROVAL OF A SELF-STUDY CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION ACTIVITY PLEASE NOTE: Regulation #5 under Rule 8-106 (B) applies specifically to self-study CLE activities. 1. Name of Attorney: ________________________________________________________________________ 2. Name of Sponsor : _________________________________Telephone ( )_____________________ 3. Sponsors Full Address (Include Firm Ns ame): _______________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________________ 4. Title of the CLE Activity: ______________________________________________________________________ 5. Date(s): __________________________________________________________________________________ 6. Location(s): _______________________________________________________________________________ (city and state) (city and state) (city and state) (city and state)7. The Sponsors calculation of the requested number of (Atal CLE ) To Hours as well as the portions of the total hours devoted to (B) Ethics and (C) Trial topics: (A) ________ minutes = ____________ Total CLE Hours* (Please round the hours to the 60 nearest one-tenth of an hour) (B) ________ minutes = ____________ Total Ethics Hours* 60 (C) ________ minutes = ____________ Total Trial Hours* 60 (D) ________ minutes = ____________ Total Professionalism* (Minimum of one (1) per 60 calendar year) *PLEASE SEE THE BACK OF THIS PAGE FOR THE REGULATIONS ON THE COMPUTATION OF CLE HOURS .8. Submit with this Request the following information: A. A brochure or other such outline that (1) describes the course content, (2) identifies the faculty and states their qualifications, (3) lists the topics by title, and (4) shows the time schedule for each topic, for breaks, for lunch, etc. B. One (1) copy of the materials that will be distributed to each attendeeA . submission of this form without written materials will only delay the review process. If no materials or only brief outlines will be provided, please attach an explanation showing why thisLE activity m C eets the accreditation standards contained in the enclosed Rules and Regulations. B. The required self-study fee for this CLE activity (mandatory for all self-study activities), computed as follows: $5.00 x the total number of approved hours. $15.00 x the total # of approved professionalism hours. 10. Provide certificate of completion. (continued on the reverse side)<<<<<<<<<********>>>>>>>>>>>>> 211. The attorney acknowledges that this self-study CLE activity may be disapproved and that prior approvals of any CLE activity may be revoked for violations of the enclosedles and Ru Regulations or for failure to comply with the agreements and representations contained in this Request. Date: _______________________ Sponsor:__________________________________________ By:____________________________________________ Title:_____________________________________________ CLE HOURS 1. Only the time of actual instruction counts toward CLE credit hours. 2. Question and answer sessions are consideredual act instruction and may be included for CLE crediprovit ded such question and answer sessions do noceet exd ten (10) minutes per CLE credit hr. For eou xample, a program approved for six (6) total CLE credit hours may include upone to (1) total hour of a question and answer session. 3. CLE credit is not given for: Breaks, Business meetings, Introductory remarks, Keynote speeches, Meals, or Speeches in connection with meals.4. No CLE credit is given for a CLE activity of less than 60 (sixty) minutes in length. A CLE activity means the entire program and not the individual topics. Therefore, a program may include individual topics of less than 60 (sixty) minutes in length. ETHICS HOURS 1. Instruction in ethics includes topics on professional responsibility and malpractice. 2. Instruction in ethics does not include topisuch as attorney fees acs nd client developmexceptent to the extent that professional responsibility is directly dscussed ini connection with such topics. TRIAL HOURS 1. Trial practice courses are defined as CLE exclusively limited to one or more of the following five (5) subjects: a. evidence c. criminal practice and proceduree. trial advocacy b. civil practice and procedure d. ethical conduct of litigation 2. Due to the "exclusively limited" requirement, trial CLE must be (a) clearly segregated and identified (b) a minimum of one (1) hour in length, a(cnd ) limited to one or more of the five (5) listed subjects in order to receive trial CLE credit. The "exclusively limited" requirement does not prohibit credit for a seminar that deals with one or more of the subjects stated in the Rule in thee contxt of a particular field of trial practice, such as medical malpractice, personal injury defense crimin, al cases, construction law, etc. PROFESSIONALISM HOURS To receive professionalism credit, send materials to Ms. Terie Latala, Chief Justices Commission on Professionalism, State Bar of Georgia, 104 Marietta Street, Suite 620, Atlanta, GA 30303. (404) 225-5040.