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STATE BAR of GEORGIA Form 3 COMMISSION ON CONTINUING LAWYER COMPETENCY 104 Marietta Street, NW Suite 100 Atlanta, Georgia 30303 (404) 527-8710 www.gabar.org REQUEST BY A MEMBER OF THE STATE BAR OF GEORGIA FOR APPROVAL OF A CONTINUING LEGAL EDUATION ACTIVITY 1. Name of Attorney: Bar # Telephone: 2. Address: Email: 3. CLE Sponsor Name: 4. Title of the CLE Activity: 5. Date of Seminar: Location: 6. Please attach a course brochure. If not available, attach a schedule listing each topic and the time of each topic. 7. Requested (A) total CLE Hours and the portions of the total hours devoted to (B) Ethics, (C) Trial and (D) Professionalism : (Please round the hours to the nearest on-tenth of an hour) (A) ________ minutes = ___________ Total CLE Hours* (Minimum of 12 hours 6 0 p er calendar year) (B) ________ minutes = ____________ Total Ethics Hours* (Minimum of 1 hour 6 0 p er calendar year) (C) ________ minutes = ____________ Total Trial Hours* (Minimum of 3 hours per calendar 60 year for each active member who appears a s sole or le ad counsel in Superior or State C ourt of Geor gia in any contested civil or c riminal case) (D) ________ minutes = ____________ Total Professionalism Hours* (Minimum of 1 hour 6 0 p er calendar year) 8. Submit with this request the following information: A. A brochure or other such outline that (1) descr ibes the course content, (2) identifies the faculty and states thei r qualifications, (3) lists the topics by title, and (4) shows the time schedule for each topic, for breaks, for lunch, etc. B. A copy of the materials that will be (or were)distribut ed to each attendee. A submission of this form without written materials will only delay the re view process. In the event that this CLE activity is being offered by a sponsor already accredited by the CCLC , you do not need to submit a copy of the materials at this time. If no materials or only brief outlines will be provid ed, please attach an explanation showing why this CLE activity meets the accreditation standards contained in the Rules and Regulations which can be found on the website at www.gabar.org. 9. The attorney understands that this is only a reques t for the approval of a CLE activity. If CLE credit is approved, confirmation of the attorneys attendance should be submitted to the CCLC within 30 (thirty) days after the CLE activity is held. The attorney shou ld request that this be done by the sponsor, but in the absence of sponsor confirmation, it may be done by the attorney. All confirmations should include the attorneys name and his State Ba r of Georgia membership number. <<<<<<<<<********>>>>>>>>>>>>> 2 10. In the event that the CLE sponsor does not pay the "sponsor fee" described in Rule 8-103 (C) and the Re gulatio n thereunder , the attorney understands that he will be re sponsible for the "attorney fee" described in those same references. The "attorney fee", if applicable, should accompany the reporting affidavit described in Rule 8-105 and the Regulations thereunder and should not be submitted with this request. Date: _______________________ A ttorneys Sign ature: ___________________________________________ CLE HOURS Only the time of actual instruction counts toward CLE credit hours. Question and answer sessions are considered actual instru ction and may be included for CLE credit provided such question and answer sessions do not exceed ten minutes per CLE credit hour. For example, a program approved for six total CLE credit hours may include up to one one total hour of a question and answer session. CLE credit is not given for: breaks, business meetings, introduct ory remarks, keynote speeches, meals, or speeches in connection with meals. No CLE credit is given for a CLE activity of less than 60 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 minutes in length. ETHICS HOURS Instruction in ethics includes topics on pr ofessional responsibility and malpractice. Instruction in ethics does not include topics such as attorney fees and client development except to the extent that professional responsibility is directly discusssed in connection with such topics. TRIAL HOURS Trial practice courses are defined as CLE exclusively lim ited to one or more of the following five subjects: a. evidence c. criminal practice and procedure e. trial advocacy b. civil practice and procedure d. ethical conduct of litigation Due to the "exclusively limited" requirement, trial CLE must be (a) clearly segregated and identified (b) a minimum of one hour in length, and (c) limited to one or more of the five listed subjects in order to receive trial CLE credit. The "exclusivel y limited" requirement does not prohibit credit for a seminar that deals with one or more of the subj ectstated in the Rule in the context of a particular field of tr ial practice, such as medical malpractice, personal injury defense, criminal cases, construction law, etc. PROFESSIONALISM HOURS To receive professionalism credit, send materials to Ms. Terie Latala, Chief Ju stices Commission on Professionalism, 104 Marietta Street, Suite 620, Atlanta, GA 30303. (404) 225-5040.