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Form 7 STATE BAR of GEORGIA COMMISSION on CONTINUING LAWYER COMPETENCY 104 Marietta Street, NW Suite 100 Atlanta, Georgia 30303 (404) 527-8710 REQUEST BY A MEMBER OF THE STATE BAR OF GEORGIA FOR CREDIT FOR ATTENDING A LAW SCHOOL COURSE 1. Name of Attorney_________________________________________Telephone(___)___________________2. State Bar of Georgia Membership Number:_____________________________________________________3. Full Address (Include Firms Name):__________________________________________________________4. Full Name of the Law School:_______________________________________________________________5. Location:________________________________________________________________________________6. Law School ABA Accredited? YES____ NO_____ 7. Name of the Program:_____________________________________________________________________8. Title of the Course:_______________________________________________________________________9. Date(s):_________________________________________________________________________________10. Total minutes of the course (minutes in each class x the number of classes attended):_________________11. Requested Number of Hours of Credit*. (one-half th ofe total minutes divided by 60)=_______CLE Hours* _______Ethics* _______Trial* *PLEASE SEE THE BACK OF THIS PAGE FOR THE REGUALTIONS ON THE COMPUTATION OF CLE HOURS Date:_____________________________________ Attorneys Signature:__________________________________REGULATION 8-106 (b) (2): LAW SCHOOL COURSES Courses offered by an ABA accredited law school shall receive credit on the basis of one-half of CLE credit for each 60 (sixty_ minutes of actual instruction. No more than 12 (twelve) CLE hours in any calendar year may be earned by law school courses. Success on an examination is not required for credit, and the course may be attended on an audit ( not foracademic cr edit) basis. No credit is available for law school courses attended prior to becoming an active member of the State Bar of Georgia. Law ourses inc schools other than law schools will not qualify. Courses must be taken at a law school, only. PLEASE SUBMIT THIS FORM AT LEAST 30 (THIRTY) DAYS IN ADVANCED OF THE CLE ACTIVITY. <<<<<<<<<********>>>>>>>>>>>>> 2 CLE HOURS 1. Only the time of actual instruction counts toward CLE credit hours. 2. Question and answer sessions are considered actual instruction and may be included for CLEprovid credited such question and answer sessions do not exceed ten (10) minutes per CLE credit hour. For example, a program approved for six (6) total CLE credit hours may include up one (1) tototal 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 individutopial cs. Therefore, a program may includndividue ial topics of less than 60 (sixty) minutes in length. ETHICS HOURS 1. Instruction in ethics includes topicson p rofessional responsibility and malpractice. 2. Instruction in ethics does not include topics such as attorney fees and client developmexcepent to the et xtent that professional responsibility is directly discussed in 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 procedure e. 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, and (c) 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 theext con of t a particular field of trial practice, such as medical malpractice, personal injury defense, criminal cases, construction law, etc. PROFESSIONALISM HOURS To receive professionalism credit, send materials to M Tes.rie Latala, Chief Justices Commission on Professionalism, State Bar of Georgia, 104 Marietta Street, Suite 620, Atlanta, GA 30303. (404) 225-5040.