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What are the requirements for newly admitted attorneys?

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What are the requirements for newly admitted attorneys?

In their first full two-year compliance period, newly admitted New Jersey attorneys with a plenary license must earn sixteen (16) of the twenty-four (24) credit hours in at least six (6) of the following twelve (12) subject areas: NJ basic estate administration; NJ basic estate planning; NJ civil or criminal trial preparation; NJ family law practice; NJ real estate closing procedures; NJ attorney trust and business accounting fundamentals; NJ landlord/tenant practice; NJ municipal court practice; and NJ law office management; NJ administrative law; NJ workers’ compensation law; and New Jersey labor and employment law. At least one credit of the required sixteen credits must be in New Jersey attorney trust and business accounting fundamentals.  (BCLE Reg. 201:2). Courses that are approved for the newly admitted attorney requirement can be found using the law category drop down menu in the course catalog.