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Approved Jurisdiction Policy - Attendance verification


The sponsor of a CLE course must be able to independently verify an attorney’s completion of the course before issuing credit.

An attorney claiming credit for completion of a nontraditional-format course must retain proof that the sponsor verified the attorney’s completion of the course without relying solely on statements made by a participating attorney, or log-in and log-out times of the participants. For example, the attorney might retain a copy of a form on which he or she reported an attendance verification code that was spoken and/or shown during the course. Similarly, the attorney might obtain from the sponsor a description of the procedures used to verify an attorney’s completion of a course, such as requiring the participating attorney to respond to pop-up boxes periodically, or requiring successful completion of a quiz at the end of the course.