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Webinar

International Webinar: Mexico Cannabis Legalization


Credit Available - See Credits tab below.

Average Rating:
   4.3
Category:
International Law |  Administrative Law |  Business |  Cross Border Markets & Commerce |  Regulation law |  Webinar with CLE credit
Faculty:
Jason Moscovici |  Juan Luis Serrano Serrano |  Juliana Martinez Montaño Martinez Montaño |  Manuel Quintanilla |  Ricardo Ramirez |  Rod Kight
Duration:
1 Hour
Format:
Audio and Video
License:
Access for 6 month(s) after program date.

Dates


Description

Mexico has been taking steps towards legalization of both Medical and Adult use Cannabis. The panel will look at recent developments and pending policy items from a regulatory, public affairs and business perspectives.

Credits

CLE Credit Information

State Application Status Approval Code State Note
  Alabama     Approved   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. The ABA will report your attendance credits to the state on your behalf. If your bar number does not appear on this certificate, please contact the ABA at mcle@americanbar.org to ensure that your credits have been reported.
  Alaska     Available for Credit   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  Arizona     Available for Credit   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  Arkansas     Approved   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  California     Approved   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  Colorado     Applied For   Yes Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
 Connecticut    Available for Credit   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  Delaware     Applied For   Yes Please keep this Certificate for your records. The ABA will report your attendance credits to the state on your behalf. If your bar number does not appear on this certificate, please contact the ABA at mcle@americanbar.org to ensure that your credits have been reported.
  Florida     Self Apply   Yes Attorneys must self-apply for credit in Florida. The INCBA does not directly apply for credit, but this program is accredited by other states, including New York, Illinois, and Pennsylvania. More information about self-applying for credit may be found at the Florida State Bar's website. 
  Georgia     Approved   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. The ABA will report your attendance credits to the state on your behalf. If your bar number does not appear on this certificate, please contact the ABA at mcle@americanbar.org to ensure that your credits have been reported.
  Hawaii     Approved   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. The ABA will report your attendance credits to the state on your behalf. If your bar number does not appear on this certificate, please contact the ABA at mcle@americanbar.org to ensure that your credits have been reported.
  Idaho     Self Apply   Yes Attorneys must self-apply for credit in Idaho. The INCBA does not directly apply for credit, but this program is accredited by other states, including New York, Illinois, and Pennsylvania. More information about self-applying for credit may be found at the Idaho State Bar's website. 
  Illinois     Approved   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  Indiana     Applied For   Yes Please keep this Certificate for your records. The ABA will report your attendance credits to the state on your behalf. If your bar number does not appear on this certificate, please contact the ABA at mcle@americanbar.org to ensure that your credits have been reported.
  Iowa     Self Apply   Yes Attorneys must self-apply for credit in Iowa. The INCBA does not directly apply for credit, but this program is accredited by other states, including New York, Illinois, and Pennsylvania. More information about self-applying for credit may be found at the Iowa State Bar's website. 
  Kansas     Credit Not Available   Yes Credit is not available for Kansas. Attorneys may not self-apply for credit in this state. This certificate is for your records only. 
  Kentucky     Self Apply   Yes Attorneys must self-apply for credit in Kentucky. The INCBA does not directly apply for credit, but this program is accredited by other states, including New York, Illinois, and Pennsylvania. More information about self-applying for credit may be found at the Kentucky State Bar's website. 
  Louisiana     Self Apply   Yes Attorneys must self-apply for credit in Louisiana. The INCBA does not directly apply for credit, but this program is accredited by other states, including New York, Illinois, and Pennsylvania. More information about self-applying for credit may be found at the Louisiana State Bar's website. 
  Maine     Approved   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. The ABA will report your attendance credits to the state on your behalf. If your bar number does not appear on this certificate, please contact the ABA at mcle@americanbar.org to ensure that your credits have been reported.
  Maryland     Non-MCLE   Maryland does not have a mandatory continuing legal education requirement. This certificate is for your records only and certifies attendance at the event. 
  Massachusetts     Non-MCLE   Massachusetts does not have a mandatory continuing legal education requirement. This certificate is for your records only and certifies attendance at the event. 
  Michigan     Non-MCLE   Michigan does not have a mandatory continuing legal education requirement. This certificate is for your records only and certifies attendance at the event. 
  Minnesota     Applied For   Yes Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  Mississippi     Approved   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. The ABA will report your attendance credits to the state on your behalf. If your bar number does not appear on this certificate, please contact the ABA at mcle@americanbar.org to ensure that your credits have been reported.
  Missouri     Approved   Yes Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  Montana     Self Apply   No Attorneys must self-apply for credit in Montana. The INCBA does not directly apply for credit, but this program is accredited by other states, including New York, Illinois, and Pennsylvania. More information about self-applying for credit may be found at the Montana State Bar's website. 
  Nebraska     Self Apply   Yes Attorneys must self-apply for credit in Nebraska. The INCBA does not directly apply for credit, but this program is accredited by other states, including New York, Illinois, and Pennsylvania. More information about self-applying for credit may be found at the Nebraska State Bar's website. 
  Nevada     Approved   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. The ABA will report your attendance credits to the state on your behalf. If your bar number does not appear on this certificate, please contact the ABA at mcle@americanbar.org to ensure that your credits have been reported.
 New Hampshire     Available for Credit   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  New Jersey    Reciprocal Credit   Available   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  New Mexico     Approved   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. The ABA will report your attendance credits to the state on your behalf. If your bar number does not appear on this certificate, please contact the ABA at mcle@americanbar.org to ensure that your credits have been reported.
  New York     Approved   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  North Carolina     Approved   Yes Please keep this Certificate for your records. The ABA will report your attendance credits to the state on your behalf. If your bar number does not appear on this certificate, please contact the ABA at mcle@americanbar.org to ensure that your credits have been reported.
  North Dakota     Approved   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  Ohio     Applied For   Yes Please keep this Certificate for your records. The ABA will report your attendance credits to the state on your behalf. If your bar number does not appear on this certificate, please contact the ABA at mcle@americanbar.org to ensure that your credits have been reported.
  Oklahoma     Applied For   Yes Please keep this Certificate for your records. The ABA will report your attendance credits to the state on your behalf. If your bar number does not appear on this certificate, please contact the ABA at mcle@americanbar.org to ensure that your credits have been reported.
  Oregon     Applied For   Yes Please keep this Certificate for your records. The ABA will report your attendance credits to the state on your behalf. If your bar number does not appear on this certificate, please contact the ABA at mcle@americanbar.org to ensure that your credits have been reported.
  Pennsylvania     Approved   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. The ABA will report your attendance credits to the state on your behalf. If your bar number does not appear on this certificate, please contact the ABA at mcle@americanbar.org to ensure that your credits have been reported.
  Rhode Island     Self Apply   No Attorneys must self-apply for credit in Rhode Island. The INCBA does not directly apply for credit, but this program is accredited by other states, including New York, Illinois, and Pennsylvania. More information about self-applying for credit may be found at the Rhode Islanda State Bar's website. 
  South Carolina     Self Apply   Yes Attorneys must self-apply for credit in South Carolina. The INCBA does not directly apply for credit, but this program is accredited by other states, including New York, Illinois, and Pennsylvania. More information about self-applying for credit may be found at the South Carolina State Bar's website. 
  South Dakota     Non-MCLE   South Dakota does not have a mandatory continuing legal education requirement. This certificate is for your records only and certifies attendance at the event. 
  Tennessee     Applied For   Yes Please keep this Certificate for your records. The ABA will report your attendance credits to the state on your behalf. If your bar number does not appear on this certificate, please contact the ABA at mcle@americanbar.org to ensure that your credits have been reported.
  Texas     Applied For   Yes Please keep this Certificate for your records. The ABA will report your attendance credits to the state on your behalf. If your bar number does not appear on this certificate, please contact the ABA at mcle@americanbar.org to ensure that your credits have been reported.
  Utah     Applied For   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. The ABA will report your attendance credits to the state on your behalf. If your bar number does not appear on this certificate, please contact the ABA at mcle@americanbar.org to ensure that your credits have been reported.
  Vermont     Approved   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  Virginia     Credit Not Available   Yes Credit is not available for Virginia. Attorneys may not self-apply for credit in this state. This certificate is for your records only. 
  Washington     Self Apply   Yes Attorneys must self-apply for credit in Washington. The INCBA does not directly apply for credit, but this program is accredited by other states, including New York, Illinois, and Pennsylvania. More information about self-applying for credit may be found at the Washington State Bar's website. 
  West Virginia     Approved   Yes Please keep this Certificate for your records. The ABA will report your attendance credits to the state on your behalf. If your bar number does not appear on this certificate, please contact the ABA at mcle@americanbar.org to ensure that your credits have been reported.
  Wisconsin     Approved   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  Wyoming     Self Apply   No Attorneys must self-apply for credit in Wyoming. The INCBA does not directly apply for credit, but this program is accredited by other states, including New York, Illinois, and Pennsylvania. More information about self-applying for credit may be found at the Wyoming State Bar's website. 


Alabama
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Alaska
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Arizona
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Arkansas
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California
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Colorado
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Connecticut
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Delaware
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Florida
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Georgia
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Hawaii
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Idaho
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Illinois
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Indiana
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Iowa
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Kansas
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Kentucky
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Louisiana
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Maine
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Maryland
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Massachusetts
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Michigan
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Minnesota
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Mississippi
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Missouri
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Montana
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Nebraska
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Nevada
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New Hampshire
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New Jersey
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New Mexico
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New York
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North Carolina
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North Dakota
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Ohio
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Oklahoma
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Oregon
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Pennsylvania
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Rhode Island
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South Carolina
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South Dakota
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Tennessee
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Texas
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Washington
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Wisconsin
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Handouts

Faculty

Jason Moscovici's Profile

Jason Moscovici Related seminars and products: 1

Partner

Robic, LLP


Jason Moscovici is a partner, lawyer and biochemist with ROBIC, LLP, a multidisciplinary intellectual property law firm from Quebec, Canada. His IP practice specializes in regulated industries such as food, alcohol, cannabis, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, cosmetics, natural health products, advertising and consumer products.

 

Jason’s focus on the valorization and enforcement of intellectual property, as well as the numerous compliance issues that orbit regulated industries, have allowed him to quickly become one of the most trusted legal advisors to the emerging cannabis industry. His perspectives on compliance, intellectual property and the commercial hurdles related specifically to cannabis are routinely solicited by stakeholders in this space.

 

Jason leads ROBIC`s cannabis group and sits on the life sciences committee of the firm.


Juan Luis Serrano Serrano's Profile

Juan Luis Serrano Serrano Related seminars and products:

Sanchez Devanny


Juan Luis leads our Intellectual Property and Data Privacy practice groups and is the co-head of our Life Sciences Industry Group.
He has broad experience in high level management of complex legal and policy issues in Mexico and Latin America. Juan Luis is
Councilor to the Mexican Health Foundation (FUNSALUD), a member of the board of the Association of Pharmaceutical Industry
Physicians and Professionals (AMEIFAC) and of the Commission of Legal Affairs of the National Chamber of the Pharmaceutical
Industry (CANIFARMA). He is also a professor of Sanitary Law in the Escuela Libre de Derecho. Before joining Sánchez Devanny,
Juan Luis was Legal Director of the Mexican Affiliate of a Multinational Pharmaceutical Company, with responsibilities over
Mexico and Latin America, and worked in lawfirms specializing in intellectual property.


Juliana Martinez Montaño Martinez Montaño's Profile

Juliana Martinez Montaño Martinez Montaño Related seminars and products:


Juliana has 20 years of experience working in Regulatory Affairs in
Mexican and Multinational Pharmaceutical Companies, including Stendhal
Pharma and Sanofi Aventis. She was also in charge of the regulatory
strategy for Mexico for Khiron Life Sciences Corp, focusing on cannabis
products in healthcare.
Juliana currently works as regulatory consultant aiding companies in the
cannabis, pharmaceutical, medical devices, food and cosmetics industries
in proceedings before the Federal Commission for Protection Against
Sanitary Risks.


Manuel Quintanilla's Profile

Manuel Quintanilla Related seminars and products:

Head of Business Development

SmartCbd


3 Years as Business development Consultant at DriveOp Business Acceleration firm.

Currently Managing the business development department for Smartcbd portafolio


Ricardo Ramirez's Profile

Ricardo Ramirez Related seminars and products:

Partner Hudde & Rynd. Director

AFAMELA (Mexican Association of Free Access Drug Manufacturers


RICARDO RAMÍREZ-MONTOYA Has a Law Degree from the Ibero-American University, has postgraduate studies in North American Law from Georgetown University, a Master's Degree in Economic History from the Ibero-American University and is a candidate for a Doctor of Business Law from the Complutense University of Madrid. As a consultant in regulation and lobbying, he has participated in the integration and approval of important reforms applicable to the pharmaceutical sector (Compulsory Licenses, Linkage, Biotechnological Medicines, Sanitary Registry of health supplies, Advertising of Medicines, public sector purchases, among others). He has served on the Board of Directors of global companies in the pharmaceutical sector (Sanofi 2009-2013: Product Patrimony Management, Corporate Affairs, Strategic Communications and Public Relations; and Pfizer 2013-2017: Corporate Affairs, Communications, PAG’s and President of the Foundation); currently holds leadership positions in AFAMELA (Executive Director, Board and Advertising Ethics Committee member), Wellness Council México (President of the Government Relations Committee), CANIFARMA (Permanent Guest to the Board of Directors), the Glosbal Self-Care Federation ( Member of the Board of Directors based in Geneva), the Latin American Industry of Responsible Self-Care ILAR (Board Member based in Chicago). The last 15 years he has represented Forbes-100 companies in business organizations such as AMIIF (Technical Vice President of the Public Affairs and Intellectual Property Commissions), AmCham Mexico, the Franco-Mexican Chamber of Industry and Commerce (Vice President of the Social Responsibility Committee), PhRMA (Representative of Mexico in the LARC Regional Committee based in Washington DC), CANIFARMA (President of the Intellectual Property Commission). He was part of the business delegation of CONCAMIN that accompanied the negotiations of the TPP, Pacific Alliance and United States - Mexico and Canada Trade Agreements (USMCA), representing the pharmaceutical sector for the Government Procurement chapters , Intellectual Property and Dispute Resolution Mechanisms. He received the COEBIO Bioethics award in November 2016 and was part of the Qualifying Jury of the National Award for Voluntary and Solidarity Action, delivered by the President of the United Mexican States in December 2016. Since that year he has been a mentor for new entrepreneurs and a jury in the MassChallenge Accelerator (Mexico and Boston) and Startup HUB CDMX from Facebook programs. He is the author of publications on health regulation and legal history, as well as a frequent lecturer in analysis programs on health and business in Mexico and abroad. He is currently the Health Law Committee Chair of the Illustrious and National Collegium of Lawyers of Mexico and Managing Director of Hudde & Rynd, public affairs firm specialized in strategic communications and health regulation.


Rod Kight's Profile

Rod Kight Related seminars and products: 2

Rod Kight Law


Rod is a cannabis business law attorney who lives in Asheville, NC. He represents legal
cannabis businesses throughout the country and is editor and chief writer of the Kight On
Cannabis law blog (www.kightoncannabis.com), a popular blog that discusses evolving legal
issues affecting the cannabis industry. Rod is the author of “Cannabis Business Law-What You
Need to Know”, published by Aspatore Books, a Thomson Reuters (WestLaw) Company, in
August 2015. Rod is on the advisory board for the American Journal of Endocannabinoid
Medicine (AJEM), for which he also writes a legal column. AJEM is the first printed, peer-
reviewed medical cannabis journal in North America. Rod is frequently interviewed on cannabis
matters by major media outlets and has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Time, Business
Insider, and Business Insurance.


A strong believer in cannabis for personal and medical use after using it successfully during
chemotherapy treatments for cancer (he is in remission), Rod is an attorney advocate for
NORML. He is also a member of the International Cannabis Bar Association, the National
Cannabis Industry Association, Women Grow, the Hemp Industries Association, and the North
Carolina Industrial Hemp Association. Rod has represented numerous cannabis businesses and
been a presenter on cannabis legal issues at seminars across the country. He has also drafted
and presented cannabis legislation to a foreign head of state.
Rod is married to his elementary school sweetheart, Ashley, who is also his office manager.
Together they have 5 children. Rod is an avid musician who plays guitar in an Asheville-based
rock band. He can be reached via email (rod@kightlaw.com) or phone (828-55-9881).


Additional Info

ABA instructions for CLE credit
State Application Status Approval Code State Note
  Alabama     Approved   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. The ABA will report your attendance credits to the state on your behalf. If your bar number does not appear on this certificate, please contact the ABA at mcle@americanbar.org to ensure that your credits have been reported.
  Alaska     Available for Credit   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own atttendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  Arizona     Available for Credit   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own atttendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  Arkansas     Approved   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own atttendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  California     Approved   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own atttendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  Colorado     Applied For   Yes Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own atttendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
 Connecticut    Available for Credit   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own atttendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  Delaware     Applied For   Yes Please keep this Certificate for your records. The ABA will report your attendance credits to the state on your behalf. If your bar number does not appear on this certificate, please contact the ABA at mcle@americanbar.org to ensure that your credits have been reported.
  Florida     Self Apply   Yes Attorneys must self-apply for credit in Florida. The INCBA does not directly apply for credit, but this program is accredited by other states, including New York, Illinois, and Pennsylvania. More information about self-applying for credit may be found at the Florida State Bar's website. 
  Georgia     Approved   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. The ABA will report your attendance credits to the state on your behalf. If your bar number does not appear on this certificate, please contact the ABA at mcle@americanbar.org to ensure that your credits have been reported.
  Hawaii     Approved   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. The ABA will report your attendance credits to the state on your behalf. If your bar number does not appear on this certificate, please contact the ABA at mcle@americanbar.org to ensure that your credits have been reported.
  Idaho     Self Apply   Yes Attorneys must self-apply for credit in Idaho. The INCBA does not directly apply for credit, but this program is accredited by other states, including New York, Illinois, and Pennsylvania. More information about self-applying for credit may be found at the Idaho State Bar's website. 
  Illinois     Approved   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own atttendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  Indiana     Applied For   Yes Please keep this Certificate for your records. The ABA will report your attendance credits to the state on your behalf. If your bar number does not appear on this certificate, please contact the ABA at mcle@americanbar.org to ensure that your credits have been reported.
  Iowa     Self Apply   Yes Attorneys must self-apply for credit in Iowa. The INCBA does not directly apply for credit, but this program is accredited by other states, including New York, Illinois, and Pennsylvania. More information about self-applying for credit may be found at the Iowa State Bar's website. 
  Kansas     Credit Not Available   Yes Credit is not available for Kansas. Attorneys may not self-apply for credit in this state. This certificate is for your records only. 
  Kentucky     Self Apply   Yes Attorneys must self-apply for credit in Kentucky. The INCBA does not directly apply for credit, but this program is accredited by other states, including New York, Illinois, and Pennsylvania. More information about self-applying for credit may be found at the Kentucky State Bar's website. 
  Louisiana     Self Apply   Yes Attorneys must self-apply for credit in Louisiana. The INCBA does not directly apply for credit, but this program is accredited by other states, including New York, Illinois, and Pennsylvania. More information about self-applying for credit may be found at the Louisiana State Bar's website. 
  Maine     Approved   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. The ABA will report your attendance credits to the state on your behalf. If your bar number does not appear on this certificate, please contact the ABA at mcle@americanbar.org to ensure that your credits have been reported.
  Maryland     Non-MCLE   Maryland does not have a mandatory continuing legal education requirement. This certificate is for your records only and certifies attendance at the event. 
  Massachusetts     Non-MCLE   Massachusetts does not have a mandatory continuing legal education requirement. This certificate is for your records only and certifies attendance at the event. 
  Michigan     Non-MCLE   Michigan does not have a mandatory continuing legal education requirement. This certificate is for your records only and certifies attendance at the event. 
  Minnesota     Applied For   Yes Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own atttendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  Mississippi     Approved   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. The ABA will report your attendance credits to the state on your behalf. If your bar number does not appear on this certificate, please contact the ABA at mcle@americanbar.org to ensure that your credits have been reported.
  Missouri     Approved   Yes Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own atttendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  Montana     Self Apply   No Attorneys must self-apply for credit in Montana. The INCBA does not directly apply for credit, but this program is accredited by other states, including New York, Illinois, and Pennsylvania. More information about self-applying for credit may be found at the Montana State Bar's website. 
  Nebraska     Self Apply   Yes Attorneys must self-apply for credit in Nebraska. The INCBA does not directly apply for credit, but this program is accredited by other states, including New York, Illinois, and Pennsylvania. More information about self-applying for credit may be found at the Nebraska State Bar's website. 
  Nevada     Approved   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. The ABA will report your attendance credits to the state on your behalf. If your bar number does not appear on this certificate, please contact the ABA at mcle@americanbar.org to ensure that your credits have been reported.
 New Hampshire     Available for Credit   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own atttendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  New Jersey    Reciprocal Credit   Available   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own atttendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  New Mexico     Approved   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. The ABA will report your attendance credits to the state on your behalf. If your bar number does not appear on this certificate, please contact the ABA at mcle@americanbar.org to ensure that your credits have been reported.
  New York     Approved   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own atttendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  North Carolina     Approved   Yes Please keep this Certificate for your records. The ABA will report your attendance credits to the state on your behalf. If your bar number does not appear on this certificate, please contact the ABA at mcle@americanbar.org to ensure that your credits have been reported.
  North Dakota     Approved   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own atttendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  Ohio     Applied For   Yes Please keep this Certificate for your records. The ABA will report your attendance credits to the state on your behalf. If your bar number does not appear on this certificate, please contact the ABA at mcle@americanbar.org to ensure that your credits have been reported.
  Oklahoma     Applied For   Yes Please keep this Certificate for your records. The ABA will report your attendance credits to the state on your behalf. If your bar number does not appear on this certificate, please contact the ABA at mcle@americanbar.org to ensure that your credits have been reported.
  Oregon     Applied For   Yes Please keep this Certificate for your records. The ABA will report your attendance credits to the state on your behalf. If your bar number does not appear on this certificate, please contact the ABA at mcle@americanbar.org to ensure that your credits have been reported.
  Pennsylvania     Approved   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. The ABA will report your attendance credits to the state on your behalf. If your bar number does not appear on this certificate, please contact the ABA at mcle@americanbar.org to ensure that your credits have been reported.
  Rhode Island     Self Apply   No Attorneys must self-apply for credit in Rhode Island. The INCBA does not directly apply for credit, but this program is accredited by other states, including New York, Illinois, and Pennsylvania. More information about self-applying for credit may be found at the Rhode Islanda State Bar's website. 
  South Carolina     Self Apply   Yes Attorneys must self-apply for credit in South Carolina. The INCBA does not directly apply for credit, but this program is accredited by other states, including New York, Illinois, and Pennsylvania. More information about self-applying for credit may be found at the South Carolina State Bar's website. 
  South Dakota     Non-MCLE   South Dakota does not have a mandatory continuing legal education requirement. This certificate is for your records only and certifies attendance at the event. 
  Tennessee     Applied For   Yes Please keep this Certificate for your records. The ABA will report your attendance credits to the state on your behalf. If your bar number does not appear on this certificate, please contact the ABA at mcle@americanbar.org to ensure that your credits have been reported.
  Texas     Applied For   Yes Please keep this Certificate for your records. The ABA will report your attendance credits to the state on your behalf. If your bar number does not appear on this certificate, please contact the ABA at mcle@americanbar.org to ensure that your credits have been reported.
  Utah     Applied For   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. The ABA will report your attendance credits to the state on your behalf. If your bar number does not appear on this certificate, please contact the ABA at mcle@americanbar.org to ensure that your credits have been reported.
  Vermont     Approved   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own atttendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  Virginia     Credit Not Available   Yes Credit is not available for Virginia. Attorneys may not self-apply for credit in this state. This certificate is for your records only. 
  Washington     Self Apply   Yes Attorneys must self-apply for credit in Washington. The INCBA does not directly apply for credit, but this program is accredited by other states, including New York, Illinois, and Pennsylvania. More information about self-applying for credit may be found at the Washington State Bar's website. 
  West Virginia     Approved   Yes Please keep this Certificate for your records. The ABA will report your attendance credits to the state on your behalf. If your bar number does not appear on this certificate, please contact the ABA at mcle@americanbar.org to ensure that your credits have been reported.
  Wisconsin     Approved   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own atttendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  Wyoming     Self Apply   No Attorneys must self-apply for credit in Wyoming. The INCBA does not directly apply for credit, but this program is accredited by other states, including New York, Illinois, and Pennsylvania. More information about self-applying for credit may be found at the Wyoming State Bar's website. 

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