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Opportunity for Comment on Changes to Maine Bar Rules re: CLE

Monday, January 7, 2019  
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Proposed amendments to the
Maine Bar Rules
regarding continuing legal education
Comments must be filed by 4:00 p.m. on Monday, January 21, 2019

The Maine Supreme Judicial Court invites comments on proposed amendments to the Maine Bar Rules that would repeal and replace Rule 5, regarding continuing education, and would amend other rules to account for the replacement of Rule 5. 
Any comments must be filed with the Clerk of the Supreme Judicial Court by 4:00 p.m. on Monday, January 21, 2019.  Comments may be in writing, mailed to the address below, or in an email sent to If the comments are in an attachment to the email, the attachment must be a document in portable document format (.pdf). The Clerk's Office will acknowledge receipt of the email via reply email.
All comments must contain (1) the name and mailing address of the individual submitting the comments, and (2) the name, mailing address, and primary telephone number of the organization (if any) on whose behalf the comments are submitted. An individual need not be an attorney to submit comments individually or on behalf of an organization.
Comments are public documents and may be posted on the Court's website.
Dated January 7, 2019
Matthew Pollack, Executive Clerk
Maine Supreme Judicial Court
205 Newbury Street Room 139
Portland, Maine 04112-0368
(207) 822-4146

Maine Bar Association 124 State St. Augusta, ME 04330