Form 2 Non-accredited Sponsor's Application for Cle Credit - North Carolina

Form 2 is a North Carolina State Bar form also known as the "Non-accredited Sponsor's Application For Cle Credit". The latest edition of the form was released in August 1, 2016 and is available for digital filing.

Download a PDF version of the Form 2 down below or find it on North Carolina State Bar Forms website.

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NCSB Form 2 rev. 8/2016
THE NORTH CAROLINA STATE BAR
BAR
FOR OFFICE USE ONLY
BOARD OF CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION
Sponsor Number: ________________
217 E. Edenton St., Raleigh NC 27601
Course Number: _________________
P.O. Box 26148, Raleigh, NC 27611
SA _____ E _____ G _____ T _____
(919) 733-0123
NON-ACCREDITED SPONSOR’S APPLICATION FOR CLE CREDIT
Note: This application should be transmitted to the CLE Board at least 50 days prior to
presentation of the CLE activity.
1.
Full Name of Sponsor:___________________________________________________________________________________
2.
Name of Contact Person: _________________________________ Telephone (______)______________________________
3.
Address _____________________________________________________________________________________________
4.
E-mail Address: __________________________________ Web Address: ________________________________________
5.
Title of CLE Activity: ____________________________________________________________________________________
6.
Type of Activity:
 Interactive computer program (CD/Rom, On-Demand, IPod or MP3)
(Describe the interactive component of the program)
 Live program, presenters and attendees on-site
 Live audio-only (telephone) hook-up
 Live Webcast
 Group video viewing
If the activity is pre-recorded, please provide the date of the original production: ____________________________________
7.
Date/Time of Live Activity: Begin (hour & date): _______________ End (hour & date): ______________________________
8.
Location (city, state/country):_____________________________________________________________________________
9.
Registration Fee(s):____________________________________________________________________________________
10. The CLE activity is being offered and advertised as follows
_____________________
(specify method and location of advertising):
11. The CLE activity ___ was / ____ was not open to and advertised to attorneys outside of the firm/company.
12. Please attach the following required information:
A description of the subject matter covered in the course. For longer programs, provide a description of the content of
A.
each section.
If
B.
the program has an ethics, professional responsibility, professionalism or substance abuse component, please submit the
course materials.
C.
Identification of all presenters by name and qualification.
D.
A real-time agenda. (See back for time and content requirements.)
13. Sponsor’s calculation of number of CLE minutes (for computer programs, give running time):
Ethics, professional responsibility, or professionalism:
_______________ minutes
Substance Abuse/Mental Health Awareness (must be a minimum of 60 minutes)
_______________ minutes
General/other:
_______________ minutes
(substantive law topics other than ethics, professional responsibility, or professionalism):
Total:
_______________ minutes
14. Did the sponsor accept compensation from a manufacturer, distributor, broker or merchandiser of an IT solution in return for a
presentation on the IT solution at this CLE program? _______ Yes
________ No (See 27 NCAC 1D Rule .1602(e))
(continued on page 2)
NCSB Form 2 rev. 8/2016
THE NORTH CAROLINA STATE BAR
BAR
FOR OFFICE USE ONLY
BOARD OF CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION
Sponsor Number: ________________
217 E. Edenton St., Raleigh NC 27601
Course Number: _________________
P.O. Box 26148, Raleigh, NC 27611
SA _____ E _____ G _____ T _____
(919) 733-0123
NON-ACCREDITED SPONSOR’S APPLICATION FOR CLE CREDIT
Note: This application should be transmitted to the CLE Board at least 50 days prior to
presentation of the CLE activity.
1.
Full Name of Sponsor:___________________________________________________________________________________
2.
Name of Contact Person: _________________________________ Telephone (______)______________________________
3.
Address _____________________________________________________________________________________________
4.
E-mail Address: __________________________________ Web Address: ________________________________________
5.
Title of CLE Activity: ____________________________________________________________________________________
6.
Type of Activity:
 Interactive computer program (CD/Rom, On-Demand, IPod or MP3)
(Describe the interactive component of the program)
 Live program, presenters and attendees on-site
 Live audio-only (telephone) hook-up
 Live Webcast
 Group video viewing
If the activity is pre-recorded, please provide the date of the original production: ____________________________________
7.
Date/Time of Live Activity: Begin (hour & date): _______________ End (hour & date): ______________________________
8.
Location (city, state/country):_____________________________________________________________________________
9.
Registration Fee(s):____________________________________________________________________________________
10. The CLE activity is being offered and advertised as follows
_____________________
(specify method and location of advertising):
11. The CLE activity ___ was / ____ was not open to and advertised to attorneys outside of the firm/company.
12. Please attach the following required information:
A description of the subject matter covered in the course. For longer programs, provide a description of the content of
A.
each section.
If
B.
the program has an ethics, professional responsibility, professionalism or substance abuse component, please submit the
course materials.
C.
Identification of all presenters by name and qualification.
D.
A real-time agenda. (See back for time and content requirements.)
13. Sponsor’s calculation of number of CLE minutes (for computer programs, give running time):
Ethics, professional responsibility, or professionalism:
_______________ minutes
Substance Abuse/Mental Health Awareness (must be a minimum of 60 minutes)
_______________ minutes
General/other:
_______________ minutes
(substantive law topics other than ethics, professional responsibility, or professionalism):
Total:
_______________ minutes
14. Did the sponsor accept compensation from a manufacturer, distributor, broker or merchandiser of an IT solution in return for a
presentation on the IT solution at this CLE program? _______ Yes
________ No (See 27 NCAC 1D Rule .1602(e))
(continued on page 2)
15. The Sponsor agrees to furnish the following to the Board of Continuing Legal Education, within thirty (30) days after the CLE
activity:
a.
An alphabetical list of attendees, including their NC State Bar membership numbers and a statement of the ethics,
general, and total credit hours taken by each attendee.
b.
The required sponsor fee computed at $3.50 x total approved CLE hours x total number of NC attendees.
16. The Sponsor represents that it will:
a.
Comply with the Continuing Legal Education Rules and Regulations including any amendments thereto;
b.
Conduct this CLE activity substantially as advertised and presented in this request, subject to emergency substitutions
and withdrawals;
c.
Allow in-person observation of this CLE activity by members and staff of the Board of Continuing Legal Education.
17. The Sponsor acknowledges that this CLE activity may be disapproved and prior approvals of any CLE activity revoked for
violations of the Rules and Regulations or for failure to comply with the agreements and representations contained in this
request.
Date:______________________________ CLE Sponsor: ___________________________________________
Signature: ______________________________________________
Title: ___________________________________________________
CONTENT AND TIME REQUIREMENTS
1.
North Carolina uses a 60-minute hour. That is, 60 minutes are required to equal one CLE credit hour.
2.
Only the time of actual instruction counts toward CLE credit hours.
3.
Question and answer sessions are considered actual instruction and may be included for CLE credit provided such question
and answer sessions do not exceed 15 minutes per CLE credit hour. For example, a program approved for 4 total CLE credit
hours may include up to 1 hour of questions and answers.
4.
No complete CLE activity may be less than 30 minutes in length. However, a program may include individual topics of less
than 30 minutes in length.
5.
CLE credit, when converted from minutes to hours, will be rounded down to the nearest quarter-hour.
6.
CLE credit is not given for:
• Introductory remarks
• Breaks
• Business meetings
• Personal development programs
• Presentations on marketing a law practice or client development
• Speeches in connection with banquets or other events that are primarily social
• Demonstrations of services or products with intent to sell
7.
Note, in reference to instruction in professional responsibility/ethics/professionalism, that programs so classified may not
include topics such as attorney fees, client development, communication skills, etc., except to the extent that professional
responsibility is directly discussed in connection with such topics.
8.
All activities, including computer programs, must be either live or interactive. No credit will be given for self-study. Video
presentations must be scheduled for a minimum of three attorneys.
SPONSOR-PAID FEES
The NC State Bar Board of CLE currently charges a fee of $3.50 per credit hour per attorney.
The Sponsor pays the fee in the following circumstances:
• Approved activity is presented in North Carolina.
The Sponsor has the option of paying the fee in the following circumstances:
• Approved activity is offered without charge to attendees, regardless of where the approved activity is presented.
• Approved activity is offered by sponsor based outside North Carolina and is presented outside North Carolina.
When a Sponsor does not pay the fee, the North Carolina State Bar will bill attorneys directly for hours attended.
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON CLE REQUIREMENTS VISIT:
www.nccle.org

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