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Attorneys and sponsors who are late in reporting attendance to the Indiana Commission for Continuing Legal Education will be subject to up to a $50 fee, according to an order released by the Indiana Supreme Court.

The June 10 order outlines the fees that the commission may charge attorneys, mediators or sponsors for course approvals and attendance accreditation. Amendments approved in September 2013 to the Indiana Rules for Admission to the Bar and the Discipline of Attorneys, and the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education and Mandatory Judicial Education Guidelines allow the commission to charge the fees.

The Supreme Court outlined the fee schedule in its order, which includes a late fee assessed for any late course approvals or attendance accreditation of $25 or $50. Attorneys and sponsors will be charged the late fee if course attendance is not submitted within 30 days of course completion.

There will be no fee for reporting attendance when an Indiana attorney reports in a timely manner.

The new fee schedule also allows for charging some attorneys, mediators and education sponsors seeking course accreditation with the commission an application fee.  

The fees take effect Jan. 1, 2015.
 

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