(a) In N.D.Sup.Ct.Admin.O. 25, the Justices of the North Dakota Supreme Court declared a state of emergency statewide for the Judicial Branch due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
(b) Additional federal and state government entities have declared public health emergencies due to the COVID-19 pandemic and recommended limiting contact between individuals. This resulted in the cancellation and postponement of continuing legal education available to attorneys.
(c) Because of the limited availability of continuing legal education, with regard to attorneys assigned to Reporting Group 3 by the State Commission for Continuing Education, it is hereby ORDERED:
(1) The deadline for completing continuing education is extended to September 1, 2020.
(2) The deadline for submitting a Report of Compliance is extended to October 1, 2020.
(d)This order is adopted on an emergency basis, effective immediately.
The Supreme Court of the State of North Dakota convened this 6th day of May, 2020, with the Honorable Jon J. Jensen, Chief Justice, and the Honorable Gerald VandeWalle, the Honorable Daniel J. Crothers, the Honorable Lisa Fair McEvers, and the Honorable Jerod E. Tufte, Justices, directing the Clerk of the Supreme Court to enter the above order.
Petra H. Mandigo Hulm
North Dakota Supreme Court