Illinois MCLE Requirements

30.00 credit hours every 2 years. All credits can be earned using Live, Live Technology or Recorded Technology CLE activities.


Reporting Information

Attorneys are responsible for tracking and reporting their own CLE credits. A Verified Certificate of Completion and an Illinois MCLE Certificate of Attendance will be sent to you. Please retain for your records.

Attorneys must submit using the MCLE Board’s online reporting system found at www.mcleboard.org. Online reporting for a two-year reporting period opens on May 1st of the year in which the attorney needs to report. The MCLE Board must receive an attorney's report by 11:59 PM central time on July 31st of the reporting year.

New Attorney Information

Newly-admitted attorneys have a 15 hour requirement and three options for completion. These options include completing: (1) 9 hours of CLE credit + mentoring program for 6 professional responsibility credits, (2) 9 hours of CLE credit + 6-hour basic skills course (includes 6 professional responsibility credits), (3) 3 hours of CLE credit + 6-hour basic skills course + mentoring program for 6 professional responsibility credits.

  • Live Technology and Recorded Technology Allowable: Live Technology and Recorded Technology credits are allowed in the delivery formats indicated. Maximum 30.00 hours.
  • Specialty credit Requirements
    Specialty credits may be taken as Live, Live Technology or Recorded Technology. Professional Responsibility: 6.00 (required). Of the total 6.00 required hours, 1.00 must be diversity/inclusion CLE and 1.0 hour must be mental health/substance abuse CLE.
  • Compliance Deadline
    June 30th

Requirements by Format

Course Book Course Book Included With All Formats

Seminar

National Business Institute Live Seminars are considered Live by the Illinois MCLE Board.

You can obtain 30.00 of 30.00 required hours with this format.

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Video Webcast

National Business Institute Live Video Webcast events are considered Live Technology by the Illinois MCLE Board.

You can obtain 30.00 of 30.00 required hours with this format.

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Teleconference

National Business Institute Live Teleconference events are considered Live Technology by the Illinois MCLE Board.

You can obtain 30.00 of 30.00 required hours with this format.

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Audio Webinar

National Business Institute Live Audio Webinar events are considered Live Technology by the Illinois MCLE Board.

You can obtain 30.00 of 30.00 required hours with this format.

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OnDemand Video

National Business Institute OnDemand Video programs are considered Recorded Technology by the Illinois MCLE Board.

You can obtain 30.00 of 30.00 required hours with this format.

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OnDemand Audio

National Business Institute OnDemand Audio programs are considered Recorded Technology by the Illinois MCLE Board.

You can obtain 30.00 of 30.00 required hours with this format.

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Video Download

National Business Institute Video Downloads are considered Recorded Technology by the Illinois MCLE Board.

You can obtain 30.00 of 30.00 required hours with this format.

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Audio Download

National Business Institute Audio Downloads are considered Recorded Technology by the Illinois MCLE Board.

You can obtain 30.00 of 30.00 required hours with this format.

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Video DVD

National Business Institute Video DVDs are considered Recorded Technology by the Illinois MCLE Board.

You can obtain 30.00 of 30.00 required hours with this format.

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Audio CD

National Business Institute Audio CDs are considered Recorded Technology by the Illinois MCLE Board.

You can obtain 30.00 of 30.00 required hours with this format.

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