Indiana CLE Requirements

What are IN MCLE requirements?

UPDATED MCLE REQUIREMENTS IN RESPONSE TO THE CORONAVIRUS: The waiver of credit hour limitations on distance education courses for all attorneys, judges and state level judicial officers whose three year educational period or judicial officer educational period ending on 12/31/2020 has expired. Distance education credit hour limitations have been amended to no more than 24 hours for judges and attorneys whose educational periods expire on or before 12/31/2022, and no more than 36 hours for state level judicial officers whose educational period expires on or before 12/31/2022.

Indiana attorneys are required to complete 36.00 credit hours every 3 years. Members must fulfill at least 18.00 credit hours of their CLE requirement with activities approved for Live classroom CLE credit; 18.00 credit hours may be fulfilled with Distance Education.

What are IN MCLE specialty credit requirements?

Specialty credits may be taken as Live or Distance Education.
Legal Ethics: 3.00 credit hours (required)

When is the IN MCLE compliance deadline?

December 31st

How do I report my IN MCLE?

NBI, Inc. will report your credit to the Indiana Supreme Court Office of Admissions & Continuing Education. A Verified Certificate of Completion will be sent to you. Please retain for your records.

On or before September 1st of each year, the Indiana Supreme Court Office of Admissions & Continuing Education will mail or electronically transmit to you a statement showing your approved courses on record with the Commission for the current year and the current educational period.

What are IN MCLE requirements for newly admitted attorneys?

Newly admitted attorneys must complete a minimum of 36 credit hours designated as appropriate for new lawyers within the first three years. Also, newly admitted attorneys are required to attend the Commission-Accredited six-hour Applied Professionalism program in lieu of the ethics requirement in their first three-year cycle.

What is allowed for Distance Education credit?

Maximum 18.00 credit hours.

Requirements by Format

Course Book Course Book Included With All Formats

Live Credit

The below format is considered Live by the Indiana Commission for Continuing Legal Education.

You can obtain 36.00 of 36.00 required hours with the below format.

Live In-Person Seminars

Distance Education Credit

The below formats are considered Distance Education by the Indiana Commission for Continuing Legal Education. In program attendance verification required.

You can obtain 18.00 of 36.00 required hours with the below formats.

* Codes required to verify completion.

View all Distance Education Credit formats

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