Active status attorneys in Kansas must complete 12.00 CLE credits every year to maintain good standing with the Kansas State Bar.
Kansas attorneys must complete all 12.00 required credits by June 30 of each year. Kansas CLE credits must be reported no later than July 31.
The Kansas CLE reporting period is 1 year and ends on June 30.
CLE providers are responsible for reporting your attendance to Kansas CLE. Kansas attorneys may register and check their CLE transcript through their MyKSCLE account.
Kansas attorneys can carry over 10.00 CLE credits to the next compliance period. Ethics and professionalism credits carry over as general credits. You cannot carry over Kansas CLE credit hours approved for teaching, authorship, or law practice management credit.
You may complete all 12.00 CLE credits with prerecorded programs.
Yes, under Kansas Supreme Court Rule 808(a), you can earn only 8.00 CLE credits in one day.
Yes. In-program attendance verification is required.
No. There are no special CLE requirements for new attorneys in Kansas. Newly admitted attorneys are exempt from Kansas CLE reporting requirements for the duration of the reporting period in which they are admitted to the bar. July 1 following your admission date is the start of your first reporting period.
Yes. If you earn CLE credits before your first required CLE reporting period, you may carry over up to 10.00 credits to your first compliance period.
The reporting period for all Kansas attorneys ends June 30. However, you are exempt for the reporting period you are in when you’re admitted to the Kansas State Bar. So, the first reporting period that you are required to report CLE credits is June 30 of the first reporting period after you are admitted.
No. Kansas attorneys do not need to report any CLE credits for the reporting period in which they are admitted to the bar, and there are no special programs required for new attorneys in Kansas.
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