Missouri CLE Requirements
What are MO MCLE requirements?
UPDATED MCLE REQUIREMENTS IN RESPONSE TO THE CORONAVIRUS: The rule change issued by the Supreme Court of Missouri extending the 2019-2020 reporting year to 9/30/2020 and extending the reporting deadline to 10/31/2020 has expired. There are no further rule changes at this time.
Missouri attorneys are required to complete 15.00 credit hours every year. Members must fulfill at least 9.00 credit hours of their CLE requirement with activities approved for Live CLE credit.
What are MO MCLE specialty credit requirements?
Specialty credits must be taken as Live. At least 3.00 specialty credits are required as follows:
Professionalism, Ethics or Malpractice Prevention: 2.00 credit hours (required);
Explicit or Implicit Bias, Diversity, Inclusion, or Cultural Competency: 1.00 credit hour (required)
When is the MO MCLE compliance deadline?
How do I report my MO MCLE?
Attorneys are responsible for tracking and reporting their own CLE credits.
A Verified Certificate of Completion will be sent to you. Please retain for your records.
List the course on your annual report (Form 1) that must be filed by July 31st of each year. This report will be provided to you by The Missouri Bar on or before June 30th. It is also available on The Missouri Bar website: www.mobar.org.
What are MO MCLE requirements for newly admitted attorneys?
Attorneys admitted after July 1, 2018 have no educational or reporting requirements under Rule 15 for the MCLE compliance year in which they were admitted.
Attorneys admitted prior to July 1, 2018 must comply with the version of Rule 15 in place at the time of admission which required completion of at least 2.00 hours of ethics and professionalism CLE within one year of admission. The hours are reported in the MCLE compliance year in which they are completed and on the Annual Report of Compliance Due by July 31.
What is allowed for Self-Study credit?
Maximum 6.00 credit hours.