Ohio CLE Requirements
What are OH MCLE requirements?
UPDATED MCLE REQUIREMENTS IN RESPONSE TO THE CORONAVIRUS: The 12 credit hour maximum for self-study credit has been waived for attorneys and judges with last names beginning with M-Z for the 2019-2020 compliance period ending 12/31/2020. The 12 credit hour maximum has also been waived for attorneys and judges with last names beginning with A-L for the 2020-2021 compliance period ending 12/31/2021. All credits for both periods may be completed through approved self-study courses.
Ohio attorneys are required to complete 24.00 credit hours every 2 years. Members must fulfill at least 12.00 credit hours of their CLE requirement with activities approved for Live classroom CLE credit.
What are OH MCLE specialty credit requirements?
Specialty credits may be taken as Live or Self Study.
Professional Conduct: 2.50 credit hours (topics can include Legal Ethics, Professionalism, Alcoholism/Substance Abuse/Mental Health Issues, Access to Justice)
When is the OH MCLE compliance deadline?
How do I report my OH MCLE?
NBI, Inc. will report your credits to the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Continuing Legal Education.
A Verified Certificate of Completion will be sent to you. Please retain for your records.
What are OH MCLE requirements for newly admitted attorneys?
New attorneys must complete a minimum of 12 credit hours of New Lawyer Training instruction during the first biennial compliance period. Three of the 12 hours must include 1 hour each on professionalism, law office management and client fund management. The remaining 9 hours must include one or more substantive law topics that focus on handling legal matters in specific practice areas.
What is allowed for Self-Study credit?
Maximum 12.00 credit hours. Maximum 24.00 credit hours allowed with courses approved as live interactive webinars.