Ohio MCLE Requirements
24.00 credit hours every 2 years.
Members must fulfill at least 12.00 hours of their CLE requirement with activities approved for Live classroom CLE credit.
NBI, Inc. will report your credits to the Ohio Supreme Court Commission on Continuing Legal Education.
A Verified Certificate of Completion will be sent to you. Please retain for your records.
Not less than 60 days prior to the end of your biennial reporting period, the Commission will send you a transcript showing the number of CLE credit hours that you have been awarded. Review the transcript and inform the Commission if the information is inaccurate or missing.
New Attorney Information
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.
Self-Study Allowable: Maximum 12.00 hours.
Specialty credit RequirementsSpecialty credits may be taken as Live or Self Study. Professional Conduct: 2.50 (topics can include Legal Ethics, Professionalism, Alcoholism/Substance Abuse/Mental Health Issues, Access to Justice)
Compliance DeadlineDecember 31st