Ohio CLE Requirements
What are OH MCLE requirements?
Ohio attorneys are required to complete 24.00 credit hours every 2 years.
**TEMPORARY RULE CHANGE**
The 12.00 credit hour maximum for self-study credit has been waived for attorneys and judges with last names beginning with A-L for the 2020-2021 compliance period ending 12/31/2021. The 12.00 credit hour maximum has also been waived for attorneys and judges with last names beginning with M-Z for the 2021-2022 compliance period ending 12/31/2022. All credits for both periods may be completed through approved self-study courses.
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.