Oklahoma CLE Requirements

Everything you need to know to stay in compliance


MCLE State

Overview

Required Oklahoma CLE Credits:

Total credit hours: 12.00 credit hours every year.

All 12.00 credit hours may be taken as live or on demand programs.

Oklahoma CLE Reporting Deadlines:

Deadline to Complete CLEs: December 31

Reporting Deadline: February 15

Reporting Period: 1 year


Common Questions About Oklahoma Continuing Legal Education Rules and Regulations

General Oklahoma Continuing Legal Education Credit Requirements

How many CLE credits do you need in Oklahoma?

In Oklahoma, active status attorneys must complete 12.00 CLE credits every year to maintain good standing with the Oklahoma Bar.

When is the Oklahoma CLE reporting deadline?

Oklahoma attorneys must complete all 12.00 required credits by December 31 each year. All OK CLE must be reported by February 15.

How long is the Oklahoma CLE compliance period, and when does mine end?

The compliance period is 1 year and ends on December 31.

How do I report my Oklahoma CLE credits?

CLE program providers will report your CLE attendance to the Oklahoma MCLE Commission. You can check your CLE transcript online at the OK MCLE website.

How many Oklahoma CLE credits can I carry over?

Oklahoma attorneys can carry over 12.00 CLE credits for one compliance year. You can carry over legal ethics/professionalism credits.

How many CLE credits can I complete with on demand courses?

There is no limit to the number of CLE credits you can earn with on demand courses.

What are the specialty credit requirements in Oklahoma?

Oklahoma attorneys must complete 2.00 legal ethics and professionalism credits every year. Legal ethics and professionalism CLE may include legal malpractice prevention and mental health and substance use disorders.

Programs addressing the ethical tenets of other disciplines and not specifically pertaining to legal ethics are not eligible for legal ethics and professionalism CLE credit but may meet the requirements for general CLE credit.

Is in-program attendance verification required to receive Oklahoma CLE credit?

Yes. In-program attendance verification is required.

Are you newly admitted to the Oklahoma Bar? Here’s what you need to know:

What are the Oklahoma CLE requirements for newly admitted attorneys?

Newly admitted attorneys in Oklahoma are exempt from CLE requirements for the year in which they are admitted to the Oklahoma Bar.

Can I carry over credits I completed during my year of admission?

Yes. If you complete CLE courses after admission to the bar and prior to December 31 of that year, you may carry over up to 12.00 CLE credits to your first reporting year.

When does my first reporting period end?

Your first reporting period ends on December 31 of the calendar year following your admission to the Oklahoma Bar.

Are there any special credit requirements for new attorneys in Oklahoma?

No. There are no special CLE requirements for newly admitted attorneys in Oklahoma.

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