OR CLE Requirements
What are OR MCLE requirements?
UPDATED MCLE REQUIREMENTS IN RESPONSE TO THE CORONAVIRUS: At this time, the Oregon State Bar has not revised the MCLE credit requirements for Oregon due to concerns regarding the coronavirus.
Oregon attorneys are required to complete 45.00 credit hours every 3 years. All credits can be earned using Live or Recorded CLE activities.
What are OR MCLE specialty credit requirements?
Specialty credits may be taken as Live or Recorded.
Legal Ethics: 5.00 credit hours (required).
Elder and Child Abuse Reporting Obligations: 1.00 credit hour (required).
Mental Health and Substance Use Education: 1.00 credit hour (required).
*Access to Justice: 3.00 credit hours (required in alternate reporting periods).
*Required in reporting periods ending 12/31/2018 - 12/31/2020 and in alternate 3-year periods thereafter.
When is the OR MCLE compliance deadline?
How do I report my OR MCLE?
NBI, Inc. will report your credit to the Oregon State Bar. A Verified Certificate of Completion will be sent to you. Please retain for your records.
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.
Keep a log of the activity completed using Form 6, which can be found at www.osbar.org. List each activity on your compliance report.
What are OR MCLE requirements for newly admitted attorneys?
Within one year after end of year in which admitted, new admittees must complete 15.00 credit hours including 9.00 practical skills (4.00 must be devoted to Oregon practice and procedure), 2.00 legal ethics (1.00 must be devoted to Oregon ethics and professionalism), 1.00 mental health/substance use, and a 3.00 credit introductory course in access to justice.
What is allowed for Recorded credit?
Maximum 45.00 credit hours.