WI CLE Requirements
What are WI MCLE requirements?
UPDATED MCLE REQUIREMENTS IN RESPONSE TO THE CORONAVIRUS: The limit of 15 credit hours taken via on-demand has been temporarily lifted for attorneys with a 12/31/2020 deadline. However, ethics and professional responsibility credits must still be a live program (i.e. live webcast, live audio webinar, live online seminar).
Wisconsin attorneys are required to complete 30.00 credit hours every 2 years. Members must fulfill at least 15.00 credit hours of their CLE requirement with activities approved for Live CLE credit.
What are WI MCLE specialty credit requirements?
Specialty legal ethics credits must be taken as Live.
Required - Legal ethics and professional responsibility (EPR Credit): 3.00 credit hours.
Specialty law practice management and attorney awareness & understanding credits may be taken as Live or Repeated On-Demand.
Optional - Law Practice Management (LPM Credit): 6.00 credit hours maximum;
Attorney Awareness & Understanding (LAU Credit): 6.00 credit hours maximum
When is the WI MCLE compliance deadline?
How do I report my WI MCLE?
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.
At the end of your reporting period, submit your CLE Form 1 online at http://www.wicourts.gov/services/attorney/edu.htm.
What are WI MCLE requirements for newly admitted attorneys?
A lawyer is exempt from attendance and reporting requirements in the year of his or her admission to the practice of law in Wisconsin.
What is allowed for Repeated On-Demand credit?
Maximum 15.00 credit hours.