Wisconsin CLE Requirements
What are WI MCLE requirements?
Wisconsin attorneys are required to complete 30.00 credit hours every 2 years.
**TEMPORARY RULE CHANGE**
The Wisconsin Supreme Court has extended the order allowing attorneys to claim up to 30.00 credits from repeated on-demand courses through 1/31/2022. Repeated on-demand courses may not be used to satisfy the mandatory 3.00 legal ethics and professional responsibility credit hours which must be completed using live online programming or in-person courses.
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.