Wisconsin CLE Requirements
What are WI MCLE requirements?
UPDATED MCLE REQUIREMENTS IN RESPONSE TO THE CORONAVIRUS: The Wisconsin Supreme Court has extended the order allowing attorneys to claim up to 30 credits from repeated on-demand courses through 1/31/2022. Repeated on-demand courses may not be used to satisfy the mandatory 3 legal ethics and professional responsibility credit hours which must be completed using live online programming or in-person courses.
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.