Illinois lawyers must complete a minimum of thirty (30) Illinois CLE credit hours every two years in order to fulfill their IL MCLE requirement. As part of this 30 credit hour IL CLE requirement at least six (6) credit hours must be in the area of Professional Responsibility.
Illinois MCLE Compliance Requirements:
- Reporting Cycle: 2 years
- Credit Hours: 30
- Compliance Deadline: June 30
- Reporting Deadline: July 31
In Illinois, there are 2 different MCLE reporting groups for IL CLE compliance purposes. The reporting groups in Illinois are determined by the attorney’s last name. Illinois attorneys whose last name starts with A – M should have completed 30 IL CLE credit hours by June 30, 2014. The deadline to report IL CLE compliance was July 31, 2014. For information about late compliance please click here: Illinois CLE.
Illinois MCLE Reporting Periods:
- Last names A – M: July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2014
- Last names N – Z: July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2015
Attorneys licensed to practice in Illinois and subject to the IL MCLE requirement may satisfy all 30 IL CLE credit hours through online IL CLE courses. Attorney Credits is an Accredited Provider of CLE in Illinois and all of our Illinois CLE courses are presumptively pre-approved by the Illinois MCLE Board. For more information about the Illinois CLE requirements, deadlines and IL CLE compliance packages, please click the following link: IL CLE.
 As your last name as it appears on the master roll of attorneys with the Illinois ARDC (Attorney Registration & Discipline Commission).