Attorneys that are licensed to practice law in Illinois must complete a minimum of thirty (30) IL CLE credit hours every two years in order to fulfill the IL MCLE requirement. As part of the 30 credit hour IL CLE requirement a minimum of six (6) credit hours must completed 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
The Illinois CLE reporting period depends on the first letter of your last name as it appears on the master roll of attorneys with the ARDC (Attorney Discipline and Registration Committee). If your last name begins with A-M, your two-year Illinois CLE compliance period begins July 1 of EVEN numbered years. If your last name begins with N-Z, your two-year Illinois CLE compliance period begins July 1 of ODD numbered years.
Illinois MCLE Reporting Periods:
- Last names A – M: July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2016
- 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 by completing online on-demand 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. To access more information about the Illinois MCLE requirements, deadlines and IL CLE compliance packages, please click the following link: IL CLE.