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Attorney Credits State Info

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Attorney Credits is a MCLE Board of the Supreme Court of Illinois Approved Provider.

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State Reporting

We report your completed courses to the MCLE Board of the Supreme Court of Illinois. Our automated attendance reports run on the 1st and 15th of each month. All Illinois attorneys are required to report compliance, non-compliance or exemptions at the end of the attorney's 2 year MCLE reporting period.

STATE CONTACT INFO: 312-924-2420 | www.mcleboard.org

State Requirements

Total MCLE Credits Required: 30
Total Online Credits Allowed: 30

Specialty Requirements

Professional Responsibility - Minimum Credit Hours Per Cycle: 4
Diversity & Inclusion - Minimum Credit Hours Per Cycle: 1
Mental Health & Substance Abuse - Minimum Credit Hours Per Cycle: 1

Compliance Requirements

Reporting Cycle: 2 years
Compliance Deadline: June 30
Reporting Deadline: July 31


Carryover Allowed: Yes
Number of Carryover Credits Allowed: 10

State Rules

The Illinois reporting period runs from July 1 to June 30.
Attorneys with last name A-M in even numbered years.
Attorneys with last name N-Z in odd numbered years.

Professional responsibility credits may be carried over from one reporting period to the next only as general credits.

Newly Admitted Attorneys

Newly admitted attorneys must complete a total of fifteen (15) Illinois approved MCLE credits, which must include a 6 hour Basic Skills course and at least 9 additional hours of Illinois approved General, or Professional Responsibility MCLE credits. Please note that only the 6 hour Basic Skills requirement may be satisfied prior to you being sworn into the bar - the remaining 9 hours must be completed after you are sworn into the bar. The completion deadline one year after the last day of the month that you were admitted to the Illinois bar. Attorney Credits does not offer these newly admitted courses.


We provide quality CLE that is both easy and convenient to complete, backed with the best customer experience possible. Whether you plan to earn your CLE credits at work, at home, or on the go – we make sure every step is easy and stress free.

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