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Arkansas CLE

Top Arkansas CLE Questions

TOP ARKANSAS CLE QUESTIONS

How many CLE hours are required?

12 hours - including 1 required hour of Legal Ethics.

How many online, on-demand CLE courses can I take each compliance period?

All 12 credit hours. We are currently in the process of accrediting CLE courses for Arkansas attorneys.

What are my CLE compliance and reporting requirements?

Reporting Cycle: Annual
Compliance Deadline: June 30
Reporting Deadline: August 31

Is there a special requirement for newly admitted attorneys?

No. Arkansas attorneys who are still in their first year of admission are exempt from completing the CLE requirement for that reporting cycle.

Can I carry hours forward to the next year?

Yes, Arkansas attorneys can carry over up to 12 excess CLE hours, including 1 ethics hour, into the next annual reporting cycle.

Does Attorney Credits verify my completion?

No. We are currently in the process of accrediting CLE courses for Arkansas attorneys.

Does Attorney Credits report my CLE hours to the state bar?

No. We do not offer CLE for Arkansas attorneys.

How do I report the completion of my CLE requirement at the end of my compliance period?

A final report from the previous reporting cycle will be mailed to you before July 31. If you are in compliance, you do not need to take any further steps. If you are deficient CLE hours, then you must sign and return the acknowledgment of deficiency form by August 31 and complete the remainder of the requirement by December 1st. You must then report the deficient hours by December 15.

Who do I contact for more information?

For more information about CLE in Arkansas, please call the Arkansas CLE Board at (501) 374-1855 or visit the Arkansas CLE Board website:
https://courts.arkansas.gov/administration/professional-programs/cle.

Arkansas CLE Requirements

State Requirements

Total MCLE Credits Required: 12
Total Online Credits Allowed: 12

Specialty Requirements

Legal Ethics - Minimum Credit Hours Per Cycle: 1

Compliance Requirements

Reporting Cycle: Annual
Compliance Deadline: June 30
Reporting Deadline: August 31

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Arkansas CLE Info

Arkansas attorneys must complete 12 AR CLE hours each annual compliance period, including 1 hour of legal ethics. The Arkansas CLE compliance period begins on July 1 and ends on June 30 of your reporting year. The deadline to report AR CLE compliance is August 31. Arkansas attorneys may complete up to 12 hours of AR CLE each year earned through online CLE courses that have been approved by the Arkansas CLE Board. All of Attorney Credits’ AR CLE courses have been pre-approved for AR CLE credit.

With Attorney Credits’ convenient on-demand Arkansas continuing legal education (CLE) courses, Arkansas attorneys can complete their CLE requirement on their own schedule from the comfort of their own home or office! You can access AttorneyCredits.com and complete your online courses on most computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones so you can study your Arkansas CLE courses where it's convenient for you! Attorney Credits streaming video, MP3 and Video Download courses have all been approved for credit by the Arkansas CLE Board. Under the Arkansas CLE Rules, attorneys may complete up to 12 hours by completing online CLE courses as part of the annual 12 hour CLE requirement.