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Colorado CLE

Top Colorado CLE Questions

TOP COLORADO CLE QUESTIONS

How many CLE hours are required?

Forty-five credit hours every 3 years - including 7 hours of legal ethics.

How many CLE hours can I take through Attorney Credits?

All 45 credit hours. To see a list of CLE courses offered in Colorado please click the following link: Colorado Course List

How do Attorney Credits' CLE courses qualify for credit in Colorado?

All of our online and downloadable on-demand CLE courses have been approved for CLE credit by the State of Colorado Supreme Court Board of Continuing Legal and Judicial Education.

What are my CLE compliance and reporting requirements?

Reporting Cycle: 3 years
Compliance Deadline: December 31
Reporting Deadline: January 31

Is there a special requirement for newly admitted attorneys?

No. However, please note that the initial compliance period for newly admitted attorneys includes the balance of the year they are admitted to the Colorado Bar plus the 3 following calendar years.

Can I carry hours forward to the next year?

No. Colorado does NOT allow CLE units to be carried over from one compliance period to the next.

Does Attorney Credits verify my completion?

No. Colorado attorneys monitor their own progress and verify their own completion once the course has been completed.

Does Attorney Credits report my CLE hours to the State of Colorado Supreme Court Board of Continuing Legal and Judicial Education?

No. Attorney Credits does not report your completed courses to the State of Colorado Supreme Court Board of Continuing Legal and Judicial Education. Colorado attorneys are required to self-report their hours. We do maintain a record of all your completed courses and you can access your certificates of completion at anytime from our website.

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

If you have already completed your Colorado CLE requirement, during the last year of your compliance period the State of Colorado Supreme Court Board of Continuing Legal and Judicial Education will send you a confirmation e-mail that your CLE requirement has been completed. You do not need to take any further action at that point. If you have not completed your Colorado CLE requirement, the State of Colorado Supreme Court Board of Continuing Legal and Judicial Education will send you an email with information and guidelines explaining how to remedy your CLE deficiency.

Who do I contact for more information?

For more information about CLE in Colorado, please call the State of Colorado Supreme Court Board of Continuing Legal and Judicial Education at (303) 928-7771 or visit the State of Colorado Supreme Court Board of Continuing Legal and Judicial Education website: https://www.coloradosupremecourt.com/CLE/cle_home.htm

You may also contact Attorney Credits by phone. For further assistance and information about the Colorado CLE requirement, please call our Support Center at (760) 434-1885.

Colorado CLE Requirements

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State Requirements

Total MCLE Credits Required: 45
Total Online Credits Allowed: 45

Specialty Requirements

Legal Ethics - Minimum Credit Hours Per Cycle: 7

Compliance Requirements

Reporting Cycle: 3 years
Compliance Deadline: 31-Dec
Reporting Deadline: 31-Jan

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Colorados State Bar CLE Info

Attorney Credits makes completing your mandatory Colorado CLE classes convenient, affordable and easy! Attorney Credits is an Approved Sponsor of CLE (Continuing Legal Education) in Colorado by the Colorado Supreme Court Board of Continuing Legal and Judicial Education. With Attorney Credits' convenient CLE website and on-demand CO Continuing Legal Education programming you can complete your Colorado CLE classes at your own pace from desktop & laptop computers, tablets or smartphones in the following CLE media formats: streaming video, MP3 and Video Download. Attorneys may earn all 45 CLE credits from Attorney Credits online as part of the 45 unit CO Continuing Legal Education requirement, including the Colorado 7 required hours of legal ethics.

Colorado attorneys must complete 45 CO CLE credit hours every three years, including 7 CLE credit hours in the area of legal ethics. The Colorado CLE compliance deadline is December 31 and the Colorado CLE reporting deadline is January 31. Attorneys in Colorado must self-report completion of the CO continuing legal education requirement. For CLE reporting purposes, online Colorado CLE classes are considered to be Homestudy CLE Credits. To receive credit for a Colorado Homestudy CLE course, a Homestudy Affidavit (a/k/a "Blank Affidavit") must be submitted to the CO Continuing Legal Education Board. Every Colorado attorney was provided a Homestudy Affidavit from the Colorado Supreme Court at the time of admission to the bar or provided an affidavit upon an address change. The Certificate of Completion issued by Attorney Credits issued upon course completion should be maintained to verify CLE attendance with the Supreme Court Board of Continuing Legal and Judicial Education (Colorado CLE Board).