Twenty-four credit hours every 2 years - including 2.5 required hours of professional conduct.
A maximum of 12 credit hours each compliance period. To see a list of CLE courses offered in Ohio please click the following link: Ohio Course List.
All of our online and downloadable on-demand CLE courses have been approved for CLE credit by the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on CLE.
Reporting Cycle: 2 years
Compliance Deadline: December 31
Reporting Deadline: December 31
Last name A - L: Report by December 31 of ODD numbered years.
Last name M - Z: Report by December 31 of EVEN numbered years.
Yes, you must complete 1 hour of substance abuse credit before you sit for the Ohio Bar Exam. You may complete the Substance Abuse course that we offer on the Ohio course list. Substance abuse courses are accredited for Professional Conduct credit in Ohio. If you have questions about substance abuse credit in Ohio please contact us.
Newly admitted attorneys must comply with New Lawyers Training ("NLT") educational requirements unless otherwise exempted from the requirements. The required 12 hours of NLT instruction must be completed by the end of the first biennial compliance period.
No. Attorney Credits does not offer courses for newly admitted Ohio attorneys.
Yes, up to 12 credit hours may be carried forward to the next compliance period. Any extra professional conduct hours will be carried over as general credits only.
Yes, under the Ohio CLE Requirements we must monitor your completion of the course. For online streaming video courses you must click on randomly inserted pop ups to confirm that you are viewing the video. For downloadable courses we have embedded numeric codes in the courses. You must write these numbers down and then enter them on our website after you complete the course to obtain your course certificate. Please note that the date you enter the codes and get the certificate is the date that will be printed on the certificate.
Yes, Attorney Credits does report your completed courses to the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on CLE. We will report your course attendance within 30 days of course completion. We report on the 1st and 15th of every month. In addition, we also maintain a record of all your completed courses and you can access your certificates of completion at anytime from our website.
The Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on CLE maintains a CLE record for each attorney. You have a continuing obligation to periodically review your transcript and inform the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on CLE if information contained in the CLE record is inaccurate or if information is missing. If you have completed all required CLE hours by December and you have reviewed your CLE record and it is accurate then no further action is needed. If you are deficient CLE hours after December 31 you will be notified of the deficiency in mid-February.
To view your CLE record online, click the link below: https://supremecourt.ohio.gov/AttorneyPortal.
For more information about CLE in Ohio, please call the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on CLE at (614) 387-9320 or visit the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on CLE webpage: http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/AttySvcs/CLE.
You may also contact Attorney Credits by phone. For further assistance and information about the Ohio CLE requirement, please call our Support Center at (760) 434-1885.
Total MCLE Credits Required: 24
Total Online Credits Allowed: 12
Professional Conduct - Minimum Credit Hours Per Cycle: 2.5
Reporting Cycle: 2 years
Compliance Deadline: 31-Dec
Reporting Deadline: 31-Dec
Attorney Credits offers approved online CLE courses to keep you compliant with your OH CLE requirement. Choose from streaming video courses if you want to study your OH CLE courses online or MP3 & Video Download CLE courses if you prefer to study your CLE courses offline. Attorney Credits offers Ohio CLE compliance bundles and packages that feature 12 hours of pre-approved CLE courses. You can also select individual Ohio CLE courses if you only need to pick up a few extra professional conduct hours. Attorney Credits will report all OH CLE hours completed to the Ohio Commission for Continuing Legal Education within 30 days of CLE course completion.
Attorneys admitted to the Ohio State Bar Association must complete and report 24 hours of accredited OH CLE activities every 2 years, including the 2.5 hour professional conduct requirement. Ohio attorneys must complete their CLE hours by December 31 and are no longer required to file a final reporting transcript. Attorneys with last names beginning with A-L must complete CLE by the end of odd numbered years and attorneys with last names beginning with M-Z must complete CLE by the end of even numbered years. Ohio attorneys may satisfy up to 12 CLE hours each compliance period through pre-approved on-demand CLE courses offered by Attorney Credits. Online courses are considered self-study by the Ohio CLE Commission. Self-study CLE includes the following: video, Internet-based, and CD based educational activities.