How many CLE hours are required?

Twenty-four (24) credit hours every two (2) years – including two and a half (2.5) required hours of professional conduct.

How many CLE hours can I take through Attorney Credits?

A maximum of twelve (12) credit hours each compliance period. To see a list of CLE courses offered in Ohio please click the following link: Ohio Course List

How do Attorney Credits’ CLE courses qualify for credit in Ohio?

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.

What are my CLE compliance and reporting requirements?

Reporting Cycle: 2 years
Compliance Deadline: December 31
Reporting Deadline: December 31

What are the compliance groups?

Last name A – L: Report by December 31 of EVEN numbered years.

Last name M – Z: Report by December 31 of ODD numbered years.

Can I carry hours forward to the next year?

Yes, up to twelve (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.

Does Attorney Credits verify my completion?

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.

Does Attorney Credits report my CLE hours to the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on CLE?

Yes, Attorney Credits does report your completed courses to the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on CLE. We will report your course attendance within thirty (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.

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

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.

How can I view a copy of my CLE record?

To view your CLE record online, click the link below: http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/AttySvcs/portal/default.asp

Who do I contact for more information?

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.

General FAQ

To see our General FAQ, please click the following link: http://www.attorneycredits.com/generalFAQ.php