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Utah CLE

Top Utah CLE Questions


How many MCLE hours are required?

Compliance Periods 7/1/2019 - 6/30/2021 & 7/1/2020 – 6/30/2022: 24 hours – including 3 required hours of legal ethics. At least 1 of the 3 legal ethics hours must be on the topics of professionalism and civility. Attorneys can complete 12 hours online.

New Annual Compliance Period 7/1/2021 – 6/30/2022

12 hours – including 1 hour of legal ethics and 1 hour of professionalism & civility. Utah attorneys will be able to complete 6 on-demand CLE hours annually under the new rules.

Please Note: Utah lawyers that comply with the 2021 reporting period are now required to change from a 2 year CLE reporting period to a 1 year CLE reporting period. Attorneys can complete 6 hours online.

When is the reporting deadline?

July 31

How do Attorney Credits' MCLE courses qualify for credit in Utah?

All of our online and downloadable on-demand MCLE courses have been approved for MCLE credit by the Utah State Board of Continuing Legal Education.

What is the requirement for newly admitted attorneys?

New lawyers must complete the following MCLE requirements: the New Lawyer Training Program, the New Lawyer Ethics Program and 12 accredited MCLE hours.

Does Attorney Credits offer courses for newly admitted attorneys?

We do not offer the New Lawyer Training Program and the New Lawyer Ethics Program. These programs are only offered by the Utah State Bar. Newly admitted attorneys may complete the 12 accredited MCLE hours through Attorney Credits.

Can I carry hours forward to the next year?

No. Utah does NOT allow MCLE credit hours to be carried over from one compliance period to the next.

Does Attorney Credits verify my completion?

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

Does Attorney Credits report my MCLE hours to the Utah State Board of Continuing Legal Education?

Yes, Attorney Credits does report your completed courses to the Utah State Board of Continuing Legal Education. We will report your course attendance within 30 days of course completion. Our automated reports run on the 1st and each Thursday of the month.

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

You must file a Certificate of Compliance before July 31. The Certificate of Compliance must include the title of programs attended, the entity that sponsored the MCLE program, the number of hours in actual attendance at each program and other information that the Utah State Board of Continuing Legal Education might require.

How can I request my MCLE transcript report?

To request a transcript please click the link below. The Utah State Board of Continuing Legal Education will email you a PDF copy of your MCLE history for the current reporting period. This report will contain the MCLE information that has been received and entered by the Utah State Board of Continuing Legal Education. Please note that MCLE providers have up to 60 days to provide attendance information and the transcript may not reflect the most current MCLE information. http://www.utahbar.org/mcle/mcle-request-a-cle-transcript-report.

Who do I contact for more information?

For more information about MCLE in Utah, please call the Utah State Board of Continuing Legal Education at (801) 531-9077 or visit the Utah State Board of Continuing Legal Education webpage: http://www.utahbar.org/mcle.

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

Utah CLE Requirements

State Requirements

Total MCLE Credits Required: 24
Total Online Credits Allowed: 12

Specialty Requirements

Legal Ethics - Minimum Credit Hours Per Cycle: 2
Professionalism - Minimum Credit Hours Per Cycle: 1

Compliance Requirements

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


Utah CLE Info

Attorney Credits offers pre-approved online CLE courses to keep you compliant with your Utah CLE requirement. Choose streaming video CLE courses if you want to study your courses online, or MP3 & Video Download CLE courses if you prefer to study your legal continuing education courses offline. Attorney Credits offers Utah CLE compliance bundles and packages that feature 12 hours of pre-approved UT CLE courses. You can also select individual UT CLE courses if you only need to pick up a few extra legal ethics CLE credits.

Attorneys admitted to the Utah State Bar must complete and report 24 hours of accredited CLE activities every 2 years, including the 3 hour legal ethics requirement. Utah attorneys must complete their CLE hours by June 30 and report their legal continuing education compliance by July 31. Utah attorneys may satisfy up to 12 CLE hours each compliance period through pre-approved on-demand Utah CLE courses offered by Attorney Credits. Online and downloadable legal continuing education courses are considered self-study by the Utah CLE Board. No more than 12 total hours may be obtained through all of the following activities: teaching, presentations, writing/publishing, and self-study legal continuing education courses. Utah attorneys are responsible for their keeping concise record of Utah CLE activities completed. You must retain CLE records for 4 years from the end of the period that you filed the certificate of compliance and proof must be submitted to the Utah CLE Board upon written request. Complete your Utah State Bar CLE with Attorney Credits.