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Vermont CLE

Top Vermont CLE Questions

TOP VERMONT MCLE QUESTIONS

How many MCLE hours are required?

Twenty-four credit hours every year – including 2 required hours of legal ethics, 1 hour of diversity & inclusion and 1 hour of attorney wellness.

How many CLE hours can I take through Attorney Credits?

Attorneys can complete 6 CLE hours online through our website.

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

Attorney Credits is an Accredited Sponsor in Vermont. All of our online and downloadable courses have been pre-approved for CLE credit.

What are my CLE compliance and reporting requirements?

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

What is there a special requirement for newly admitted attorneys?

Every attorney admitted to the Vermont Bar must attend at least 15 hours of continuing legal education on Vermont practice and procedure in courses approved by the Board of Continuing Legal Education and certified by the Board of Bar Examiners.

Can I carry hours forward to the next year?

If you complete more than 24 hours in a reporting period, any excess hours earned during the second year of the reporting period may be used to fulfill the next requirement.

Does Attorney Credits verify my completion?

No. Vermont 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 Vermont Board of Mandatory Continuing Legal Education?

No. Attorney Credits does not report your completed courses to the Vermont Board of Mandatory Continuing Legal Education. We do maintain a record of all your completed courses and you can access your certificates of completion at any time from our website.

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

An attorney subject to reporting for the current reporting period must file either a certification of completion of the Rule 3 MCLE requirements or a makeup plan.

Who do I contact for more information?

For more information about MCLE in Vermont, please call the Vermont Board of Mandatory Continuing Legal Education at (802) 828-3281 or visit the Vermont Board of Mandatory Continuing Legal Education webpage:
https://www.vermontjudiciary.org/attorneys/attorney-licensing

Vermont CLE Requirements

State Requirements

Total MCLE Credits Required: 24
Total Online Credits Allowed: 6

Specialty Requirements

Legal Ethics - Minimum Credit Hours Per Cycle: 2
Diversity & Inclusion - Minimum Credit Hours Per Cycle: 1
Attorney Wellness - Minimum Credit Hours Per Cycle: 1

Compliance Requirements

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

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Vermont CLE Info

With Attorney Credits' convenient on-demand VT CLE Online courses, Vermont attorneys can complete their VT CLE on their own schedule from the comfort of their own home or office! You can access AttorneyCredits.com and complete your Vermont CLE courses on most computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones so you can study your CLE courses where it’s convenient for you! Attorney Credits’ streaming video, MP3 and Video Download CLE courses have all been approved for VT CLE credit by the Vermont CLE Board. Under the CLE Rules, Vermont attorneys may complete up to 6 VT CLE hours through online on-demand CLE courses as part of the biennial 24 hour Vermont CLE requirement.

Vermont attorneys must complete 24 VT CLE hours each 2 year CLE compliance period, including 2 hours of legal ethics, 1 hour of bias & diversity and 1 hour of attorney wellness. The VT CLE compliance deadline is June 30. An attorney subject to reporting for the current reporting period must file either a certification of completion of the Rule 3 MCLE requirements or a makeup plan. Vermont attorneys may complete up to 6 hours of VT CLE credit earned through online on-demand CLE courses each 2 year compliance period . Attorney Credits is approved by the Vermont CLE Board to provide online CLE courses in the state of Vermont. All of Attorney Credits Vermont legal education courses have been pre-approved for CLE credit. Contact us for more information about our Vermont CLE credit bundles.