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Vermont CLE

Top Vermont CLE Questions

TOP VERMONT MCLE QUESTIONS

How many MCLE hours are required?

Twenty credit hours every 2 years - including 2 required hours of legal ethics.

How many MCLE hours can I take through Attorney Credits?

A maximum of 10 credit hours. To see a list of MCLE courses offered in Vermont please click the following link: Vermont Course List

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

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

What are my MCLE compliance and reporting requirements?

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

What is the 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.

Does Attorney Credits offer courses for newly admitted attorneys?

No. Attorney Credits does not offer courses for newly admitted Vermont attorneys.

Can I carry hours forward to the next year?

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

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 MCLE 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 anytime from our website.

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

Before June 1 of your reporting year, the Vermont Board of Mandatory Continuing Legal Education will send you an MCLE compliance form. You must submit the compliance form stating completion of the MCLE requirement by June 30.

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/lc/cle.aspx

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

Vermont CLE Requirements

State Requirements

Total MCLE Credits Required: 20
Total Online Credits Allowed: 10

Specialty Requirements

Legal Ethics - Minimum Credit Hours Per Cycle: 2

Compliance Requirements

Reporting Cycle: 2 years
Compliance Deadline: 30-Jun
Reporting Deadline: 30-Jun

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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 10 VT CLE hours through online on-demand CLE courses as part of the biennial 20 hour Vermont CLE requirement.

Vermont attorneys must complete 20 VT CLE hours each 2 year CLE compliance period, including 2 hours of legal ethics. The VT CLE compliance deadline is June 30. No later than July 1 following the end of each applicable reporting period, each Vermont attorney must also submit their CLE compliance form attesting to the total hours of VT CLE (a minimum of 20 hours) that the attorney has completed during that CLE compliance period. Vermont attorneys may complete up to 10 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’ These Vermont legal education courses have been pre-approved for CLE credit.