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2022 Summer CLE Deadlines by State

Posted on 04/14/22 By Brittany K. King


CLE is not standardized in the United States and, because of this, specific reporting requirements vary by state. Some require upwards of 120 credits per reporting period while other states do not enforce CLE at all. 

However, many states have standard CLE deadlines on June 30th or July 31st.

In some states, CLE reporting periods depend on your assigned compliance group, the date your license was originally issued, or your birthdate — meaning your deadline could be as early as June or as late as August. 

Do you have CLE requirements to fulfill by this summer? See if your state has upcoming deadlines below.

This post was last updated on April 14, 2022.

 

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States with June and July CLE Deadlines

The following is a list of states with CLE deadlines on June 30th or July 31st, or whose deadlines may fall on or around these dates due to special circumstances. 

 


Arkansas CLE Requirements

Deadline: June 30th
Reporting period: 1 year
Credit requirement: 12

Specialty credit requirements:

  • 1 ethics credit

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Illinois CLE Requirements

Deadline: June 30th
Reporting period: 2 years (even numbered years for last names A-M and odd-numbered years for last names N-Z)
Credit requirement: 30

Specialty credit requirements:

  • 6 credits in professional responsibility; out of six required, 1 must be in diversity and inclusion and 1 must be in mental health or substance abuse

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Kansas CLE Requirements

Deadline: June 30th
Reporting period: 1 year
Credit requirement: 12


Specialty credit requirements:

  • 2 ethics credits  

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Kentucky CLE Requirements

Deadline: June 30th
Reporting period: 1 year
Credit requirement: 12


Specialty credit requirements:

  • 2 ethics credits

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Minnesota CLE Requirements

Deadline: June 30th
Reporting period: 3 years (based on when admitted)
Credit requirement: 45


Specialty credit requirements:

  • 3 ethics credit
  • 2 elimination of bias credits

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Mississippi CLE Requirements

Deadline: July 31st
Reporting period: 1 year
Credit requirement: 12


Specialty credit requirements:

  • 1 credit in legal ethics, professional responsibility, professionalism, malpractice prevention, substance abuse, or mental health

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Missouri CLE Requirements

Deadline: June 30th
Reporting period: 1 year
Credit requirement: 15


Specialty credit requirements:

  • 2 ethics credits; 1 hour must be on explicit or implicit bias, diversity, inclusion, or cultural competency 

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North Dakota CLE Requirements

Deadline: June 30th
Reporting period: 3 years (based on when admitted)
Credit requirement: 45


Specialty credit requirements:

  • 3 ethics credits

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Rhode Island Requirements

Deadline: June 30th
Reporting period: 1 year
Credit requirement: 10


Specialty credit requirements:

  • 2 ethics credits

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Utah CLE Requirements

Deadline: June 30th
Reporting period: 2 years (based on when admitted)
Credit requirement: 24


Specialty credit requirements:

  • 3 hours of legal ethics or professional responsibility, with 1 of the 3 hours on professionalism and civility

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Vermont CLE Requirements

Deadline: June 30th

Reporting period: 2 years (based on when admitted)
Credit requirement: 24


Specialty credit requirements:

  • 2 ethics

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West Virginia MCLE Requirements

Deadline: June 30th
Reporting period: even years
Credit requirement: 24


Specialty credit requirements:

  • 3 hours of legal ethics, office management, substance abuse and/or elimination of bias in the legal profession

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