Continuing Legal Education

Active attorneys and attorneys registered for corporate status must complete 24 hours of accredited CLE activities every two years. Fulltime, part-time, retired judges, and magistrates must complete 40 hours of accredited CLE activities. Acting judges must complete 24 hours of accredited CLE activities every two years. Judges, acting judges, and magistrates also have a Judicial College requirement. CLE requirements are contained in Gov. Bar R. X and Gov. Jud. R. IV and are administered by the Commission on Continuing Legal Education and the Office of Attorney Services.

COVID-19 ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR ATTORNEYS AND JUDGES

Announcements and updates regarding COVID-19 and continuing legal education can be found here. Please check back for updates.

In re Waiver of the Self-Study Cap for Judges, Magistrates and Attorneys in the 2021/2022 Continuing Legal Education (“CLE”) Period

In re Waiver of the Self-Study Cap for Judges, Magistrates, and Attorneys in the 2020/2021 Continuing Legal Education ("CLE") Period

FAQ re: CLE Credit for attending training and serving as a poll worker

In re Waiver of the Self-Study Cap for Judges, Magistrates, and Attorneys in the 2019/2020 Compliance Period, and Waiver of Application Fees for COVID-19 Related Continuing Legal Education Programs

The Supreme Court of Ohio has waived the self-study caps for judges, magistrates, and attorneys to complete the CLE requirements for the 2019-2020 compliance period ending Dec. 31, 2020. Judges, magistrates and attorneys with the last names beginning with M-Z may complete all CLE requirements through approved self-study courses, including live interactive webinars, for the compliance period ending Dec. 31, 2020.

Notice Permitting Electronic Submission of Applications for CLE Accreditation on Temporary Basis

Instructions for Sponsors Emailing CLE Applications

March 17 Notice to Attorneys and Judges

Instructions to Add Attendance Credits Through the Attorney Portal

Request a Password

CLE FAQs

How to Earn CLE Credit for Pro Bono Service

Reinstatement Instructions and Forms

Find an Approved CLE/New Attorney Activity

Find Approved Self-Study Activities

Forms

General Attorney and Sponsor Fees

Notices

Information for Sponsors

CLE Credit Submission

CLE Rules

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