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Idaho CLE

Top Idaho MCLE Questions


How many MCLE hours are required?

Thirty credit hours every 3 years - including 3 hours of Legal Ethics or Professional Responsibility.

How many MCLE hours can I take through Attorney Credits?

A maximum of 15 credit hours each compliance period.

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

All of our online and downloadable on-demand MCLE courses have been approved for MCLE credit by the Idaho State Bar.

What are my MCLE compliance and reporting requirements?

Reporting Cycle: 3 years
Compliance Deadline: December 31
Reporting Deadline: February 1

What is the requirement for newly admitted attorneys?

Within 12 months of admission to the Idaho State Bar, newly admitted attorneys must complete at least 10 New Admittee Credit-Approved (NAC-Approved) CLE credits. Of these 10 NAC-Approved CLE credits, attorneys must complete courses specifically addressing Idaho substantive law on ethics, civil and criminal procedure, and community property.

Does Attorney Credits offer courses for newly admitted attorneys?

No. These programs are only offered by the Idaho State Bar.

Can I carry hours forward to the next year?

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

Does Attorney Credits verify my completion?

No. Idaho 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 Idaho State Bar?

Yes, Attorney Credits does report your completed courses to the Idaho State Bar. Our automated attendance reports run on the 1st and every Thursday. We report through the Idaho website normally within two business days of the report running. In addition, we also 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?

You must submit a written report of attendance to the Idaho State Bar at the end of each 3 year compliance period. The reporting form is called the MCLE Certificate of Compliance. The Certificate of Compliance will be provided to each reporting attorney at the end of the compliance period. All courses that have been completed in the attorney's current MCLE reporting period will be preprinted on the certificate. You must submit the Certificate of Compliance by February 1 verifying your MCLE compliance.

Who do I contact for more information?

For more information about CLE in Idaho, please call the Idaho State Bar at (208) 334-4500 or visit the Idaho State Bar MCLE webpage: https://isb.idaho.gov/licensing/mcle/mcle_requirements.html.

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

Idaho MCLE Requirements

State Requirements

Total MCLE Credits Required: 30
Total Online Credits Allowed: 15

Specialty Requirements

Legal Ethics or Professional Responsibility - Minimum Credit Hours Per Cycle: 3

Compliance Requirements

Reporting Cycle: 3 years
Compliance Deadline: December 31
Reporting Deadline: February 1


Idaho State Bar CLE Info

With Attorney Credits convenient on-demand Idaho continuing legal education (CLE) courses, Idaho attorneys can complete their CLE courses on their own schedule from the comfort of their own home or office! You can access AttorneyCredits.com and complete your Idaho State Bar CLE courses on most computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones so you can study your MCLE courses where it’s convenient for you! Attorney Credits’ online and downloadable MCLE courses have all been approved for self-study credit by the Idaho State Bar. Under the Idaho MCLE Rules, Idaho attorneys may complete up to 15 ID MCLE credit hours through online on-demand MCLE courses as part of the 30 hour Idaho MCLE requirement.

Idaho attorneys must complete 30 ID MCLE credits each 3-year Idaho MCLE compliance period, including 3 credit hours of Legal Ethics. The Idaho CLE compliance period ends on December 31 and the deadline to report ID MCLE compliance is February 1. Idaho attorneys must submit a written Certificate of Compliance on a form prescribed by the Idaho MCLE Board verifying the attorney’s MCLE compliance for the applicable reporting period. If your ID MCLE hours are not completed within the proscribed deadlines you may be subject to fines and suspension and you will still be required to attend the required MCLE hours to meet your ID MCLE requirement. Idaho attorneys may complete up to 15 hours of ID MCLE credit per year earned through on-demand MCLE courses. Attorney Credits’ online and downloadable Idaho CLE & MCLE courses have all been approved for self-study credit by State Bar of Idaho. Get started on your Idaho Bar CLE courses today.