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Minnesota CLE

Top Minnesota CLE Questions

TOP MINNESOTA CLE QUESTIONS

How many CLE hours are required?

Forty-five credit hours every 3 years - including 3 required hours of legal ethics and 2 required hours of elimination of bias in the legal profession.

How many CLE hours can I take through Attorney Credits?

A maximum of 30 credit hours of the required 45 each compliance period.

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

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

What are my CLE compliance and reporting requirements?

Reporting Cycle: 3 years
Compliance Deadline: June 30
Reporting Deadline: August 31

Can I carry hours forward to the next year?

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

Does Attorney Credits verify my completion?

No. Minnesota 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 Minnesota Board of Continuing Legal Education?

No. Attorney Credits does not report your completed courses to the Minnesota Board of Continuing Legal Education. Minnesota attorneys are required to self-report their hours. 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 my CLE hours to the to the Minnesota Board of Continuing Legal Education?

Minnesota attorneys must report all their CLE hours by August 31. Attorneys can report CLE credit hours and check CLE transcripts through OASIS on the Minnesota Board of Continuing Legal Education website. To access OASIS please click the following link: "https://portal.cle.mn.gov/oasis/aspx_login/login_attorney.aspx.

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

You must report the completion of your Minnesota CLE requirement to the Minnesota Board of Continuing Legal Education. You must either enter your completed CLE courses through OASIS or submit your Affidavit of CLE Compliance by August 31. Please note that if you enter your completed courses through OASIS, then there is no further reporting duty and you do not have to submit your Affidavit of CLE Compliance.

Who do I contact for more information?

For more information about CLE in Minnesota, please call the Minnesota Board of Continuing Legal Education at (651) 297-7100 or visit the Minnesota Board of Continuing Legal Education webpage: https://www.mbcle.state.mn.us/MBCLE/pages/home.asp.

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

Minnesota CLE Requirements

State Requirements

Total MCLE Credits Required: 45
Total Online Credits Allowed: 30

Specialty Requirements

Legal Ethics or Professional Responsibility - Minimum Credit Hours Per Cycle: 3
Elimination of Bias - Minimum Credit Hours Per Cycle: 2

Compliance Requirements

Reporting Cycle: 3 years
Compliance Deadline: June 30
Reporting Deadline: August 31

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Minnesota CLE Info

Attorney Credits offers pre-approved, online Minnesota State Bar Association CLE to keep you compliant with your Minnesota CLE requirement. Choose from streaming video CLE courses if you want to study online or select MP3 & Video Download Minnesota attorney CLE courses if you prefer to study offline. Attorney Credits offers Minnesota CLE compliance bundles and packages that feature 15 hours of pre-approved MN CLE courses. You can also select individual Minnesota Continuing Legal Education courses if you only need to pick up a few extra CLE credits.

Minnesota attorneys must complete and report 45 hours of accredited Minnesota CLE courses every 3 years, including the legal ethics and elimination of bias requirement. During each continuing legal education reporting period, Minnesota attorneys must complete 3 hours of legal ethics and 2 hours of elimination of bias. Minnesota attorneys must complete their required MN CLE hours by June 30 and report MN MCLE compliance by August 31. If you have not completed the Minnesota attorney CLE requirements by June 30, then you may complete your required MN CLE credit hours between July 1 and August 31 without requesting a formal extension from the MN CLE Board. You must report your mandatory Minnesota CLE completion by reporting your CLE compliance with the Minnesota MCLE Board. The Affidavit of CLE Compliance may be filed with the MN CLE Board at anytime throughout your MN CLE reporting cycle. Attorneys may satisfy up to 15 CLE credit hours each compliance period through on demand online and downloadable Minnesota continuing legal education courses.