Credit hours required: 45 hours per reporting period
Specialty credits required: 7 hours of ethics credit per reporting period
Length of reporting period: 3 years
Compliance date: December 31
Reporting date: January 31
Compliance group: Varies by admission date. Attorneys report every 3 years after becoming licensed in Colorado.
Minutes per credit hour: 50 minutes. To calculate credit for a specific program, divide the total length of the program in minutes by 50 and round general credits to the nearest whole credit, and round ethics credits down to the nearest 1/10th credit.
Attendance Reporting Procedure:
Colorado lawyers must complete an online affidavit form via the Supreme Court’s lawyer reporting site. and enter the course approval code found on attorney certificates of completion.
Approval of ABA Programs
The ABA applies for accreditation on a program-by-program basis and is approved in the following formats:
Approved ABA Live Program Formats
Live, in-person meetings (e.g., National Institutes)
Live Webinars and Teleconferences
Approved ABA CLE Product Formats
On-Demand Online Courses
State Contact Information
A Note About MCLE Credit
The content on this page is for informational and educational purposes only. Each state has its own rules and regulations indicating what qualifies for CLE credit. Certain programs, subjects, and formats may not receive credit in some states and there may be specific rules regarding who may earn credit or the maximum number of credit hours that may be earned with specific formats. Please contact your state MCLE regulatory entity for specific questions about your MCLE rules.