Indiana CLE Requirements and Courses

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Indiana Newly-Admitted CLE Rules

Newly admitted attorneys in Indiana are required to complete 36 total credit hours, including 3 hours of ethics credits in their 3-year educational period. They must also complete an approved 6-hour Applied Professionalism program or a mentoring program approved for applied professionalism credit.

Indiana General CLE Rules

  • Credit hours required: 36 hours per reporting period 
  • Specialty credits required: 3 hours of ethics credit per reporting period
  • Length of reporting period: 3 years 
  • Compliance date: December 31
  • Reporting date: December 31
  • Compliance group: Varies by admission date; attorneys are up for compliance every 3 years.
  • Minutes per credit hour: 60 minutes. To calculate credits for a specific program, divide the total length of the program in minutes by 60 and round down to the nearest tenth hour.
  • Limit on credit hours for distance education programs: Attorneys may earn up to 18 credit hours via distance education per three-year period. 
  • Attendance Reporting Procedure: The ABA reports attendance for for all program completions within 30 days after the program.

MCLE Rule Changes

In reaction to the evolving situation related to the COVID-19 pandemic, most live in-person CLE events have been cancelled across the world. In response, state and other jurisdictions have have temporarily suspended the requirements that their attorneys attend in-person CLE to fulfill their MCLE requirements or adjusted deadlines, fees, or other aspects of their rules. Your state may have temporarily changed MCLE requirements.

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State Contact Information

Indiana Supreme Court, Office of Admissions and Continuing Education, 251 N. Illinois Street, Suite 550, Indianapolis, IN 46204 | (317) 232-2552

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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. Please contact your state MCLE regulatory entity for specific questions about your MCLE rules.