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Kansas CLE Requirements and Courses

Detailed jurisdiction information about MCLE regulations and general information accreditation of ABA CLE events, webinars, and on-demand CLE courses

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Kansas Newly-Admitted CLE Rules

Newly admitted Kansas attorneys are exempt from CLE requirements for the first compliance period in which they were admitted to the Kansas Bar.

Kansas General CLE Rules

  • Credit hours required: 12 hours per reporting period 
  • Specialty credits required: 2 hours of ethics and professionalism credit per reporting period
  • Length of reporting period: 1 year
  • Compliance date: June 30
  • Reporting date: July 31
  • Compliance group: All attorneys report annually.
  • Minutes per credit hour: 50 minutes. To calculate credits for a specific program, divide the total length of the program in minutes by 50 and round down to the nearest half hour.
  • Distance Learning Requirements:  May take all credits with live webcast or previously recorded.
  • Attendance Reporting Procedure: The ABA reports attendance to Kansas on each attorney's behalf for all programs.
  • Live Moderated Webinars: Credit is not available in Kanasas for ABA programs and sessions listed as live moderated webinars. Credit remains available for live webinars subject to jurisdictional approval.

State Contact Information

Kansas CLE Commission, 301 SW 10th Avenue, Topeka, KS 66612 | (785) 368-8201

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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.