Credit hours required: 24 hours per reporting period
Specialty credits required: 2.5 hours of professional conduct credit per reporting period
Length of reporting period: 2 years
Compliance date: December 31
Reporting date: January 31
Compliance group: There are 2 compliance groups. Attorneys with last names beginning with A through L must complete credits by December 31 of each odd-numbered year; attorneys with last names beginning with M through Z must complete credits by December 31 of each even-numbered year.
Minutes per credit hour: 60 minutes. To calculate credit for a specific program, divide the total length of the program in minutes by 60 and round up or down to the nearest quarter hour.
Attendance Reporting Procedure: The ABA reports attendance on behalf of attendees.
Approval of ABA Programs
The ABA applies for accreditation on a program-by-program basis and is approved for 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
Supreme Court of Ohio
Commission on CLE
65 South Front Street, 5th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215-3431
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.