MCLE - Oregon

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

MCLE Requirements

Credit hours required: 45 hours per reporting period

Specialty credits required: 5 hours of ethics, 1 hour on lawyers’ statutory duty to report child abuse, and either 1 hour in mental health, substance use or cognitive impairment that can affect a lawyer's ability to practice law. In alternate reporting periods, at least 3 additional hours must be in programs accredited for access to justice (elimination of bias) under Rule 5.14(c).

Length of reporting period: 3 years

Compliance date: December 31

Reporting date: January 31

Compliance group: All attorneys report every 3 years. The first reporting period for new admittees begins with admission date and ends on December 31 of the next calendar year. All subsequent reporting periods are 3 years.

Minutes per credit hour: 60 minutes

Attendance Reporting Procedure: The ABA reports attendance on behalf of attendees.

Approval of ABA Programs

The ABA is an accredited sponsor in Oregon 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

Recorded products may be used for credit for up to 3 years from the original recording date.

State Contact Information

Oregon State Bar
16037 SW Upper Boones Ferry Road
P.O. Box 231935
Tigard, OR 97281-1935
(503) 620-0222

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.