Credit hours required: 24 hours per reporting period
Specialty credits required: 2 hours of legal ethics or professional responsibility, and 1 hour of professionalism and civility
Length of reporting period: 2 years
Compliance date: June 30
Reporting date: July 31
Compliance group: Attorneys are assigned to 1 of 2 compliance groups reporting in either odd-numbered years or in even-numbered years. The compliance period begins on July 1st.
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 down to the nearest half hour.
Limit on credit hours for distance learning programs: Attorneys can earn up to 12 CLE hours per reporting period via distance learning programs* (i.e. webinars, teleconferences, and recorded products) as long as the programs are accredited by the Utah State Board of CLE. ABA recorded product formats listed below are acceptable formats in Utah.
Attendance Reporting Procedure: The ABA reports attendance on behalf of attendees.
Approval of ABA Programs
The ABA is a presumptively approved sponsor in Utah 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 CLE Product Formats
On-Demand Online Courses
Participation in webinars and teleconferences is limited to 12 credit hours per reporting period.
State Contact Information
Utah State Board of Continuing Legal Education
Utah Law & Justice Center
645 South 200 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
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.