Credit hours required: 20 hours per reporting period
Specialty credits required: 2 hours of legal ethics credit per reporting period
Length of reporting period: 2 years
Compliance date: June 30
Reporting date: July 1
Compliance group: All attorneys report every 2 years. Newly admitted attorneys are required to report on July 1 of the second full year following the year of admission and biennially thereafter.
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.
Limit on credit hours for recorded programs: Attorneys can earn up to 10 CLE hours via recorded programs. The product formats listed below are approved in Vermont.
Attendance Reporting Procedure: Attorneys must self-report completion of CLE requirements each reporting period through the required affidavit. Neither the ABA nor attorneys send certificates of attendance to the Vermont Board of Mandatory Continuing Legal Education.
Approval of ABA Programs
The ABA is an accredited sponsor in Vermont 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
Vermont Board of Continuing Legal Education
111 State Street Suite 9B
Montpelier, VT 05609-0701
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.