MCLE

Mandatory Continuing Legal Education

Mission Statement:

“By continuing legal education throughout the period of practice of law, attorneys can better fulfill their obligation competently to serve their clients. These rules establish minimum requirements for such continuing legal education and the means by which the requirements shall be enforced.” 


Current Schedule of MCLE

Dates and Fees:

Please remember that the  MCLE Compliance Fees and Licensing Fees are processed separately.  

MCLE Dates

The first two-year reporting period ends on June 30 of the second complete year following the new lawyer’s year of admission to the Bar. By the end of the two-year reporting period, new lawyers must have completed the CLE requirements.

$15.00 filing fee

Certificate of Compliance (pdf format)

Certificate of Compliance (editable Word format)

$100.00 late filing fee

CLE hours must be completed by June 30th of your reporting year and filed no later than July 31st or this fee will be assessed.

$200 Reinstatement Fee

An additional $500.00 fee will be assessed if the need for reinstatement is a repeat violation within the past five years.


MCLE Compliance

Assistance Information:

 

 

Lawyers on active status with a compliance period ending June 30, of a given reporting period are required to complete a minimum of 24 hours of Utah approved CLE, which shall include a minimum of three hours of accredited ethics.

One of the ethics hours shall be in the area of professionalism and civility. 

MCLE Rules of the Utah State Board of Continuing Legal Education

Rules for MCLE are covered in the Supreme Court Rules of Professional Practice Chapter 14 Article 4

MCLE Requirements

By the end of the two-year reporting period, new lawyers must have completed the following CLE requirements.

MCLE Request a CLE Transcript Report

This report will contain the attendance information that has been received and entered by the MCLE staff.

MCLE Forms Library

Once you have the required forms please print them out, fill in the required information, sign the form and send them in to the Utah Sate Bar

 


Frequently Asked Questions

A: Attorneys may apply for credit by submitting an individual application. Applications are located on the MCLE Forms page

A: see Rule 14-404.

A: The approval process takes 4-6 weeks, you will receive a notice of decision within that time. If it has been over six weeks feel free to call: 801-297-7034, and we will find out what the delay is.

A: Utah does not allow carry over. All hours must be completed within the two year cycle.

A: If the program has been pre-approved the sponsor will submit your information within 60 days following the event. You may contact the sponsor to make sure they submit your hours. Please note that our records are a starting point; it is your responsibility to keep track of your hours.

A: Attorneys may receive self-study credit by submitting a Form 7.

A: You may find a list of CLE opportunities on the CLE Events Calendar, Section Luncheon Calendar, or the MCLE Master Calendar. You may also take online CLE through the Bar web site (you may take a maximum of 12 hours self-study.)

A: Sponsors may submit an application Form 3 to apply for credit.


Contact Us

Address:
645 South 200 East Salt Lake City Ut, 84111

Office Hours:
Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Contact Information:
MCLE Department
645 South 200 East
Salt Lake City, UT. 84111
Ph: (801) 531-9077
Fx: (801) 531-0660
Em: mcle@utahbar.org