Minnesota State Board of CLE 180 East 5th Street, Suite 950, St. Paul, MN 55101
**USE 4TH STREET SIDE ELEVATORS**
Phone: 651-297-7100 Fax: 651-296-5866
CLE REQUIREMENTS: The CLE Rules require that each lawyer holding an active license complete a minimum of 45 credit hours, including at least 3 ethics credit hours and 2 elimination of bias credit hours, every 3 years.
The filing deadline for Category 3 attorneys reporting CLE compliance in 2014 is August 31, 2014. The Rules do not require that you report your compliance by June 30, 2014 (the last day of the reporting period.) If you have not met your CLE requirements by June 30, 2014, you may complete them between July 1, 2014 and August 31, 2014 without requesting a formal extension from the Board. You must enter your courses through OASIS or submit your Affidavit of CLE Compliance by August 31, 2014, or you will be subject to a $75 late filing fee. If you have additional questions on the filing deadline, please refer to Rule 9.
On Demand: On July 16, 2012, a Petition of Five Licensed Attorneys was filed with the Court recommending rule changes to permit Minnesota licensed attorneys to obtain an unlimited number of their required CLE credits through on-demand CLE. On February 14, 2013, the Board filed a Petition with the Court recommending rule changes to permit lawyers to satisfy up to 15 hours of their required CLE credits through on-demand CLE.
On February 28, 2013, the Court issued an Order scheduling a public hearing for the Court to consider the Petitions. The hearing occurred on May 29, 2013, and the Court's decision is pending.
Emeritus: Effective July 1, 2013, lawyers who have filed a Retirement Affidavit with the Lawyer Registration Office, pursuant to Rule 2(C)(5) of the Lawyer Registration rules may qualify to provide pro bono legal representation through an approved legal services provider by meeting the eligibility requirements of Rule 14 of the Rules of the Board of Continuing Legal Education. The,Order dated March 15, 2013, is attached.
ONLINE REPORTING SYSTEM
What can you do online?
Pay the $35 application fee online using a credit card
View course approval status
View course status for all courses filed online
Course sponsors can request a sponsor ID number and a temporary password by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What can you do online?
Report attendance (no charge if you report online - effective July 1, 2010 there will be a $10 fee for filing paper affidavits of attendance)
View your reporting category
View and search for courses
Update your email address
If you need your password, lawyers can contact the office by emailing email@example.com. Please make sure to provide your email address and license number.