Missouri Attorney CLE hour credits

Missouri attorneys are required to complete 15 CLE hours every compliance year. As part of this 15-hour requirement, you must complete at least two credit hours of accredited programs and activities devoted exclusively to professionalism, substance abuse and mental health, legal or judicial ethics, or malpractice prevention; and at least one credit hour of accredited programs and activities devoted exclusively to cultural competency, diversity, inclusion, and implicit bias.

COVID-19 Update: The Supreme Court of Missouri has issued an order extending the 2020 CLE deadline to September 30, 2020 (previously June 30).

Attorneys have the option of attending up to six (6) credit hours of on-demand programs per compliance year.

The courses offered by CLE Academy are considered on-demand programs. You may NOT satisfy the ethics or elimination of bias requirements through on-demand programs.

 

HOW TO COMPLETE COURSES

Here are the steps to complete a course:

  1. Purchase the course
  2. You will receive an emailed order receipt. The receipt will include links to your course(s) so that you can start your course(s) immediately, you will use these links to start or resume your course(s) at any time.
  3. Complete the course. Once you have completed the course you will be able to immediately download and print your course certificate.

ONLINE COURSES AVAILABLE:

Course Name
Course Hours
Price
6-hour bundle - Regularly $60 (Save $11)
  • Who is the Client? Rethinking Professional Responsibility for Benefit Corporation
  • How Lawyers Intuitions Prolong Litigation
6

$49.00Add to cart

Who is the Client? Rethinking Professional Responsibility for Benefit Corporations
3

$30.00Add to cart

Lawyers' Abuse of Technology
4

$40.00Add to cart

How Lawyers' Intuitions Prolong Litigation
3

$30.00Add to cart

Safety in Numbers? Deciding When DNA Alone is Enough to Convict
3.5

$30.00Add to cart

The Movement for Open Access Law
1

$10.00Add to cart

Lawyers and Confidentiality
2

$20.00Add to cart

Frequently Asked Questions

How many CLE hours are required?
Fifteen (15) CLE credits are required every compliance period. At least two credit hours of accredited programs and activities devoted exclusively to professionalism, substance abuse and mental health, legal or judicial ethics, or malpractice prevention; and at least one credit hour of accredited programs and activities devoted exclusively to cultural competency, diversity, inclusion, and implicit bias.
Attorneys have the option of attending up to six (6) credit hours of on-demand programming per compliance year.

When is my education due?
All continuing legal education activities must be completed by June 30 of each compliance period.

COVID-19 Update: The Supreme Court of Missouri has issued an order extending the 2020 CLE deadline to September 30, 2020 (previously June 30). The reporting deadline is extended to October 31, 2020 but MO will not assess any late fees for courses completed and reported on or before December 31, 2020.

Can I carry hours forward to the next year?
If you take more than 15 hours of accredited programs in an MCLE year, the excess accredited program hours may be carried forward to the next reporting year, up to a maximum of 15. Self-study or on-demand hours are not counted in the calculation of carry forward hours.

Does CLE Academy report my CLE hours completed?
Attorneys are responsible for completing and submitting their report of compliance.CLEAcademy will retain attendance records, but we do not file compliance information on behalf of the lawyers who attend our programs.

How many hours of audio-delivered programs can I complete per year?
Attorneys have the option of attending up to six (6) credit hours of on-demand programming per compliance year.

Is CLE Academy an approved provider in the state of Missouri?
The Missouri MCLE Department does not review or approve courses that Missouri lawyers may report for self-study or on-demand credit.