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CLE Requirements: Effective January 1, 2017, the Connecticut Judicial Branch requires attorneys to complete 12 credits, including 2 credits of legal ethics, by December 31 every year. A maximum of 2 credits may be carried over to the next reporting period. For additional information, refer to the FAQ page on the Connecticut Judicial Branch website.
Coronavirus update: Due to limitations of public gatherings, the Connecticut Superior Court Rule Committee has voted to suspend on an interim basis Sec. 2-27A (Minimum Continuing Legal Education) which prescribes the requirements for MCLE.
There are no specific requirements for newly-admitted Connecticut attorneys.
Completing Your Connecticut Requirements with PLI: All PLI and SEC Institute products will be able to fulfill Connecticut's CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn with PLI products. View all CLE programs approved in Connecticut. View programs approved for ethics in Connecticut.
Per the Connecticut Superior Court, a certificate of attendance shall be sufficient proof of compliance from any organization whose program or course that has been reviewed and approved by any bar association or organization which has been established in any state or territory of the United States or the District of Columbia to certify and approve continuing legal education courses; and any other non-profit or for-profit legal education providers, including law schools and other appropriate continuing legal education providers, and including courses remotely presented by video conference, webcasts, webinars, or the like by said providers.
Attendance Reporting: Attorneys will not be required to report attendance, but must retain records to prove compliance for a period of seven years.