CLE Requirements: The Minnesota State Board of Continuing Legal Education requires attorneys to complete 45 credits, including 3 ethics and 2 elimination of bias credits, by June 30 every three years. All credits must be reported by August 31. Attorneys are limited to 15 on-demand credits per reporting period. There are three compliance groups assigned by the date of admission to the Minnesota bar. Consult your attorney record to confirm your compliance period. No credits may be carried over to the next reporting period. For additional information, please see the FAQ page on the Minnesota State Board of Continuing Legal Education website.
Rule Change: The Minnesota Supreme Court amended Rules 6D and 9B(4) effective January 1, 2021 to permit lawyers to view and report up to 30 on-demand credits towards reporting periods ending after that date. Courses must be approved for credit prior to viewing per Rule 6D and must be viewed on or after January 1, 2021 if in excess of the 15 credits previously allowed under the Rules. The Court also advised that unless good cause is shown on or before September 30, 2023, the number of on-demand credits permitted will become unlimited as of January 1, 2024 for courses viewed and reported on or after that date. Live webinars continue to count as live courses and are not subject to the same limitations as on demand programs.
Learn about the specific requirements for newly-admitted Minnesota attorneys.
Completing Your Minnesota Requirements with PLI: PLI and SEC Institute's live seminars, live webcasts and co-sponsored locations qualify as "live" credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live programs. View live CLE programs approved in Minnesota.
PLI and SEC Institute's on-demand programs, MP3s and MP4s qualify as "on-demand" credit. Attorneys are limited to 15 on-demand credits per reporting period. View on-demand CLE programs approved in Minnesota.
PLI is a Sponsor with the Minnesota State Board of Continuing Legal Education. Providers are required to submit applications for each program.
Attendance Reporting: Attorneys must report their own attendance to the Minnesota State Board of Continuing Legal Education. Log in to your Minnesota OASIS account to report credit.