CLE Requirements: The Oklahoma MCLE Commission requires attorneys to complete 12 credits, including 1 legal ethics credit, by December 31 every year. A maximum of 12 credits, including 1 ethics credit, may be carried over to the next compliance period. For additional information, please see the FAQ page on the Oklahoma MCLE Commission website.
Effective January 1, 2021, of the 12 required instructional hours of CLE each year, at least two hours must be for programming on Legal Ethics and Professionalism, legal malpractice prevention and/or mental health and substance use disorders. The total required credit will remain 12 credits. See Rule 7, Regulation 3.6 of the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Rules of The Supreme Court of The State of Oklahoma.
Effective January 1, 2019, attorneys are no longer subject to the 6 credit limit of "distance learning" per compliance period. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via distance learning programs. For additional information on the rule change, please refer to Rule 7, Regulation 4.1.9 of the Rules of the Oklahoma Supreme Court for Mandatory Continuing Legal Education.
Learn about the specific requirements for newly-admitted Oklahoma attorneys.
Completing Your Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma.
PLI and SEC Institute's on-demand programs, MP3s, and MP4s qualify as "distance learning" credit. There is no limit to the amount of "distance learning" credits an attorney can earn per compliance period. View distance learning CLE programs approved in Oklahoma.
PLI and SEC Institute programs are presumptively approved by the Oklahoma MCLE Commission.
Attendance Reporting: PLI reports attendance to the Oklahoma Bar Association MCLE Commission.