End-of-the-Year CLE Deadline Approaching for M-Z Attorneys
Attorneys with last names beginning with the letters M through Z need to complete their Continuing Legal Education (CLE) hours by Dec. 31.
Attorneys are required to complete 24 CLE hours every two years. Judges, meanwhile, are required to complete 40 hours every two-year cycle.
Those whose last names begin with the letters M through Z are required to earn their hours by the end of every even-numbered year, which encompasses the 2015/2016 compliance period. Ohio’s attorneys are split into two groups according to the alphabetical listing of their last name for compliance purposes. Attorneys with last names beginning with the letters A through L must earn their hours by the end of 2017.
Attorneys who fail to comply with the CLE requirements will be subject to late fees and may be sanctioned or suspended from the practice of law.