Understanding the North Dakota CLE Requirement

Total CLE Requirement:

45 credit hours every three years

Credit Format:

30 hours must be taken live
15 may be completed online

Credit Breakdown:

42 hours General
3 hours Ethics

Compliance Deadline:

June 30

*COVID-19 Temporary Change:The Compliance Deadline for Group 3 is extended to September 1, 2020.

Reporting Deadline:

June 30

*COVID-19 Temporary Change:The Reporting Deadline for group 3 is extended to October 1, 2020.

Reporting Information:

*COVID-19 Temporary Change: North Dakota CLE Commission Temporarily Suspends Policy 1.15 Regarding In-Person CLE Attendance:

As a result of the restrictions imposed on in-person conferences because of COVID-19, the North Dakota CLE Commission is temporarily suspending ND CLE Policy 1.15. Effective immediately and continuing until further notice attorneys in Reporting Group 3, who report in 2020, will be allowed to earn all or a portion of the required 45 credits through self-study. Three (3) ethics CLE hours will still be required.

Newly Admitted Requirement:


State Contact Information:

  • Address North Dakota CLE Commission
    PO Box 2136
    Bismark, ND 58502
  • Numbers (T) (701) 225-1404
    (F) (701) 224-1621
  • mail info@sband.org

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