North Dakota CLE Requirements

North Dakota's Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Requirement:
The State Bar of North Dakota requires attorneys complete 45 Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit hours every 3 years. The 45 ND CLE hours must include 3 hours of Ethics / Professional Responsibly courses. 15 self study credit hours can be earned online with on-demand courses. 

North Dakota CLE Deadline:
North Dakota State Bar groups attorneys into 1 of 3 compliance groups depending on when they were admitted to the state bar. The CLE deadlines for these groups are:

   Group 1 Compliance Deadline: June 30, 2024

   Group 2 Compliance Deadline: June 30, 2022

   Group 3 Compliance Deadline: June 30, 2023

Attorneys can check their CLE compliance group on the North Dakota State Bar website

North Dakota CLE Reporting Deadline:
Continuing Legal Educiaton credit earned in a compliance period must be reported by July 31st following the compliance deadline. 

State Bar of North Dakota Accredited CLE Providers:
All of LexVid's programs qualify as self-study CLE credit in North Dakota.

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Frequently Asked Questions about North Dakota CLE Compliance

How do I report my North Dakota CLE compliance?

What if I'm a newly admitted attorney in North Dakota?

What if I've been inactive or exempt for part of my North Dakota CLE cycle?


What if I don't comply by my North Dakota CLE deadline?

What if I take a CLE course outside of the state of North Dakota?

How are North Dakota CLE credit hours calculated?

Can I carry over extra North Dakota CLE credit hours?

How can I contact the North Dakota State CLE board?
North Dakota CLE Commission
  P.O. Box 2136
  Bismarck, ND 58502
Phone: 701-255-1404

What if I have more questions about North Dakota CLE?
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