Colorado CLE Requirements

Whether you’re an experienced or newly admitted Colorado attorney, here’s what you need to know about the CO CLE rules

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Colorado CLE Requirements: All attorneys admitted to practice in Colorado shall complete forty-five (45) credit hours of continuing legal education including at least seven (7) credit hours of legal ethics.

Compliance Deadline: December 31

Reporting Deadline: January 31

Compliance Cycle: Every three years

CO CLE Requirements Approval of Programs: The Knowledge Group does not automatically submit CLE application for all our programs in Colorado. Attendees seeking approved credits should send an email to [email protected] for more information.

Program Format: The Knowledge Group LIVE Webcasts qualify as live programs in Colorado. There is no limit to the number of credits a Colorado attorney can earn via live program. View our list of LIVE Webcasts.

The Knowledge Group Recorded Webcasts qualify as homestudy courses in Colorado. There is no limit to the number of credits a Colorado attorney can earn via homestudy courses. View our list of Recorded Webcasts.

CO CLE Reporting Procedure: The Knowledge Group does not submit attendance report to Colorado Board of CLE. Attorneys must self-report their attendance via CLE online affidavit system.

For Newly Admitted Attorneys

CO CLE Requirements For Newly Admitted Attorneys: The first compliance period begins on the date of the attorney’s admission to practice law in CO, and ends on December 31 of the third full calendar year following the year of admission.

For more information, contact Colorado Board of CLE at:

Ralph L. Carr Judicial Center
Colorado Supreme Court
Board of Continuing Legal Education
1300 Broadway, Suite 510
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: (303) 928-7771
Email: [email protected]