Indiana CLE Requirements

Whether you’re an experienced or newly admitted Indiana attorney, here’s what you need to be in the know about the IN CLE rules and how to get your Indiana CLE Requirements fulfilled with a Knowledge Group CLE Bundle.

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Indiana CLE Requirements: All attorneys admitted to practice in Indiana shall complete thirty-six (36) credit hours of continuing legal education per three-year cycle, with a minimum of six (6) credits hours per year. At least three (3) of the thirty-six (36) credit hours are devoted to ethics within the three-year cycle.

Compliance Deadline: December 31

Reporting Deadline: December 31

Compliance Cycle: Every three years

Approval of Programs: The Knowledge Group does not automatically submit CLE application for all our programs in Indiana. Attendees seeking approved credits shall register at least 40 days prior to the event. Attendees may send an email to [email protected] for more information.

Program Format: The Knowledge Group webcasts qualify as distance education in Indiana. Attorneys are limited to six (6) credit hours of distance education per compliance period. View our list of LIVE Webcasts and Recorded Webcasts.

IN CLE Reporting Procedure: The Knowledge Group submits attendance report for approved courses to Indiana Commission on CLE.

For Newly Admitted Attorneys: Newly-admitted attorneys in the state of Indiana (attorneys within the first three-year cycle) are required to attend at least 6 hours of approved CLE per year and at least 36 hours of approved CLE per three-year cycle. Also, newly admitted attorneys are required to attend an approved six-hour “Applied Professionalism” program in lieu of the ethics requirement in their first three-year cycle.

COVID-19 Update: The Supreme Court of Indiana orders that the credit-hour limitations on distance education courses set forth in Indiana Admission and Discipline Rule 28, Sections 3(a) and 3(b), and Rule 29, Section 3(a) are hereby waived for all attorneys ends on December 31, 2020. Those credit-hour limitations are amended for all other attorneys whose educational periods expire on or before December 31, 2022 may obtain no more than 24 hours of distance education.

For more information regarding IN CLE Requirements, contact Indiana Commission on CLE at:

Indiana Commission for Continuing Legal Education
30 S. Meridian St. Suite 950
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: 317.232.1943
Email: [email protected]