For all two-year reporting periods starting July 1, 2010, and going
forward, attorneys subject to the MCLE Rules (who are not newly
admitted) must complete 30 total hours, including at least six hours of
The second year in the period is the reporting year. To avoid
late fees, all CLE hours must be completed by 11:59 p.m. on June 30 of
that year (completion deadline) and your compliance (or a valid
exemption that needs to be reported) reported by 11:59 p.m. on July 31.
Your reporting group is based on your last name. If you were sworn in to the Illinois bar:
- On July 1, 2006, or later, use your last name on file with the ARDC on your swearing-in date;
- On or before June 30, 2006, use your last name on file with the ARDC on July 1, 2006.