Indiana CLE requirements

Whether you're an experienced Indiana attorney or newly admitted, here's what you need to know about Indiana’s mandatory continuing legal education (MCLE) requirements.

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Indiana CLE requirements - general information

General information
CLE credit requirement36 credits every 3 years (must earn at least 6 per year)
Categories33 General
CLE compliance deadlineDecember 31
CLE reporting deadlineDecember 31
Approved Quimbee formatsOn-demand
Live webcasts
CarryoverCarryover is not allowed.
CLE reporting instructionsFor pre-approved courses, Quimbee reports the previous week's attendance to the Indiana Commission on CLE each Wednesday. Attorneys may also report their attendance by logging in to the Indiana Courts Portal.

Indiana CLE requirements

What is my requirement as a Indiana-licensed attorney?

Indiana-licensed attorneys must complete 36 credits every 3 years. At least 6 credits must be completed each year. Three of the 36 credits must be ethics credits.

How can Quimbee help me complete my CLE requirement?

Indiana attorneys can complete all of their CLE requirement through Quimbee's on-demand courses and live webcasts. If the course is not already approved, attorneys can self-apply for the course through the Indiana Courts Portal.

How else can I earn CLE credit?

  • Attend approved live, in-person courses. 
  • Attend law school courses at a law school approved by the American Bar Association. Complete a bar review course. 
  • Complete a Commission-Accredited Basic Mediation Training course. Attend Court Administration Courses. 
  •  Attend ethics-concentrated law firm management courses concentrating on trust accounting, ethical client contact, and ethical use of staff and resources. 
  • Teach or prepare materials for approved courses. 
  • Attend approved courses in Non Legal Subject Matter (NLS), such as medicine, wellness, accounting, etc.

When must I complete my CLE requirement?

Indiana attorneys must complete their requirement by December 31 every 3 years.

Can I carry over credit from my last reporting cycle?

No, carryover is not allowed.

Newly Admitted Attorneys

I'm a new attorney. When do I report CLE credit?

Newly admitted Indiana attorneys begin their educational period on January 1 following their year of admission. Newly admitted attorneys must complete an approved Applied Professionalism Program for Newly Admitted Attorneys.

CLE compliance and reporting

When do I report the CLE credits that I have earned?

Around September 1 of each year, Indiana attorneys will receive a notice that shows their current CLE status. Any required documentation must be submitted by December 31.

How do I report the CLE credits that I have earned?

Sponsors are responsible for reporting attendance to the Indiana Commission for CLE. Attorneys may also report their credits by logging into the Indiana Courts Portal.


Contact info

Indiana Commission for CLE 
251 N. Illinois Street, Suite 550 
Indianapolis, IN 46204 

Rules & Regulations

Indiana CLE Rule