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Kansas CLE requirements

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

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Kansas CLE requirements - general information

General information
CLE credit requirement12 credits every year
Categories10 General CLE 
CLE compliance deadlineJune 30
CLE reporting deadline

July 31

Approved Quimbee formatsRule change: The Supreme Court of Kansas has removed the cap for on-demand courses.

On-demand
CarryoverYes, up to 10 general CLE credits may be carried over.
CLE reporting instructionsQuimbee reports the previous week's attendance to the Kansas Continuing Legal Education Commission each Wednesday. Please retain your certificate as proof of your attendance. You may also access your certificate from our website at any time.

Kansas CLE requirements

What is my requirement as a Kansas-licensed attorney?

Kansas-licensed attorneys must complete 12 credits each year, including 2 Ethics CLE credits.

How can Quimbee help me complete my CLE requirement?

Rule change: The Supreme Court of Kansas has removed the cap for on-demand courses.

Kansas-licensed attorneys can complete all of their requirement through Quimbee's on-demand courses.

How else can I earn CLE credit?

  • Attend a live program 
    • In-person, classroom setting 
    • Satellite Video replay 
    • Live webcast Live teleconference 
  • View a pre-recorded program 
    • Audiotape 
    • Videotape 
    • CD, CD-ROM, DVD 
    • Podcast

When must I complete my CLE requirement?

Kansas attorneys must complete their CLE credits by June 30.

Can I carry over credit from my last reporting cycle?

Yes, up to 10 general CLE credits may be carried over to the following reporting cycle. Ethics and professionalism credits can be carried over as well, but only as general credits.



Newly Admitted Attorneys

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

Newly admitted Kansas attorneys are exempt from completing the CLE requirement for the reporting period in which they were admitted.


CLE compliance and reporting

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

All CLE credits must be reported by July 31.

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

Providers of online programs are required to file Kansas attorney attendance electronically within 30 days of the program.

Every August, active attorneys will receive a report for the preceding compliance period. If the report is accurate, the attorney is not required to respond and the report will be filed automatically. If any changes need to be made, attorneys must notify OJA within 30 days of the date of the report.


Resources

Contact info

Kansas CLE
Kansas Judicial Center 
301 SW 10th Avenue 
Topeka, KS 66612 
785-368-8201 
[email protected]