Credit hours required: 15 hours per reporting period
Specialty credits required: 2 hours of ethics, professionalism, or malpractice prevention
Length of reporting period: 1 year
Compliance date: June 30
Compliance group: All attorneys
Reporting date: July 31
Minutes per credit hour: 50 minutes. To calculate credit for a specific program, divide the total length of the program in minutes by 50 and round up or down to the nearest 1/10 of an hour.
Limit on credit hours for recorded programs: Attorneys can earn up to 6 CLE hours via recorded programs (i.e., self study). However, ethics, professionalism, or malpractice credits must be earned via live programs only, not through recorded programs. The product formats listed below are approved in Missouri.
Attendance Reporting Procedure: Attorneys must self-report completion of CLE requirements each reporting period through the Attorney’s Annual Report of Compliance (available on website below). Neither the ABA nor attorneys send certificates of attendance to the Missouri Bar Association.
Approval of ABA Programs
The ABA is an accredited sponsor in Missouri and applies for accreditation on a program-by-program basis. The ABA is approved for the following formats. Approved ABA Live Program Formats Live, in-person meetings (e.g., National Institutes) Webinars and teleconferences
Approved ABA CLE Product FormatsCDs, CD-ROMs, and DVDs On-demand online courses CLE downloads These formats are considered self study in and subject to the 6-hour limit noted above. Ethics, professionalism, or malpractice credits may not be earned through recorded programs
State Contact Information
MCLE Department The Missouri Bar
326 Monroe Street P.O. Box 2355
Jefferson City, MO 65102-2355
Ulrich, Nash & Gump is approved for the State of Missouri
We are accredited by the Missouri Bar for self study credit only.