Credit hours required: 20 hours per reporting period
Specialty credits required: 2 hours legal ethics and 2 hours of professionalism
Length of reporting period: 2 years
Compliance date: June 30
Compliance group: All attorneys report every 2 years. Newly admitted attorneys are required to report on July 1 of the second full year following the year of admission and biennially thereafter.
Reporting date: July 1
Minutes per credit hour: 60 minutes. To calculate credit for a specific program, divide the total length of the program in minutes by 60 and round up or down to the nearest quarter hour.
Limit on credit hours for recorded programs: Attorneys can earn up to 10 CLE hours via recorded programs. However, professionalism credits must be earned via live, in-person programs only. The product formats listed below are approved in Vermont.
Attendance Reporting Procedure: Attorneys must self-report completion of CLE requirements each reporting period through the required affidavit. Neither the ABA nor attorneys send certificates of attendance to the Vermont Board of Mandatory Continuing Legal Education.
Approval of ABA Programs
The ABA is an accredited sponsor in and is approved for the following formats.
Approved Live Program Formats Live, in-person meetings (e.g., National Institutes) Webinars and teleconferences
Approved CLE Product Formats CDs, CD-ROMs, and DVDs On-demand online courses CLE downloads
Vermont does not set expiration dates for recorded products.
State Contact Information
Vermont Board of Continuing Legal Education
111 State Street Suite 9B
Montpelier, VT 05609-0701
Ulrich, Nash & Gump is approved for the State of Vermont
We are an approved provider by Vermont Mandatory Continuing Legal Education.