Attorneys in Ohio must complete 24 Ohio CLE credit hours each 2-year compliance period. Ohio attorneys who did not comply with the OH CLE requirements for the 2015-16 compliance period, which ended December 31 will receive a notice of apparent noncompliance with the Ohio CLE requirement.
Late OH CLE Compliance
- March 31 – Date to complete all required OH CLE
- May 1 – Date to submit request for late compliance
Ohio attorneys who are out of compliance with the Ohio CLE requirements for the 2015-16 compliance period must cure all OH CLE deficiencies on or before March 31, 2017. Failure to remove the hour deficiencies on or before March 31, 2017, and failure to submit the request for late compliance by the May 1, deadline will result in the OH CLE Commission issuing a monetary sanction and/or suspension from the practice of law. For more information about Ohio CLE please click here: OH CLE.
 To submit a request for late OH CLE compliance, a Continuing Legal Education Late Compliance Reporting Form (Form 19) should be completed providing evidence of the OH CLE courses that have been completed on or before March 31, 2017, to fully remove the hour deficiencies for the 2015-16 compliance period. The form should include the date, title, activity code number and the number of hours completed. Requests for late compliance must be submitted with the late compliance fee, postmarked on or before May 1, 2017.