Tag: Illinois MCLE

IL CLE: What is the New Professional Responsibility MCLE Requirement?

Illinois attorneys now have a new IL MCLE requirement. Please note that the Professional Responsibility requirement has been modified. All Illinois attorneys are now required to complete a minimum of 1 hour of Diversity & Inclusion and 1 hour of Mental Health and Substance Abuse. New Professional Responsibility Requirement 1 hour of Diversity & Inclusion 1 hour of Mental Health and Substance…

IL MCLE: The Mandatory CLE Requirements in Illinois

Illinois lawyers must complete at least 30 IL CLE credit hours every two years, including 6 mandatory credit hours of Professional Responsibility. The mandatory Illinois CLE compliance deadline is June 30 and the CLE reporting deadline is July 31. Illinois CLE Requirement Illinois lawyers must complete at least 30 IL CLE credit hours every two years. Illinois MCLE compliance is divided into two…

New CLE: Achieving Gender Diversity in the Law Firms

In a recent case, a U.S. Magistrate Judge sanctioned an attorney for telling opposing counsel it wasn’t “becoming of a woman” to raise her voice during a contentious deposition. Yes, we have made strides when it comes to creating a level playing field for women in the legal profession… but there is still a long way to go. Increasing Gender Diversity  In…

New Required CLE in Illinois: Diversity & Inclusion and Mental Health & Substance Abuse

Illinois attorneys now have new requirements. Attorneys in Illinois still must complete 30 credit hours every 2 years.  However, Illinois attorneys must now complete 1 hour of Diversity & Inclusion and 1 hour of Mental Health and Substance as part of the 6 required hours of Professional Responsibility to complete the Illinois CLE requirement. New Illinois CLE Requirements Diversity & Inclusion and…

IL CLE: 30 IL MCLE Hours Required by June 30

The Illinois is right around the corner for many Illinois attorneys. Illinois attorneys are required to complete at least 30 Illinois CLE credit hours every 2 years to fulfill the IL MCLE requirement. Illinois attorneys must also make sure to complete at least 6 hours of Professional Responsibility.[1]a Illinois MCLE Requirement Illinois attorneys must complete a minimum of 30 IL CLE credit…

IL CLE: Reporting MCLE Compliance

Illinois attorneys must complete the required 30 Illinois CLE hours and report compliance every two years.[1]  Please remember that Illinois is a self-reporting state. This means that all Illinois attorneys are required to report compliance, non-compliance or exemptions at the end of the two-year MCLE reporting period. IL MCLE Reporting Illinois attorneys are required to self-report their IL CLE hours every 2…

IL CLE: How many MCLE hours are required?

Illinois attorneys must complete a minimum of thirty (30) IL CLE credit hours every two years to fulfill the IL MCLE requirement. Illinois attorneys must also make sure to complete at least 6 hours of Professional Responsibility. IL MCLE Requirement Illinois attorneys must complete a minimum of thirty (30) IL CLE credit hours every two years. The biennial deadline to complete the…