Kentucky CLE Requirements

Kentucky CLE

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Kentucky CLE Requirements

Is CLE Mandatory in Kentucky? Kentucky requires all of its attorneys to complete 12 hours of Continuing Legal Education annually. This webpage outlines these requirements in detail.

What specific subject matters are required in Kentucky?

  • 12 CLE hours are required. 
  • Two of these hours must be in ethics.

How many Marino Self-study CLE credits will satisfy Kentucky CLE requirements? Kentucky attorneys may complete an unlimited number of online lessons for CLE credit. This makes Marino an ideal option for Kentucky attorneys who want to conveniently satisfy their CLE obligations.

Does Kentucky have Live CLE Requirements? No, Kentucky does not require any live CLE credit hours.

Is a Marino CLE bundle available for Kentucky? Marino is planning to offer Continuing Legal Education courses for Kentucky in the future. This will allow you to get your CLE hours quickly and conveniently from wherever you are.

Is Marino responsible for verifying my participation? Kentucky is a self-reporting state. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their individual participation in Marino’s programs.

What special CLE requirements are newly admitted attorneys held to? New Kentucky attorneys are required to complete the New Lawyer Program within 12 months of their date of admission.

Does Kentucky require attorneys to self-report their CLE attendance? Kentucky does require attorneys to report their participation in Marino’s CLE programs. They provide an online portal at for easy reporting.

Link: Kentucky Bar Association CLE Rules

What is the certification cycle length? Annual

Kentucky CLE reporting deadline: August 10th

Kentucky CLE compliance deadlines: June 30th

State Contact Info:

Kentucky Bar Association
514 W. Main St.
Frankfort, KY 40601
(t) 502-564-3795
(f) 502-564-3225