North Dakota CLE Requirements

North Dakota CLE

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North Dakota CLE Requirements

Is CLE Mandatory in North Dakota? Attorneys in North Dakota are required to complete 45 hours of CLE credit during a three year reporting period. This page covers all details of North Dakota’s CLE requirements.

What specific subject matters are required in North Dakota? Of your required 45 CLE hours, North Dakota requires that three hours in the reporting period cover legal ethics.

How many Marino Self-study CLE credits will satisfy North Dakota CLE requirements? Attorneys in North Dakota may use Marino’s online courses to satisfy up to 15 hours of their required CLE credit during the three year reporting period.

What are the North Dakota Live CLE Requirements? 30 of the 45 credit hours during the three year reporting period must be live. The rest of your CLE hours can be distance learning through Marino, anywhere you have a computer with an internet connection. 

Is a Marino CLE bundle available for North Dakota? In the future, Marino plans to offer Continuing Legal Education courses for North Dakota so that you can get your CLE hours quickly and conveniently from wherever you are.

Is the CLE provider responsible for verifying my participation? North Dakota does not require the CLE provider to verify your attendance in our online courses.

What special CLE requirements are newly admitted attorneys held to? Newly admitted North Dakota attorneys are required to begin complying with the state’s CLE requirements on July 1st following the date of admission.

Does North Dakota require attorneys to self-report their CLE attendance? North Dakota requires attorneys to self-report their CLE attendance using handouts, brochures or other accompanying documentation.

Link: North Dakota CLE Overview

What is the certification cycle length? Every three years

North Dakota CLE reporting deadline: June 30th

North Dakota CLE compliance deadlines: June 30th

State Contact Info:

State Bar Association of North Dakota
1661 Capitol Way, Suite 104LL
Bismarck, ND 58501

Phone: 701-255-1404
Fax: 701-224-1621