Colorado CLE Requirements

Attorney Requirements

Colorado attorneys are required to complete 45 hours of CLE every 3 years. At least 7 hours must be in the area of Ethics. Attorneys must earn the required MCLE credits by December 31st and report by January 31st each reporting period.

Attorneys in Colorado may not carry over CLE credits to the following reporting period.

Newly Admitted Attorneys

Newly admitted attorneys must take a mandatory course "Practicing with Professionalism" before they are admitted. This course satisfies 6 General credits towards the first compliance period.

Online Courses

Colorado attorneys fulfill their CLE requirements through online videos or webinars.


Colorado Supreme Court
1300 Broadway, Suite 510
Denver, CO 80203
(303) 928-7771

About Our CLE Requirements Guide

This information is for general informational purposes only. Each state has specific CLE rules and regulations, which may not be fully reflected on our site. Please contact your state"s CLE regulator to determine your specific rules and requirements.