Maine CLE Requirements

Attorney Requirements

Maine attorneys are required to complete 12 hours of CLE each year. At least 1 hour must be in the area of Ethics and 1 hour must be in the area of Harassment and Discrimination. Attorneys must earn the required MCLE credits by December 31st and report by August 31st each year.

Attorneys may carryover up to 10 hours of CLE credit to the following year.

Online Courses

Maine attorneys may view up to 5 hours of CLE through online on demand courses each year. The remaining credits must be earned through live events, including live webinars.

The required Ethics and Harassment and Discrimination credits must be completed through live events.


Board of Overseers of the Bar
PO Box 527
Augusta, ME 04332
(207) 623-1121

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.