North Dakota CLE Requirements

Attorney Requirements

North Dakota attorneys are required to complete 45 hours of CLE every 3 years. At least 3 hours must be in the area of Ethics or Professional Responsibility. Attorneys must earn the required MCLE credits by June 30th in the year of their reporting period.

Attorneys may carry over a maximum of 15 hours to the next reporting period. No ethics hours may be carried over.

Online Courses

North Dakota attorneys must earn at least 30 CLE hours from live events, including webinars. Attorneys may earn up to 15 CLE hours through online on demand courses.


State Bar Association of North Dakota
PO Box 2136
1661 Capitol Way, Suite 104LL
Bismarck, ND 58502
(701) 255-1404

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.