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MCLE Requirements 15 credits per year, including 3 credits in legal ethics every 2 years, ending in the odd-numbered year.
Compliance Date: Attorneys must earn the required credit amount by December 31 of reporting year.

Reporting Deadline: On or before March 10, attorneys must certify completion of the required MCLE credits for the preceding year.
Delivery Format ALI CLE Accreditation Status
Live Courses Approved on course-by-course basis.
Live Webcasts Approved on course-by-course basis as live, participatory credit.
On-Demand (Online) Approved on course-by-course basis. Iowa Bar members may obtain a maximum of 6 credits per compliance period in this format. Prerecorded audio-only programs are ineligible for CLE credit in Iowa.
Telephone Seminars Approved on course-by-course basis; live only.
Video Broadcast Replays Audio-only pre-recorded programs are not eligible to CLE credit in Iowa.
CD-ROM Format not approved by Iowa Commission
Self Study Format not approved by Iowa Commission
In-House Programs Considered on a case-by-case basis
Reporting Attorney self-reports
Hour Calculations 60 minutes = 1 credit
CLE Board Contact Information Office of Professional Regulation
1111 East Court Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50319
515-725-8032 Fax
Special Notes Attorneys seeking information not provided on this page in regard to state regulations and limitations for alternative delivery formats should contact the state’s accreditation organization.