CLE Credit & Completion Attestation

CLE credit for mentoringUpon completion of  an approved organization’s year-long mentoring program, attorneys may receive six hours of professional responsibility CLE credits.

Both mentors and mentees submit the online Mentoring Plan Completion Attestation and the Attorney Application: Mentoring CLE to obtain credit. The credit hours are granted for the year in which the mentoring term is completed.

The Rule 793(c) Requirement for Newly-Admitted Attorneys states completion must be one year after admission to practice in Illinois; however, if the Newly-Admitted Attorney is involved in a mentoring program that will not complete its term until after the one-year deadline, the mentoring credits still may be used to satisfy this requirement.

There are two options for satisfying a portion of the 15-hour Requirement for Newly-Admitted Attorneys with credit for completion of the year-long mentoring program. These new attorneys may complete:

  • Mentoring program for 6 professional responsibility credits + 6-hour basic skills course + 3 hours of CLE credit = 15 hours
  • Mentoring program for 6 professional responsibility credits + 9 hours of CLE credit = 15 hours

Completion AttestationCLE Application

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