Your Illinois CLE requirement might look a little different since your compliance period. Illinois attorneys must still complete 30 total hours of Illinois CLE. However, the “specialty” CLE requirement is slightly different.

Illinois MCLE Requirement

30 – Total Hours

4 – Professional Responsibility

1 – Diversity & Inclusion 

1 – Mental Health & Substance Abuse

Instead of completing 6 Professional Responsibility hours, you must now complete 4 hours of  Professional Responsibility, 1 hour of Diversity & Inclusion and 1 hour of Mental Health and Substance Abuse.[1] For more information about the Illinois CLE requirement and deadline, please click the following link: IL CLE.

[1] This reflects a trend around the country as more states are creating separate Bias & Diversity and Substance Abuse & Mental Health requirements.