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VERMONT CLE REQUIREMENTS

Whether you’re an experienced or newly admitted Vermont attorney, here’s what you need to know about the VT CLE rules and how to get your Vermont CLE Requirements fulfilled with a Knowledge Group CLE Bundle.

Vermont CLE Requirements: All attorneys admitted to practice in Vermont shall complete twenty (20) credit hours of continuing legal education including at least two (2) credit hours of legal ethics.

Compliance Deadline: June 30

Reporting Deadline: July 1

Compliance Cycle: Biennial

Approval of Programs: The Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board has approved The Knowledge Group as an accredited sponsor of CLEs in Vermont.

Program Format: The Knowledge Group LIVE Webcasts qualify as live programs in Vermont. There is no limit to the number of credits a Vermont attorney can earn via live programs. View our list of LIVE Webcasts.

The Knowledge Group Recorded Webcasts qualify as self-study in Vermont. Attorneys are limited to ten (10) credit hours of self-study per reporting period. View our list of Recorded Webcasts.

Vermont has ordered to temporarily lift the 10-hour limit for self study CLE for the 2018-2020 reporting period, in light of COVID-19.

VT CLE Reporting Procedure: The Knowledge Group does not submit attendance report to Vermont Board of CLE. It is the responsibility of the attorney to keep track of his/her CLE credits.

Update: The Vermont Supreme Court has ordered the 10-hour limit for self study CLE temporarily lifted for the 2018-2020 reporting period due to COVID-19. And if your reporting deadline is June 30, 2020, the entire requirement can been completed via self study.

Vermont CLE Requirements For Newly Admitted Attorneys: Newly-admitted attorneys in the state of Vermont are given an additional period of time to complete their CLE for their first reporting period.

For more information regarding VT CLE, contact Vermont Board of CLE at:

Vermont Board of Continuing Legal Education
111 State Street Suite 9B
Montpelier, VT 05609-0701
Phone: 802-828-3281
Email: jud-attylicensing@state.vt.us
Website: https://www.vermontjudiciary.org/LC/cle.aspx