Annual CLE Hours Requested from Sections and Committees

Requested minimum number of CLE hours to be produced for on-demand catalog for 2022-23 bar year.

Sections

Requested Hours are based on historical practice and “active” dues paying membership size:

  • 1501 and up - 20 hours, including “practice ready” basics content
  • 701-1500 – 10 hours, including “practice ready” basics content
  • 251 – 700 – 5 hours, including “practice ready” basics content
  • 250 or less – 2 hours, including “practice ready” basics content

Please review your section’s current online CLE programs to ensure you have “practice ready” basics content available at all times, to identify missing topics, and to avoid duplicate topics.

Section Requested Hours of CLE Content to Produce for On-Demand Catalog “PRACTICE READY” BASICS CLE INITIATIVE
The hours below will count toward your requested hours of CLE content.
Please include:
Administrative Law 2 1 hour basics
Agricultural Law 5 1 hour basics
Alternative Dispute Resolution 2 1 hour basics
Animal Law 2 1 hour basics
Bench and Bar 5 1 hour basics
Business Advice, Collections, & Financial Planning 5 1 hour basics
Business & Securities Law 5 1 hour basics
Cannabis Law 10 1 hour basics
Child Law 2 1 hour basics
Civil Practice & Procedure 20 3 hours basics
Commercial Banking, Collections, & Bankruptcy 5 2 hours basics
Construction Law 2 1 hour basics
Corporate Law Departments 5 1 hour basics
Criminal Justice 10 2 hours basics
Education Law 2 1 hour basics
Elder Law 5 1 hour basics
Employee Benefits 2 1 hour basics
Energy Utilities Trans & Tele 2 1 hour basics
Environmental Law 2 1 hour basics
Family Law 20 3 hours basics
Federal Civil Practice 5 1 hour basics
Federal Taxation 5 1 hour basics
Food Law 2 1 hour basics
General Practice, Solo/Small Firm 5 1 hour basics
Health Care 5 1 hour basics
Human Rights 2 1 hour basics
Insurance Law 5 1 hour basics
Intellectual Property 5 1 hour basics
International & Immigration Law 2 1 hour basics
Labor & Employment Law 5 2 hours basics
Local Government Law 5 1 hour basics
Mineral Law 2 1 hour basics
Privacy & Information Security Law 2 1 hour basics
Real Estate 20 3 hours basics
Senior Lawyers 2 1 hour basics
State & Local Taxation 5 1 hour basics
Tort Law 10 2 hours basics
Traffic Laws & Courts 10 2 hours basics
Trusts & Estates 20 3 hours basics
Workers’ Compensation 10 1 hour basics
Young Lawyers Division 20 3 hours basics

Committees

Committee Requested Hours of CLE Content
for CLE On-Demand Catalog
Committee on ARDC 2
Committee on Corrections & Sentencing 5
Standing Committee on Delivery of Legal Services 5
Committee on Government Lawyers 5
Committee on Law Office Management & Economics 5
Committee on Legal Technology 5
Committee on Mental Health Law 5
Committee on Military Affairs 5
Committee on Racial & Ethnic Minorities 5
Committee on Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity 5
Standing Committee on Women & the Law 5

Co-sponsorship is encouraged, but hours produced will count only for the lead co-sponsoring section or committee.

Note, if you have previously recorded programs that are still current and relevant, you may ask for an accreditation extension beyond the original two years in lieu of recording a new program. However, the extended program hours will not count toward the hours of new programming requested above.  See extension request form on ISBA CLE coordinator webpage

Webcasts are encouraged as a way to address “hot topics” and a way to capture high quality programming for the popular on-demand CLE catalog where most of ISBA CLE hours are delivered.