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How do I report my compliance and pay my late for the 2019-2021 Reporting Period by the September 30, 2021 grace period deadline?
For the 2019-2021 reporting period, your grace period completion and reporting deadline is 11:59 p.m. CDT on September 30, 2021. September 30, 2021 is also the deadline for you to submit your late fee this reporting period.
If you timely reported to the MCLE Board that you had "not yet complied" with your MCLE requirements by the June 30, 2021 completion deadline, then the late fee you owe is $100.00.
If you did not submit a report to the MCLE Board by the July 31, 2021 reporting deadline,
then the late fee you owe is $250.00
Here is how to report “
” and pay your late fee by 11:59 p.m. CDT on September 30, 2021.
to go to our website’s attorney page. On the right side of that page, log in with your ARDC number and password.
to retrieve ARDC number from ARDC website
Reset password: click forget/reset password link directly below the password box
Click on the “
” button that will appear on that page after logging in.
On the next page, details about the deadlines for 2019-2021 reporting period will display. Click the “
” button below the box with those details.
On the next page, check the box “I have
with the MCLE Requirement.” Then click “
” to continue reporting.
On the next page, enter the total number of credits you
on or after July 1, 2021
toward meeting your 30-hour MCLE requirement for the 2019-2021 reporting period. On that same page, you will also enter the number professional responsibility ("PR') credits you earned in each of the PR categories that are included in that total number of credits you earned on or after July 1, 2021.
Then click “
” to continue reporting.
Read the page titled “Certify your Report Below” then
check the box
to certify your report.
Make certain that you reach the page entitled “Pending Fee Payment – Certification Not Submitted Until Payment Received.” On that page, you can choose to pay the late fee by credit card or by mailing a check. If you choose to pay the late fee by mailing a check with the invoice printed online, that check and invoice must be received by the MCLE Board no later than September 30, 2021.
After submitting your report and paying the late fee, you can print your MCLE Certification receipt for your records. Do
send that page or receipt to the Board unless we ask for it.
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