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MCLE Compliance Deadlines and Requirements

Group 1
Last Name:
A-G

Group 2
Last Name:
H-M

Group 3
Last Name:
N - Z

Compliance
Period:

2/1/13-1/31/16

Compliance
Period:

2/1/12-1/31/15

Compliance
Period:

2/1/11-1/31/14

25 hours by
Feb 1, 2016

25 hours by
Feb 1, 2015

25 hours by
Feb 3, 2014


COURSE REQUIREMENTS
All members of the State Bar of California on active status shall complete at least 25 hours of approved continuing legal education (CLE) activities every 36 months. Of the 25 hours:

At least four shall be in the area of legal ethics;

At least one shall relate to prevention, detection, and treatment of substance abuse; and

At least one shall relate to elimination of bias in the legal profession based on any of, but not limited to the following characteristics: sex, color, race, religion, ancestry, national origin, blindness or other physical disability, age, and sexual orientation.

Instruction in legal ethics, prevention, detection, and treatment of substance abuse and emotional distress, and elimination of bias may be a portion of a substantive law education activity.

PROPORTIONAL REQUIREMENT
Members of the State Bar of California who are subject to the MCLE requirement for only a portion of the compliance period must complete education in proportion to the amount of time they were subject to the requirement.

Members are NOT subject to the requirement during months that they are:

  • - on voluntary inactive status
  • - "exempt" from the requirement
  • - not yet a member of the Bar (new admittees)s

Calculate Your Proportional Requirement:
Proportional Requirement Table.

     





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