California MCLE Requirements

25.00 credit hours every 3 years. Members must fulfill at least 12.50 hours of their CLE requirement with activities approved for Participatory CLE credit.


Reporting Information

Attorneys are responsible for tracking and reporting their own CLE credits.

A Verified Certificate of Completion will be sent to you. Please retain for your records.

Report your MCLE compliance no later than the day following the end of the compliance period. The report must be made online (www.calbar.ca.gov) using My State Bar Profile or with an MCLE Compliance Form.

New Attorney Information

Proportional Requirement - New admittees are allowed pro-rated credit hours based on months in active status. Go to the State Bar of California website at www.calbar.ca.gov for calculating instructions.

  • Self-Study Allowable: Self-Study credits are allowed in the delivery formats indicated. Maximum 12.50 hours allowable.
  • Specialty credit Requirements
    Specialty credits may be taken as Participatory or Self-Study.
    Legal Ethics: 4.00 (required), Elimination of Bias: 1.00 (required),
    Competence Issues, such as substance abuse and mental health: 1.00 (required)
  • Compliance Deadline
    January 31st

Requirements by Format

Course Book Course Book Included With All Formats

Seminar

National Business Institute Live Seminars are considered Participatory by the State Bar of California.

You can obtain 25.00 of 25.00 required hours with this format.

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Video Webcast

National Business Institute Live Video Webcast events are considered Participatory by the State Bar of California.

You can obtain 25.00 of 25.00 required hours with this format.

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Teleconference

National Business Institute Live Teleconference events are considered Participatory by the State Bar of California.

You can obtain 25.00 of 25.00 required hours with this format.

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Audio Webinar

National Business Institute Live Audio Webinar events are considered Participatory by the State Bar of California.

You can obtain 25.00 of 25.00 required hours with this format.

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OnDemand Video

National Business Institute OnDemand Video programs are considered Participatory by the State Bar of California.

You can obtain 25.00 of 25.00 required hours with this format.

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OnDemand Audio

National Business Institute OnDemand Audio programs are considered Participatory by the State Bar of California.

You can obtain 25.00 of 25.00 required hours with this format.

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Video Download

National Business Institute Video Downloads are considered Self Study by the State Bar of California.

You can obtain 12.50 of 25.00 required hours with this format.

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Audio Download

National Business Institute Audio Downloads are considered Self Study by the State Bar of California.

You can obtain 12.50 of 25.00 required hours with this format.

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Video DVD

National Business Institute Video DVDs are considered Self Study by the State Bar of California.

You can obtain 12.50 of 25.00 required hours with this format.

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Audio CD

National Business Institute Audio CDs are considered Self Study by the State Bar of California.

You can obtain 12.50 of 25.00 required hours with this format.

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