Mandatory CLE

Detailed jurisdiction information about MCLE regulations and general information on accreditation of ABA CLE events, webinars, teleconferences, and on-demand CLE courses.

Select a state to view its MCLE requirements.

MCLE Details By Format

In-Person Event CLE

In-person CLE programs range from standalone one-hour programs to multi-day programs with many sessions to CLE sessions at ABA entity meetings. The ABA offers many events and some programs or sessions are not eligible for credit. Please view a specific program's description page or marketing materials for information on CLE accreditation for that particular program.

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Live Webinar CLE

Live CLE programs delivered via online webinar or teleconference. Please note the ABA delivers many webinars and teleconferences and some are not be eligible for credit. Please view a specific program's description page or marketing materials for information indicating a specific program is eligible for credit.

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On-Demand CLE

Recorded CLE programs provided on-demand as streaming audio or video presentations. Online courses require an active Internet connection to access. Please note the ABA offers audio and video products and some are not eligible for credit. Please view a specific program's description page or marketing materials for information indicating a specific program is eligible for credit.

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50/60 Minute Credit Hour

MCLE states determine CLE credit hours by dividing the running time of instructional programs by either 60 or 50 minutes. For example, a 90-minute program may earn 1.5 hours of CLE credit in a state that bases its credit on a 60-minute credit hour, and 1.8 hours in a state that bases its credit on a 50-minute credit hour. Some jurisdictions round down credit to the nearest 1/2 or 1/4 hour.

The following jurisdictions have a 60-minute credit hour:
AK, AL, AZ, AR, CA, CT, DE, GA, GU, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KY, LA, ME, MN, MP, MS, MT, NE, NH, NV, NC, ND, NM, OH, OR, PA, PR, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, VI,  VT, WA and WY.

The following jurisdictions have a 50-minute credit hour:
CO, FL, KS, MO, NJ, NY, OK, RI, WV and WI.