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Alaska CLE Requirements and Courses

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

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Alaska Newly-Admitted CLE Rules

New attorneys in Alaska are exempt from MCLE requirements during their year of admission, but are required to take an ethics program specifically for newly admitted attorneys.

Alaska General CLE Rules

  • Credit hours required: 3 hours of ethics credit per reporting period. Attorneys are encouraged to complete an additional 9 hours of general or ethics voluntary CLE (VCLE).
  • Specialty credits required: 3 hours of ethics credit per reporting period
  • Length of reporting period: 1 year
  • Compliance date: December 31
  • Reporting date: February 1
  • Compliance group: All attorneys report annually.
  • Minutes per credit hour: 60 minutes. To calculate credit for a specific program, divide the total length of the program in minutes by 60 and round down to the nearest quarter hour.
  • Distance Learning Requirements: May take all credits with live webcast or previously recorded.
  • Attendance Reporting Procedure: The ABA does not report your participation. Attorneys must report to Alaska whether they took 3 hours of ethics and 9 hours of voluntary credit.

State Contact Information

Alaska Bar Association, 840 K Street, Ste. 100, Anchorage, AK 99501 | (907) 272-7469

A Note About MCLE Credit

The content on this page is for informational and educational purposes only. Each state has its own rules and regulations indicating what qualifies for CLE credit. Please contact your state MCLE regulatory entity for specific questions about your MCLE rules.