Credit hours required: 30 hours per reporting period
Specialty credits required: None
Length of reporting period: 2 years
Compliance date: March 31
Compliance group: All attorneys
Reporting date: April 30
Minutes per credit hour: 60 minutes, rounded down to the nearest quarter hour.
Limit on credit hours for recorded programs: No limit. Attorneys can earn all CLE hours via recorded programs.
Attendance Reporting Procedure: Attorneys must self-report completion of CLE requirements each reporting period through the training statement. Neither the ABA nor attorneys send certificates of attendance to the Québec Bar.
Approval of ABA Programs
The ABA applies for accreditation of select programs on a program-by-program basis and is generally approved for the following formats.
Approved ABA Live Program Formats
Live, in-person meetings (e.g., National Institutes)
Live Webinars and Teleconferences
Approved ABA CLE Product Formats
On-Demand Online courses
Recorded audio/video programs are approved for the reporting period within which the program was originally produced/recorded. Attorneys may not use a product for credit in Québec that was produced in a prior reporting period.
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. Certain programs, subjects, and formats may not receive credit in some states and there may be specific rules regarding who may earn credit or the maximum number of credit hours that may be earned with specific formats. Please contact your state MCLE regulatory entity for specific questions about your MCLE rules.