MCLE Information

Live Webinar and Teleconference

General Information

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.

Accreditation Information

States typically decide whether a program qualifies for MCLE credit in their jurisdiction 4-8 weeks after the program application is submitted.  For many live events, credit approval is not received prior to the program.

ABA programs ordinarily qualify for CLE credit for live webinars and teleconferences in Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Guam, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine,  Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Northern Mariana Islands, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Virgin Islands, Washington, Wisconsin, and West Virginia.

The ABA does not generally seek direct accreditation of live webinars and teleconferences in Florida, Idaho, Nebraska, Rhode Island, and Wyoming.  However, some programs are available in these states. Additionally, some states allow attorneys to earn credit through reciprocity or self-submission. View accreditation information for your state and check progam details pages for specific accreditation information by program.

Please see the webinar or teleconference's program description page for details on the amount of credit requested and known accreditation exceptions, such as states where we are not seeking credit or denials by specific states.

Please note that some states may not approve specific programs, formats, or topics for credit. This list is a general guide only.

New York Attorneys: Unless otherwise stated, ABA webinars are are approved for newly admitted and experienced NY attorneys in accordance with the requirements of the New York State CLE Board. Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias credit hours are only available for experienced attorneys.

Attendance Reporting

For each accredited webinar or teleconference, please complete the provided online Attendance Affidavit to confirm your attendance and obtain your certificates.  The affidavit of attendance will either be provided on-screen at the end of a webinar and/or shortly after a webinar or teleconference via email.

Please check your ABA CLE information on your state for information on whether you need to report your attendance or if the ABA will report your attendance. Programs which are not accredited by the ABA in some jurisdictions may be available for self-application and self-reporting with the state.

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.