January 27, 2020

Your CLE Request and Certificates

CLE Affidavit Form and Certificates for ABA Programs

Please complete the CLE Affidavit form to verify your participation in each ABA CLE program you attend.  Combined with ABA staff's verification of your attendance, we'll use the information you provide to issue certificates automatically, maintain our participation records, and submit your attendance to states when you reply.

Once you've completed your request and your attendance is verified, you'll receive your certificates via email.  If there are any updates to your certificates (such as a state approval), you'll receive an updated certificate via email.

Single Session Affidavit Form

The form is set to mark you for full attendance as a general attendee if you attest to your participation. Partial credit is not available for single session programs.

If you are a faculty member, select Faculty from the Attendee menu and complete the additional sessions. 

Then confirm or adjust your bar states below and click continue to review your request.

Multi Session Affidavit Form

Check to mark each session you attended.  There's no need to mark the sessions you did not attend. 

For each session you select, you are initially set as a general attendee.  If you are a faculty member, select Faculty from the Attendee menu and complete the additional fields.  

For each session you select, you are initially set to full participation. If you wish to mark partial attendance, select "partial" from the attendance drop down and enter the number of minutes you attended.

Note for concurrent sessions: You will only be able to select one concurrent session.

Note for multi-day programs: Click on a day's header to open and close the sessions from that day.  After the last session for a day, click on the date of the following day to open the sessions for the next day.  It's sometimes easy to miss -- we'll work on making that clearer soon!

After selecting your sessions, confirm or update your jurisdictions and attest to your participation.

Just check to mark full attendance. Don't check if you didn't attend.  Adjust drop downs for faculty or partial participation only.

Just check to mark full attendance. Don't check if you didn't attend. Adjust drop downs for faculty or partial participation only.

For multi-day programs, be sure to click each day's header to open the day and mark your attendance

For multi-day programs, be sure to click each day's header to open the day and mark your attendance

Adding and Updating Bar States

If we have your bar states on record, they will be listed and checked for you to receive credit.  The applicaiton status for each state is listed as well.

If you want to update the state bar state and bar year, click on the abbreviation for the jurisdction in the table to opene and edit the record..

If you want to add a jurisdiction, click the Add Accrediting Agency button then select your jurisdiction and enter your bar year and bar ID.  If you enter all your informaiton, it will be saved for your next course with us.

Select, add and adjust your bar and jurisdiction information

Select, add and adjust your bar and jurisdiction information

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Adding Notificaiton Recipients

If you want someone else to receive a copy of your certificates, click "Add Recipient" and enter  your email.

Attest to your Participation

Click "I so attest" and "Continue".

Review your Request and Submit

Please review your request. If you want to make changes, click the "back" button on the interface. If you are ready to submit, click the Submit button.  For multi-day programs you can click the Save for Later button to save it for later wihtout submitting.

Thank You Page and Certificates

If your attendance has been verified by our staff, your thank you page will summarize your request and let you download your certificates. You'll receive an e-mail notificaiton as well.

If your attendance has not yet been verified by our staff, your thank you page will summarize your request but won't have certificates available. You'll get an email notification that your certificates are pending verifiation.  After your attendance is verified, you'll receive a follow-up email with your certificate attached.

Updating Your CLE Affidavit

If you need to correct your CLE request, you may use the same link you used to initially complete your request.  Your previous options will be saved -- just make your updates and resubmit.

Viewing Your Certificates

Certificates are issued in PDF.  If you have both attendee and faculty certificates for a state, they'll be in the same PDF as multiple pages. If you have multiple cetificates, the PDFs for each state will be in a zip file.

Opening a PDF

We recommend opening PDFs in Acrobat Reader.  On iOS devices, the default preview program may not display all fields.  We recommend using the Acrobat Reader app or viewing your certificates on another device.

Opening a Zip File

Desktop PCs and Macs will open Zip files with the software built into Windows or MacOs. 

On iOS devices,  click on the certificates.zip file from your browser or email. Click "Open in 'Files', select a location on your iCloud drive or on your phone.  The file will save and then you can preview the contents or share. Other apps available via the App Store can open zip files as well.

On Android devices, please consult your app store for files capable of opening zip files.  Your device may also have native functionality for opening and previewing zip files.