December 11, 2018

MCLE Information for Webinars

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General 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, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Guam, Hawaii, Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands..

The ABA does not seek direct accreditation of live webinars and teleconferences in Florida, Idaho, Nebraska, Rhode Island, and Wyoming.  Some states allow attorneys to earn credit through reciprocity or self-submission.  View accreditation information for your state. 

Total General CLE Credit Seeked

The ABA will seek credit for this program in the states indicated on this page. The ABA will seek 1.5 hours of general CLE credit in 60-minute states and 1.8 hours of general CLE credit in 50-minute states. Credit hours granted are subject to each state's approval and credit rounding rules. View a list of 50 and 60-minute states.

New York CLE Credit

This transitional/non-transitional CLE program is approved for newly admitted and experienced NY attorneys in accordance with the requirements of the New York State CLE Board for 1.5 for 90-minute programs New York CLE credits.

Mandatory CLE Information

Visit our MCLE resources to learn more about how the ABA strives to support states' mandatory CLE requirements.

How to Receive CLE Credit

To receive CLE credit, you must be logged into the webinar for the ENTIRE program (including the Q&A). Partial credit is not available for this program or recording.

NOTE: Each attendee must log into the webinar with their own unique PIN number to receive CLE credit; shared laptops are not permitted.

  • Remain on the webinar after the program’s conclusion to complete the online program evaluation form and access the Attendance Confirmation and Request for CLE
  • Your participation will be verified and your certificate will be automatically generated and emailed to you shortly after submitting the form.
  • If you are unable to complete the Attendance Confirmation and Request for Credit immediately after the program, you will receive an email with a link to access the evaluation and form a few hours following the program.

Participating via the Telephone or Requesting CLE credit in NY or IL

If you are participating via the Telephone or requesting CLE credit in NY or IL, contact JCEBLserve@americanbar.org to request the CLE attendance confirmation form.  Note:  New York attorneys must fill in the participation verification code on this form.

ABA CLE Attendance Reporting Online Request Form

Attendees seeking CLE credit from AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, GA, GU, HI, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, ME, MN, MS, MO, MP, MT, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, VI, WA, WI, and WV you MUST complete the online ABA CLE Attendance Reporting Request Form.