MCLE Information for Webinars

General Information

Live CLE programs delivered via online webinar or teleconference.

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 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. Some states allow attorneys to earn credit through reciprocity or self-submission. 

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

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.

Mandatory CLE Information

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

Attendance Reporting

For each accredited webinar, you will be provided information on how to confirm your attendance. Please complete the confirmation procedures described during the program and communicated by the program organizers. The ABA entity responsible for the program will then process your participation and provide you with a Certificate of Attendance.

Attorney participation in a webinar will automatically be reported on the attorney's behalf in Alabama, Delaware, Georgia, Hawaii, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Mississippi, Montana, Nevada, North Carolina, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Utah and Washington. Attorneys in all other jurisdictions must self-report their attendance at CLE events.

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.

  • The ABA now uses an alert system for attendance verification. You are required to respond to verification alerts throughout the program by clicking “Confirm” to verify your attendance.
  • 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

If you are participating via the Telephone, 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.