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CLE Requirements: The State Bar of Arizona requires attorneys to complete 15 credits, including 3 professional responsibility credits, by June 30 of each year. All credits must be reported by September 15. A maximum of 13 credits, including 3 professional responsibility credits, may be carried over to the next reporting period. For additional information, please see the FAQ page on the State Bar of Arizona website.
Coronavirus update: The Supreme Court of the State of Arizona issued an order announcing that that the deadlines for both the completion of mandatory continuing legal education hours and the required affidavit of compliance, under Rule 45, Arizona Rules of the Supreme Court, be extended solely for the educational year 2019-2020. The deadline for completion of the necessary hours was extended through December 30, 2020; the deadline for submission of the affidavit of compliance was also extended through December 30, 2020. The deadline for completion of the necessary hours had been June 30th. The MCLE extension applies only to the 2019-2020 MCLE year. The deadlines for the 2020-2021 MCLE year remain unchanged. See the State Bar of Arizona's FAQs related to 2019-20 MCLE Extension for more info.
Learn about the specific requirements for newly-admitted Arizona attorneys.
Completing Your Arizona Requirements with PLI: All PLI and SEC Institute products qualify as "interactive CLE" credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via interactive CLE programs. View interactive CLE programs available for credit in Arizona.
The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. Arizona lawyers are required to independently review their regulations and make their own determination that an activity qualifies for credit toward their MCLE requirements.
Attendance Reporting: Attorneys must report their own attendance to the State Bar of Arizona. Visit the CLE tracking page to enter CLE events and file your affidavit online.