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CLE Requirements: The State Bar of California requires attorneys to complete 25 credits, including 4 credits of legal ethics, 1 credit of competence issues, and 1 credit of elimination of bias, by January 31 every three years. There are three compliance groups, assigned by last name and staggered by year. All credits must be reported by February 1. No credits may be carried over to the next reporting period. For more information, please visit the FAQ page on the State Bar of California website.
Coronavirus update: The State Bar of California had previously announced that the Board of Trustees approved of a modified schedule that extended from June 30th to September 30th, 2020, as the final deadline for licensees in Compliance Group 3 (N-Z) to comply with their MCLE requirements or be administratively enrolled on Involuntary Inactive status.
Learn about the specific requirements for newly-admitted California attorneys.
Completing Your California Requirements with PLI: All PLI and SEC Institute products qualify as "participatory" credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via participatory programs. View all CLE programs approved in California. View programs approved for ethics, competence issues, or elimination of bias in California.
PLI is an approved Multiple Activity Provider with the State Bar of California, and our programs are presumptively approved.
Attendance Reporting: Attorneys must report their own attendance to the State Bar of California. Members can report their credits through My State Bar Profile starting two months before their compliance deadline. Visit the State Bar of California's MCLE FAQs for more details.