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CLE Requirements: The State Bar of Texas requires attorneys to complete 15 credits, including 3 credits of legal ethics/professional responsibility, every year. Compliance periods begin on the first day of the attorney's birth month and end on the last day of the month preceding the attorney's birth month in the following year. All credits must be reported by the end of the attorney's birth month. A maximum of 15 credits may be carried over to the next compliance period. For additional information, please see the FAQ page on the State Bar of Texas website.
NEW! Effective June 1, 2021, the State Bar of Texas Board of Directors amended the MCLE Accreditation Standards to allow ethics credit for implicit and explicit bias courses. The board approved the following definition to be included in the MCLE Accreditation Standards adopted by the MCLE Committee: "Legal Professional Responsibility" shall include programs that address the recognition of bias that can impair an attorney’s ability to provide competent legal services.
Learn about the specific requirements for newly-admitted Texas attorneys.
Completing Your Texas Requirements with PLI: All PLI and SEC Institute products can fulfill Texas's CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products. View all CLE programs approved in Texas.
PLI is an Accredited Sponsor with the State Bar of Texas. Providers are required to submit applications for each program.
Select PLI programs offer CLE credit in Texas Board of Legal Specialization areas. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Attendance Reporting: PLI reports attendance to the State Bar of Texas.