Staying current on manadatory California CLE requirements while keeping up with the demands of a busy law practice can be a daunting challenge for any practicing attorney in the Golden State. Lorman Education Services offers the tools and resources you need to make the task so much easier. We offer convenient and cost-effective online California MCLE training programs that take the hassle out of staying up-to-date and compliant.
You’ll Find Thousands of California MCLE Training Programs
Lorman works closely with more than 600 accrediting agencies to offer a wide range of California CLE approved training resources. Earn California CLE credits by taking courses that cover relevant topics such as Bankruptcy Law, DOT Regulations, Limited Partnerships and many others. All course materials have been prepared by our capable faculty members who have extensive knowledge in specific aspects of California law.
Live Webinars or OnDemand
Earning your California MCLE credits can be done in a couple different ways. Choose to take our live webinars which are live presentations where you can not only earn CA MCLE but you get to ask live questions and interact with the faculty. You can also choose to earn your CA MCLE by taking one of our ondemand courses. Ondemand courses are recorded webinars that can be taken anytime with an internet connection. Choose to take the course in the comfort of your own office, home or favorite vacation spot. Earning CA MCLE online has never been easier.
CA MCLE State Requirements:
25 hours per reporting period (3years)
Deadline: January 31st
4 hours of Legal Ethics
1 hour of Competence Issues
1 hour in the Recognition and Elimination of Bias in the Legal Profession and Society
February 1 - California attorney membership is divided into 3 compliance groups by last name: Group 1 (A-G); Group 2 (H-M); and Group 3 (N-Z). Each group is up for compliance every 3 years.
60 minutes. Divide the total length of the program in minutes by 60 and round to the nearest quarter hour.
Limit on credit hours for self-study:
Attorneys must earn 12.5 credit hours through activities qualified for participatory credit (or one half of their proportional requirement). The remainder (up to 12.5 hours) can be earned through self-study.
Lorman provides certificates of attendance via email to all registered attendees for courses completed. If you request credit, you will receive the credit/CEU certificate. Otherwise a general certificate will be provided. Live webinar certificates are emailed generally within 2-3 weeks. Ondemand certificates should arrive within 1 business day upon submitting the signed CA Roster. For CA specific credit requests see "Attendance Reporting" below.
Attorneys are responsible for tracking their CLE credit and reporting compliance to the State Bar of California at the end of the reporting period as needed. Lorman live webinars and ondemand webinars are considered participatory. MP3 and audio courses are also considered participatory but ONLY if the CLE codes are provided (otherwise they are self-study). CA CLE certificates for completed courses are provided to all attendees upon completion as long as you have requested the credit and provided a signed copy of the CA attendance roster.
The CLE/CEU content on this page is designed for informational purposes only.
Please contact your state regulatory board for questions about your specific MCLE requirements
The State Bar of California
Additional MCLE/CEU Questions:
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CE Dept: 866-352-9540
We Offer Many Ways to Earn California CLE Credits Online
If you’ve always gained valuable insight from attending live California CLE seminars, then our live online webinars can be the perfect solution for you. You’ll learn from industry experts while getting the benefit of an immediate, real-time educational experience — but without the travel time and expense.
You can also log in to any of our on-demand training resources that are available around the clock for your convenience. Training materials can include on-demand webinars, informative whitepapers and reports, slide deck presentations and manuals.
Browse Our Current List of California CLE Courses
For more than 28 years, Lorman has helped over 1.4 million busy professionals stay compliant and get the training they need to advance their careers. We can do the same for you, too. Choose from our current listing of online California CLE programs and feel free to contact us for additional information.