California Continuing Legal Education(CLE) Courses

Find California MCLE Approved Live Webinars, Seminars, Online and Ondemand Courses.

Staying current on mandatory California MCLE 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 Hundreds of California MCLE Training Programs

Lorman Education Services works closely with with hundreds of accrediting agencies to offer a wide range of California MCLE approved training resources. Earn California MCLE 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

Special Requirement(s):
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

Reporting date: 
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.

Credit hour:
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 Education Services Certificates:
Lorman Education Services provides certificates of attendance for Live webinars via email to all registered attendees for courses completed.  If you request credit, you will receive the credit/CLE certificate.  Otherwise a general certificate will be provided.  Live webinar certificates are emailed generally within a week.   Ondemand certificates are available to download in your Lorman account dashboard, below Courses, within 15 minutes. For CA specific credit requests see "Attendance Reporting" below.

Attendance Reporting:
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 Education Services live webinars and ondemand courses are considered participatory. MP3 audio courses are also considered participatory but ONLY if the CLE codes are provided (otherwise they are self-study).

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
[email protected]

Additional MCLE/CEU Questions:
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CE Dept: 866-352-9540
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We Offer Many Ways to Earn California MCLE Credits Online

If you've always gained valuable insight from attending live California MCLE 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 MCLE Courses

For more than 35 years, Lorman Education Services has helped over 1.4 million 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 MCLE programs and feel free to contact us for additional information.

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