Attorneys in Washington State are required to earn 45 CLE credits every three years. The good news is that you don’t have to leave your office to garner the Washington CLE credits you need.
Lorman Education Services — a leading provider of convenient, affordable continuing education programs for over 35 years — can bring the classroom to you. We offer a wide range of online Washington CLE courses that take the hassle out of staying current and compliant.
Find the Washington CLE Approved Courses That Meet Your Needs and Interests
Choose from a wide variety of Washington CLE approved courses covering a diverse spectrum of contemporary legal topics. We’ve partnered with hundreds of leading accrediting agencies to offer the best selection of programs available anywhere.
You can have confidence in the quality of our learning materials. Our esteemed faculty, consisting of subject-matter experts in specific areas of the law, prepare each course. You won’t waste precious time learning information that you don’t actually need.
45 hours per reporting period (3years)
Deadline: December 31
6 hours of ethics and professional responsibility
15 hours of law and legal procedure
*As of 9/1/2022, at least 1 of the ethics credits must be in Equity, Inclusion, and the Mitigation of both implicit and explicit bias in the legal profession and the practice of law
February 1 - There are 3 compliance groups. Attorneys are assigned to groups in a consecutive manner based upon their year of admission
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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 A/V ( 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.
Lorman Education Services will report attendance to the Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for live programs (in-person programs, webinars, and teleconferences) within 30 days after the program as long as credit is requested and your bar number provided. Lorman Education Services does not report attendance for recorded programs but will provide you a certificate with the course number and information needed to self-report.
The CLE/CEU content on this page is designed for informational purposes only.
Please contact your state regulatory board for questions about your specific CLE requirements
Washington State Board of CLE
Enjoy the Benefits of Completing Your Requirements for Washington CLE Online
Speaking of time, you’ll able to save plenty of it by fulfilling your Washington CLE requirements online instead of traveling to seminars. Our live virtual presentations give you immediate access to relevant information in real-time.
You can also take on-demand courses at your convenience. On-demand programs are available around the clock. Simply log in whenever your busy schedule allows. On-demand formats include:
- Video and audio recordings
- Slide deck presentations
- Many others
Choose the format that best suits your learning style.
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Please browse our current inventory of Washington CLE approved courses and feel free to contact us for additional information.