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Attorney Credits State Information

State Provider Number: 13825

State MCLE Requirement

Total MCLE Credits Required: 25

Specialty Requirement

Elimination of Bias - Minimum Credit Hours Per Cycle: 1

Legal Ethics - Minimum Credit Hours Per Cycle: 4

Competence Issues - Minimum Credit Hours Per Cycle: 1

Compliance Requirements

Reporting Cycle: 3 years

Compliance Deadline: 31-Jan

Reporting Deadline: 1-Feb

State Rules

Group 1 (A-G) Period: 2/1/16 - 1/31/19 Deadline 2/1/2019.

Group 2 (H-M) Period: 2/1/15 - 1/31/18 Deadline 2/1/2018.

Group 3 (N-Z) Period: 2/1/14 - 1/31/17 Deadline 2/1/2017.

A maximum of 12.5 self-study credit hours are allowed.

In 2014 California changed the Substance Abuse requirement to Competence Issues. The requirement is still one (1) credit hour, only the name has changed.

Newly admitted California attorneys have a proportional requirement that is based on the number of months you are on Active status out of the possible 36 months of the compliance period.


Carryover Allowed: No

Number of Carryover Credits Allowed: N/A

State Regulatory Entity

Are Attorney Credits MCLE Course's Accepted?

Get all 25 required credits including sub fields online at Attorney Credits. We offer self study and participatory credit classes.

Additional Information

Attorney Credits is an Approved Provider by the State Bar of California to offer MCLE credits #13825

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The information above is deemed reliable and correct at the time of posting. Since state rules change, you should confirm all information by contacting the appropriate state regulatory entity.