Forty-five credit hours every 3 years - including a minimum of 6 hours of legal ethics and 15 hours of law & legal procedures.
All 45 credit hours. To see a list of MCLE courses offered in Washington please click the following link: Washington Course List.
Yes, LLLTs (Limited License Legal Technicians) and LPOs (Limited Practice Officers) may complete MCLE courses that have been approved for MCLE credit in Washington. LLLTs and LPOs must complete 30 credit hours each 3 year compliance period.
Attorney Credits is an Accredited Sponsor of MCLE in Washington. All of our online and downloadable MCLE courses have been approved for MCLE credit by the Washington State Bar Association.
Reporting Cycle: 3 years
Compliance Deadlines: December 31
Reporting Deadline: February 1
There are no special requirements for newly admitted attorneys. Please note that newly admitted attorneys are exempt from the MCLE requirement for the calendar year of admission.
Yes, a maximum of 15 carryover hours can be carried over to the next reporting period, including 2 hours of legal ethics.
No, Washington attorneys monitor their own progress and verify their own completion once the course has been completed.
No. Attorney Credits does not report your completed courses to the Washington MCLE Board. Washington attorneys are required to self-report their hours. We do maintain a record of all your completed courses and you can access your certificates of completion at anytime from our website.
You can self-report your MCLE hours and review your MCLE transcript on the Washington State Bar Association website: http://www.mywsba.org.
Each Washington attorney must submit an MCLE compliance certification form by February 1 following the end of the lawyer's three-year reporting period.
For more information about MCLE in Washington, please call the WSBA Service Center at 800-945-WSBA (9722) or visit the Washington MCLE webpage: http://www.wsba.org/Licensing-and-Lawyer-Conduct/MCLE.
You may also contact Attorney Credits by phone. For further assistance and information about the Washington MCLE requirement, please call our Support Center at (760) 434-1885.
Total MCLE Credits Required: 45
Total Online Credits Allowed: 45
Legal Ethics OR Professional Responsibility - Minimum Credit Hours Per Cycle: 6
Reporting Cycle: 3 years
Compliance Deadline: 31-Dec
Reporting Deadline: 1-Feb
Attorney Credits makes completing your mandatory Washington CLE convenient, affordable and easy! With Attorney Credits' convenient website and on-demand programming, you can complete your Washington CLE courses at your own pace from desktop & laptop computers, tablets or smartphones in the following media formats: streaming video, MP3 download, Video Download, USB and MP3 Player. Attorney Credits is an Approved CLE Provider in Washington and all our CLE courses have been approved by the WSBA (Washington State Bar Association). Washington attorneys may satisfy all 45 hours of the CLE requirement on-demand through Attorney Credits' online and offline CLE courses, including the Washington specialty CLE requirement.
Washington attorneys must complete 45 CLE hours each compliance period, including 6 hours of legal ethics and 15 hours of law and legal procedure hours. WSBA members are divided into 3 reporting groups based on the year of admission and the deadline for reporting mandatory WA CLE compliance is February 1. You may complete all 45 WA CLE hours by completing online & downloadable CLE courses. A maximum of 15 hours can be carried over to the next reporting period, including 2 hours of legal ethics. Attorney Credits includes high-quality written materials containing practice documents, case law, statutes and commentary along with every audio and video WA CLE course.