You may not be Gov. Jerry Brown or state Attorney General
Kamala Harris, but you may be in a category of California attorneys who are not
required to complete MCLE hours. Find who’s who in defining who is exempt — and
A recent analysis of this year’s audit shows many attorneys
still make errors in MCLE compliance reports that could open them up to
sanctions or make them ineligible to practice. This colorful illustration
reveals what the most common mistake was and how many attorneys were referred
for discipline or placed on inactive status.
For many, the deadline for reporting the completion of the
Minimum Continuing Legal Education requirement comes the same day as the
deadline for paying fees for the 2014 State Bar annual membership: Feb. 3.
State Bar trustees have adopted new Minimum Continuing Legal
Education rules that aim to expand course options and improving their quality. The
revised MCLE rules also create a formal provider review system.
Can nontraditional or out-of-state courses count towards
CLE? What do I do if I lose my MCLE certificates? Find the answer to these and
other common questions in our list of Frequently Asked Questions.