Understanding the California CLE Requirement
Total CLE Requirement:
25 credit hours every three years
All credits may be completed online. All TRTCLE courses are approved as participatory credits.
19 hours General
4 hours Legal Ethics
1 hour Competence Issues
1 hour Recognition and Elimination of Bias in the Legal Profession and Society
Group 1 (A-G)
Group 2 (H-M)
Group 3 (N-Z)
Attorneys with last names beginning with A-G.
Compliance period: 2/1/19 - 1/31/22
Attorneys with last names beginning with H-M.
Compliance period: 2/1/18 - 1/31/21
Attorneys with last names beginning with N-Z.
Compliance period: 2/1/17 - 1/31/20
Attorneys are required to complete their MCLE requirements by the end of their compliance group's deadline.
Group 1: Feb. 1, 2022
Group 2: Feb., 1, 2021
Group 3: Feb., 3, 2020
Newly Admitted Requirement:
New admittees may be subject to a proportional requirement based on their date of admission. Click here to calculate your newly admitted requirement.
State Contact Information:
Office of Certification
State Bar of California
180 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94105-1639
- (T) (415) 538-2000
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