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When is the California MCLE Compliance Deadline?

Compliance Groups

Compliance Deadline

Group 1: A-G
25 hours by February 1, 2016
(maximum of 12.5 hours self-study)
Group 3: N-Z
25 hours by February 1, 2017
(maximum of 12.5 hours self-study)
Group 2: H-M
25 hours by February 1, 2018
(maximum of 12.5 hours self-study)

How many CLE credits do I need to fulfill MCLE requirements?

  • 25 hours
  • Members of the California Bar must fulfill at least one-half of their MCLE requirement with activities approved for "participatory" * MCLE credit.
  • Special Requirements within the total hours required (may be taken as participatory or self-study):
    • Legal Ethics: 4 hours (required)
    • Competence Issues (Formerly Detection/Prevention of Substance Abuse or Mental Illness): 1 hour (required)
    • Elimination of Bias in the Legal Profession: 1 hour (required)
  • * CEB's On Demand programs count for participatory credit.

For more details, go to the State Bar of California MCLE Requirements page.

How do I keep track of my MCLE hours?

CEB tracks all of your hours earned with us on a handy summary form. You can also keep track of hours earned with other MCLE providers. To access this handy tool, just click on MyCEB on the top right of any web page, and sign in using your user ID and password. On the left column, under My Information, click on MCLE Summary. Or, contact CEB Customer Service at 1-800-232-3444, 7:30am to 5:00pm (PT), M-F.

What programs does CEB offer to help me fulfill my requirements?

See our live and On Demand offerings on our website.

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