Arizona attorneys have annual CLE requirements as part of the mandatory Arizona MCLE requirement. During the compliance period, each Arizona lawyer must complete a total of 15 credit hours of Arizona CLE, including at least 3 credit hours of professional responsibility or legal ethics. The annual AZ CLE compliance period for Arizona attorneys runs from July 1 to the following June 30.
Arizona CLE Compliance & Reporting
- Reporting Cycle: Annual
- Compliance Deadline: June 30
- Reporting Deadline: September 15
Arizona attorneys are also required to report completion of their AZ MCLE requirement each year by September 15. Arizona lawyers must submit proof of completing their AZ MCLE requirements annually on a form provided by the State Bar of Arizona. Alternatively, Arizona attorneys may also use the blank affidavit that’s located in the Arizona Attorney magazine issued in mid-August to report compliance with the Arizona MCLE requirements.
When is the Arizona CLE affidavit due?
Unless exempted, Arizona attorneys must file the CLE affidavit annually by September 15.
Please be aware that the State Bar of Arizona does not certify CLE providers nor courses. However, Attorney Credits is a national provider of CLE and currently offers CLE courses in 48 states. We are Approved Providers of CLE in a number of main states including California, Illinois and Texas. Arizona attorneys have also completed thousands of CLE credit hours through Attorney Credits by completing our interactive online and offline CLE courses. For more information about CLE in Arizona please click here: AZ CLE.
 The online electronic affidavit is made available on the State Bar of Arizona website beginning in July.