Pennsylvania attorneys must complete 12 PA CLE hours each annual compliance period, including at least 2 hours of legal ethics. Pennsylvania attorneys that are in PA CLE Compliance Group 2 were required to complete their Pennsylvania CLE by August 31. If you are a Group 2 Pennsylvania attorney and you did not complete the required PA CLE by August 31 you will get a report of non-compliance from the PA CLE Board.
Late PA CLE Compliance
If you receive a report of non-compliance you must comply with the PA CLE Rules and Regulations within sixty (60) days from the date of the notice.
If you are a Group 2 attorney and you did not completed your Pennsylvania CLE requirement you have until October 31 to complete the required 12 PA CLE hours. An initial late compliance fee of $100 is also assessed if you did not complete the required PA CLE by the August 31 deadline date. If you remain out of compliance – by either not completing PA CLE hours or not paying late fees – your name will be submitted to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court on a Non-Compliant List. For more information about CLE in Pennsylvania please click here: PA CLE.
 Of the 12 required PA CLE hours, Pennsylvania attorneys may now complete 6 hours each year by completing computer based online and downloadable Pennsylvania CLE courses.
 If a Pennsylvania lawyer fails to comply under the CLE Rules and Regulations, the PA CLE Board will send the lawyer a report of non-compliance. The lawyer must, within sixty (60) days from the date of the notice, comply with the CLE Rules and Regulations. In addition, the lawyer must pay a late fee as required by the Board.
 In addition, the lawyer must pay a late fee as required by the Board.
 A second $100 late fee will be assessed if the PA CLE requirement is not completed within the 90 day period from the initial notice of non-compliance.
 The Court will issue an order to administrative suspend the licenses of those lawyers who do not comply with the PA MCLE requirement. When the order is issued, non-compliant lawyers are assessed a third $100 late fee.