Under the CA MCLE Rules, California attorneys are required to complete 25 hours CA MCLE every 3 years. Of those 25 required CA CLE hours, attorneys must complete at least 12.5 hours for participatory credit. OR put another way you CANNOT complete more than 12.5 hours of self-study credit.
CA MCLE Requirement – Specialty Credits
- 4 Legal Ethics
- 1 Competence Issues
- 1 Elimination of Bias
California attorneys must also complete certain 6 hours of certain specialty credits. Each three year compliance period California attorneys must complete 4 hours of Legal Ethics, 1 hour of Competence Issues, 1 hour of Elimination of Bias. Please note that California attorneys in Group 2 (Last Names H-M) must report MCLE compliance by February 1. For more information about California please click here: CA CLE.