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Arizona CLE: September 15 CLE Reporting Deadline

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.[1] 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.

[1] The online electronic affidavit is made available on the State Bar of Arizona website beginning in July.

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Arizona MCLE: Complete 15 AZ CLE Hours by JUNE 30

Time is running out for Arizona attorneys! Arizona attorneys need to complete the required 15 AZ CLE hours by June 30. Arizona attorneys must also complete 3 ethics hours each annual compliance period.

Arizona CLE Deadline

  • June 30

And Arizona attorneys can rest easy — you don’t have to worry about our CLE courses being accepted for CLE credit. We are Approved CLE Providers in many of the 48 states where we offer CLE and we recently surpassed the 1 million courses completed. For more information about Arizona CLE please click here: AZ CLE.

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AZ CLE: Arizona MCLE Reporting

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Arizona attorneys are required to report completion of the required 15 AZ CLE credits each year. Arizona lawyers must submit proof of completing their AZ MCLE requirements each year on a form provided by the State Bar of Arizona.[1] 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.

Arizona CLE Reporting

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. Attorney Credits is a national provider of CLE and currently offers thousands of CLE courses in 48 states.[1] We are Approved Providers of CLE in a number of main states including California, Illinois and Texas. Arizona attorneys have also completed thousands of AZ CLE through Attorney Credits by completing our interactive online and offline CLE courses. For more information about CLE in Arizona please click here: AZ CLE.

[1] Reporting Cycle: Annual, Compliance Deadline: June 30, Reporting Deadline: September 15

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Arizona MCLE: What Qualifies for Interactive or Self-Study for Online CLE Courses

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Arizona attorneys must complete 15 AZ CLE credit hours each annual MCLE compliance period. To complete the 15 credit hour Arizona MCLE requirement, Arizona attorneys must also make sure to complete at least 3 credit hours of Professional Responsibility. Arizona attorneys may complete all 15 hours through online CLE courses as long as the courses are “interactive.”

Interactive Online AZ MCLE

Where the order of presentation or the content of the course material is dependent on the attorney’s response and the attorney has an opportunity to respond to prompts initiated by the faculty or placed within the course material, it is considered to be interactive.[1]

All of Attorney Credits’ online and downloadable CLE courses offered in Arizona are considered interactive.  For online AZ CLE programs we utilize randomly inserted verification prompts that appear during the online video to monitor your participation. For downloadable audio and video CLE courses we use number codes embedded in the course to verify your participation and completion of the course. These are both accepted methods for interactivity in Arizona. For more information about CLE in Arizona please click here: AZ CLE.

[1] Frequently Asked Questions About MCLE in Arizona

http://www.azbar.org/cleandmcle/mcle/frequentlyaskedquestionsaboutmcleinarizona/

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Arizona CLE: 15 Credit Hours by June 30

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Arizona attorneys must complete at least fifteen (15) AZ MCLE credit hours annually, including 3 credit hours of legal ethics. The annual Arizona MCLE compliance period begins on July 1 and ends on June 30th. The CLE reporting deadline in Arizona is September 15.[1]

Arizona MCLE compliance & Reporting

  • Reporting Cycle
    • Annual
  • Required Hours
    • 15
  • Compliance Deadline
    • June 30
  • Reporting Deadline
    • September 15

Please note that the State Bar of Arizona does not certify CLE courses or CLE providers. Arizona attorneys must independently review the AZ MCLE Rules and make their own determination that a CLE course or CLE provider qualifies for CLE credit towards the Arizona MCLE requirements.[2] We offer CLE in over 48 and Arizona attorneys have been taking our CLE courses for years without issue. For more information about CLE in Arizona please click here: AZ CLE.

[1] Arizona attorneys must file MCLE affidavits by September 15 of each year to report compliance. The online electronic affidavit is available in mid-July. An alternative option to report compliance is to print off a blank affidavit from the State Bar of Arizona website, complete and mail it.

[2] Arizona CLE Regulation 104(A) contains the standards that apply to CLE courses and CLE providers that delineate whether a CLE course will qualify for CLE credit in Arizona.

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AZ CLE: The Arizona CLE Deadline is June 30

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Arizona attorneys must complete 15 AZ CLE credit hours each annual compliance period. Arizona attorneys must make also sure to complete at least 3 credit hours of Professional Responsibility as part of the annual Arizona CLE requirement.

Arizona CLE Compliance & Reporting

  • Reporting Cycle: Annual
  • Compliance Deadline: June 30
  • Reporting Deadline: September 15

The annual AZ CLE compliance period for Arizona lawyers runs from July 1 to the following June 30. That means that Arizona attorneys need to complete the required 15 CLE credit hours by June 30. Arizona attorneys are also required to report completion of their AZ MCLE requirement each year by September 15.[1]

Interactive AZ CLE

Attorney Credits’ online and offline CLE courses offered in Arizona are considered “interactive” under the Arizona MCLE Rules.

One last key point to be aware of – the State Bar of Arizona does not certify CLE courses or CLE Providers.  However, Attorney Credits has helped hundreds of Arizona attorneys remain compliant with their AZ CLE requirement with our interactive online and offline AZ CLE courses.[2] For more information about CLE in Arizona please click here: AZ CLE.

[1] Arizona attorneys must submit proof of completion their AZ MCLE requirements annually on a form provided by the State Bar of Arizona. The online electronic affidavit is made available on the State Bar of Arizona website beginning in July. Arizona attorneys may also report compliance by using the blank affidavit that’s located in the Arizona Attorney magazine issued in mid-August.

[2] 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 states including California, Illinois, New York and Texas. Arizona attorneys have also completed thousands of CLE credit hours through Attorney Credits by completing our

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Arizona CLE: June 30 MCLE Deadline

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Like most attorneys around the country, attorneys admitted to the State Bar of Arizona have annual CLE requirements that include reporting AZ MCLE compliance. For Arizona attorneys, the educational cycle runs from July 1 to the following June 30. Unless exempted, a total of 15 hours of CLE must be completed by June, including a minimum of three hours of professional responsibility.[1]

Required Arizona CLE Hours

A total of 15 credit hours, including 3 credit hours if Professional Responsibility.  The 15 mandatory AZ CLE credit hours must be completed by June 30.

In addition, Arizona attorneys have annual MCLE reporting requirements. In order to properly report MCLE compliance, Arizona lawyers must submit proof of AZ MCLE compliance each year on a form provided by the State Bar of Arizona. This affidavit must be filed by September 15 of each year unless a valid exemption applies. Online filing is available beginning in mid-July through the State Bar of Arizona website.[2]

AZ CLE Course Approval

The State Bar of Arizona does not certify CLE courses or CLE providers. Arizona Attorneys are required to independently review the Arizona MCLE Regulations and make their own determination that it will qualify for CLE credit towards their MCLE requirements. MCLE Regulation 104(A) identifies the standards to apply when making this determination – interactivity is a key factor for online CLE courses.[3]

Arizona does not certify CLE courses or CLE Providers. However, Attorney Credits offers CLE courses in over 40 states across the country and due to our strong track record we are Approved CLE Providers in a number of states across the country. We have also had Arizona attorneys complete thousands of CLE courses by completing our online and downloadable CLE courses. You can access more information about MCLE in Arizona by clicking here: AZ CLE.

[1] For more information please visit the State Bar of Arizona MCLE webpage:

http://www.azbar.org/MCLE

[2] A blank affidavit is provided in the September edition of the Arizona Attorney magazine that is issued in mid-August.

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Arizona CLE: 15 Online CLE Credits Allowed Annually

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As part of the Arizona MCLE (Minimum Continuing Legal Education) requirement Arizona attorneys must complete 15 AZ CLE credit hours each annual compliance period. As part of this 15 credit AZ CLE requirement, Arizona attorneys must make sure to complete at least 3 credit hours of Professional Responsibility.

Arizona MCLE Compliance Requirements

  • Reporting Cycle: Annual
  • Required Credit Hours: 15
  • Online Credits Hours Allowed: 15

One bright spot for Arizona attorneys – all 15 required Arizona CLE credit hours may be completed by taking online and downloadable CLE course. One key requirement for online CLE courses in Arizona is that the program must be considered interactive. All of Attorney Credits’ online and offline CLE courses offered in Arizona are considered interactive.  For online AZ CLE programs we utilize randomly inserted verification prompts that appear during the online video to monitor your participation. For offline CLE courses we use number codes embedded in the course to verify your participation and completion of the course. These are both accepted methods for interactivity in Arizona.

What qualifies for interactive or self-study credit for an online CLE program?[1]

Where the order of presentation or the content of the course material is dependent on the attorney’s response and the attorney has an opportunity to respond to prompts initiated by the faculty or placed within the course material, it is considered to be interactive. All of the State Bar’s Online Programs are considered interactive.

PLEASE NOTE that Arizona does not certify CLE courses or CLE Providers. However, Attorney Credits offers CLE courses in over 40 states across the country and we are Approved Providers of CLE in a number of states. We have also had hundreds of Arizona attorneys complete thousands of CLE courses by completing our online and offline CLE courses. For more information about CLE in Arizona please click here: AZ CLE.

[1] Frequently Asked Questions About MCLE in Arizona

http://www.azbar.org/cleandmcle/mcle/frequentlyaskedquestionsaboutmcleinarizona

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Arizona CLE: 3 Required Legal Ethics Annually

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Attorneys licensed to practice law in the state of Arizona have CLE requirements as part of the mandatory Arizona MCLE requirement. The CLE compliance period for Arizona attorneys starts on July 1 and runs to the following June 30. During the Arizona CLE compliance period, each attorney licensed to practice law in Arizona must complete a total of 15 credit hours of Arizona CLE.

Arizona CLE Compliance & Reporting Requirements

  • Reporting Cycle: Annual
  • Compliance Deadline: June 30
  • Reporting Deadline: September 15
  • Total Units Required: 15 credit hours
  • Required Ethics: 3 credit hours

As part of the 15 credit hour annual AZ CLE requirement, Arizona attorneys must also complete professional responsibility credits. Every year attorneys in Arizona must complete at least 3 credit hours of professional responsibility or legal ethics. In addition, attorneys that are newly admitted to the State Bar of Arizona and are required to attend the Arizona State Bar’s professionalism course within the first year of admission or registration.[1]

At least 15 hours of CLE are required each year, of which at least three hours must be professional responsibility.[2]

Please be advised that the State Bar of Arizona does not certify CLE courses or CLE Providers. Attorney Credits is a national provider of CLE and currently offers CLE courses in over 30 states. We are Approved Providers of CLE in a number of main states including California, Illinois, New York and Texas. In addition, Arizona attorneys have also completed thousands of CLE credit hours through Attorney Credits website by completing our interactive online and offline CLE courses. For more information about CLE in Arizona please click here: AZ CLE.

[1] Mandatory Professionalism Course

http://www.azbar.org/cleandmcle/mcle/mandatoryprofessionalismcourse

[2] CLE Sponsors/Provider Information

http://www.azbar.org/cleandmcle/mcle/clesponsorsproviderinformation

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AZ CLE: 15 Online CLE Credit Hours Annually

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Attorneys licensed to practice law in the state of Arizona have mandatory CLE requirements.  During the Arizona CLE compliance period, each Arizona attorney must complete a total of 15 credit hours of AZ CLE, including a minimum of 3 credit hours of professional responsibility or legal ethics.  The AZ CLE compliance period runs from July 1 to the following June 30.

Arizona CLE Compliance & Reporting Requirements

  • Reporting Cycle: Annual
  • Compliance Deadline: June 30
  • Reporting Deadline: September 15

Arizona attorneys may complete all 15 required credit hours through online CLE courses.  However, please note that the State Bar of Arizona does not certify CLE courses or CLE providers.  Arizona attorneys must decide if a CLE course will be considered for CLE credit under the CLE Rules of Arizona, specifically Arizona MCLE Regulation 104(a).[1]  For an online AZ CLE programs to qualify for CLE credit, the key is that the course must be considered interactive.

For online programs, what qualifies for interactive or self-study?[2]

Where the order of presentation or the content of the course material is dependent on the attorney’s response and the attorney has an opportunity to respond to prompts initiated by the faculty or placed within the course material, it is considered to be interactive.

All of Attorney Credits’ Arizona CLE courses are considered interactive under the Arizona MCLE Rules and Regulations.  For online AZ CLE programs we use verification prompts that are randomly inserted during the course of the online course to monitor your participation.  For offline CLE courses we use number codes embedded in the course to verify your participation and course completion.  For further information about the mandatory Arizona CLE program please click the following link: AZ CLE.

[1]See: MCLE Regulation 104(a).[2]

http://www.azbar.org/cleandmcle/mcle/mcleregulations

[2]Frequently Asked Questions About MCLE in Arizona

http://www.azbar.org/cleandmcle/mcle/frequentlyaskedquestionsaboutmcleinarizona

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