California CLE Requirements

California Approved Provider Number #16016


California Veteran CLE Requirement

Total CLE Requirements:

For compliance groups who must report for the period ending on January 31, 2023, and thereafter 

Rule 2.72 of the Rules of the State Bar of California, which addresses attorney MCLE requirements, was recently amended. Below is a breakdown of the credits required on and after January 1, 2022:

  • Half of the 25 MCLE hours must be in activities approved for what is called participatory MCLE credit.
  • No more than 12.5 hours can be for self-study
  • Other special requirements:
    • At least four hours of legal ethics
    • At least one hour on competence issues
    • At least two hours dealing with elimination of bias. Of the two hours, at least one hour must focus on implicit bias and the promotion of bias-reducing strategies.


State Contact Info:

The State Bar of California
180 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
(t) 1-888-800-3400