The State Bar of California offers various options for self-study and participatory activities that are approved for MCLE (minimum continuing legal education) credit. Specific credit information varies and is identified in each individual activity.
Participatory CLE Credit
The Sections offer ongoing opportunities for continuing legal education credit:
State Bar Online CLE for Participatory Credit — View Section programs over the internet for participatory MCLE credit. Our catalog contains hundreds of hours of online CLE, including a wide array of programming by California attorneys for California attorneys. The MCLE subfields are also represented, with more than 100 programs offering credit in Legal Ethics, Recognition and Elimination of Bias in the Legal Profession and Society, and Competency Issues.
Self-Study CLE Credit
State Bar Sections Online CLE Articles — Online articles from Section publications are available for self-study MCLE credit. Each article is worth 1 hour of self-study credit. Read an article and then take a 20-question quiz. The price is $15 per article. The answers and justifications are available immediately upon submitting the quiz. Earn up to 12.5 hours of self-study credit per reporting period.
California Bar Journal MCLE test — The State Bar offers low-cost self-study activities that are approved for MCLE credit. The price is $25 per article. The State Bar certifies that each of the activities conforms to the standards for approved education activities prescribed by the rules and regulations of The State Bar of California governing minimum continuing legal education.
For participants with special needs, please contact the State Bar of California, Office of Meeting Services at 415-538-2210.