MCLE Information for Licensed Legal Professionals

Lawyers, administrative law judges, and house counsels admitted under APR 8(f) must complete:

  • 45 approved MCLE credits in total every three years
  • At least 15 law and legal procedure credits
  • At least 6 ethics credits

Limited License Legal Technicians (LLLT) and Limited Practice Officers (LPO) must complete:

  • 30 approved MCLE credits in total every three years
  • At least 15 law and legal procedure credits
  • At least 6 ethics credits

Deadlines:

  • Earn credits by Dec. 31 of the third year of your reporting period.
  • Certify credits by Feb. 1 of the year following your reporting period.
You may carry over to the next reporting period up to 15 excess credits, including two ethics and professional responsibility credits.

MCLE Requirements for LLLTs  MCLE Requirements for LPOs


Determine your reporting period and reporting group.

Admission and Practice Rule 11

Application for approval of a CLE activity


CLE Tips:

Accessing Your MCLE Roster: Login to the MCLE Portal to access your MCLE roster.

Searching for Approved Courses: Use the “Find CLEs” link to find an approved live or recorded course to take.

Adding an Activity to Your Roster: Use the “Add an Activity” link to add an activity to your roster. Or complete and submit an application for approval of a CLE activity via email to mcle@wsba.org or by mail to our address at the bottom of the page.

Certifying by Comity for Lawyers Licensed in Oregon, Idaho, or Utah: Submit the following to the WSBA via MCLE portal or via mail to our address at the bottom of the page:

  • a Comity Certificate of Compliance from Oregon, Idaho or Utah
  • a $25 comity fee payable to the WSBA

Important Links:

Have Questions or Need Assistance?

Please contact an MCLE analyst at 206-733-5987 or mcle@wsba.org.


MCLE Portal for Lawyers

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Free Alternative Ways to Earn CLE Credit

Members of the Washington State Bar Association can earn credits for free via several methods under the recent update to Admission and Practice Rule 11.