An accredited sponsor:
A sponsor applicant must:
Each application will be reviewed by the Executive Secretary. If approved, status as an accredited sponsor is effective for one calendar year and may be renewed annually by submitting the required fee and annual report and complying with all applicable rules, regulations, and procedures.
An accredited sponsor must comply with all the regulations of APR 11 Regulation 105 and all other applicable rules and regulations. These include, but are not limited to, the following:
Accredited sponsors must submit courses for Washington State accreditation using the online MCLE system Form 1s. If this is your first time using the online MCLE system, follow the procedures below:
For further assistance, contact our Service Center at 206-443- WSBA (9722), 800-945-WSBA (9722), or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Accredited sponsors must ensure that they meet all the requirements listed below:
Accredited sponsors must submit attorney attendance reports within 30 days after each event in the format and medium required by the MCLE Board. (Reg. 105 (b)(3))
Accredited Sponsor Status
Initial application fee
Renewal fee (annual)
Form 1 Fees
Submitted through the MCLE online system
Late submission penalty (less than one day prior to the event)
Late duplicate Form 1 submission penalty (submitted less than one day prior to the repetition of the original event)
Late AV Form 1 submission penalty (submitted less than one day prior to making the course available to lawyers)
The MCLE Board may revoke an organization's accredited sponsor status for repeated failure to correctly award credit for courses, failure to pay the annual accredited sponsor fee, or for failure to comply with accredited sponsor reporting or other requirements. (Regulation 105(a)(5))
Any discrepancy or conflict between the information provided here and the rules and regulations set by the Washington State Supreme Court, or the bylaws and policies of the Washington State Bar Association, is unintentional and will be resolved in favor of strict compliance with the rules, regulations, bylaws and policies.
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