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|MCLE Requirements||15 credits per year including 3 credits in professional responsibility including ethics, professionalism, malpractice prevention, substance abuse, stress management, attorneys' fees, and client development.
Compliance Date: Attorneys must earn the required credit amount by June 30th, the end of the educational year (July 1-June 30).
Reporting Deadline: By the following September 15th, attorneys must certify completion of required MCLE credits via online or hardcopy affidavit.
|Delivery Format||ALI CLE Accreditation Status|
|Live Courses||The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. ALI CLE courses may qualify for varying numbers of CLE credit, including professional responsibility credit. Please contact TeamMCLE@ali-cle.org regarding possible hours available for specific programs.|
|Live Webcasts||Allowed as interactive CLE credit|
|On-Demand (Online)||Allowed as interactive CLE credit|
|Telephone Seminars||Allowed as self-study credit; maximum of 5 credit hours per compliance period|
|Video Broadcast Replays||Allowed as interactive CLE credit|
|CD-ROM||Allowed as self-study credit; maximum of 5 credit hours per compliance period|
|Self Study||Allowed; Verification of Self-study would include the purchase or rental agreement, if applicable, notes made while viewing or listening, and file notes establishing the date of self-study, name and sponsor of the program.|
|In-House Programs||Minimum 5 attorneys; allowed as interactive CLE credit|
|Reporting||Attorneys report credit to the Arizona MCLE Committee by Affidavit containing at minimum:
1) Name, address, and attorney number
2)The period of time for which the Affidavit is being filed
3) An oath or affirmation that the attorney has read and fulfilled the MCLE requirements pursuant to the Rule for the educational reporting period covered by the Affidavit.
|Hour Calculations||Interactive: Divide total number of minutes of instruction or participation by 60 and round down to nearest quarter hour; do not include breaks.
Self-study: Credit hours earned by self-study of CLE program materials shall be equal to the hours of presentation of the seminar on which the materials are based, or the actual time spent in Self-study, whichever is less.
|CLE Board Contact Information||Ms. Carolyn de Looper
State Bar of Arizona
4201 N. 24th Street Ste 200
Phoenix, AZ 85016-6266
|Special Notes||Arizona does not certify courses. Arizona lawyers are required to independently review Arizona regulations and make their own determination that it qualifies for credit towards their MCLE requirements.
Attorneys seeking information not provided on this page in regard to state regulations and limitations for alternative delivery formats should contact the State Bar of Arizona.