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MCLE Requirements 45 credits per 3-year compliance period including 6 credits in legal ethics.
WA attorneys are assigned to one of three Reporting Groups in an alternating 3-year cycle.

Compliance Date: Attorneys must earn the required credit amount by the final December 31 of their assigned 3-year compliance period.

Reporting Deadline: On or before February 1 following the close of their 3-year compliance period, attorneys must report completion of the requisite MCLE credits for that previous period.

Delivery Format ALI CLE Accreditation Status
Live Courses Approved
Live Webcasts Approved
On-Demand (Online) Approved
Telephone Seminars Approved
Video Broadcast Replays Approved
CD-ROM Approved
Self Study Approved
In-House Programs Yes; must have a minimum of 5 participants.
Reporting ALI CLE is required to submit credit earned by live, in-person or live webcast/telephone attendance; WA attorneys are required to report pre-recorded webcasts/telephone seminars or on-demand completion
Hour Calculations 60 minutes = 1 credit, rounded down to nearest quarter-hour
CLE Board Contact Information Ms. Melissa Skelton
MCLE Manager
Washington State Bar Association
1325 Fourth Avenue
Suite 600
Seattle, WA 98101-2539
206-727-8313 FAX
Special Notes As of 1/1/2016
Attorneys are required to earn 15 credits in black letter law
No credit caps on activities for earning credits
No requirement for "live" credit