CLE Requirements by State

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Virginia

CLE Requirements 12 credits per reporting year, including 2 credits in legal ethics.

Beginning November 1, 2010 attorneys are limited to 8 credits per compliance year for prerecorded delivery. VA reporting year runs from November 1 to successive October 31.
Compliance Date: Attorneys must earn the required credit amount by October 31 of reporting year.

Reporting Deadline: Attorneys must certify completion of the required MCLE credits for the preceding reporting year by December 15.
Delivery Format ALI CLE Accreditation Status
In-Person Courses ALI CLE accredits live courses for Virginia CLE credit on a course-by-course basis.
Live Webcasts Approved provider; ALI CLE accredits live webcast courses for Virginia CLE credit on a course-by-course basis.
On-Demand (Online) Approved provider; ALI CLE accredits on-demand courses for Virginia CLE credit on a course-by-course basis. A maximum of 8 credits may be satisfied in this format. NOTE: All on-demand courses expire at midnight October 31 each year but may be renewed for CLE credit upon request.
Telephone Seminars Approved provider; ALI CLE accredits live telephone seminars for Virginia CLE credit on a course-by-course basis.
Video Broadcast Replays Approved provider; ALI CLE accredits pre-recorded audio/video programming for Virginia CLE credit on a course-by-course basis. A maximum of 8 credits may be satisfied in this format.
Self-Study Format not approved by the Virginia State Bar.
Reporting ALI CLE will provide the proper Virginia-specific form upon completion of any course in any delivery method. Virginia attorneys are responsible for sending the form to the Virginia State Bar or reporting earned credits online at http://www.vsb.org
Hour Calculations 60 minutes = 1 credit, rounded down to nearest half-hour; no pervasive ethics
CLE Board Contact Information Mr. Demetrios Melis
Director of MCLE
Virginia State Bar
707 E. Main Street, Suite 1500
Richmond, VA 23219-2800
804-775-0577
504-775-0544 Fax
dmelis@vsb.org
Special Notes Attorneys seeking information not provided on this page in regard to state regulations and limitations for alternative delivery formats should contact the state’s accreditation organization.
The selected state is not a mandatory MCLE state.
There are no MCLE requirements for this state.