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Pennsylvania CLE Requirements

Pennsylvania's Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Requirement:
The State Bar of Pennsylvania requires attorneys to complete 12 Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit hours every year. The 12 PA CLE hours must include 2 hours of legal ethics. Of those 12 credits, at least 6 credits must be live (webcast, or in-person) and up to 6 credits may be taken with online with on-demand programs (including the 2 required ethics credits).

Pennsylvania CLE Deadline:
Pennsylvania's State Bar permanently assigns attorneys into 1 of 3 compliance groups, which are chosen randomly by their lawyer ID number. The yearly compliance deadlines for these groups are:

   Group 1 
   Compliance Deadline: April 30th, each Year

   Group 2
   Compliance Deadline: August 31st, each Year

   Group 3 
   Compliance Deadline: December 31st, each Year

State Bar of Pennsylvania Accredited CLE Providers:
LexVid is an accredited Pennsylvania CLE provider by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board.

LexVid PA Accredited Provider #: 6433

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Frequently Asked Questions about Pennsylvania CLE Compliance

How do I report my Pennsylvania CLE compliance?

What if I'm a newly admitted attorney in Pennsylvania?

What if I've been inactive or exempt for part of my Pennsylvania CLE cycle?


What if I don't comply by my Pennsylvania CLE deadline?

What if I take a CLE course outside of the state of Pennsylvania?

How are Pennsylvania CLE credit hours calculated?

Can I carry over extra Pennsylvania CLE credit hours?

How can I contact the Pennsylvania State CLE board?
Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board
Pennsylvania Judicial Center
  601 Commonwealth Ave., Suite 3400, PO Box 62495
  Harrisburg, PA 17106-2495
Phone: 800-497-2253
Fax: 717-231-3251

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