Alabama CLE Requirements

Whether you’re an experienced or newly admitted Alabama attorney, here’s what you need to be in the know about the AL CLE rules and how to get your Alabama CLE Requirements fulfilled with a Knowledge Group CLE Bundle.

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Alabama CLE Requirements: All attorneys admitted to practice in Alabama shall complete twelve (12) credit hours of continuing legal education including at least one (1) credit hour of ethics or professionalism.

Compliance Deadline: December 31

Reporting Deadline: February 15

Compliance Cycle: Annual

Approval of Programs: The Knowledge Group does not automatically submit CLE application for all our programs in Alabama. Attendees seeking approved credits should send an email to [email protected] for more information.

Program Format: The Knowledge Group LIVE Webcasts qualify as live programs in Alabama. There is no limit to the number of credits an Alabama attorney can earn via live programs. View our list of LIVE Webcasts

The Knowledge Group Recorded Webcasts qualify as online Alabama CLE credits. Attorneys are limited to six (6) credit hours of online programs per reporting period. View our list of Recorded Webcasts

Reporting Procedure: The Knowledge Group submits attendance report for approved courses to Alabama Bar.

For Newly Admitted Attorneys: Newly-admitted attorneys in the state of Alabama are exempt until the end of the calendar year in which they are admitted.

COVID-19 Update: The Alabama State Bar MCLE Commission has extended its suspension of MCLE Regulation 3.1 through Dec. 31, 2021. This accommodation allows Alabama attorneys the flexibility of satisfying their full annual CLE requirement (12 hours, including 1 ethics hour) with approved on-demand and/or virtual courses.

For more information regarding Al CLE Requirements, contact

Alabama State Bar

Alabama CLE Requirements
415 Dexter Avenue
Montgomery, AL 36104
Phone: (334) 269-1515
Email: [email protected]