Virginia CLE Requirements

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

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Virginia CLE Requirements: All attorneys admitted to practice in Virginia shall complete twelve (12) credit hours of continuing legal education including at least two (2) credit hours of ethics/professionalism.

Compliance Deadline: October 31

Reporting Deadline: December 15

Compliance Cycle: Annual

Approval of Programs: The Knowledge Group does not automatically submit CLE application for all our programs in Virginia. 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 Virginia. There is no limit to the number of credits a Virginia attorney can earn via live programs. View our list of LIVE Webcasts.

The Knowledge Group Recorded Webcasts qualify as pre-recorded programs in Virginia. Attorneys are limited to eight (8) credit hours of self-study per reporting period. View our list of Recorded Webcasts.

VA CLE Reporting Procedure: Virginia attorneys must self-report their attendance through online certification at

Virginia CLE Requirements For Newly Admitted Attorneys: Newly-admitted attorneys in the state of Virginia are exempt from the MCLE requirement for the reporting period in which they are eligible to be licensed. Any MCLE credit earned after their notification of passing the bar exam and prior to October 31 of that same year can be carried over to the following reporting period.

For more information regarding VA CLE, contact Virginia State Bar at:

Virginia State Bar
8th and Main Bldg.
707 E. Main Street, Ste. 1500
Richmond, VA 23219-2800
Phone: (804) 775-0577
Email: [email protected]