CLE Requirements and Compliance Information

What is Arizona's CLE requirement?

15 hours each year, including 3 hours of professional responsibility.

When is my deadline?

Arizona attorneys must complete their CLE requirement by June 30th each year.

How do I report my CLE compliance?

Attorneys must file an affidavit certifying their compliance by September 15th each year. You can do this online here:

What if I'm a newly admitted attorney?

New attorneys admitted during the first half of an educational year (July to December) have a reduced requirement of 10 total hours, of which 2 must be professional responsibility. Attorneys admitted during the second half of the year have no CLE requirement for that year.

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

Unless you are a newly admitted attorney, any Arizona attorney who is active on June 30th must complete the entire CLE requirement by that date.

What if I don't comply by my deadline?

CLE can be completed after June 30th, and an affidavit can be filed after September 15th. However, the attorney will be subject to late fees as annotated in Rule 45(d), Ariz. R. Sup. Ct. The fee scale can be found here: If the MCLE requirements are not met by December 15, summary suspension may result.

How are CLE credit hours calculated?

Under Regulation 104, credits are calculated by dividing the total minutes of instruction by 60 and rounding down to the nearest quarter.

Can I carry over extra credit hours?

Yes. 15 hours of CLE credit, including three professional responsibility hours, can be carried forward to the next reporting period.

Are LexVid programs interactive?

Yes! All of our on-demand programs are considered interactive in Arizona. That means you can fulfill your entire MCLE requirement right here!

Can I earn self-study credits?

All LexVid courses are interactive. However, you can earn up to a maximum of 5 self-study credits each year.

How can I contact my state's CLE board?

Arizona State Bar Association
Phone: 866-48-AZBAR

What if I have more questions?

Shoot us an email at or give us a call at 1-877-327-1226. We look forward to hearing from you!