MCLE (Mandatory Continuing Legal Education)

Active Bar members are required to earn 3 ethics credits, encouraged to earn 9 additional credits, and required to file an MCLE Report each year.

2017 MCLE Information

December 31, 2017 is the deadline for earning 2017 credits. February 1, 2018 is the deadline for filing 2017 MCLE Reports.  Inactive Bar members and 2017 admittees are exempt from MCLE requirements.

Still need to earn credits?  View the different ways to earn CLE credits

Already earned your credits for 2017?  Report credits online through your member portal!

MCLE Rule Information

Bar Rule 65 governs Bar member requirements and incentives, and approval of CLE courses, content, and activities.

Bar Rule 66 covers noncompliance with CLE requirements and suspension.

Bar Member Information

CLE Provider Information

CLEs in Alaska
All CLE programs which take place live in Alaska must be approved for CLE credit by the Alaska Bar Association.  To obtain approval, complete the Uniform Application for Accreditation of CLE and submit with attachments by email to, fax 907- 272-2932 or mail P.O. Box 100279, Anchorage, Alaska 99510.  Local Alaska non-profits, local government (municipal, borough, state, tribal, and federal) agencies, and in-house no fee programs are exempt from payment of the accreditation fee, but are required to obtain accreditation.  The fee for other providers is currently $50 and is payable by check or credit card.

CLEs outside of Alaska
CLE programs which take place outside of Alaska or are webcast from outside of Alaska are not required to be accredited by the Alaska Bar Association.  Alaska Bar members may claim credit for attendance at CLE programs offered in or from other jurisdictions if the program has been accredited by another MCLE jurisdiction.  CLE providers may not advertise programs as accredited by Alaska unless the program has been accredited by Alaska regardless of where the program is held. 

MCLE/VCLE Compliance Lists

Bar members who reported earning at least 12 CLE credits annually are listed below. 


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