Accreditation and CLE Rules for Pennsylvania
National Academy of Continuing Legal Education is a Pennsylvania Accredited CLE Provider. The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania CLE Board maintains an Accredited Provider listing on their website at https://www.pacle.org/links/accred_providers.asp. You can find us listed under “National Academy of Continuing Legal Education.” Additionally, you can see our official approval letter here: PA_Approval_2015.pdf.
Pennsylvania attorneys may earn 6 hours* of distance learning per compliance year from National Academy of Continuing Legal Education including 2 ethics credits. In addition to our Online Audio and Video formats the PA CLE Board has recognized our Audio CD and DVD formats as distance learning credits.
Pennsylvania attorneys are divided into three compliance groups. Compliance Group 1 must complete the annual CLE requirement by April 30 of each year. Compliance Group 2 must complete the annual CLE requirement by August 31 of each year. Compliance Group 3 must complete the annual CLE requirement by December 31 of each year. NACLE reports CLE attendance to the PA CLE board every 30 days.
*The PA CLE Board has approved 2 changes to the CLE requirement for all lawyers whose compliance year will end 2015. 1) Lawyers will be able to take up to 6 distance learning credits per compliance period and 2 ethics). The ethics requirement will be two credits per period.
Group 1 Starting 5/1/14 ending 4/30/15
Group 2 Starting 9/1/14 ending 8/31/15
Group 3 Starting 1/1/15 ending 12/31/15
Please note: Any credits earned via distance learning in excess of the 6 credit limit, will not carry over into the next compliance period.
Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board
Pennsylvania Judicial Center
601 Commonwealth Ave., Suite 3400
PO Box 62495
Harrisburg, PA 17106-2495
Toll Free: (800) 497-2253
Local: (717) 231-3250
Fax: (717) 231-3251