Accreditation and CLE Rules for Alaska
National Academy of Continuing Legal Education courses are accredited by numerous mandatory CLE States. The Alaska Bar Association will accept all credits earned from NACLE through reciprocity. Attorneys can earn all 12 hours including the specialty requirement through the National Academy of Continuing Legal Education. Attorneys may use our Online, DVD or Audio CD formats.
Alaska attorneys can carry forward up to a maximum of 12 CLE credits from the immediately preceding reporting period. Any previously unreported CLE credits earned January – December 31, 2013 may be carried over for the reporting period of 2014. Bar members are responsible for keeping track of their own CLE attendance, credit accumulation and reporting and are subject to audit for at least two years.
Newly admitted lawyers report for the year immediately following their year of admission. If you were admitted in 2013, your first reporting period is January 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014. Your first report is due by February 1, 2015. If you were admitted in 2014, your first reporting period is calendar year 2015 and your first report is due by February 1, 2016.
December 31, 2014 is the deadline for earning 2014 credits. February 1, 2015 is the deadline for filing 2014 MCLE Reports (2014 MCLE Reporting Form) Inactive Bar members and 2014 admittees are exempt from MCLE requirements.
Alaska Bar Association
510 L Street, Suite 602
Anchorage, AK 99501