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November 12, 2021

PA CLE Board COVID-19 Updates on Live CLE Requirement in 2022 and 2023

The previous decision by the CLE Board allowing synchronous virtual programs to count toward live learning CLE requirements continues in 2022 and 2023. Compliance periods ending in 2022 and 2023 are also subject to a cap on prerecorded distance learning programs.

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court Continuing Legal Education Board will allow live webcasts to be counted toward continuing legal education live learning requirements in 2022 and 2023, a Philadelphia Bar Association-backed initiative that allows our community to continue to receive relevant programming and professional development while keeping flexibility and safety paramount.

Lawyers must earn their 12 required CLE credits in 2022 and 2023, in the manner as noted below, including policy for carry over credits:

  • Six (6) credits must be live synchronous virtual or in-person/classroom
  • Up to (6) credits may be completed through pre-recorded online courses
  • Only credits through live synchronous virtual and in-person/classroom courses taken during the compliance periods through 2022-2023 may carry forward (up to two compliance periods)

Please read the PA CLE Board's FULL updated policy on their website.

All of the Association's CLE programming is currently being held virtually and the majority is delivered via live webcasts. You can view a full listing of the Association’s upcoming programming, including upcoming CLEs, on our website.

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