VIRGINIA CLE REQUIREMENTS
Whether you’re an experienced or newly admitted Virginia attorney, here’s what you need to be in the know about the VA CLE rules and how to get your Virginia CLE Requirements fulfilled with a Knowledge Group CLE Bundle.
Virginia CLE Requirements: All attorneys admitted to practice in Virginia shall complete twelve (12) credit hours of continuing legal education including at least two (2) credit hours of ethics/professionalism.
Compliance Deadline: October 31
Reporting Deadline: December 15
Compliance Cycle: Annual
Approval of Programs: The Knowledge Group does not automatically submit CLE application for all our programs in Virginia. Attendees seeking approved credits should send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Program Format: The Knowledge Group LIVE Webcasts qualify as live programs in Virginia. There is no limit to the number of credits a Virginia attorney can earn via live programs. View our list of LIVE Webcasts.
The Knowledge Group Recorded Webcasts qualify as pre-recorded programs in Virginia. Attorneys are limited to eight (8) credit hours of self-study per reporting period. View our list of Recorded Webcasts.
VA CLE Reporting Procedure: Virginia attorneys must self-report their attendance through online certification at https://member.vsb.org/vsbportal/.
Virginia CLE Requirements For Newly Admitted Attorneys: Newly-admitted attorneys in the state of Virginia are exempt from the MCLE requirement for the reporting period in which they are eligible to be licensed. Any MCLE credit earned after their notification of passing the bar exam and prior to October 31 of that same year can be carried over to the following reporting period.
For more information regarding VA CLE, contact Virginia State Bar at:
OTHER STATE CLE REQUIREMENTS
- District of Columbia
- New Hampshire
- New Jersey
- New Mexico
- New York
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
- Rhode Island
- South Carolina
- South Dakota
- West Virginia