The State Bar evaluates whether a single activity is approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) credit using the following factors: the activity must be directly relevant to members of the State Bar; the activity has significant and current professional or practical content; the presenters or faculty have significant professional or academic experience related to the topic being presented; the intended audience must be primarily members of the State Bar (for example, courses intended for paralegals do not qualify); and the written or electronic materials that accompany the activity must be suitable and easily understood.
REQUIREMENTS FOR OFFERING MCLE CREDIT:
All Berkeley Law programs must complete the following steps in order to offer MCLE credit:
In the event description field, please include:
- Agenda or a link to agenda.
- Link(s) to substantive written materials. Materials must be available at the event or online before the event begins (if the presentations will last more than an hour, total).
- Be sure to enter the total amount of MCLE credit being offered.
Once the event is submitted, it will be reviewed and, if approved, will be posted to the MCLE calendar.
- Maintain Record of Attendance for MCLE requestors
- Offer Certificate of Attendance to MCLE participants.
- Offer Evaluation Forms to MCLE participants (Forms are optional for participants to complete).
Turn in the following to Event Services:
- Record of attendance / Sign up sheet
- Any evaluation forms (Optional for participants to complete)
- Blank copy of Certificate of Attendance (Original certificates for participants and/or presenters for their records)