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x Continuing Education Requirements

This information is intended to provide answers to commonly asked questions. It is not intended to replace detailed information found in your state's requirements. Though we have made reasonable efforts to ensure that the information given is reliable and current, we cannot guarantee that it is. For more information please contact the PACLE board. See contact information below.

Pennsylvania state requires that attorneys complete 12 hours per year. At least two(2) hours must be ethics. Excess ethics credits are automatically converted to substantive credits up to the annual requirement. Excess ethics above 12 are carried forward as ethics credits.

Up to six (6) credits per year may be completed online. There are three compliance groups (1, 2, 3) with CLE deadlines at the end of April, August, and December, respectively. Pennsylvania state allows up to two times the annual requirement (2 x 12=24) to be accumulated and carried forward into future compliance periods.  Excess online credits do not carry forward.

New Requirements for the 2015 compliance deadline: 12 credits required,  2 credits must be ethics and half (6) of the credits may be online/teleconference/distant learning. 6 credits must be in classroom.


Express Credit Reporting:

CAPE is one of three members of a very select group of accredited course providers to have received approval and training from the PA CLE Board to use the "Electronic Exchange of Provider Reports for Specific Systems" (EXPRESS). With EXPRESS, CAPE is able to efficiently and accurately report your CLE credits directly to the PA CLE Board.


Contact Cape Institute:

Cape Institute
P.O. Box 377
Newtown Square, PA 19073

Phone: 888-227-3331
Fax: 888-305-9471
Or email us at cle@capeschool.com

Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board:

Pennsylvania Judicial Center
601 Commonwealth Ave., Suite 3400
P.O. Box 62495
Harrisburg, PA 17106
***If sending items with overnight service, please use zip code 17120***
717-231-3250
800-497-2253

 

 

 

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• CLE is a pleasant experience with CAPE

Have Questions? Call us at # 888-227-3331 or reach us by email at cle@capeschool.com.