Lawyers are allowed a maximum of 22.5 audio-visual credits out of the
45 credits required for reporting period compliance. Only 22.5 credits must be live.
Audio-visual courses accredited by the MCLE Board, including online pre-recorded seminars, are the only type of self-study courses approved for self-study credit.
- No recording older than five years is accreditable, unless it is exclusively a skills tape.
- A pre-recorded online seminar must contain a streaming audio or audio/video presentation. The duration of that presentation is the basis for calculating credit approval.
- Text-only and read-and-test presentations, including text-based online programs, are not accreditable in Washington State.
The Supreme Court adopted amendments to the MCLE rules and regulations (APR 11 and Appendix APR 11) on June 6, 2008 that become effective January 1, 2009. These amendments changed the reporting period credit requirements.
For all Current Reporting Groups
Lawyers are allowed a maximum of 22.5 audio-visual credits out of the 45 credits required for reporting period compliance. Only 22.5 credits must be live.
To get approval for an audio-visual course and have it added to your online roster, you may submit an online Form 1 application.
- Go to the http://www.mywsba.org/
- Click on the "Log in to access MyProfile:" Enter the required Login and Password.
- Click on "Access MCLE" (in the upper right quadrant of the My Profile page).
- Click on "Add Activity".
- Click "AV" Form 1, The MCLE system requires that you first do a search to see if your course has already been approved in the MCLE database before you will see the "AV" Form 1 button to click.
- click on the course hyperlink to add it to your roster.