Continuing Legal Education

CLE & CPE Credit

How do I obtain CLE Credit for attending a program?

CLE forms are available throughout the program at a CLE Credit table conveniently located in the registration area. Please check with a member of the CLE team for the exact location or any specific questions you might have. You will only receive CLE credit for sessions attended. If the program has occurred in the past and you are retroactively seeking CLE credit, please call us at (202)662-9890 or email us at

Will CLE Credit be available for my state?

Based on past attendance, we either apply to or have been automatically approved for credit in: Alaska, Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Louisiana, Maine, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. Georgetown Law CLE is an accredited provider in California, Delaware, Illinois, and Virginia. We follow the Approved Jurisdiction Policy in New York.

For states not included in the list above - Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, New Mexico, Oregon, Rhode Island, Washington, and Wyoming - attorneys should send in an application to their state CLE authority using form applications provided at the program. For specific questions regarding self-application, please call us at (202)662-9890 or email us at

How do I receive credit in Pennsylvania?

Attorneys requesting CLE credits in Pennsylvania will complete a Pennsylvania CLE Credit form and return it to Georgetown Law CLE with the $1.50 per credit hour fee (rounded up to the nearest dollar). We will then report your credits online to Pennsylvania. The process takes 5-6 weeks to complete.

When will my credits be reported to the state bar?

We submit CLE reporting information to some of the states directly within 4 weeks after the program via US mail or online. These states include Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Georgia, Indiana, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Utah.

What states do not have a Mandatory CLE requirement?

Connecticut, District of Columbia, Hawaii, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nebraska, and South Dakota do not have a Mandatory CLE requirement.

Do you offer CPE credit for any of your programs?

Yes, Georgetown University Law Center is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit.

Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:

For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaint and refund, please contact our offices at (202)662-9890.

CPE credit is typically available for programs in the areas of bankruptcy, corporate counsel, tax-exempt organizations, and state-local tax. Forms for CPE credit will be available at the program. CPE credit may be available for other programs upon request. Please contact us for the CPE credit status of a specific program.

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