Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board Regulations § 12. Accreditation of a Single Course or CLE Activity

A provider of CLE activities which has not qualified as an Accredited Continuing Legal Education Provider or a lawyer may apply for accreditation of a single CLE activity on a form provided by the Board.  The Board may require submission of a detailed description of the provider, the course, the course materials and the lectures.

(a) Application for accreditation of a single CLE activity should be submitted prior to the date of presentation of the activity if possible.  Application for retroactive approval must be made within two (2) years of the date of presentation.  CLE activities held before January 1, 1994 will not be approved.

(b) Publication that the CLE activity has been accredited is prohibited unless prior written approval is granted by the Board.

(c) The CLE activity must meet the standards set forth in the rules and these regulations.

(d) The Board shall accredit courses offered and conducted outside the territory of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania by for profit corporations or associations where such courses meet the requirements of the rules and these regulations. Such accreditation shall apply to courses to be conducted on and after January 1, 1997. The Board shall accredit courses offered on and after September 1, 2000 without regard to the geographic location of the course when such courses otherwise meet the requirements of the rules and these regulations.


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