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DEADLINES AND PENALITES

December 31 – Deadline for Completion of Credits

  • All credits must be completed by December 31. (MCLE Rule 3 and MCLE Reg. 7.2)

February 15 – Deadline for Deficiency Plan (For failure to complete required credits on time)

February 15 – Deadline to correct MCLE Transcript

  • Attorneys who receive a Notice of Non-Compliance must submit by February 15 a transcript edited to reflect classes that were taken but not reported by December 31 to demonstrate timely compliance.
  • MCLE transcripts not corrected by February 15 and Requests for Deficiency Plan submitted after February 15 are subject to a Late Filing Fee of $100 (MCLE Reg. 8.3)

March 1 – Deadline to Complete Approved Deficiency Plans
March 15 – Deadline to Report Completion of an Approved Deficiency Plan

  • March 1 is the last day to complete courses on an approved Deficiency Plan.
  • March 15 is the last day to report completion of an approved Deficiency Plan or be subject to a Late Reporting fee of $100 (MCLE Reg. 8.4)

March 1 – Deadline to Request Extended Deficiency Plan (EXTRAORDINARY CIRCUMSTANCES ONLY)

  • If an attorney has not completed an approved Deficiency Plan by March 1, he or she may submit a "Request for an Extended Deficiency Plan" , demonstrating good cause for failure to complete an approved Deficiency Plan, and accompanied by a fee of $100.00.

April 1 – Deadline to Report Completion of an Extended Deficiency Plan (MCLE Reg. 8.5)

  • The final day to report completion of the Extended Deficiency Plan is April 1.
  •  The MCLE Commission has no authority to resolve non-compliance issues after April 1

For more information, please contact Continuing Legal Education at (334) 269-1515 or cle@alabar.org.