Continuing Legal Education

Alaska

Alaska Bar members may claim credit for attendance at CLE programs if the program has been accredited by another CLE jurisdiction (which includes California), therefore, you will earn:

Certificate in Employee Relations Law Seminar (based on attendance in 4½ day seminar) 29.75 hours
2019 Employment Law Update – 38th Annual Advanced Conferences 13 hours
Certificate in Conducting Lawful Workplace Investigations Seminar 13 hours
Certificate in Essentials of Human Resource Management Seminar (Block I only) 13 hours
Certificate in Employee Benefits Law Seminar (based on attendance in 4½ day seminar) 29.75 hours
2019 Employee Benefits Law Update – 16th Annual Advanced Seminars 13 hours

Arizona

The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. You can report the following CLE hours:

Certificate in Employee Relations Law Seminar (based on attendance in 4½ day seminar) 29.75 hours
2019 Employment Law Update – 38th Annual Advanced Conferences 13 hours
Certificate in Conducting Lawful Workplace Investigations Seminar 13 hours
Certificate in Essentials of Human Resource Management Seminar (Block I only) 13 hours
Certificate in Employee Benefits Law Seminar (based on attendance in 4½ day seminar) 29.75 hours
2019 Employee Benefits Law Update – 16th Annual Advanced Seminars 13 hours

California

These activities have been approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credits by the State Bar of California.  IAML certifies that this activity conforms to the standards for approved education activities prescribed by the rules and regulations of the State Bar of California governing minimum continuing legal education.

Certificate in Employee Relations Law Seminar (based on attendance in 4½ day seminar) 29.75 hours
2019 Employment Law Update – 38th Annual Advanced Conferences 13 hours
Certificate in Conducting Lawful Workplace Investigations Seminar 13 hours
Certificate in Essentials of Human Resource Management Seminar (Block I only) 13 hours
Certificate in Employee Benefits Law Seminar (based on attendance in 4½ day seminar) 29.75 hours
2019 Employee Benefits Law Update – 16th Annual Advanced Seminars 13 hours

Florida

Florida Bar members may claim credit for attendance at CLE programs offered if the program has been accredited by another MCLE jurisdiction (which includes California), therefore you will earn:

Certificate in Employee Relations Law Seminar (based on attendance in 4½ day seminar) 29.75 hours
2019 Employment Law Update – 38th Annual Advanced Conferences 13 hours
Certificate in Conducting Lawful Workplace Investigations Seminar 13 hours
Certificate in Essentials of Human Resource Management Seminar (Block I only) 13 hours
Certificate in Employee Benefits Law Seminar (based on attendance in 4½ day seminar) 29.75 hours
2019 Employee Benefits Law Update – 16th Annual Advanced Seminars 13 hours

Georgia

IAML has applied for:

Certificate in Employee Relations Law Seminar (based on attendance in 4½ day seminar) 29.75 hours
2019 Employment Law Update – 38th Annual Advanced Conferences 13 hours
Certificate in Conducting Lawful Workplace Investigations Seminar 13 hours
Certificate in Essentials of Human Resource Management Seminar (Block I only) 13 hours
Certificate in Employee Benefits Law Seminar (based on attendance in 4½ day seminar) 29.75 hours
2019 Employee Benefits Law Update – 16th Annual Advanced Seminars 13 hours

Hawaii

Attorneys licensed in Hawaii who attend a course that has been approved for credit by a Hawaii State Bar approved jurisdiction (which includes California) may claim the CLE credits from the course or activity without seeking prior Board approval for the course or activity. Therefore, you will earn:

Certificate in Employee Relations Law Seminar (based on attendance in 4½ day seminar) 29.75 hours
2019 Employment Law Update – 38th Annual Advanced Conferences 13 hours
Certificate in Conducting Lawful Workplace Investigations Seminar 13 hours
Certificate in Essentials of Human Resource Management Seminar (Block I only) 13 hours
Certificate in Employee Benefits Law Seminar (based on attendance in 4½ day seminar) 29.75 hours
2019 Employee Benefits Law Update – 16th Annual Advanced Seminars 13 hours

Indiana

IAML has applied for:

Certificate in Emploee Relations Law Seminar (based on attendance in 4½ day seminar) 29.75 hours
2019 Employment Law Update – 38th Annual Advanced Conferences 13 hours
Certificate in Conducting Lawful Workplace Investigations Seminar 13 hours
Certificate in Essentials of Human Resource Management Seminar (Block I only) 13 hours
Certificate in Employee Benefits Law Seminar (based on attendance in 4½ day seminar) 29.75 hours
2019 Employee Benefits Law Update – 16th Annual Advanced Seminars 13 hours

Mississippi

IAML has applied for:

Certificate in Employee Relations Law Seminar (based on attendance in 4½ day seminar) 29.75 hours
2019 Employment Law Update – 38th Annual Advanced Conferences 13 hours
Certificate in Conducting Lawful Workplace Investigations Seminar 13 hours
Certificate in Essentials of Human Resource Management Seminar (Block I only) 13 hours
Certificate in Employee Benefits Law Seminar (based on attendance in 4½ day seminar) 29.75 hours
2019 Employee Benefits Law Update – 16th Annual Advanced Seminars 13 hours

Missouri

IAML has applied for:

Certificate in Employee Relations Law Seminar (based on attendance in 4½ day seminar) 36 hours
2019 Employment Law Update – 38th Annual Advanced Conferences 15.5 hours
Certificate in Conducting Lawful Workplace Investigations Seminar 15.5 hours
Certificate in Essentials of Human Resource Management Seminar (Block I only) 15.5 hours
Certificate in Employee Benefits Law Seminar (based on attendance in 4½ day seminar) 36 hours
2019 Employee Benefits Law Update – 16th Annual Advanced Seminars 15.5 hours

New Hampshire

The NHMCLE Board does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the New Hampshire MCLE requirement. Attendees must self-determine whether a program is eligible for credit, and self-report their attendance as follows:

Certificate in Employee Relations Law Seminar (based on attendance in 4½ day seminar) 29.75 hours
2019 Employment Law Update – 38th Annual Advanced Conferences 13 hours
Certificate in Conducting Lawful Workplace Investigations Seminar 13 hours
Certificate in Essentials of Human Resource Management Seminar (Block I only) 13 hours
Certificate in Employee Benefits Law Seminar (based on attendance in 4½ day seminar) 29.75 hours
2019 Employee Benefits Law Update – 16th Annual Advanced Seminars 13 hours

New Jersey

Attorneys licensed in New Jersey who attend an out-of-state CLE course that has been approved for credit by a New Jersey State Bar approved jurisdiction (which includes California) may claim the CLE credits from the course or activity without seeking prior Board approval for the course or activity. Therefore, you will earn:

Certificate in Employee Relations Law Seminar (based on attendance in 4½ day seminar) 29.75 hours
2019 Employment Law Update – 38th Annual Advanced Conferences 13 hours
Certificate in Conducting Lawful Workplace Investigations Seminar 13 hours
Certificate in Essentials of Human Resource Management Seminar (Block I only) 13 hours
Certificate in Employee Benefits Law Seminar (based on attendance in 4½ day seminar) 29.75 hours
2019 Employee Benefits Law Update – 16th Annual Advanced Seminars 13 hours

New York

An attorney completing an eligible Approved Jurisdiction course (which includes California) may claim CLE credit in accordance with the requirements of the Program Rules, Regulations and Guidelines.  Therefore, you will earn the following hours:

Certificate in Employee Relations Law Seminar (based on attendance in 4½ day seminar) 30 hours
2019 Employment Law Update – 38th Annual Advanced Conferences 15.5 hours
Certificate in Conducting Lawful Workplace Investigations Seminar 15.5 hours
Certificate in Essentials of Human Resource Management Seminar (Block I only) 15.5 hours
Certificate in Employee Benefits Law Seminar (based on attendance in 4½ day seminar) 30 hours
2019 Employee Benefits Law Update – 16th Annual Advanced Seminars 15.5 hours

North Carolina

IAML has applied for:

Certificate in Employee Relations Law Seminar (based on attendance in 4½ day seminar) 29.75 hours
2019 Employment Law Update – 38th Annual Advanced Conferences 13 hours
Certificate in Conducting Lawful Workplace Investigations Seminar 13 hours
Certificate in Essentials of Human Resource Management Seminar (Block I only) 13 hours
Certificate in Employee Benefits Law Seminar (based on attendance in 4½ day seminar) 29.75 hours
2019 Employee Benefits Law Update – 16th Annual Advanced Seminars 13 hours

Ohio

IAML has applied for:

Certificate in Employee Relations Law Seminar (based on attendance in 4½ day seminar) 29.75 hours
2019 Employment Law Update – 38th Annual Advanced Conferences 13 hours
Certificate in Conducting Lawful Workplace Investigations Seminar 13 hours
Certificate in Essentials of Human Resource Management Seminar (Block I only) 13 hours
Certificate in Employee Benefits Law Seminar (based on attendance in 4½ day seminar) 29.75 hours
2019 Employee Benefits Law Update – 16th Annual Advanced Seminars 13 hours

Pennsylvania

As an Accredited Provider, IAML verifies that the rules and regulations for Pennsylvania CLE are being met and that credit hours will be reported directly to the Pennsylvania CLE Board, within thirty days of the activity.

Certificate in Employee Relations Law Seminar (based on attendance in 4½ day seminar) 29.75 hours
2019 Employment Law Update – 38th Annual Advanced Conferences 13 hours
Certificate in Conducting Lawful Workplace Investigations Seminar 13 hours
Certificate in Essentials of Human Resource Management Seminar (Block I only) 13 hours
Certificate in Employee Benefits Law Seminar (based on attendance in 4½ day seminar) 29.75 hours
2019 Employee Benefits Law Update – 16th Annual Advanced Seminars 13 hours

Tennessee

IAML has applied for:

Certificate in Employee Relations Law Seminar (based on attendance in 4½ day seminar) 29.75 hours
2019 Employment Law Update – 38th Annual Advanced Conferences 13 hours
Certificate in Conducting Lawful Workplace Investigations Seminar 13 hours
Certificate in Essentials of Human Resource Management Seminar (Block I only) 13 hours
Certificate in Employee Benefits Law Seminar (based on attendance in 4½ day seminar) 29.75 hours
2019 Employee Benefits Law Update – 16th Annual Advanced Seminars 13 hours

Vermont

IAML has applied for:

Certificate in Employee Relations Law Seminar (based on attendance in 4½ day seminar) 29.75 hours
2019 Employment Law Update – 38th Annual Advanced Conferences 13 hours
Certificate in Conducting Lawful Workplace Investigations Seminar 13 hours
Certificate in Essentials of Human Resource Management Seminar (Block I only) 13 hours
Certificate in Employee Benefits Law Seminar (based on attendance in 4½ day seminar) 29.75 hours
2019 Employee Benefits Law Update – 16th Annual Advanced Seminars 13 hours

Other States

Please contact Cara Adams at IAML (cara.adams@iaml.com or 949-760-1700) for information about your state.  IAML requests 45 days prior notification to apply to states not listed above.)

FAQ's

What Is Continuing Legal Education?

Currently, attorneys and paralegals in every state (except Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, South Dakota and the District of Columbia), have annual continuing legal education (CLE) / Minimum Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) requirement to maintain their licenses.  Failure to fulfill this obligation can lead to suspension.  Continuing Legal Education California

Continuing Legal Education Requirements

Each jurisdiction has its own rules and regulations regarding their mandatory CLE requirements.  The American Bar Association website outlines the requirements of each state.  It is your responsibility to check with your individual jurisdiction’s official CLE monitoring body to verify the accuracy of the ABA information.

Do Paralegals Have Continuing Education Requirements?

Yes, state requirements are the same for paralegals and attorneys.

Is there Online Continuing Legal Education Training for Attorneys?

IAML conducts live webinars which, depending upon your state, can be applied towards CLE requirements.

Is IAML an Accredited or Approved Provider of Continuing Legal Education?

Yes:

The State Bar of California is an Approved Provider of Minimum Continuing Legal Education credits.  IAML certifies that all training seminars and webinars conform to the standards for approved education activities prescribed by the rules and regulations of the State Bar of California governing minimum continuing legal education for Continuing Legal Education California.

As an Accredited Provider with the Pennsylvania CLE Board, IAML verifies that the rules and regulations for Pennsylvania CLE are being met and that credit hours will be reported directly to the Pennsylvania CLE Board, within thirty days of the activity.

Who Attends IAML Courses?

Attorneys with titles such as:

  • Assistant Counsel, EEO
  • Assistant County Counsel
  • Assistant General Counsel, Benefits & Executive Compensation
  • Assistant State's Attorney
  • Associate
  • Benefits Director
  • Chief Administrative Officer
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Chief of Staff
  • Chief People Officer
  • City Manager
  • Compliance Counsel
  • Controller
  • ERISA Attorney
  • General Counsel
  • Head of Human Resources
  • In House Counsel
  • Investigative Counsel
  • Jr. Associate
  • Legal Services Director
  • of Counsel
  • Partner
  • Shareholder
  • Staff Attorney
  • Vice Chancellor, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion
  • Vice Chancellor, Legal Affairs
  • Vice President, Corporate Affairs

Do Attorneys and Paralegals Really Find IAML Courses to Valuable and Relatable?

Here's what some of them have said about IAML seminars

"As usual, up-to-date information presented in a manner that is easy to understand and entertaining.  Your instructors are the best.”
Roy Thrash, JD
Chief Counsel, Labor and Employment
International Paper Company
Nashville, Tennessee

“The updated material was great and presentation style was excellent. I will recommend this conference to my friends in my employment practice group.”
Mark Tolman, Esq.
Shareholder
Jones Waldo Holbrook & McDonough
Salt Lake City, UT

"I really enjoyed the instructors and learned a lot."
Jessica Walsh, ACP
Paralegal
International Paper
Memphis, Tennessee

“Frankly, this was one of the most informative continuing legal education seminars that I have attended.”
Julian McQueen, Esq.
Director of Employee & Labor Relations
Stanley Black & Decker, Inc.
Towson, Maryland

"Instructors were very good and well versed in subject matter. "
Brian Wagner, JD
Shareholder
Mateer & Harbert
Orlando, Florida

"This is one of the best seminars I have ever attended."
John H. Livingston
Assistant General Counsel & Human Resources Director
Liberty National Life Insurance Company
Hoover, Alabama

“I liked the case reviews and the opportunity to network with other HR and employment law professionals.”
Rhonda Green, JD, SPHR
Employee Relations Director
Service King Collision Repair Centers
Dallas, Texas

"This conference is one of the best methods to stay up-to-date in the ever-changing world of employment law."
Jeff C. Herring, Esq.
Chief Human Resources Officer
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah

Can IAML courses be applied towards Ethics, Substance Abuse, or Professionalism requirements? 
No.

Are IAML Courses Too Advanced for Paralegals?
No, paralegals working in labor and employment law will find IAML seminars to be very worthwhile.

Does IAML report attendance or provide a Certificate of Attendance?
If your jurisdiction requires the sponsor to report hours IAML will do so within 30 days of the seminar.  If your jurisdiction requires a Certificate of Attendance we will email you the Certificate within 30 days of the seminar.

Will IAML Apply for Approval on My Behalf?
IAML will happily submit a sponsor application if you've made a request at least 45 days before the seminar start date.  If you haven't submitted your request to us in time we will put together a packet that you can submit for approval as an individual.

Are There Additional Fees Required?
If your jurisdiction charges an attendance reporting fee IAML will pay the fee at the time of reporting and then email you an invoice.  If you ask IAML to submit a request for approval less than 45 days in advance, depending on the jurisdiction, we will apply if you wish, and we will invoice you for any late application fees the jurisdiction charges.

Who Can I Contact at IAML For More Information or to Request Approval for My Jurisdiction?

Contact Cara Adams at cara.adams@iaml.com or 949-760-1700.