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Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE)

MCLE Requirements

The Commonwealth of Virginia mandates 12 continuing legal education (CLE) hours, including 2 hours in ethics/professionalism and 4 hours from live programs.

  • MCLE completion deadline: Oct. 31, 2014
  • MCLE reporting deadline: Dec. 16, 2014
  • MCLE late filing deadline: Feb. 1, 2015

Failure to meet deadlines results in $100 fines.

Continuing Legal Education Programs

The Virginia Bar Association offers a wide variety of continuing legal educational programs to satisfy your MCLE credits. In 2014, so far, we've offered programming at our Annual Meeting, Spring Symposium, Bankruptcy Law Conference, Health Law Legislative Update and Summer Meeting. See below for a list of our upcoming programs or check out our CLE calendar.

MCLE Program Calendar

Online CLE

Unable to attend in person? No problem. The VBA offers all lawyers continuing legal education courses on demand through VBA Online CLE, written materials included. VBA members enjoy special discounts.

VBA Online CLE

Upcoming MCLE Programs

21st Annual Bankruptcy Law ConferenceOpen in a New Window

What to Expect

This seminar, sponsored by the VBA Bankruptcy Law Section.

Scheduled activities will kick off on Friday evening with a cocktail reception to welcome meeting attendees and guests. On Saturday, after a breakfast buffet, programming will take place until 12:30 p.m. A luncheon will follow.

Sessions will feature a number of bankruptcy judges and attorneys from across the state.

Please check back as we get closer to the event for more information and details. 


  • VBA Bankruptcy Section Members: $300
  • VBA Members: $335
  • Non-VBA Members: $395

The conference is open to all bankruptcy attorneys. VBA Bankruptcy Section members enjoy a discounted rate. VBA members do, too! If you are not a VBA member, it's never too late to join. Or join the section if you're already a VBA member.

LPGA Kingsmill Championship

All guests at Kingsmill will receive a daily pass to the LPGA Kingsmill Championship.


128th Summer MeetingOpen in a New Window

Please check back again nearer to the event, when we have more details to share.

If you are interested in information about sponsoring, exhibiting or advertising in conjunction with the 128th Summer Meeting, please contact the VBA at or by calling 804-644-0041. If Virginia attorneys are part or all of your target market, this is a great way to connect with legal professionals across Virginia.


48th Annual Conference on Labor Relations and Employment LawOpen in a New Window

The Labor Relations and Employment Law Section of the VBA presents its 48th Annual Conference, taking place September 13-15, 2018, in Harrisonburg, Virginia.


Please check back as we get closer to the conference for more information and event details. 


Young Lawyers Fall MeetingOpen in a New Window

Watch for more details as we get closer to this event.


26th Annual Capital Defense WorkshopOpen in a New Window

This program, sponsored by the Criminal Law Section of The Virginia Bar Association, and financially assisted by the Virginia Law Foundation, is designed for criminal defense attorneys willing to accept appointment in capital cases. Part-time and full-time prosecutors may not attend the workshop, even though part of their practice may include court-appointed cases for criminal defendants.

Please check back for more information and event details as we get closer to the conference.

Hotel Information

Omni Richmond Hotel

Call 1-800-843-6664 by 5:00 p.m. Friday, October 26, 2018, for a special room rate of $169 a nightBe sure to identify yourself as being with the Capital Defense Workshop.

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