With everything you have on your plate,

fulfilling your Virginia CLE should be easy.

You are always looking for ways to grow your practice while mitigating risk. ALPS brings more than 30 years of claims experience to help law firms prevent claims before they occur. ALPS is committed to providing substantive continuing legal education to help our policyholders and the Virginia legal community as a whole be more successful.

ALPS is proud to be the Virginia State Bar-endorsed malpractice insurance carrier, offering high-quality, accredited live webinars and on-demand seminars on a number of relevant risk management topics, including many Ethics courses. ALPS policyholders can access any VA MCLE at a discounted tuition.


The Fall Ethics CLE Tour of Virginia is back with virtual options!

The Virginia State Bar and ALPS, the Bar-endorsed lawyers' professional liability insurance carrier, are excited to virtually bring back our live, interactive CLE tour for another week.

Ethics Tonight brings the fun of the late-night talk show into the fray of legal malpractice missteps.

Your Ethics Tonight host, Tony Leone, is back with special guests to guide you through real-life scenarios you'd like to avoid.

Missed the in-person tour? No problem. View Ethics Tonight in three virtual parts online in mid-October:

Part 1: Friendships - October 12, 12:00 - 1:00 PM Eastern

Part 2: She’s Good - October 13, 12:00 - 1:00 PM Eastern

Part 3: It’s Getting Late - October 15, 12:00 - 1:00 PM Eastern

Each virtual course is 1-hour long and approved for 1 Virginia Live Interactive Ethics Credit. Register now for the virtual courses.

There will be no opportunity for on-demand credit.

VA MCLE Requirments

Credit hours required: 12 hours per reporting period

Specialty credits required: 2 hours of professionalism or legal ethics credit per reporting period

Length of reporting period: 1 year

Compliance date: October 31

Compliance Reporting date: December 15 

Compliance group: All attorneys report annually.

Minutes per credit hour: 60 minutes. To calculate credit for a specific program, divide the total length of the program in minutes by 60 and round up or down to the nearest half hour.

Attendance Reporting Procedure: View details on certifying compliance with Virginia.

VA MCLE Requirements (from the American Bar Association website)