MCLE Courses

Minimum Continuing Legal Education

Satisfy your California Minimum Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) requirements with courses that are convenient, fast, and easily accessible.


Earning Your Hours Is Easy

Cal State East Bay MCLE courses are open to all attorneys, paralegals, and legal professionals who need to meet the required continuing legal education courses under California law. Classes are conveniently located at the downtown Oakland Center, making them easily accessible by car or public transportation.

Ideal for all attorneys, paralegals, and legal professionals who need to meet the required continuing legal education courses under California law.

State-Approved Provider

California State University, East Bay Continuing Education is a State Bar of California approved MCLE Provider (provider number 10897).

Cal State East Bay certifies that these activities have been approved for MCLE credit by the State Bar of California, so you can be certain that you are receiving quality legal education. The amount of credited hours you receive per course may vary, so be sure to check the amount of hours designated in each course description.

MCLE Super Saturday

Our FREE MCLE Super Saturday will be on January 12, 2019 at our downtown Oakland Center.

We are offering a full day of programs for paralegals needing to meet some or all of the requirements of Business & Professions Code Section 6450(d). State Law requires that most Paralegals have completed 8 hours of continuing legal education every two years.

This year's course offerings include topics in:

Legal Ethics Part I

This course covers three legal ethical topics. Two hours is devoted to general ethical issues regarding the utilization of paralegals by the law office. One hour apiece is devoted to detection and prevention of substance abuse, and to the elimination of bias in the legal profession, as these issues arise in the attorney/staff relationship.

Legal Ethics Part II

This course is a continuation of Legal Ethics, Part I, covering ethical topics surrounding the attorney/staff relationship and professional responsibility in the law office setting and in the legal profession, in general.

Mindfulness Tips for Attorneys & Paralegals  

Practicing mindfulness based stress reduction can better equipped us to deal with the stressful challenges facing us in our workplace and lives.  While not a full blown course, this program will offer stress reducing mindfulness tips to help get you through the day.

Computerized Legal Research & the Use of WestlawNext

This interactive program is designed as an introduction for beginners in the use of one of the main stays in computer assisted legal research: Westlaw Next.  This program will also provide intermediate users of Westlaw with tips and other “how to” uses to improve their Westlaw skills.

Recent Legal Updates in Civil Litigation and e-Discovery

This program presents a summary of significant 2018 civil litigation cases impacting the work of paralegals and other legal professionals in the areas of: Civil Procedure, Employment Law and Tort Law.

Computer Applications for the Legal Work Place

This interactive program provides an overview of the most popular legal software programs being used in the legal work place. Attendees will get a demonstration of litigation and practice management software programs such as CaseMap, TimeMap & Hotdocs.

Delgado v. Television Center, Inc.: The Privette Doctrine Revisited

For over 25 years, the “Privette Doctrine” has governed the extent of liability that general contractors and property owners have for worksite injuries suffered by a subcontractor’s employees.  This program will examine the Delgado case that was certified for publication in 2018. It will analyze and explore the rationale utilized by the Court to rebuff attempts to create further exceptions to the Privette Doctrine. 


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At a Glance

Area of Study: California Minimum Continuing Legal Education (MCLE)

Ideal for: All attorneys, paralegals, and legal professionals who need to meet the required continuing legal education courses under California law

Program format: MCLE courses are typically offered in January during the "Super Saturday" event, enabling you to complete all your continuing legal education requirements in a single day 


Please let us know if we can answer any questions about the Minimum Continuing Legal Education program.