Learn the business of a law practice
Learn to manage general business issues that attorneys encounter in finance, accounting, business administration, and human resources. We offer a number of practical business-related courses to help you strengthen your business while earning California Bar-required Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit. From accounting to social media marketing, finance and labor issues—our economical “MBA in brief” for attorneys meets your goals and time constraints.
MCLE program objectives
- Maintain your status as a practicing attorney in the state of California pursuant to State Bar standards
- Handle the accounting and finances of your practice
- Understand the role of marketing and its effect on client acquisition and retention
- Manage basic human resource functions
Required Credits: Total Required: 25 units (MCLE hours)
Duration: Most courses take 4–10 weeks to complete.
|Business Statistics II||2.5|
|Financial Statement Analysis||4.0|
|Introduction to Accounting I: Financial Accounting||4.0|
|Introduction to Accounting II: Managerial Accounting||4.0|
|Finance for the Business Professional||1.0|
|Finance I, Fundamentals||3.0|
|General Business Administration|
|Business Law and Its Environment||3.0|
|Principles of Marketing||2.0|
|Social Media Marketing Fundamentals||2.0|
|Human Resources Management|
|Law and Human Resource Management||2.0|
|Terminating and Managing Problem Employees||0.5|
Recommended Course Sequence
Flexible course sequence
Courses may be taken in any order provided prerequisites are met.
- Participatory MCLE credit: 50 percent
- Maximum self-study: 12.5 hours
- Legal Ethics: 4 hours
- Competence Issues: 1 hour (Formerly known as Prevention, Detection and Treatment of Substance Abuse or Mental Illness)
- Recognition and Elimination of Bias in the Legal Profession and Society: 1 hour
Accredited and MAP
We are an accredited institution and a multiple activity provider (MAP), approved to offer and grant credit to all forms of permissible MCLE activities without having to request prior approval for each offering.