Understanding the North Carolina CLE Requirement
Total CLE Requirement:
12 credit hours annually
6 hours must be taken live
6 may be completed online
*Beginning in 2020, attorneys may complete all of their credit hours online.
12 CLE hours*
At least 2 hours of Ethics/Professionalism
*Effective beginning in 2019, 1 hour of CLE must be devoted to technology training.
*At least 1 hour of Substance Abuse or debilitating mental conditions every three years.
TRTCLE reports each month of North Carolina attendance at the start of the following month, but please be aware that attorneys are still responsible for the $3.50 reporting fee per credit.
TRTCLE reports all credits to the North Carolina State Bar Continuing Legal Education Board.
Newly Admitted Requirement:
New admittees must complete the North Carolina State Bar’s “Professionalism for New Admittees” program during the year of their first CLE requirement.
State Contact Information:
The North Carolina State Bar
ATTN: North Carolina Continuing Legal Education
217 E. Edenton St.
P.O. Box 26148
Raleigh, NC 27611
(T) (919) 733-0123
(F) (919) 821-9168
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