North Carolina CLE Requirement

Total CLE Requirement:

12 credit hours annually

Credit Format:

All credits may be completed online.

Credit Breakdown:

12 CLE hours

At least 2 hours of Ethics/Professionalism
At least 1 hour in technology training

At least 1 hour of Substance Abuse or debilitating mental conditions every three years

Compliance Deadline:

December 31

Reporting Deadline:

February 28

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.

Reporting Information:

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:

  • Address The North Carolina State Bar
    ATTN: North Carolina Continuing Legal Education
    217 E. Edenton St.
    P.O. Box 26148
    Raleigh, NC 27611
  • Numbers (T) (919) 733-0123
    (F) (919) 821-9168
  • mail

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