Understanding the South Carolina CLE Requirement

Total CLE Requirement:

14 credit hours annually

Credit Format:

6 hours must be taken live, in-person
8 may be completed online

Credit Breakdown:

12 hours General
2 hours Ethics

Including 1 hour of Substance Abuse, Mental Health Issues, or Stress Management and the Legal Profession every two (2) years

Compliance Deadline:

February 28

Reporting Deadline:

March 1

Reporting Information:

TRTCLE reports completed courses to The Supreme Court of South Carolina Commission on CLE and Specialization.

Newly Admitted Requirement:

New admittees are exempt from the MCLE requirement during the reporting period in which they are licensed.

State Contact Information:

  • Address Commission on CLE & Specialization
    PO Box 2138
    Columbia, SC 29202
  • Numbers (T) 803-799-5578
    (F) 803-799-5671
  • mail commcle@bellsouth.net

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