Florida MCLE Requirements
33.00 credit hours every 3 years.
All credit hours can be earned using Live or Self-Study CLE activities.
Attorneys are responsible for tracking and reporting their own CLE credits.
A Verified Certificate of Completion will be sent to you. Please retain for your records.
A member must file with The Florida Bar no later than the last day of such member's applicable reporting period as set forth in the rules and regulations. Report online at www.floridabar.org.
New Attorney Information
BSCR, or Basic Skills Course Requirement, is a two phase requirement for new lawyers. Phase I is Practicing with Professionalism and Phase II is basic level Young Lawyers Division (YLD) courses. The BSCR phase I and II are a one-time only requirement.
Self-Study Allowable: Maximum 33.00 credit hours.
Specialty credit RequirementsSpecialty credit hours may be taken as Live or Self-Study. Technology Competence credit: 3.0 credit hours (required).
Professionalism credit: 1.0 credit hour (required). Professional Responsibility credit: 5.0 credit hours (required). Licensees need 5.0 hours of credit in areas of ethics, professionalism, bias elimination, substance abuse or mental illness awareness.
Compliance DeadlineThe reporting periods are varied.
Each licensee is assigned to a three year reporting cycle.
The board will notify licensee when they are due to renew.