Georgia CLE Requirements


What are GA MCLE requirements?

Georgia attorneys are required to complete 12.00 credit hours every year.

The Commission on Continuing Lawyer Competency (CCLC) permanently changed the regulation related to distance learning. For reporting period 2021 going forward, lawyers can complete all or any portion of their CLE requirement through approved distance learning programs.

What are GA MCLE specialty credit requirements?

Specialty credit hours may be taken as Live or Distance Learning.
Legal Ethics: 1.00 credit hour(required)
Professionalism: 1.00 credit hour (required)
Trial Practice: 3.00 credit hours (required) - Only required if you are a trial attorney

When is the GA MCLE compliance deadline?

December 31st

How do I report my GA MCLE?

Live Seminar:
NBI, Inc. will report your credit to the Commission on Continuing Lawyer Competency of the State Bar of Georgia. A Verified Certificate of Completion will be sent to you. Please retain for your records.

Live Webcasts & Webinars, Interactive Webinars, and Live Online Seminars:
NBI, Inc. will report your credit to the Commission on Continuing Lawyer Competency of the State Bar of Georgia. A Verified Certificate of Completion will be sent to you. Please retain for your records.

Courses to Stream Online, Courses to Download, CDs, DVDs & Books:
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.

Send your request in writing, to the Commission on Continuing Lawyer Competency of the State Bar of Georgia or complete the member form found online at www.gabar.org. The fee will be assessed to you on your annual report.

What are GA MCLE requirements for newly admitted attorneys?

In the year of admission or in the next calendar year, new attorneys must complete the mentoring and CLE requirements of the Transition into Law Practice Program/Mentoring Program.

What is allowed for Distance Learning credit?

Distance Learning credit hours are allowed in the formats indicated.
Attorneys can earn all or any portion of their CLE requirement through Distance Learning CLE programs.

Requirements by Format

Course Book Course Book Included With All Formats

Live Credit

The below format is considered Live by the Commission on Continuing Lawyer Competency of the State Bar of Georgia.

Live In-Person Seminars

Distance Learning Credit

The below formats are considered Distance Learning by the Commission on Continuing Lawyer Competency of the State Bar of Georgia.

View all Distance Learning Credit formats

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