GA CLE Requirements
What are GA MCLE requirements?
UPDATED MCLE REQUIREMENTS IN RESPONSE TO THE CORONAVIRUS: Attorneys may earn all or any portion of the required twelve hours through self study, in-house, or distance-learning continuing legal education activities under Regulations 8 (e) and (15), so long as those activities otherwise satisfy the requirements of those Regulations. This temporary, partial suspension of Regulations 8 (e) and (15) shall apply to self-study, in-house, and distance-learning continuing legal education activities completed on or before 3/31/2021.
Georgia attorneys are required to complete 12.00 credit hours every year. Members must fulfill at least 6.00 credit hours of their CLE requirement with activities approved for Live CLE credit.
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?
How do I report my GA MCLE?
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.
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. Maximum 6.00 credit hours.