North Carolina MCLE Requirements

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.


Reporting Information

NBI, Inc. will report your credit to the North Carolina State Board of Continuing Legal Education.

A Verified Certificate of Completion will be sent to you. Please retain for your records.

New Attorney Information

All active members admitted to the North Carolina State Bar after January 1, 2011, must complete the 12-hour Professionalism for New Attorneys Program in the year the member is first required to meet CLE requirements. Credit for the program is applied to the annual mandatory requirements. If you were licensed in another state for 5 or more years at the time you were admitted to the NC Bar, you are exempt from the requirement; however, you must notify the State Bar of the exemption in the first annual report form sent to you.

  • Online Credits Allowable: Online credit hours are allowed in the delivery formats indicated. Maximum 6.00 credit hours.
  • Specialty credit Requirements
    Specialty credits may be taken as Live or Online.

    Professional responsibility or professionalism: 2.00 credit hours (required, yearly)

    Technology training: 1.00 credit hour (required, yearly beginning 1/1/2019).

    Substance abuse and debilitating mental conditions: 1.00 credit hour(required, every 3 years).

    Trust account management: 1.00 credit hour (starting in 2017, required for any lawyer or supervised employee with check signing authority)
  • Compliance Deadline
    December 31st

Requirements by Format

Course Book Course Book Included With All Formats

Seminar

National Business Institute Live Seminars are considered Live by the North Carolina State Board of Continuing Legal Education.

You can obtain 12.00 of 12.00 required hours with this format.

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Video Webcast

National Business Institute Live Video Webcasts are considered Live by the North Carolina State Board of Continuing Legal Education.

You can obtain 12.00 of 12.00 required hours with this format.

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Teleconference

National Business Institute Live Teleconferences are considered Live by the North Carolina State Board of Continuing Legal Education.

You can obtain 12.00 of 12.00 required hours with this format.

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Audio Webinar

National Business Institute Live Audio Webinars are considered Live by the North Carolina State Board of Continuing Legal Education.

You can obtain 12.00 of 12.00 required hours with this format.

Browse NC CLE Accredited Audio Webinars

OnDemand Video

National Business Institute OnDemand Video programs are considered Online by the North Carolina State Board of Continuing Legal Education. Codes required to verify completion.

You can obtain 6.00 of 12.00 required hours with this format.

Browse NC CLE Accredited OnDemand Videos

OnDemand Audio

National Business Institute OnDemand Audio programs are considered Online by the North Carolina State Board of Continuing Legal Education. Codes required to verify completion.

You can obtain 6.00 of 12.00 required hours with this format.

Browse NC CLE Accredited OnDemand Audios

Video Download

National Business Institute Video Downloads are considered Online by the North Carolina State Board of Continuing Legal Education. Codes required to verify completion.

You can obtain 6.00 of 12.00 required hours with this format.

Browse NC CLE Accredited Video Downloads

Audio Download

National Business Institute Audio Downloads are considered Online by the North Carolina State Board of ontinuing Legal Education. Codes required to verify completion.

You can obtain 6.00 of 12.00 required hours with this format.

Browse NC CLE Accredited Audio Downloads

Video DVD

National Business Institute Video DVDs are considered Online by the North Carolina State Board of Continuing Legal Education. Codes required to verify completion.

You can obtain 6.00 of 12.00 required hours with this format.

Browse NC CLE Accredited Video DVDs

Audio CD

National Business Institute Audio CDs are considered Online by the North Carolina State Board of Continuing Legal Education. Codes required to verify completion.

You can obtain 6.00 of 12.00 required hours with this format.

Browse NC CLE Accredited Audio CDs