SC CLE Requirements
What are SC MCLE requirements?
UPDATED MCLE REQUIREMENTS IN RESPONSE TO THE CORONAVIRUS: Attorneys may now earn all or any portion of the required 14 CLE credit hours for the 2019-2020 reporting year through online or telephonic programs. In addition, attorneys who failed to comply with 2019-2020 CLE requirements will be suspended if they do not file reports of compliance and pay the filing fee and any penalty by April 15, 2020.
South Carolina attorneys are required to complete 14.00 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 SC MCLE specialty credit requirements?
Specialty credit hours may be taken as Live or Alternatively Delivered.
Legal Ethics: 2.00 credit hours (required)
At least once every three reporting years, members must complete one hour of instruction devoted exclusively to substance abuse or mental health issues (SA/MH) and the legal profession. SA/MH hours are ALSO considered general hours.
When is the SC MCLE compliance deadline?
How do I report my SC MCLE?
NBI, Inc. will report your credit to the South Carolina Commission on Continuing Lawyer Competency.
A Verified Certificate of Completion will be sent to you. Please retain for your records.
What is allowed for Alternatively Delivered credit?
Maximum 8.00 credit hours.