SC CLE Requirements
What are SC MCLE requirements?
UPDATED MCLE REQUIREMENTS IN RESPONSE TO THE CORONAVIRUS: The court has waived the limit of 8 credit hours taken via alternatively delivered formats for the 2020-2021 compliance year. Attorneys, judges, magistrates, and municipal judges may earn all or any portion of the required annual 14 hours of MCLE credit through alternatively delivered programing for the 2020-2021 compliance year.
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.