Tennessee CLE Requirements

What are TN MCLE requirements?

Tennessee attorneys are required to complete 15.00 credit hours every year.

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Court again extends the temporary suspension of Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 21, sections 3.01(c) and 4.02(c) through 2022 and removes the 8 hour limitation on Distance Learning for the required continuing legal education hours for 2022 for licensed Tennessee attorneys and for those lawyers seeking reactivation or reinstatement in 2022 pursuant to Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 9, section 30 and Rule 21. Effective immediately, and continuing through 12/31/2022, lawyers may earn all or any portion of the required continuing legal education hours for 2022, or for purposes of seeking reactivation or reinstatement in 2022, through approved Distance Learning completed through 12/31/2022.

What are TN MCLE specialty credit requirements?

Specialty credit hours may be taken as Live or Distance Learning.
Legal Ethics and Professionalism: 3.00 credit hours (required)

When is the TN MCLE compliance deadline?

December 31st

How do I report my TN MCLE?

NBI, Inc. will report your credit online to the Tennessee Commission on CLE.

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

What is allowed for Distance Learning credit?

Distance Learning credit hours are allowed in the formats indicated. Maximum 8.00 credit hours.

Requirements by Format

Course Book Course Book Included With All Formats

Live Credit

The below format is considered Live by the Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education.

Live In-Person Seminars

Distance Learning Credit

The below formats are considered Distance Learning by the Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education.

* In-program attendance verification is required.

View all Distance Learning Credit formats

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