Tennessee CLE Requirements

What are TN MCLE requirements?

UPDATED MCLE REQUIREMENTS IN RESPONSE TO THE CORONAVIRUS: The Supreme Court has entered a new order allowing attorneys to use unlimited online hours to establish their compliance for the 2020 and 2021 compliance years. Attorneys seeking reinstatement in 2020 or 2021 are also covered by the order. In addition attorneys will be able to carry forward a maximum of 15 hours of online CLE from 2020 toward their 2021 CLE requirement. This order is in effect through December 31, 2021.

Tennessee attorneys are required to complete 15.00 credit hours every year. Members must fulfill at least 7.00 credit hours of their CLE requirement with activities approved for Live CLE credit.

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.

You can obtain 15.00 of 15.00 required hours with the below format.

Live In-Person Seminars

Distance Learning Credit

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

You can obtain 8.00 of 15.00 required hours with the below formats.

* In-program attendance verification is required.

View all Distance Learning Credit formats

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