North Carolina attorneys are required to complete 12 hours of approved NC CLE to complete the annual NC CLE requirement. Of the 12 required hours, at least 2 hours must be accredited for legal ethics. Please note that once every 3 years North Carolina attorneys must also complete 1 required hour of substance abuse.

NC CLE Deadline

* December 31

* 12 total hours

* 2 legal ethics 

And it’s time to get started!  Your deadline to complete your North Carolina CLE requirement is December 31. North Carolina attorneys are allowed to complete up to 6 of the 12 required NC CLE hours through online CLE courses. Please click here for more information about North Carolina CLE: NC CLE.