North Carolina Attorney CLE hour credits

North Carolina attorneys are required to complete 12 CLE hours every calendar year. As part of this 12-hour requirement, you must complete a minimum of 2 credit hours in the area of professional responsibility or professionalism and at least one hour devoted to technology training.

Attorneys have the option of attending up to six (6) online credit hours each year.

The courses offered by CLE Academy are considered online credit hours.

 

HOW TO COMPLETE COURSES

Here are the steps to complete a course:

  1. Purchase the course
  2. You will receive an emailed order receipt. The receipt will include links to your course(s) so that you can start your course(s) immediately, you will use these links to start or resume your course(s) at any time.
  3. Complete the course. Once you have completed the course you will be able to immediately download and print your course certificate.

ONLINE COURSES AVAILABLE:

Course Name
Course Hours
Price
6-hour bundle - Regularly $60 (Save $11)
  • Lawyers' Abuse of Technology
  • Who is the Client? Rethinking Professional Responsibility for Benefit Corporations
6

$49.00Add to cart

The Selection and Treatment of Women Directors: Gender Discrimination in the Boardroom
(1 hour Professional Responsibility/Ethics)
1

$10.00Add to cart

Lawyers' Abuse of Technology
(3 hours Professional Responsibility/Ethics and .5 hour General)
3.5

$40.00Add to cart

The Workplace and Alcohol Problem Prevention
(1.5 hours General)
1.5

$10.00Add to cart

"Dirty" Experts: Ethical Challenges Concerning, and a Comparative Perspective on, the Use of Consulting Experts
(1 hour Professional Responsibility/Ethics)
1

$10.00Add to cart

Who is the Client? Rethinking Professional Responsibility for Benefit Corporations
(2.5 hours Professional Responsibility/Ethics)
2.5

$30.00Add to cart

Frequently Asked Questions

How many CLE hours are required?
Twelve (12) CLE credits are required every calendar year.Of these 12 hours, two must be in the area of professional responsibility or professionalism or any combination thereof, and effective in 2019, at least one hour shall be devoted to technology training.

At least once every three calendar years, each lawyer must complete an additional hour of professional responsibility devoted exclusively to instruction in substance abuse awareness or debilitating mental conditions, and a lawyer’s professional responsibilities.

Attorneys have the option of attending up to six (6) credit hours online each calendar year.

When is my education due?
All continuing legal education activities must be completed by December 31st of each calendar year.

Can I carry hours forward to the next year?
Attorneys may take an additional six hours of online credit which will be banked and applied to the following calendar year.

Does CLE Academy report my CLE hours completed?
Yes,CLE Academy will report all completed course credits to the North Carolina State Bar within 30 days of course completion.

How many hours of audio-delivered programs can I complete per year?
Attorneys have the option of attending up to six (6) credit hours of online courses each calendar year.

Is CLE Academy an approved provider in the state of North Carolina?
Yes, the North Carolina State Bar has approved CLE Academy as a continuing education provider. Our Sponsor Number is: 8333.