SOUTH CAROLINA CLE REQUIREMENTS
Whether you’re an experienced or newly admitted South Carolina attorney, here’s what you need to be in the know about the SC CLE rules and how to get your South Carolina CLE Requirements fulfilled with a Knowledge Group CLE Bundle.
South Carolina CLE Requirements: All attorneys admitted to practice in South Carolina shall complete fourteen (14) credit hours of continuing legal education including at least two (2) credit hours of legal ethics/professional responsibility (LEPR). Attorneys must complete one (1) hour of LEPR devoted exclusively to instruction in substance abuse, mental health issues or stress management and the legal profession at least once every three (3) years.
Compliance Deadline: Last day of February
Reporting Deadline: March 1
Compliance Cycle: Annual
Approval of Programs: The Knowledge Group does not submit application for CLE credits in South Carolina. Attorneys may apply directly for individual course approval by completing and submitting a Uniform Application for Accreditation of CLE Activity, along with a $25 per course application fee. Along with the application, you will be required to submit a copy of the program’s brochure, agenda and handout materials. Attendees seeking approved credits should send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Program Format: The Knowledge Group webcasts qualify as alternatively delivered courses in South Carolina. Attorneys are limited to six (6) credits of alternatively delivered programs per compliance period. View our list of LIVE Webcasts and Recorded Webcasts.
SC CLE Reporting Procedure: The Knowledge Group does not submit attendance report to South Carolina Commission on CLE and Specialization.
For Newly Admitted Attorneys
South Carolina CLE Requirements For Newly Admitted Attorneys: Newly admitted attorneys in the state of South Carolina are exempted from MCLE requirements in the reporting year in which they are licensed.
For more information regarding SC CLE, contact South Carolina Commission on CLE and Specialization at:
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