Welcome to the official Continuing Legal Education website for the North Carolina State Bar.

New Attorney Professionalism Requirement

Click here to view FAQs about the Professionalism for New Admittees program

All active members admitted to the North Carolina State Bar after January 1, 2011, must complete the North Carolina State Bar Professionalism for New Admittees program in the year the member is first required to meet CLE requirements. Credit for the program will be applied to your annual mandatory continuing legal education requirements. If you were licensed in another state for 5 or more years at the time you were admitted to the NC Bar, you are exempt from the requirement; however, you must notify the State Bar of the exemption in the first annual report form sent to you.

Below are the dates for upcoming programs. You will need to contact the sponsor directly to register for the course:

28th Judicial District Bar
October 2 - 3, 2014, Asheville

Charlotte School of Law
October 10 - 11, 2014, Charlotte

Law to the People
October 17 - 18, 2014,  Durham

North Carolina Advocates for Justice
November 19 - 20, 2014, Raleigh

North Carolina Bar Association
July 31 - August 1, 2014, Cary
August 7 - 8, 2014, Charlotte
August 21 - 22, 2014, Gastonia
October 23 - 24, 2014, Cary

Online Courses

  • Attorneys may take up to four (4) hours of CLE credit through online courses for each compliance year. 
  • If an attorney takes more than four (4) online hours in one compliance year, any hours over the four allowed will be applied to the following compliance year and may result in compliance problems.

Paralegal Certification
Visit the North Carolina State Bar Paralegal Certification website.

 
 

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