Florida CLE Requirements
Florida attorneys are required to complete 30 hours of CLE every 3 years. At least 5 hours must be in the areas of Legal Ethics, Professionalism, Bias Elimination, Substance Abuse, or Mental Illness Awareness (at least 1 of 5 must be in Professionalism). At least 3 hours must be in the area of Technology. Attorneys must earn and report the required MCLE credits in their assigned reporting period.
Attorneys may not carry over CLE credit to the following reporting period.
Newly Admitted Attorneys
All Newly Admitted attorneys in Florida must complete the Basic Skills Course Requirement, available through the Florida Bar.
Attorneys in Florida may receive credit for attending CLE courses that have been approved by the Florida State Bar, including online videos or webinars.
Legal Specialization & CLE
The Florida Bar
651 E. Jefferson Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399
About Our CLE Requirements Guide
This information is for general informational purposes only. Each state has specific CLE rules and regulations, which may not be fully reflected on our site. Please contact your state"s CLE regulator to determine your specific rules and requirements.