South Carolina CLE Requirements

Attorney Requirements

South Carolina attorneys are required to complete 14 hours of CLE each year. At least 2 hours must be in the areas of Ethics or Professional Responsibility, and at least 1 hour in the areas of Mental Illness Awareness or Substance Abuse. Attorneys must earn the required MCLE credits by February 28th and report by March 1st each year.

Attorneys may carryover up to 14 hours of CLE credit to the following year.

Online Courses

New Mexico attorneys must earn at least 6 hours of CLE credit from live events, including live webinars. Attorneys may earn up to 8 CLE credits through online on demand courses.


The Supreme Court of South Carolina
P.O. Box 2138 Columbia SC 29202 (803)799-5578

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.