Tennessee CLE Requirements

Attorney Requirements

Tennessee attorneys are required to complete 15 hours of CLE each year. At least 3 hours must be in the area of Ethics or Professionalism. Attorneys must earn the required MCLE credits by December 31st and report by March 31st each year.

Attorneys may carryover up to 15 hours of CLE credit to the following year.

Online Courses

Tennessee attorneys must earn at least 7 hours of CLE credit from live in-person events. Attorneys may earn up to 8 CLE credits through online on demand courses.


Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education & Specialization
1321 Murfreesboro Pike, Suite 810
Nashville, TN 37217
(615) 741-3096

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.