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Georgia CLE Requirements and Courses

Detailed jurisdiction information about MCLE regulations and general information accreditation of ABA CLE events, webinars, and on-demand CLE courses

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Georgia Newly-Admitted CLE Rules

In their year of admission or in the next calendar year Georgia new attorneys must complete the mentoring and CLE requirements of Georgia’s Transition into Law Practice Program/Mentoring Program.

Georgia General CLE Rules

  • Credit hours required: 12 hours per reporting period
  • Specialty credits required: 1 hour of ethics credit and 1 hour of professionalism credit, per reporting period
  •  Length of reporting period: 1 year
  • Compliance date: December 31
  • Reporting date: January 31
  • Compliance group: All attorneys report annually.
  • Minutes per credit hour: 60 minutes. To calculate credit for a specific program, divide the total length of the program in minutes by 60 and round to the nearest half hour.
  • Distance Learning Requirements:  May take all credits with live webcast or previously recorded.
  • Attendance Reporting Procedure: The ABA reports attendance to Georgia on each attorney's behalf. Attorneys report/verify compliance by submitting an annual report to Georgia, which is sent to attorneys between December and January by the Georgia Commission.

State Contact Information

State Bar of Georgia, MCLE Program, 104 Marietta Street, NW Ste. 100, Atlanta, GA 30303 | (404) 527-8710

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A Note About MCLE Credit

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