Credit hours required: 14 hours per reporting period
Specialty credits required: 2 hours of legal ethics or professional responsibility. At least once every 3 annual reporting periods, 1 of these 2 specialty hours must be devoted to instruction in substance abuse or mental health issues and the legal profession.
Length of reporting period: One year
Compliance date: February 28
Compliance group: All attorneys
Reporting date: 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 down to the nearest quarter hour.
Attendance Reporting Procedure: The ABA reports attendance to the South Carolina Bar within 30 days after the program for live programs. The ABA does not report attendance for on-demand online courses.
Approval of ABA Programs
The ABA is an accredited sponsor in South Carolina and is approved for the following formats.
Approved ABA Live Program Formats Live, in-person meetings (e.g., National Institutes) Webinars and teleconferences
Approved ABA CLE Product Formats On-demand online courses
State Contact Information
Commission on CLE and Specialization Supreme Court of South Carolina
P.O. Box 2138 Columbia, SC 29202