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Our Legal Education Commitment

The State Bar of Georgia is committed to the professional development of our members by providing quality legal education courses through ICLE and a dedicated group of staff to help maintain your CLE status reports and standings through CCLC.

Extended Waiver of 6-hour In-person Requirement

The Supreme Court of Georgia has extended the waiver of the 6-hour in-person CLE requirement through March 31, 2021.

In part:

“Considering that the ongoing outbreak of COVID-19 has resulted in the cancellation of many in-person continuing legal education programs and that Georgia lawyers, therefore, have limited access to programs at which they may fulfill the requirement of personal attendance at such programs, and in consultation with the president of the State Bar, the Court temporarily suspends Regulations 8 (e) and (15) to State Bar Rule 8-106 (B) to the extent that those Regulations limit lawyers to six hours of credit through self-study, in-house, or distance-learning continuing legal education activities.

Effective immediately, and continuing through March 31, 2021, lawyers may earn all or any portion of the required twelve hours through self study, in-house, or distance-learning continuing legal education activities under Regulations 8 (e) and (15), so long as those activities otherwise satisfy the requirements of those Regulations.”

Read the full order here.

If you have any questions regarding this waiver, you may contact the State Bar's CLE Department at 404-527-8710 or email cle@gabar.org.

Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE)

In light of continued COVID-19 health concerns, all September ICLE programs will be available by online livestream ONLY. There will be no in-person attendance for registrants, you will be sent a livestream link to the program by 7 p.m. the evening before so that you may watch the program online from your home or office.

If you have questions about an upcoming seminar, registering for a seminar or institute, or have trouble registering, contact ICLE at 678-529-6688 or icle@gabar.org.

Commission on Continuing Lawyer Competency (CCLC)

If you have questions about your CLE transcript, deadlines, regulations or rules, you may contact the CLE Department at 404-527-8710 or cle@gabar.org.

 

Speaker Clearinghouse

The Speaker Clearinghouse is designed specifically for, and contains detailed information about, minority and women lawyers who would like to be considered as faculty members in continuing legal education programs and provided with other speaking opportunities. For more information and to sign up, visit the signup page.

Search the Speaker Clearinghouse using the link below, which provides contact information and limited information on the legal experience of minority and women lawyers participating in the program.