The Mecklenburg County Bar is proud to provide innovative and relevant educational programs to its members on a wide variety of topics. MCB strives to provide CLEs presented by a diverse and broad spectrum of the legal community. As the legal profession evolves, we work to address the changing needs of attorneys across all areas of practice and experience levels, to enhance personal and professional development.

MCB CLEs are planned and presented by MCB members in tandem with the MCB CLE staff team. Our CLEs are designed to help you earn your annual CLE credits while delivering skills, information, and insight to help you grow in your personal and professional lives. If you are interested in presenting or planning an MCB CLE, please fill out this form.

Your MCB membership gives you access to exclusive pricing for all CLE programming, including multiple complimentary CLEs each year. Take advantage of the hundreds of programs offered annually, both live in person and from the comfort of your couch or office.


CLE Requirements

Attorneys licensed in North Carolina are required to take 12 hours of CLE approved by the North Carolina State Bar. As of January 1, 2020, all 12 CLE hours can be taken online. The required hours are broken down into:

  • One hour of technology training (New requirement for 2019).
  • Two hours of ethics, professional responsibility, or professionalism.
  • Nine hours of general CLE training.
  • One hour of substance abuse or mental health training every three years.
  • FAQ for new attorneys.


CLE Options

  • Live, in person programs and video replays here at the Bar & Foundation Center, and at many other locations and law firms around Charlotte
  • Live webcasts and webinars – earn live CLE credit hours from the comfort of your couch or office
  • On-Demand CLE Programs available 24/7 wherever you are.


CLE Annual Pass - $365 for 365 days – Earn all your annual CLE credits (live and online)

  • Valid for 365 days from date of purchase
  • Non-transferable
  • The CLE Annual Pass does not include webinars and cannot be used for certain programs throughout the year, including but not limited to: Annual Review


If you have any other questions regarding MCB CLEs, please don’t hesitate to reach out to our CLE staff team