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  • Hours:

    Monday - Friday

    8AM - 4:30PM - Central

    Saturday & Sunday - Closed


    1321 Murfreesboro Pike, Suite 810 

    Nashville, TN 37217

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    Tel - 615-741-3096

    Fax - 615-532-2477





Compliance Timetable - 2023 Compliance Year

On August 17, 2023, the Court issued a suspension order for all attorneys not in compliance for 2022. If your license has been suspended, please contact our office to verify steps required for reinstatement.


October 2023

Commission sends Progress Reports via email to all Tennessee attorneys active with CLE Commission.

December 31, 2023

Deadline for earning 2023 hours without penalty. Attorneys who do not establish compliance by Dec. 31 will be assessed a $100 fee, which will be indicated on the Annual Report Statement.

February 28, 2024

Annual Report Statements mailed or emailed.

March 31, 2023

Deadline for receipt of your ARS at the CLE office if you are short hours, owe money, or must claim an exemption. If you are required to return an ARS, the Non-Completion Fee of $100 will be assessed if the form is late. Documents hand delivered, faxed, mailed or e-mailed to the CLE Commission must be at the Commission’s office before April 1, 2024.


May 1, 2024

Notices of Noncompliance sent certified mail to attorneys who remain noncompliant.

Non-resident attorneys who have not claimed an exemption must still file a claim of exemption.

May 31, 2024

Deadline for establishing compliance by filing the Affidavit of Compliance or claiming a valid exemption. Compliance means the hours necessary for compliance have been earned or a valid exemption has been claimed and all fees have been paid to the CLE Commission. Documents hand delivered, faxed, mailed or emailed to the CLE Commission must be at the Commission's office by close of business on May 31, 2024. Failure to comply with this deadline will result in the imposition of the $200 continuing noncompliance penalty.

July 1, 2024

Draft Suspension Order submitted to Supreme Court and sent certified mail to named attorneys.


August 12, 2024

For noncompliant attorneys, deadline for filing Affidavit of Compliance to avoid suspension. Documents must be at the Commission on August 12, 2024 before the office closes at 4:30 CDT.

August 15, 2024

Final Suspension Order submitted to the Tennessee Supreme Court. A $500 Suspension Fee will be assessed upon entry of the Order.