Continuing Legal Education

The 28th Judicial District Bar provides opportunities for members to fulfill their CLE requirements locally and at a discount.

For the convenience of our members, we also list CLE opportunities provided by other entities.

Upcoming CLEs are listed on this page. Click on the CLE title to access the event page where you can find more information relative to that conference. Bar sponsored CLEs allow registration directly from the event page.


Past CLEs

Making the Most of Mediation CLE (10/11/2018)

Mediation is a key part of the pretrial process in federal and state courts in North Carolina. Experienced counsel know that mediation is frequently the fulcrum point where litigants pivot from contentiousness to a negotiated settlement. A range of critical areas will be discussed including preparation for mediation, techniques and pointers for negotiation, working effectively [...] 

Federal Bar Association Annual Meeting & CLE (9/12/2018)

The Annual Meeting and CLE presented by the Federal Bar Association for the W.D.N.C. at the Omni Grove Park Inn in Asheville will take place on Friday, 9/21/2018. The CLE will cover a variety of topics affecting federal court practitioners. See the attached flyer for more information and to register for the CLE. This year’s [...] 

Upcoming CME/CLE in September (6/28/2018)

By the Book: Avoiding Trouble Spots in Your Mediation Practice CLE/CME for DRC Certified Mediators Friday, September 14, 2018 11:00 a.m. – 2:15 p.m. Western Carolina University – Asheville Campus at Biltmore Park https://bythebookseptember2018.eventbrite.com The Mediation Center is once again offering this 2018 program for those who did not attend in April. The program will [...] 

Young Lawyers: Naming the Stress and Building Resilience (6/5/2018)

The Buncombe County Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division is pleased to announce it will offer a FREE CLE to young lawyers (attorneys under the age of 37 or within their first 5 years of practice) this Friday, June 8, 2018. This CLE is approved for 3.00 hours of professional responsibility/ethics credit. NOTE: We are also [...] 

Upcoming CLE Video Replays in Asheville (5/31/2018)

Lenoir Rhyne University-Asheville Campus 36 Montford Ave, Room 311   Thursday, June 14  –  2018 Real Property Law Section Annual Meeting CLE Credit: 6.0 including 1.0 Ethics/Professional Responsibility Reg:  8:45-9:00am; Program:  9:00am-3:30pm   Friday, June 15  –  NCBA 2018 Family  Law Section Annual Meeting CLE Credit: 6.0 including 1.0 Ethics/Professional Responsibility Reg:  8:45-9:00am; Program:  9:00am-3:30pm [...] 

Beyond Jurisprudence CLE (5/14/2018)

Are you equipped with the skills and tools to identify a client suffering from addiction? Do you have the courage to intervene equally with a client coming to you with her fourth DUI, and your golf-buddy who represents 25% of your book of business? What about the managing partner? This presentation will provide you with [...] 

Young Lawyers: Naming the Stress and Building Resilience CLE (5/8/2018)

The Buncombe County Bar’s Young Lawyers Division is pleased to announce it will offer a free CLE to young lawyers (attorneys under the age of 37 or within their first 5 years of practice) on Friday, June 8, 2018. A recent national landmark ABA study confirmed that lawyers are at the highest risk of any [...] 

By the Book: Avoiding Trouble Spots in Your Mediation Practice (3/28/2018)

The Mediation Center is sponsoring a CLE/CME training scheduled for April 27, 2018. By the Book: Avoiding Trouble Spots in Your Mediation Practice is approved for 3 CLE credit hours from the Bar and for 2 CME credits from the DRC. To sign up, click here: https://bythebookcmecle.eventbrite.com

Community Foundation of WNC’s Annual Seminar (3/28/2018)

You are invited to join Western North Carolina’s professional advisors for The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina’s 27th Annual Professional Seminar. Thomas J. Pauloski, JD of Bernstein Private Wealth Management, Chicago will present: “Trumping Uncertainty: Integrating Investment, Estate, Charitable and Insurance Planning.” 3 hours continuing education credit available. Thursday, May 3, 2018 8:00 a.m. Registration and [...] 

Federal Bar Association Annual Meeting (3/14/2018)

Please save the date for the Annual Meeting and CLE presented by the Federal Bar Association for the Western District of North Carolina at the Omni Grove Park Inn in Asheville on Friday, September 21, 2018.  The CLE will cover a variety of topics affecting federal court practitioners.  Agenda details and presentation topics will be posted this spring [...]