Continuing Legal Education

Offering more than 160 live and video CLE courses each year, the CMBA strives to provide relevant, cost-effective and convenient CLE programming in the comfort of our Conference Center. 

Members save BIG on CLE. In addition to saving 25% on all of our CLE programming, CMBA members also have access to our CLE Passport (current rate - 12 CLE hours for $300 - a savings of $60 off our everyday rates. Be sure to look for our CLE Passport as part of your dues renewal next year to save even more! 

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If you are not already a CMBA member, take advantage of instant CLE savings by joining today.

Come meet us at the Bar for all of your CLE needs!

For more information, call us at (216) 696-2404 or email cle@clemetrobar.org.

To see our current offerings, please scroll down.

CLE Programs

Annual Institutes

The CMBA's Institutes are advanced-level CLE courses, providing an in-depth look at the latest trends and topics in a variety of practice areas. If you practice in Bankruptcy, Estate Planning, Real Estate, Labor & Employment or Tax, these are the must-attend courses.

Take a deeper dive into our Institutes.

Leadership & Practice Development

Whether you are a brand-new attorney or have been practicing for decades, the CMBA offers leadership development programming to help members reach their full potential.

Learn more about our opportunities.

Professional Conduct

The CMBA offers a variety of Professional Conduct (formerly known as Ethics, Professionalism & Substance Abuse) courses each year to help you meet your requirements. In addition, many of our substantive courses include Professional Conduct as part of their programs. Check our our events calendar below for more information on upcoming programs.

Self-Study/Online CLE

Click the logo below to view our self-study CLE page for the latest promos and specials!

             

Additional Details

Read more about CMBA CLE, including:
  • Our cancellation policy
  • Links to check your annual CLE requirements and transcripts
  • Location and parking

Interested in presenting?

The CMBA is interested in hearing from potential presenters!  Please contact Samantha Pringle, CLE Director, at (216) 696-2404.

Check out our Seminar Chair Handbook for more details on the planning process for future programs. Already on our schedule? View our tips for speakers and moderators.

Please note - the opinions expressed by our presenters and audience members are their own and do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the CMBA.  We support the open exchange of viewpoints during our programs.

Events

 
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This is a webcast of the live New York session presented by PLI and hosted by the CMBA.

Today's topic is Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company.

When: June 22–23, 2017
Where: Cleveland, OH
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Join the CMBA's newest Section, the Social Security & Disability Section, for their first half-day CLE, Social Security Disability: The Advanced Practitioner's Guide for an Evolving Climate.



When: June 22, 2017
Where: Cleveland, OH
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This is a webcast of the live New York session presented by PLI and hosted by the CMBA.

Today's session is Fundamentals of Investment Adviser Regulation 2017.

When: June 26, 2017
Where: Cleveland, OH
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Join us at Westwood for this summertime tradition.

When: June 26, 2017
Where: Rocky River, OH
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Join the CMBA's Environmental Law Section for their June lunch and CLE presentation, co-sponsored with the Green Initiative Committee.

Meet up with colleagues over lunch and then pick up an hour of CLE credit on a hot topic in Environmental Law.

When: June 27, 2017
Where: Cleveland, OH
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When: June 28, 2017
Where: Cleveland, OH
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This is a webcast of the live New York session presented by PLI and hosted by the CMBA.

This program will provide the basics of the private equity practice from fund formation to private equity M&A.



When: July 10–11, 2017
Where: Cleveland, OH
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This is a webcast of the live New York session presented by PLI and hosted by the CMBA.

Today's session provides an overview of the U.S. federal securities laws by leading in-house and law firm practitioners as well as SEC staff.



When: July 13–14, 2017
Where: Cleveland, OH
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This is a webcast of the live New York session presented by PLI and hosted by the CMBA.

Today's session provides a working knowledge of the U.S. international tax rules.



When: July 18–19, 2017
Where: Cleveland, OH
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This is a webcast of the live New York session presented by PLI and hosted by the CMBA.

This program will discuss the state of the law, enforcement priorities in this area, and how clients can avoid the government’s crosshairs regarding the Salman appeal.



When: July 21, 2017
Where: Cleveland, OH
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This is a webcast of the live New York session presented by PLI and hosted by the CMBA.

Today's session is about Delaware Law Developments in 2017.



When: July 21, 2017
Where: Cleveland, OH
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The CMBA reserved a limited number of tickets to THE SOUND OF MUSIC for SATURDAY, JULY 22 at 8:00 p.m. Reservations and payment are due by JUNE 7.

When: July 22, 2017
Where: Cleveland, OH
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This is a webcast of the live New York session presented by PLI and hosted by the CMBA.

Today's session provides a working knowledge of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.



When: July 31 – August 1, 2017
Where: Cleveland, OH
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This is a webcast of the live New York session presented by PLI and hosted by the CMBA.

Today's session provides the latest developments and insights on attorney-client privilege.



When: August 8, 2017
Where: Cleveland, OH
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This is a webcast of the live New York session presented by PLI and hosted by the CMBA.

Today's session provides information on constitutional issues the Supreme Court faced in the October 2016 Term.



When: August 10, 2017
Where: Cleveland, OH