Continuing Legal Education

The Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association's Continuing Legal Education Programs offer a wide variety of live classes and online programs to meet your professional education needs. We offer affordable, timely and convenient CLE options.  If you have any questions regarding a specific program, please call the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar CLE Department at (216) 696-2404.

The CMBA has launched enhancements to our CLE offerings: 

  • Take advantage of our CLE Passport - 12 hours of live CMBA CLE for $300 (for orders placed after August 1).  Click here for details, including terms and conditions.   

  • Participants may choose between electronic or print course materials. More information will be available on each seminar brochure, and for those who register online, participants will see two choices for materials. Those who opt for electronic materials will receive discounted tuition.  Call the CMBA CLE Department at 216-696-2404 for more information.

  • OMBAC FastCLE will now offer all of our self-study programs by podcast in addition to our online streaming format! You can now enjoy CLE anywhere, anytime on your mobile device! Please visit to access all of our self-study programs.

All CMBA CLE courses are submitted to the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Continuing Legal Education for Ohio CLE approval.

If you are interested in presenting a program, please contact Samantha Pringle (click to email), CLE Director, at 216-696-2404.  

Please view our Seminar Chair Handbook for more details on the planning process.  Click here to view our tips for speakers and moderators.

CMBA CLE Calendar

View CMBA CLE courses:

Online CLE


The CMBA is proud to partner with the Ohio Metropolitan Bar Association Consortium (OMBAC) for our online CLE programming. 

View our online CLE courses.

CLE Cancellation Policy

CANCELLATIONS must be received in writing three business days prior to the program. Refunds will be charged a $15 administrative fee. Substitutions or transfers to other programs are permitted with 24 hours written notice. Transfer is to a single program and the funds may be transferred only once!

CLE Rules

Visit the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on CLE website to view: