Attorneys can earn 12 hours of CLE credit at the annual legal learning conference online February 2-5.
For 31 years, UNC School of Law’s annual Festival of Legal Learning has provided continuing legal education for more than 15,000 attorneys and judges from across the country. This year, Festival is going virtual offering 30 sessions online over a four day period. Attendees may customize their learning and choose the courses most beneficial to their needs for less than $25 per credit hour.
Speakers who are recognized experts in their fields include professors from Carolina Law as well as distinguished guest speakers like Adam Liptak, the Supreme Court correspondent for The New York Times. This year’s program features sessions with topics on election law, COVID-19’s impact on the field of law, constitutional law, environmental law, technology, and more. The Career Development Office is hosting sessions on how to hire associates, and how to manage a team of lawyers. There are also sessions from all of the law school’s centers.
Festival is designed for lawyers and legal professionals to build basics, sharpen skills, provide perspectives, and highlight new developments in the field of law. Attendees may earn up to 12 hours of CLE credit to satisfy the N.C State Bar’s yearly technology, ethics/professional responsibility, and substance abuse/mental health requirements. Out-of-state attendees may download an MCLE certificate from the website within 30 days after the conference. Forwarding completed paperwork and payment (of any out-of-state fees) are the responsibility of the attendee.