Continuing Legal Education

The Buncombe County 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.


The Climate and the Land: Clean Energy, Land Protection and Ethics CLE (1/26/2021)

Join us for a 3-hour virtual CLE on February 10th to learn more about clean energy and land protection. As our region and the world navigate the burdens of the pandemic, most of the focus has appropriately been on health and economic fallout. Despite these challenges, the threat of our warming climate looms in the [...] 

Overview of Landlord/Tenant & Consumer Matters During the Pandemic CLE (12/8/2020)

The Pro Bono Committee of the Buncombe County Bar will host a virtual CLE Program on Wed, January 13, 2021 to provide an overview of key areas of Landlord/Tenant Law and  including termination of tenancy and habitability issues in residential rental housing, and of Consumer Protection Law, including debtors’ rights and common credit issues faced [...] 

Overview of Estate Planning, Elder Law, and Estate Administration CLE (12/8/2020)

This three hour Overview of Estate Planning, Elder Law, and Estate Administration virtual CLE is designed for the general practitioner who wants to better understand: How to draft wills, trusts, and powers of attorney How to plan for long-term care expenses and crisis planning, including gifting and Medicaid asset protection trusts; and After death estate [...] 

Calm in the Storm: Tools to Keep Your Cool in the Corona Crisis CLE (4/7/2020)

Register now for a free CLE webinar on Wednesday, April 8, 2020, at 10am. As our world navigates the COVID-19 pandemic, we are collectively venturing into uncharted territory, both personally and professionally. The uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus heightens mental and emotional stress for a profession already steeped in pressure and a propensity to predict and [...] 

Upcoming CLE Video Replays in Asheville (2/6/2020)

Thursday-Friday, February 20-21, 2020  NCBA Real Property Fundamentals CLE Credit: 13.25 hours including 1.0 Ethics/Professionalism and 1.0 Technology Reg:  8:45-9:00am; Program Day 1: 9:00am-4:30pm; Day 2:  9:00am-3:45pm   Wednesday-Thursday, February 26-27, 2020    MCB 2019 Annual Review CLE Credit: 12.0 hours including 1.0 Ethics/Professionalism, 1.0 Substance Abuse and 1.0 Technology Reg:  8:45-9:00am; Program Day 1: [...] 

Upcoming CLE Video Replays in Asheville (1/14/2020)

Friday, January 31, 2020  NCBA Freaky Friday:  They Told Me I Only Needed to Know Family Law (Family Law Section Fall CLE)  CLE Credit: 6.0 hours including 1.0 Substance Abuse   Thursday-Friday, February 6-7, 2020    NCBA 2019 Annual Review CLE Credit: 12.0 hours including 1.0 Ethics/Professionalism, 1.0 Substance Abuse and 1.0 Technology   Thursday-Friday, [...] 

Native American Sovereignty (10/29/2019)

Presenters Dr. George D. Pappas, Esq., and Hon. Matthew Martin bring historical and legal knowledge to this two-hour CLE on Native American dispossession and other relevant issues. The CLE will take place at Van Winkle Law Firm on Friday, November 15, from 9am to 11:15am. Sign up here. Hour One–Dr. George D. Pappas, Esq: 1. [...] 

Top 10 Questions For Navigating An Appeal (10/29/2019)

Judge Linda Stephens will present a one-hour CLE on best appellate practices on November 11, 2019 from 11am-noon. The CLE will take place at Van Winkle Law Firm, and is sponsored by the Buncombe Bar. Sign up here. Judge Stephens brings nearly four decades of experience, including eleven years as a NC Court of Appeals [...] 

Upcoming Summer CLE Video Replays in Asheville (6/3/2019)

June 14 – NCBA Rock & Roll Law: Music Copyright Through Bruce Springsteen CLE: 6.0 Hrs incl 1.0 Ethics/Professional Responsibility   June 20-21 — MCB 2019 Annual Review CLE:  12.0 hours incl 2.0 Ethics/Professional Responsibility and 1.0 Substance Abuse/Mental Health   June 25-26 — NCBA 23rd Annual Elder & Special Needs Law Symposium CLE:  11.0 [...] 

Community Foundation of WNC’s Annual Seminar (4/15/2019)

You are invited to join Western North Carolina’s professional advisors for The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina’s 28th Annual Professional Seminar. Three continuing education hours are available. Michele A. W. McKinnon of McGuireWoods LLP will present: Charitable Giving After Tax Reform: The Rules and Opportunities in the Current Tax and Economic Environment. Thursday, May 2, [...]