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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.

Drilling Down: Mediators’ Dilemmas – Live CLE/CME (3/21/2019)

Friday, April 26, 2019 This seminar offers an in-depth examination of dilemmas that DRC-certified mediators face in their mediation practices and provides guidance for how to successfully meet these challenges. Coffee and light snacks provided. 3 hours Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit, pending NC State Bar approval / 2 hours Continuing Mediator Education (CME) credit, approved by [...] 

Upcoming CLE Video Replays in Asheville (2/4/2019)

Comfort Suites Outlet Center, 890 Brevard Rd. February 22 – MCB Family Law Potpourri – What Judges Want Family Lawyers to Know about Drafting Orders; NC Uniform Power of Attorney Act; Ethics; & Substance Abuse 6.Hrs incl 1.0 Ethics/Professional Responsibility and 1.0 Substance Abuse/Mental Health Tuition: $295 February 25-26 — MCB 2018 Annual Review CLE: [...] 

Making the Most of Mediation: Achieving Results for Your Client – 5-Hour Live CLE (1/29/2019)

Friday, February 22, 2019 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Western Carolina University – Asheville Campus at Biltmore Park 28 Schenck Pkwy #100, Asheville $299 registration / $265 early bird (lunch included) (pending NC State Bar Approval) Contact: 828.251.6089

Upcoming CLE Video Replays in Asheville (1/9/2019)

Upcoming CLE Video Replays in Asheville! Comfort Suites Outlet Center, 890 Brevard Rd.   January 25 – NCBA You’ve Got to Be Crazy to Do This: Working With Mental Health Professionals and Disordered Clients (Fall Family Law CLE) 6.Hrs incl 1.0 Substance Abuse/Mental Health Tuition:  NCBA Member:  $330  Non-Member:  $395   February 7-8 – NCBA [...] 

Family Law From the Trenches CLE (11/7/2018)

This CLE allows attorneys to sharpen their family law skills in four areas — equitable distribution, child custody, juvenile court and domestic violence — with local experts in each area. This continuing legal education seminar is $75 for local Bar members, and $150 for out-of-district attorneys. The seminar will be held in the Starnes Conference [...] 

Creating a Litigation Advantage Through Proper Discovery CLE (11/7/2018)

This CLE is aimed at attorneys who want to obtain better results through focused discovery.  Seasoned practitioners will provide an overview on getting the most out of written discovery, and how narrow requests can eliminate issues or otherwise focus a case for trial.  Presenters will discuss strategies for preparing your witness for depositions and tips [...] 

Making the Most of Mediation CLE (10/21/2018)

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 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 [...]