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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.

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, [...] 

Innovations In Criminal Justice CLE (3/28/2019)

Buncombe County is at the forefront among North Carolina jurisdictions in implementing major criminal justice reforms.  These reforms led to the selection of Buncombe to be a recipient of the prestigious $1.75 million Safety and Justice Challenge grant through the McArthur foundation.  Join us for a one-hour CLE at the April 10th Bar Luncheon to [...] 

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. Click here to sign up for the course. 3 hours Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit, pending NC State Bar approval / 2 hours Continuing Mediator Education (CME) [...] 

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 [...]