Continuing Legal Education

Providing more than 400 hours of CLE programming annually, the Columbus Bar strives to offer the most convenient, cost-effective, relevant source of continuing legal education (CLE) seminars in central Ohio. Contact the Columbus Bar Association CLE Department at (614) 221-4112 or

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CBA members save 25% on Columbus Bar CLE programming. Members also have access to CLE Easy Pass (12 CLE hours for $125) or the new Online CLE Easy Pass (12 online CLE hours for $175). If you're not already a member, join today!

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Beginning April 1, 2014, complimentary CLE handout materials will only be provided in electronic format. If you would like to purchase hard copy handout materials, please select the "add" box when you are registering, so that we can process your request.

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Featured Seminar

What is the difference between John Milton (Al Pacino in The Devil’s Advocate, undoubtedly a “bad” lawyer) and Atticus Finch (Gregory Peck in To Kill a Mockingbird, undoubtedly a great lawyer)? Since John Milton relied on his devil-powers to conquer his legal adversaries and Atticus Finch relied on his legal acumen, arguably the difference lies in one’s knowledge of trial strategy. On March 13 from 1:30-4:45pm, come to the Columbus Bar and learn how to be an Atticus Finch.