We strive to offer the most convenient, cost-effective, relevant source of continuing legal education (CLE) seminars in central Ohio. Providing more than 400 hours of CLE programming annually, including more than 48 programs in December alone.
The Columbus Bar is committed to providing new attorneys highly practical and relevant programs. Our annual New Lawyer Training series provides the full 12 hour requirement; including professionalism, law office management and client fund management. Additional NLT credit hours may become available, so please check back often for updates! All CBA NLT programs are CLE Easy Pass eligible.
Several seminars are available which fulfill the bienniel requirement for Ohio attorneys to complete at least 2.5 continuing legal education credit hours in professional conduct: ethics (1.0 hour required), professionalism (1.0 hour required) and substance abuse (0.5 hour required). All are CLE Easy Pass eligible.
Practising Law Institute is a non-profit continuing legal education organization headquartered in New York City. It provides CLE Webcast seminars at locations across the United States including New York, California, Illinois, Washington DC, Georgia, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Texas, Virginia, Pennsylvania and now Columbus, Ohio through the Columbus Bar Association. Registrations are through the Practising Law Institute and the live webcasts will take place at the Columbus Bar offices. Click here for a listing of upcoming live webcasts.
The Columbus Bar is co-sponsoring mediation training CLE with Community Mediation Services. These classes are all held off-site, at the CME offices (65 Jefferson Avenue) or the Thurber Center (91 Jefferson Avenue). For more information or to register, click here or contact CME at 614/228.7191. Please note: Mediation Training is not CLE Easy Pass eligible.