Continuing Legal Education and Other Programs

We strive to keep you up to date on the newest developments in your area of practice, on technology trends, the business of managing a law practice, and advice from experts on myriad issues facing lawyers today.  We offer live and livestreamed CLE Programming, topical roundtable discussions, expert panels, webinars and more.  Find our upcoming programs arranged by category below, or visit www.sdcba.org/calendar for all upcoming live and livestreamed programs.

Education Program Tracks

Upcoming MCLE Conferences for 2018:

Join us for our upcoming half-day and full-day conferences providing practice specific content on the hottest topics and updates, latest tips in technology, Ethics MCLE credit, and an opportunity to connect with colleagues through facilitated networking. 

April 13              2018 Labor & Employment Conference: Updates & Hot Topics
May 19               Family Law Conference
June 13              Civil Litigation Conference
July 27               Elder Law Conference
September        Real Property Law Conference
September 28   Animal Law Update
October             Business & Corporate Law Conference

CLE Requirements

Attorneys in the state of California are required to complete 25 hours of MCLE courses every three years, including:

  •  4 hours of Legal Ethics
  •  1 hour of Competency Issues: Prevention/Detection/Treatment of Substance Abuse or Mental Illness
  •  1 hour of Elimination of Bias

The SDCBA is an approved State Bar of California MCLE provider (Provider #2816) as well as an approved provider in Specialization Credit  in the areas of:

  • Appellate Law
  • Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law
  • Family Law
  • Tax Law

View your CLE history

Did you know that you can track your CLE credits through the My SDCBA portion of the SDCBA website? Login and visit "My CLE History."

Call for Speakers

The SDCBA prides itself on providing innovative and relevant educational programs to its members with a focus on technology and law practice management, in addition to targeted programming on best practices and developments in specific areas of law. As the profession continues to evolve, we work to create programming that addresses the changing needs of attorneys across all areas of practice and experience levels, in a way that is meaningful to not only their practice but also to their personal and professional development. We are interested in recruiting compelling and dynamic speakers to participate in live seminars, conferences, roundtable discussions and more.

Interested speakers should:

  • Be able to provide a diversity of perspective and a broad and balanced approach to the presented content;
  • Be members of the SDCBA whenever possible; and
  • Be recognized and noted in the community/industry for their subject matter expertise

If you are interested in speaking at an SDCBA program, please submit a proposal here. All proposals will be reviewed monthly and you will be contacted if your topic and proposal is in line with the organization’s current educational goals. The SDCBA is committed to inclusion efforts, and we hope to receive proposals from a diverse and broad spectrum of the legal community and San Diego’s greater community at large.