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Continuing Legal Education

In conjunction with the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism, the SIU School of Law administers a Lawyer-to-Lawyer Mentoring Program through which attorneys may earn 6.0 PMCLE hours. Read more here.

For more information about upcoming programs, call 618-453-8135 or email

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Presented by the Illinois State Bar Association
Program Sponsored by the ISBA Mutual Insurance Company 
Flash Drives Sponsored by 

Discover practice tips and tools to elevate your practice to new heights in this full day program. Topics include: leveraging technology in your litigation practice; using technology in the courtroom; e-filing tips and pointers; keeping your mobile practice connected and secure; and much more!

Friday, October 26, 2018
8:30 am – 5:00 pm (Breakfast Served Prior to the Seminar)
Carbondale - SIU School of Law

6.5 hours MCLE credit, including 6.5* hours Professional Responsibility MCLE credit in the following category:Professionalism, Civility, or Legal Ethics MCLE credit
*Professional Responsibility MCLE credit subject to approval

See the Brochure here

Register here

Veterans Law Symposium: Serving the Illinois Veteran

October 25, 2018

8:00 am - 5:30 pm

CLE: 6.5 hours of CLE (including 1 hour of professional responsibility) (CLE pending approval)

The John Marshall Law School 
315 South Plymouth Court 
Chicago, IL 60604

Find out more information and register here

Diversity in Criminal Practice; 4th Amendment Update

November 1, 2018

CLE credit (2 hours, including 1 of diversity/ethics)

Speakers will be: Melissa Day, Southern District of Illinois, Federal Public Defender & Brenda Tripp, Investigator, Federal Public Defender’s Office, Southern District of Illinois; Justin Kuehn, of Kuehn, Beasley, and Young,and Edward Dawson, SIU School of Law. Day and Tripp will speak on the diversity topic, Kuehn and Dawson will deliver the 4th amendment update. 

SIU School of Law

There will be a Happy Hour following the CLE.

more details to follow

ISBA Animal Law CLE

February 19, 2018

SIU School of Law

more details to follow

2019 Joint CLE Conference

SIU School of Law

April 29, 2018

more details to follow 

Health Policy Institute 

Friday, May 17, 2019

CLE - 6.25

CME - 7.0

CNE - 7.0

Topic to be determined, Live site TBA

SIU School of Law, Carbondale, IL

Illinois State Bar Association Chicago Office, Chicago, IL 

SIU School of Medicine, Springfield, IL