CLE Calendar- Virtual and In-Person

Six Hours of Free On-Demand CLE Now Available
The Mississippi Bar has released a new package of on-demand CLE available at no charge to all members. This free package includes 6 sessions totaling 6 hours of CLE credit, including 1.5 hours of Ethics/Professionalism. These CLE sessions will be available until September 1, 2023. You will receive links to each CLE via email after you register HERE. Topics include:

  • “Civil Rules and Caselaw Update” by Justice T. Kenneth Griffis
  • “Chancery Court Tips and Updates” by Judge Rodney Faver, Judge Kiley Kirk, and Judge Joseph Studdard
  • “Circuit Court Tips and Updates” by Judge Tomika Irving and Judge Tony Mozingo
  • “The Nuts and Bolts of Youth Court and County Court” by Judge Walt Brown, Judge Veldore Young Graham, and Judge Lisa Howell
  • "Planning Ahead: Protecting Your Clients' Interest in the Event of Your Disability, Retirement, or Death" by Adam Kilgore and Missye Scott
  • A two-part CLE hour of “Disability Issues & Access to Justice” by Greta Martin and Nicole McLaughlin, and “What You Need to Know from the Lawyers and Judges Assistance Program” by Dr. Jessica Cole

Workers’ Compensation Section CLE – February 10
Join The Mississippi Bar Workers’ Compensation Law Section for “The New Medical Fee Schedule; Rebuttable? Found Dead Presumption; Inadequacy of Death Benefits” CLE by Judge Linda Thompson of the Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Commission and Professor John Robin Bradley of the University of Mississippi School of Law on February 10 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. at the Holcomb Group in Oxford. One hour of CLE credit will be offered for $25 to Workers’ Compensation Law Section members and for $50 to non-Section members. Registration is open through the ATTORNEY LOGIN on the Bar's homepage.

YLD Solo and Small Firm Committee Virtual CLE Series – February 17
The Young Lawyers Division is hosting a series of virtual CLEs providing education and best practices on a variety of topics for solo practitioners across the state. Join the YLD for the next session, "Tips for Cases Involving the Department of Human Services," presented by Julianne Bailey & Constance Morrow on February 17, on Zoom from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. One hour of CLE credit will be offered at no cost to all members of YLD and The Mississippi Bar. Registration is open on the Bar's homepage through the ATTORNEY LOGIN.

ABA TECHSHOW 2023 - Bringing Legal Professionals & Technology Together
ABA TECHSHOW - to be held March 1 – 4 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago - has over 37 years of experience bringing legal professionals and technology together. Through the expansive EXPO Hall, CLEs, presentations, and workshops, you will be able to get your questions answered and learn from the top legal professionals and tech innovators, all under one roof. As a member of The Mississippi Bar, you can register for ABA TECHSHOW 2023 at a special reduced rate. This discount only applies to registrants that qualify for the Standard registration and will save you $100. You can register online and include this unique code: EP2304 at checkout to receive the discount. Visit www.techshow.com for more information.

Appellate Practice Section Legal Writing Lunch-and-Learn with Judge Ozerden – March 7

Join The Mississippi Bar Appellate Practice Section on March 7, 2023 from 12:00p.m.- 1:00p.m. at Salute in Gulfport, MS for a legal writing workshop with United Stated District Court Judge Sul Ozerden.  Judge Ozerden will speak on (1) the difference between writing for the trial and appellate courts and tips for writing to both and (2) how to build and protect your appellate record at the district court.  Remote participation will also be available via Zoom for individuals who cannot attend in-person. One Hour of CLE Credit will be offered for $25 for Section members and $50 for non-members and includes lunch.  Lunch will begin at 11:30am.  Registration is open through the ATTORNEY LOGIN on the Bar's homepage.

Bridge the Gap: Rule 3 - New Lawyer Program - ON DEMAND
Due to COVID-19, the YLD has created on-demand packages for the first half and second half of the Bridge the Gap: Rule 3 - New Lawyer Program. Both packages are available for purchase on the YLD's on-demand webpage. Click here to purchase the on-demand programs.  All attorneys are welcome to view these seminars and any others available on the page for CLE credit, not just new lawyers.

YLD and Sections Offer Webcasts - Earn CLE Credit From Your Computer
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The Young Lawyers Division and certain Sections of the Bar offer on-demand streaming CLE webcasts which you can login to view anytime, day or night, from your computer to earn CLE credit! Recent topics include: Zooming through Mediation, Advice from the Bench, Business Entities, E-Discovery, From Trial to Appeal, A Few Tips Along the Way, Law Practice Management and Reasons Lawyers Get Sued (Ethics Hour). Visit the website by going to: msbar.fastcle.com. For additional information, email eventsandprograms@msbar.org.

 

Upcoming YLD Sponsored CLE TELESEMINARS
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The Mississippi Bar Young Lawyers Division sponsors a series of new and timely CLE Teleseminars, which you can easily access from the convenience of your office or home phone. Register and review available courses online for these teleconference CLE seminars at http://ms.webcredenza.com.  All programs are available live at 12:00 p.m. CT and are presented by National speakers with written material and live Q&A. These CLE Teleseminars cover a broad range of legal topics, including Business and Commercial law, Real Estate Planning and Services, Estate and Trust Planning and Administration, Tax Planning, Civil Litigation, Ethics and much more! To see what topics are being covered in your area of practice, click here. For additional information, email eventsandprograms@msbar.org.