CLE Calendar

Evelyn Gandy Lecture Series: “25th Anniversary” - February 23-24 
The Mississippi Bar’s Women in the Profession Committee is proud to host the 25th Annual Evelyn Gandy Lecture Series at the IP Casino Resort in Biloxi on February 23-24, 2018. This premier CLE for women lawyers was named for the late Lt. Gov. Evelyn Gandy, whose passion for public service survives through this Lectureship. The registration fee of $275 includes light lunch on Friday; dinner on Friday night with guest speaker Sarah Thomas, first female NFL Referee; breakfast on Saturday; and 6.5 hours of CLE credit including 1 hour of Ethics/Professionalism. Guests are welcome to the dinner at a cost of $60 per guest. Click HERE to register. A special room rate of $159.99 (plus tax) is available for Friday and Saturday nights at the IP Casino Resort. If you want to arrive early on Thursday, the room rate is $69.99 for Thursday’s stay. Rooms must be booked by January 31 in order to get the special rate. Call the IP Casino Resort at 1-888-946-2847 or www.ipbiloxi.com/groups and mention group code “S180312” to make a reservation in our room block. Contact Melanie Henry at mhenry@msbar.org for additional information.


Workers Comp Section presents “2018 Update to the Rules of the Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Commission” – Friday, March 2, 2018
Seminar Brochure and Agenda
The Mississippi Bar’s Workers’ Compensation Section is proud to host the “2018 Update to the Rules of the Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Commission” at the Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Commission on Friday, March 2, 2018.  Alan Goodman, Senior Attorney at the Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Commission, will provide information regarding the recent update to the General and Procedural Rules of the Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Commission, effective January 17, 2018. To download the registration form with additional information, click here.

Laurel CLE on the Road – Friday, March 2, 2018
The Bar's second CLE on the Road Seminar for 2017-18 will be held at the Laurel Country Club on March 2, 2018. Approximately 6 hours of CLE credit (including 1.5 hours of ethics) will be offered. Pre-registration cost is $135. At-door registration is $150 and is limited to availability. The Bar's CLE on the Road programs provide lawyers an opportunity to obtain quality CLE at an affordable price without having to travel a long distance. Topics will include updates from local judges, the Supreme Court, security of client data, electronic courts and much more. The Bar encourages lawyers in Laurel and surrounding areas to take advantage of this CLE program. Please mark your calendar and make plans to attend. Click here for the complete agenda and registration information.


Appellate Practice Section presents a Lunch and Learn CLE Seminar featuring Justice Josiah D. Coleman – Monday, March 19, 2018
Seminar brochure and registration form
The Mississippi Bar’s Appellate Practice Section will host a Lunch and Learn CLE Seminar featuring Justice Josiah D. Coleman of the Mississippi Supreme Court on Monday, March 19, 2018, from 11:30-1:00 pm. Plan to join Justice Coleman to hear his tips for improving your appellate practice. The program will be held in the first floor meeting room at at the Supreme Court Courthouse (450 High Street - Jackson). The cost for lunch and 1 hour of approved CLE credit is $25. In order to establish a level of informality, and due to seating constraints in the conference room, this CLE will be limited to the first 25 registrants. Download the registration brochure here.


Litigation Section presents an Ethics Teleseminar – Life Balance – Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Seminar Brochure and Agenda
The Litigation Section of The Mississippi Bar will present a teleseminar titled "Life Balance." Chip Glaze, Director of The Mississippi Bar Lawyers and Judges Assistance Program, will present this one (1) ethics hour teleseminar on Wednesday, April 4, 2018. The key to a healthy personal and profession life is balance. For lawyers and other professionals, this can be a very difficult proposition. This seminar will offer suggestions and principles which attorneys can use to increase the balance in their lives. There is no cost for Section members. $25 for non-Section members. To download the registration form with additional information, click here.


Health Law Section presents Legal Implications of the Opioid Crisis - Friday, April 20, 2018
Seminar Brochure and Agenda
The Health Law Section of The Mississippi Bar will offer a CLE Program on the Legal Implications of the Opioid Crisis on Friday, April 20 in Jackson at the Mississippi Bar Center. This Program will cover the many professional, regulatory, administrative, civil and criminal issues involved in tackling the serious Opioid Epidemic facing our State and its residents and how attorneys can best advise their clients. The cost of this CLE includes a light breakfast and lunch. This seminar will provide timely information to health care lawyers as well as to general practitioners with health care and non-health care clients. To download the registration form with additional information, including a details agenda, click here.

Bridge the Gap: Rule 3–New Lawyer Program in Jackson –
Friday, April 27, 2018
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The Young Lawyers Division of The Mississippi Bar is sponsoring the “Bridge the Gap: Rule 3–New Lawyer Program” which has been approved by the MS Commission on Continuing Legal Education for the recent CLE rule change. Click here for more information about the rule change. This program is by Young Lawyers for Young Lawyers and modestly priced at $150 for 6 hours of CLE. Whether you are effected by the rule change or not, all attorneys are welcome to attend these CLEs. Registration information and additional details about the program and upcoming dates are available by clicking here. Download the registration brochure here.

Greenwood CLE on the Road – May 17, 2018
The Bar's second CLE on the Road Seminar for 2017-18 will be held at The Alluvian in Greenwood. Approximately 6 hours of CLE credit (including 1.5 hours of ethics) will be offered. Pre-registration cost is $135. At-door registration is $150 and is limited to availability. The Bar's CLE on the Road programs provide lawyers an opportunity to obtain quality CLE at an affordable price without having to travel a long distance. Topics will include updates from local judges, the Supreme Court, security of client data, electronic courts and much more. The Bar encourages lawyers in Greenwood and surrounding areas to take advantage of this CLE program. Please mark your calendar and make plans to attend. The complete agenda and registration information will be available in April.

Southaven CLE on the Road – May 18, 2018
The Bar's final CLE on the Road Seminar for 2017-18 will be held at The Holiday Inn in Southaven. Approximately 6 hours of CLE credit (including 1.5 hours of ethics) will be offered. Pre-registration cost is $135. At-door registration is $150 and is limited to availability. The Bar's CLE on the Road programs provide lawyers an opportunity to obtain quality CLE at an affordable price without having to travel a long distance. Topics will include updates from local judges, the Supreme Court, security of client data, electronic courts and much more. The Bar encourages lawyers in Southaven and surrounding areas to take advantage of this CLE program. Please mark your calendar and make plans to attend. The complete agenda and registration information will be available in April.

Bridge the Gap: Rule 3–New Lawyer Program in Gulfport –Thursday, June 7, 2018
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The Young Lawyers Division of The Mississippi Bar is sponsoring the “Bridge the Gap: Rule 3–New Lawyer Program” which has been approved by the MS Commission on Continuing Legal Education for the recent CLE rule change. Click here for more information about the rule change. This program is by Young Lawyers for Young Lawyers and modestly priced at $150 for 6 hours of CLE. Whether you are effected by the rule change or not, all attorneys are welcome to attend these CLEs. Registration information and additional details about the program and upcoming dates are available by clicking here. Download the registration brochure here.

Upcoming YLD Sponsored CLE TELESEMINARS
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 Rene' Garner at The Mississippi Bar at rgarner@msbar.org.  

YLD Offers Webcasts -Earn CLE Credit From Your Computer
The Young Lawyers Division is now offering on-demand streaming CLE webcasts which you can login to view anytime, day or night, from your computer to earn CLE credit! Check out the newest topics available: 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 Rene' Garner at The Mississippi Bar at rgarner@msbar.org.