April 15, 2019

CLE FAQs & Proposal Forms

Want to submit a CLE proposal? Do you have general questions about CLE? Read on for more information.


Proposal Forms

Conference Proposals
The Section is currently accepting proposals for Fall 2020  and Spring 2021. Please send completed forms to Danielle Pruger at danielle.pruger@americanbar.org. Please use the form below.

CLE Proposal Form 

Webinar Proposals

The Section produces webinars year-round (approximately 20). If you'd like to submit a proposal, please use the form below.

CLE Webinar Proposal Form

Don't be shy...our CLE Committee looks forward to hearing your ideas!


Previously Produced Programs

Below are titles of CLE programs we've previously produced. Use them to spur ideas, or peruse them to see what's been done in the past.

Committee CLE Programs (1 hour)

Plenary Programs (2 hours)



FAQs about CLE

Q: Can't find your CLE certificate of attendance form?
A: To request a CLE form from a recent meeting or program that you attended, please call Danielle Pruger at 312-988-5149.

Q: Does my state require me to take continuing legal education courses?
A: There are 46 states that require lawyers to take mandatory continuing legal education (MCLE) courses in order to practice law. Find out about your state's MCLE requirements.

Q: What Member Benefits does the ABA's MCLE Department offer?
A: The ABA's MCLE Department and a variety of Sections provide members with complimentary or member-benefit offerings. ABA Value Pass holders receive yearlong access to ABA CLE offerings for one low price. They also offer the ABA Free CLE Series, which allows members to earn up to 18 CLE credit hours for free.  Get more information about your ABA member benefits.

Q: Where can I find the CLEs offered by the ABA?
A:  You can find CLE conferences and webinars on the ABA Events & CLE page.

Q: Need materials from a previous Family Law CLE Conference you attended?
A: Visit our Past Event Info & Materials page.