August 17, 2020

CLE FAQs & Proposal Forms

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


Proposal Forms

Conference Proposals
The Section is always accepting proposals for our Spring and Fall CLE Conferences. Please send completed forms to Casey Purcell at casey.purcell@americanbar.org. Please use the form below.

CLE Proposal Form 

Webinar Proposals

The Section produces webinars year-round. 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 CLE Programs (2 hours)



FAQs about CLE

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 CLE Department offer?
A: The ABA's CLE Department (ABACLE) and a variety of Sections provide members with complimentary or member-benefit offerings. They also offer the ABA Free CLE  Library, which gives ABA Members unlimited access to widely-accredited online webinars and on-demand programs at no additional cost.  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 In-Person Event Info & Materials page.