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Registration for the 2019 program will open in December 2018.     

cost (2018)

Registration Fees
(includes parking, break refreshments, Friday lunch* and reception)

  • Attorney:
    $500 - Friday & Saturday
    $400 - Friday Only
    $300 - Saturday Only
  • UNC School of Law Alumni: 
    $450 - Friday & Saturday
  • Academic/Government/Non-Profit
    $450 - Friday & Saturday
    $350 - Friday Only
    $250 - Saturday Only
  • Paralegal:
    $300 - 6 hours maximum
  • Student:
    $100 - all UNC Undergraduate/Graduate and Non-Carolina Law
    Free - UNC School of Law (currently registered)


  • Academic/Government/Non-Profit: Rate for full-time University Counsel, JAG, Active Duty Military, Legal Aid, Judge, Federal, State and Non-profit attorneys only.
  • Student: Rate currently enrolled University student and NOT seeking MCLE credit.

100% Digital Event: download your materials ahead of time!

Your Festival materials and evaluations will be available for download before the conference. Prior to the conference you will receive an email reminder so that you can download all the presentation materials onto your laptop or tablet directly. (Downloading FAQsPDF

*friday lunch

A complimentary lunch buffet is provided on Friday for those who have registered by Friday, January 27, 2018. Due to seating limitations at the venue, late registrants will have access to the buffet as space permits. 

carolina law's side bar reception

All attendees and speakers are invited to attend a complimentary reception from 6-7pm on Friday. Hosted by the UNC Law Alumni Association and sponsored by Lawyers Mutual Liability Insurance Company of North Carolina. Please RSVP on the registration form. 

CLE Credit

The Carolina Law Office of CLE will report credit to the NC State Bar after the program. This conference has been approved in its entirety for 12 CLE credit hours by the NC State Bar. Credit hour categories include General, Ethics/Professional Responsibility, and Mental Health/Substance Abuse.

The Friday Center

The Festival of Legal Learning will be held at the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education, located approximately three miles east of the UNC-Chapel Hill campus on Friday Center Drive, just off N.C. 54 (Raleigh Road). 
Download directions to the Friday Center (PDF).

PARKING at the Friday Center is free for attendees (do not park in the commuter lot).

Messages for conference attendees can be left during the two days of the program at 919.962.3000 or by fax at 919.962.2061. Please reference the Festival of Legal Learning when calling or faxing to a conference participant.

Inclement Weather

In the event of inclement weather, please refer to the School of Law's website at http://www.law.unc.edu/cle/ for information about delays or cancellations. You may also contact the CLE office at 919.962.1679 to learn of any possible delays or cancellations. On the days of the program, you may contact the Friday Center directly at 919.962.3000.

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