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Registration for the 2016 program will open in December 2015.


Early Bird Registration Fees (December 1-13, 2015)

  • Attorney:
    $400 - Friday & Saturday
    $350 - Friday Only
    $250 - Saturday Only
  • Government/Non-Profit:
    $350 - Friday & Saturday
    $300 - Friday Only
    $200 - Saturday Only
  • Paralegal :  
    $200 - 6 hours maximum
  • Student:
    $50 - all Non-Carolina Law
    Free - UNC School of Law (currently registered)

Registration Fees (December 14, 2015 - January 31, 2016)

  • Attorney : 
    $450 - Friday & Saturday
    $400 - Friday Only
    $300 - Saturday Only
  • Government/Non-Profit : 
    $400 - Friday & Saturday
    $350 - Friday Only
    $250 - Saturday Only
  • Paralegal/Student: Same as above

Late Registration Fees (February 1-13, 2016)

  • Attorney : 
    $500 - Friday & Saturday
    $450 - Friday Only
    $350 - Saturday Only
  • Government/Non-Profit : 
    $450 - Friday & Saturday
    $400 - Friday Only
    $300 - Saturday Only
  • Paralegal/Student: Same as above


  • Government/Non-Profit : Rate for full-time University Counsel, JAG, Active Duty Military, Legal Aid, Judge, full-time educators, Federal, State and Non-profit attorneys only.
  • Paralegal : Rate for full-time paralegals (choose any 6 hours only).
  • Student : Rate for anyone currently enrolled as a student and NOT seeking MCLE credit.

PAPERLESS EVENT: Download Your Materials Ahead of Time!

Your Festival materials and evaluations will be available for download before the conference. Save them onto your electronic device and avoid carrying around a heavy binder! Two weeks 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) ***Printed materials WILL NOT be provided.***

Friday Lunch

A lunch buffet provided by The Friday Center is available for an additional $25.

CLE Credit

The Carolina Law Office of CLE will report credit to the North Carolina State Bar Board of Continuing Legal Education after the program. This program has been approved for 12 CLE credit hours from 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).

Note: Parking at the Friday Center is free (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.

UNC School of Law | Van Hecke-Wettach Hall | 160 Ridge Road, CB #3380 | Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3380 | 919.962.5106

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