5 Reasons to Earn 12 CLE Credits at Festival of Legal Learning

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Considered one of the best continuing legal education programs in the state, the 28th annual UNC School of Law  Festival of Legal Learning offers 120 sessions over a two-day period. Taught by a mix of law faculty, legal experts and practicing attorneys, the program provides an enjoyable way to build basics, sharpen skills and network with hundreds of members of the bar.

1. Satisfy CLE Requirements for 2017 or 2018

Festival offers attendees an easy and affordable way satisfy their annual CLE requirements, including ethics and mental health/substance abuse, by attending one program. The timing of the conference in early February allows attendees to apply credits to satisfy 2018 or 2017 requirements, making Festival a perfect conference for those who plan ahead and those who procrastinate.

2. Customize Schedule to Meet Individual Needs

Attendees can choose from 10 sessions per hour on such topics as media law, entrepreneurial law, immigration, consumer law, criminal law, environmental law, health law, intellectual property, trial skills, professional ethics and more to design a schedule that fits their needs. Featured programming like the annual Consumer Credit Symposium, and the popular Environmental Law Symposium and the Media Law Symposium, offers instruction from Carolina Law faculty and concurrent sessions for a deeper dive into popular practice areas.

3. Learn from Top Legal Scholars.

Nearly all of Carolina Law’s full-time faculty teach on a wide variety of timely topics. Session instructors are recognized experts in their fields and include professors from UNC School of Law, UNC School of Social Work, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, UNC School of Government and distinguished guest faculty.

4. Network with Old and New Friends.

Hundreds of members of the bar, including many Carolina Law alumni, attend Festival every year to catch up with friends and meet new colleagues. Registered attendees and speakers can attend a complimentary Friday evening reception hosted by the UNC Law Alumni Association and sponsored by Lawyers Mutual Liability Insurance Company of North Carolina. Lunch on Friday is also included in registration and provides ample time for networking.

5. Earn Affordable CLE Credit.

Reduced fees are available for judges, judicial clerks, full-time academics, JAG, government, non-profit and legal aid attorneys who register before February 2. UNC School of Law alumni receive a 10 percent discount.

Register Today!

The Festival of Legal Learning takes place February 9-10 at The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education in Chapel Hill. This year’s conference registration gets you a day and half custom schedule, access to all digital conference materials and our new Festival guidebook, as well as two days of convenient parking, all breaks, Friday’s buffet lunch and “Side Bar” reception and, most importantly, CLE reporting. Register Now.

-January 5, 2018

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