Continuing Legal Education

Offering more than 150 live and video CLE courses each year, the CMBA strives to provide relevant, cost-effective and convenient CLE programming in the comfort of our Conference Center.  

Members save BIG on CLE.  In addition to saving 25% on all of our CLE programming, CMBA members also have access to our CLE Passport (12 CLE hours for $300).   Click here to download the info sheet.  To purchase your CLE Passport online, click here.

If you are not already a CMBA member, take advantage of instant CLE savings by joining today.

Come meet us at the Bar for all of your CLE needs! 

For more information, call us at (216) 696-2404 or email

To see our current offerings, please scroll down.

CLE Programs

Annual Institutes

The CMBA's Institutes are advanced-level CLE courses, providing an in-depth look at the latest trends and topics in a variety of practice areas. If you practice in Bankruptcy, Estate Planning, Real Estate, Labor & Employment or Tax, these are the must-attend courses.

Take a deeper dive into our Institutes.

Leadership & Practice Development

Whether you are a brand-new attorney or have been practicing for decades, the CMBA offers leadership development programming to help members reach their full potential.

Learn more about our opportunities.

Professional Conduct

The CMBA offers a variety of Professional Conduct (formerly known as Ethics, Professionalism & Substance Abuse) courses each year to help you meet your requirements. In addition, many of our substantive courses include Professional Conduct as part of their programs. Check our our events calendar below for more information on upcoming programs.

Self-Study/Online CLE

Additional Details

Read more about CMBA CLE, including:
  • Our cancellation policy
  • Links to check your annual CLE requirements and transcripts
  • Location and parking

Interested in presenting?

The CMBA is interested in hearing from potential presenters!  Please contact Samantha Pringle, CLE Director, at (216) 696-2404.

Check out our Seminar Chair Handbook for more details on the planning process for future programs. Already on our schedule? View our tips for speakers and moderators.

Please note - the opinions expressed by our presenters and audience members are their own and do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the CMBA.  We support the open exchange of viewpoints during our programs.


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This is a webcast of the live New York session presented by PLI and hosted by the CMBA.

When: July 7, 2016
Where: Cleveland, OH
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This is a webcast of the live New York session presented by PLI and hosted by the CMBA.

When: July 25, 2016
Where: Cleveland, OH
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When: October 29, 2016
Where: Cleveland, OH
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When: February 25, 2017
Where: Cleveland, OH