Are you a Work Comp Attorney or Paralegal who Needs CLE Credits?

Free CLEs - Introduction

Are you a Workers’ Compensation Attorney who needs CLE credits? If so, you have come to the right place! We have compiled a list of upcoming CLEs for Work Comp Attorneys and Paralegals. Use the calendar below to find the right CLE for you. You can use the dropdown options to change the State.

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Upcoming Free CLEs

View upcoming CLEs in the calendar below. You can filter by State using the dropdown options.

Oct
23
Wed
Cybersecurity in a Legal Practice: An Attorney’s Duty to Protect Private Information (1hr) @ Webinar
Oct 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

This free Continuing Legal Education session will encourage cybersecurity best practices for law firms by breaking down complex security issues in a format designed for the non-technical lawyer. We will discuss topics from privacy statutes, types of losses and breaches and how they occur, and why law offices are considered gateways for hackers. We’ll also cover:

  • Internal threats to your firm’s security and password management
  • How to manage your office’s inventory and hardening office assets
  • A discussion on NIST, FTC, HIPAA, and HITECH and what they mean for you

Title:
Cybersecurity in a Legal Practice: An Attorney’s Duty to Protect Private Information
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
3:00p to 4:00p CDT

When/Where:
Webinar – Register Now!

By:
LawPay

Speaker:
Claude Ducloux is an Attorney licensed in Texas, Colorado and California who speaks regularly on Legal Ethics, Law Office Management, and Trial-Related topics. In 2011, he won the highest statewide award from the State Bar of Texas for lifetime contribution to CLE, and has been invited to speak in more than 250 programs in since Jan 1, 2009, and serving as course director of numerous institutes and advanced courses. Mr. Ducloux has a long legacy of bar service, including being President of the Austin Bar Association, and serving as Chair of almost every major Bar-related entity, as well as the Texas Bar Foundation.

Credit:
1 credit in most jurisdictions that allow on-line CLE. Details.
More Information and Registration

Oct
24
Thu
Ethics & Legal Research (1hr) @ Webinar
Oct 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Ethics & Legal Research (1hr) @ Webinar

Title:
Ethics and Legal Research\

When/Where:
Thursday, October 24, 2019
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET
Webcast – Register Now!

Presented by:
Fastcase

Credit:
Fastcase webcasts earn credit in many states. Check with your credit-granting authority. You may have to apply on your own.

Cost:
Free. Registration required.
Download Handout Here

Nov
20
Wed
Danger Zones: Preventing Legal Malpractice In Everyday Practice @ Webinar
Nov 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Danger Zones: Preventing Legal Malpractice In Everyday Practice @ Webinar

Danger Zones: Preventing Legal Malpractice In Everyday Practice
Nov 20, 2019

Most lawyers understand the importance of their reputation and avidly work to build and maintain a good one. So, it can be unsettling when a lawyer’s work product or reputation is called into question. Lawyers who understand the prevailing risks accompanying the practice of law are in a better position to avoid them. Matthew Marrone, Esq., Partner of Goldberg Segalla LLP, and Seth Laver, Esq., Partner of Goldberg Segalla LLP and Chair of the Professional Liability Committee of the Defense Research Institute (DRI), will lead this discussion regarding common legal pitfalls and effective risk management tips to avoid them.

Attorney Protective is an Approved Multiple Activity Provider in CA and NJ and this webinar will qualify for 1.2 CLE (ethics/professionalism) in NJ, and 1 CLE (legal ethics) in CA. Attorney Protective is an Accredited Provider in PA and this webinar will qualify for 1 CLE (ethics) in PA. NY attorneys may apply this course toward 1 CLE credit in accordance with the NY approved jurisdiction policy. CLE credit has been applied for and pending approval for 1 CLE (ethics) credit in most states. Please check back here to view updates regarding CLE credit approval.

Date: November 20, 2019
Time: 12:00 PM-1:00 Central Time, 1:00 PM-2:00 Eastern Time and 10:00 AM-11:00 Pacific Time
After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar.

Reserve your Webinar seat now at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5539742399097691147

Dec
11
Wed
Avoiding Pitfalls that Can Lead to Disciplinary Action (1hr) @ Webinar
Dec 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Avoiding Pitfalls that Can Lead to Disciplinary Action (1hr) @ Webinar

Avoiding Pitfalls that Can Lead to Disciplinary Action
December 11, 2019

Lawyers are human, and like everyone else, they sometimes make mistakes when representing clients. In some cases, the mistakes are small and easily fixable, and other times the mistakes are serious and can lead to discipline, including losing the right to practice law. Join William McCaffery, J.D., Partner of L’Abbate, Balkan, Colavita & Contini, L.L.P.located in New York and Erin McCartney, J.D. Risk Management Lead at Attorney Protective, as they discuss common ethics violations that can lead to disciplinary complaints. This course will focus on ethical traps, and provide best practice tips on how to avoid a disciplinary action. The webinar will also include a review of applicable ethics rules and discuss what actions to consider should a disciplinary matter arise.

Attorney Protective is an Approved Multiple Activity Provider in CA and NJ and this webinar will qualify for 1.2 CLE (ethics/professionalism) in NJ, and 1 CLE (legal ethics) in CA. Attorney Protective is an Accredited Provider in PA and this webinar will qualify for 1 CLE (ethics) in PA. NY attorneys may apply this course toward 1 CLE credit in accordance with the NY approved jurisdiction policy. CLE credit has been applied for and pending approval for 1 CLE (ethics) credit in most states. Please check back here to view updates regarding CLE credit approval.

Date: December 11, 2019
Time: 12:00 PM-1:00 Central Time, 1:00 PM-2:00 Eastern Time and 10:00 AM-11:00 Pacific Time
After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar.

Reserve your Webinar seat now at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7941256117495115531

For information on your state’s CLE requirements, please visit your state bar’s website.

Free CLEs - FAQs

What is a CLE?

CLE is an acronym for “Continued Legal Education”. Depending the state, Attorneys and Paralegals are required a certain number of CLEs per year to maintain their license.

How can CLEs be free?

Sometimes CLEs are sponsored by certain organizations, which means that they cover the cost of CLE credentialing and running the event. This enables the CLEs to be offered at no cost to the Attorneys and Paralegals who attend.

Who runs the CLEs?

The CLEs listed are all offered by third party organizations. Workers-Compensation-Doctors.com compiles the list into one place (one calendar), so that it is easier for Work Comp Attorneys and Paralegals to find the CLEs which are most relevant to them.

CLE Requirements per State

The below table offers information about CLE requirements for attorneys and paralegals for each state.

 

StateCLEs RequiredTimeframe
ALABAMA12 hours1 year
ALASKA3 hours1 year
ARIZONA15 hours1 year
ARKANSAS12 hours1 year
CALIFORNIA25 hours3 years
COLORADO45 hours3 years
CONNECTICUT12 hours1 year
DCNo requirements N/A
DELAWARE24 hours2 years
FLORIDA33 hours3 years
GEORGIA12 hours1 year
HAWAII3 hours1 year
IDAHO30 hours3 years
ILLINOIS30 hours2 years
INDIANA36 hours3 years
IOWA15 hours1 year
KANSAS12 hours1 year
KENTUCKY12 hours1 year
LOUISIANA12.5 hours1 year
MAINE11 hours1 year
MARYLANDNo requirements.N/A
MASSACHUSETTSNo requirements.N/A
MICHIGANNo requirements.N/A
MINNESOTA45 hours3 years
MISSISSIPPI12 hours1 year
MISSOURI15 hours1 year
MONTANA15 hours1 year
NEBRASKA10 hours1 year
NEVADA12 hours1 year
NEW HAMPSHIRE12 hours1 year
NEW JERSEY24 hours2 years
NEW MEXICO12 hours1 year
NEW YORK24 hours2 years
NORTH CAROLINA12 hours2 years
NORTH DAKOTA45 hours3 years
OHIO24 hours2 years
OKLAHOMA12 hours1 year
OREGON45 hours3 years
PENNSYLVANIA12 hours1 year
RHODE ISLAND10 hours1 year
SOUTH CAROLINA14 hours1 year
SOUTH DAKOTANo requirements.N/A
TENNESSEE15 hours1 year
TEXAS15 hours1 year
UTAH24 hours2 years
VERMONT20 hours2 years
VIRGINIA12 hours1 year
WASHINGTON45 hours3 years
WEST VIRGINIA24 hours2 years
WISCONSIN30 hours 2 years
WYOMING15 hours1 year