Continuing Legal Education

American University Washington College of Law offers one of the most comprehensive ranges of Continuing Legal Education (CLE) programs in the D.C. area delivering on-site, online, and on-demand CLE programs.  

On-site CLE Programs

The Office of Special Events and Continuing Legal Education (SECLE) currently provides a wide variety of on-site CLE programs both at the law school and at local firms.

During the past academic year, 62 programs offered CLE credits, with over 31 states being applied to for accreditation in diverse topics such as labor rights, privacy issues, climate change, and the global economy. Browse a listing of upcoming programs.

In addition to planned programs, customizable programs are available.

For further information on planned programs, or if you would like to propose a topic that you require CLE for but which we have not yet offered, please contact Jennifer Dabson, (202) 274-4077.

Online CLE Programs

Now, SECLE is proud to offer practitioners CLE web casts in diverse practice areas either live or on-demand at West LegalEdcenter®, the nation’s largest single source of online accredited CLE programs.

LIVE WEBCASTS - Practitioners can register for upcoming AUWCL live webcasts featuring experts addressing topical issues, as part of our 5-month Founders' Celebration. Programs will be added January through May.

ON-DEMAND WEBCASTS - Select AUWCL programs can now be accessed for on-demand webcasts, in topics ranging from an analysis of the Supreme Court’s recent decision on the Affordable Care Act to a look at how new corporate structures of L3Cs, B-Corps, and flexible corporations support new businesses and jobs. An expanded list of programs will be available on-demand later this spring.

AUWCL alumni can take advantage of an exclusive discount of $240 (only $20/month) for an annual subscription to access the law school’s online CLE programs and more. An alumni discount on single purchases is also available. Non-alumni also can browse and register for the law school’s online CLE opportunities.

Browse all online CLE opportunities and subscribe.

An extensive range of both on-site and online CLE programs will be available through out the year. We hope you maintain your CLE requirements and continue your legal learning with us!

American University Washington College of Law is an accredited CLE provider for Virginia and Pennsylvania, with reciprocity for New York and New Jersey, and with accreditation for all other states applied for as requested.