Continuing Legal Education and Other Programs

Live CLE Offerings

CLE on Demand

We strive to keep you up to date on the newest developments in your area of practice, on technology trends, the business of managing a law practice, and advice from experts on myriad issues facing lawyers today.  We offer live and live-streamed CLE Programming, topical roundtable discussions, expert panels, webinars and more.  Find our upcoming programs arranged by category below, or visit for all upcoming live and live-streamed programs.

CLE Requirements

Attorneys in the state of California are required to complete 25 hours of MCLE courses every three years, including:

  •  4 hours of Legal Ethics
  •  1 hour of Competency Issues: Prevention/Detection/Treatment of Substance Abuse or Mental Illness
  •  1 hour of Elimination of Bias

The SDCBA is an approved State Bar of California MCLE provider (Provider #2816) as well as an approved provider in Specialization Credit  in the areas of:

  • Appellate Law
  • Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law
  • Family Law
  • Tax Law

View your CLE history

Did you know that you can track your CLE credits through the My SDCBA portion of the SDCBA website? Login and visit "My CLE History."

Call for Speakers

The SDCBA prides itself on providing innovative and relevant educational programs to its members with a focus on technology and law practice management, in addition to targeted programming on best practices and developments in specific areas of law.  We are committed to inclusion efforts and hope to receive proposals from a diverse and broad spectrum of the legal community. As the profession continues to evolve, we work to create programming that addresses the changing needs of attorneys across all areas of practice and experience levels, in a way that is meaningful to not only their practice but also to their personal and professional development. We are interested in recruiting compelling and dynamic speakers to participate in conferences, roundtable discussions and more. 

DIVERSITY:  The SDCBA is committed to affirmatively seeking and encouraging the participation of diverse speakers, which includes but is not limited to to people who have less than 5 years of legal practice, women, people of color, people with disabilities and people who identify as LGBTQ+.

Interested speakers should:

  • Be able to provide a diversity of perspective and a broad and balanced approach to the presented content;
  • Be members of the SDCBA whenever possible; and
  • Be recognized and noted in the community/industry for their subject matter expertise

If you are interested in speaking at an SDCBA program, please submit a proposal here. All proposals will be reviewed monthly and you will be contacted if your topic and proposal is in line with the organization’s current educational goals.