Alameda County
Bar Association

Continuing Legal Education (CLE) at the ACBA: Enhancing Your Expertise 
Continuing Legal Education CLE at the ACBA: Enhancing Your Expertise

Empowering Legal Excellence Through Free CLE and Local Expertise

In the dynamic and ever-evolving legal field, knowledge is power. As legal professionals, it’s our responsibility to stay current, refine our skills, and adapt to the shifting landscape of law. At the Alameda County Bar Association (ACBA), we recognize the significance of Continuing Legal Education (CLE) in this process, and we are dedicated to empowering our members through an array of CLE programs and resources.

What is CLE, and Why is it Vital?

Continuing Legal Education (CLE) is a lifelong commitment to learning and professional development for attorneys and legal practitioners. It’s not just about fulfilling mandatory credit requirements; it’s about staying ahead, providing better service to clients, and enhancing your expertise in your practice area. With the legal industry continually evolving, staying informed and skilled is essential.

Access CLE for Free – An Exclusive Benefit for ACBA Members

At the ACBA, we take our commitment to our members seriously. That’s why we are proud to be the first local bar association to offer free CLE to our members. We understand that the cost of CLEs can be a significant burden, and we believe that continuing education should be easily accessible for all of our members.

Our comprehensive CLE program covers a wide range of legal topics and practice areas. Whether you’re an experienced attorney or just starting your legal career, we have something to offer. Our CLEs are designed to cater to various levels of expertise, from foundational knowledge to advanced insights.

Expert Speakers – Learn from Local Judges and Legal Professionals

Our CLE programs feature a roster of distinguished speakers, including local judges and legal experts. Who better to learn from than the professionals who understand the intricacies of your local legal environment? These experts bring real-world experience, insights, and invaluable knowledge that can directly benefit your practice.

Diverse Topics to Meet Your Needs

Our CLE program covers a diverse range of legal topics, ensuring that every member can find a program relevant to their practice. Whether you’re interested in family law, intellectual property, criminal defense, or any other area, we have CLEs that will deepen your understanding and sharpen your skills.

How to Access the ACBA’s Free CLE

Accessing our free CLEs is straightforward. As an ACBA member, you have the privilege of attending any of our CLE programs for free. All you need to do is register for the CLEs that interest you through our user-friendly calendar platform. Our programs are all held virtually unless otherwise noted. This means you can take advantage of our webinars from anywhere in the world for the ultimate convenience.

On Demand Programming

ACBA members can log-in to watch these programs for free! Self-study credit is available if eligible. Not an ACBA member? Why not? You can pay to view each, or join today, and get free live and recorded CLE, 20-30 programs a month. Check out our full list of recorded programs here: New programs are added weekly!

If you already know your ProLearn account details, log in first. ProLearn works best with Chrome. Contact if you have questions or if you want to know the status of a particular webinar. Usually programs are available within one month after the date.

What Kind of ROI are We Talking About?

Even if you only take one hour-long CLE a month – you’re looking at spending at least $900. Our membership model allows you to explore unlimited MCLE topics and speakers to make the most of your hard earned dollars. Plus, you get access to networking events, updates from the Court, the inside scoop on local judges, discounts on programs that help you run your practice, and other practice building programs.

In a profession where knowledge is paramount, the ACBA is committed to providing its members with the best resources for continued learning.

Our free CLE programs, featuring local judges and legal experts, are designed to enhance your legal expertise, no matter where you are in your legal career.

Stay ahead, be the best advocate for your clients, and never stop learning with the ACBA’s CLE programs. We invite you to explore our upcoming CLE offerings, register for those that align with your interests, and embark on a journey of ongoing professional development that will set you apart in the legal world.

Join us today, and experience the difference of belonging to a bar association that truly values your growth and success.