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Need CLE credit? Consider these 2023 programs

It’s nearly the start of a new year, and a time when many lawyers start looking for programs to help them meet their CLE requirements. No matter your practice area, there are a variety upcoming MoBarCLE programs designed to help you stay informed about updates to the law.

1.  Guardian ad Litem Training

Held throughout the year, MoBarCLE’s first 3-hour Guardian ad Litem training in 2023 will be Jan. 20 online. Speakers will discuss issues facing transgender and gender-expansive youth, help lawyers understand the developmental stages of children as a Guardian ad Litem, and review the relationships between childhood trauma and the importance of connections in promoting resiliency in children.

2.  Annual Bankruptcy Institute

The Annual Bankruptcy Institute is an onsite program held March 10 in St. Louis, and March 31 in Kansas City. Designed to give case law updates and discuss current developments in the law, speakers will present on Chapter 13 topics, ethics and bias issues facing lawyers, potential business scenarios, and ethical dilemmas involving fees and disclosures.

3.  Annual Real Estate Institute

The Annual Real Estate Institute will be held April 28 as a half-day online webinar, as well as June 2, and will discuss recent issues related to the practice of real estate law.

4.  Annual Solo & Small Firm Conference

One of the most popular events for solo and small firm lawyers in Missouri, the 2023 Annual Solo & Small Firm Conference will be held June 8-10 at the Margaritaville Resort in Osage Beach. The hybrid conference will feature more than 60 sessions, a plenary by keynote speaker Barron K. Henley on technical and cybersecurity obligations, and breakout sessions on electronic documental and digital security, document automation, and legal technology tips. 

A Boathouse Bash on Thursday will feature a family-friendly event hosted on the JB’s Boathouse patio with BBQ, bowling, and arcade games. On Friday, attendees can attend The Big Game Show, a family-friendly event with a professional-hosted live game show and dinner.