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Register for these CLE programs to earn MCLE hours by June 30

Lawyers have 100-plus CLE opportunities to pick from between now and the June 30 MCLE deadline

Quick – you can still get your minimum continuing legal education credits before June 30!

Lawyers licensed to practice in Missouri must complete a total of 15 MCLE hours between July 1, 2022, and June 30, 2023. While the deadline to complete your MCLE hours is quickly approaching, there are more than 100 CLE programs coming up in June that can help you reach that goal.

June 3, 15, and 29: Starting in June, The Missouri Bar will launch the new CLE Express, where lawyers can earn all 15 MCLE hours in one day. From 7 a.m.-8:21 p.m. on June 3, 15, and 29, lawyers can attend virtual presentations that cover a wide range of practice areas, including probate law, criminal law, ethics, family law, employment law, and more. Click here to learn more about the programs and register.

June 8-10: The 2023 MOSOLO Small Firm Conference will run from 10 a.m. June 8 to noon June 10 at Osage Beach, for a total of 18.2 hours of MCLE credit, 10.4 ethics hours, and 2.8 elimination of bias hours. The Missouri Bar will also offer recordings of programs to those who wish to attend virtually. Participants will have the option to access program recordings for 90 days, which if viewed after the event can be reported for self-study credit. Click here to view the agenda, preview the program guide, and register for the event.

June 16: The 2023 Annual Bankruptcy Institute will be held virtually from 9 a.m.-4:36 p.m. June 16. The institute features sessions about bankruptcy ethics, business reorganization, elimination of bias, and more from the Eastern and Western districts. Attendees can earn seven hours of MCLE credit, two hours of ethics, and one hour of elimination of bias. Click here to view the lineup of presenters and register for the event.

June 17: The Missouri Bar Young Lawyers’ Section and MoBarCLE will host a free CLE from 2-4:30 p.m. June 17 in Kansas City that features a live performance of “The Milly Project” – a theatrical production that tells the true story of Milly Sawyers, an enslaved woman who fought for and won her freedom in Springfield before the Civil War. There will be a panel discussion following the performance. Participants can earn 2.2 hours of MCLE credit, 2.2 hours of ethics, and 2.2 hours of elimination of bias. This is the final live performance with the original cast of “The Milly Project.” Click here to register.

June 26: In this “2023 Expanded remote public access to court records and redaction requirements” CLE, slated for noon-1:15 p.m. June 26, lawyers will receive an overview of the July 1 rule changes and how expanded remote public access will impact the e-filing system. Speakers will also discuss important information about redaction requirements and related ethical responsibilities. Speakers include Hon. Jeffrey W. Bates, with the Missouri Court of Appeals; Catherine Nelson Zacharias, with the Office of State Courts Administration; Melinda J. Bentley, with Legal Ethics Counsel; and David W. Ransin, with Ransin Injury Law. Click here to register for the CLE and earn 1.5 hours of MCLE credit and 1.5 hours of ethics.

June 28: Customized to lawyers starting out in their careers, the new YLS Accelerator series will offer a CLE on “How to avoid a head-on collision between being a lawyer and being your board’s lawyer.” From 9-9:50 a.m. June 28, lawyers can earn one MCLE credit and one hour of ethics by watching this webinar that will feature speakers Dana Tippin Cutler, John E. Tyler, and Donna C. Watson. Click here to register. View other upcoming YLS Accelerator CLEs here, or bundle two or more programs to receive discounted rates.

June 30: On the last day to complete your 2022-23 MCLE hours, The Missouri Bar will host two Ethics Express CLEs on June 30 – one from 9-11:41 a.m. and the other from noon-2:41 p.m. During the Ethics Express, CLE presenter Stuart Teicher will discuss why movie-lawyers would be disciplined, how social media and technology impact ethics, and the importance of inclusion in the law. Lawyers can earn three MCLE hours, three ethics hours, and one elimination of bias hour during each course. Click here to register for this CLE.

Click here for a full list of MoBarCLE programs in June. Visit MoBar.org/MCLE to record your hours, file your My MCLE annual compliance report, and read frequently asked questions.