Members Services Guide

Member Services Guide

Continuing Legal Education (CLE)


MSBA President Mike Unger spoke on the value of MSBA membership at the 2015 MSBA Convention in Minneapolis.


MSBA Section CLEs 

In addition to being great for networking, MSBA committees and sections sponsor a variety of accredited CLE programs–usually lasting one to three hours. The cost to members is minimal and sometimes free. Typically the courses are taught by industry leaders from around the state and country. 


MSBA On Demand CLE Programming

Fulfill your CLE requirements on your own time.  These pre-recorded programs keep you informed and up-to-date on changes in the law.  Courses are available for you to watch on demand as your schedule permits and have been approved for CLE credit in Minnesota.  Once purchased, you can view them as much as you'd like.  


Section Newsletters and Resources

Many MSBA sections publish specialized email newsletters for their members. In addition, sections offer the following valuable resources:

  • Email listservs that help you keep up to date on changes and trends in your area of practice 
  • Judges’ Courtroom Preferences database 
  • Minnesota Title Standards book 
  • Time’s Up manual of civil statutes of limitation

MSBA Convention

The MSBA hosts a convention each June at multiple locations throughout the state.  The convention brings members together for education, entertainment and networking.  Plan now to join your colleagues.

  • Visit the MSBA homepage each spring for program and registration information.

Minnesota CLE

Minnesota CLE (MCLE) is a subsidiary created by the MSBA to provide high-quality legal education programs to help attorneys improve their professional effectiveness and meet licensing requirements.  MSBA members receive a discount of up to 20% on MCLE courses and institutes. MCLE offers seminars throughout the state, webcast programming, hard copy and online Deskbooks, an Online Library of course materials and forms, and other educational resources. 

  • Visit MCLE’s website or call (651) 227-8266 or (800) 759-8840 for more information.