Continuing Legal Education Seminars

OCDLA sponsors over a dozen continuing legal education seminars per year. Topics include DUII, search and seizure, trial preparation, jury selection, juvenile law, the death penalty, evidence, sentencing and more. All seminars are eligible for CLE credit from the Oregon State Bar as well as other bar organizations.


Oct 19–20

Juvenile Law Training Academy: Modern Juvenile Dependency Practice:
The Constitution, the Court of Appeals, and the Next Decade

Oregon Garden Resort, Silverton

Oct 22–23

Public Defense Management: How to Manage Your Business, Provide Client Centered Advocacy and Maintain Your Sanity

Sunriver Resort, Sunriver

Oct 23–24

Death Penalty Defense: A Spanner in the Works: Strategies to Prevent and Overturn Death Sentences

Sunriver Resort, Sunriver

Nov 11 and Nov 12

Charles Ogletree, Black Lives Matter: Race and Justice Across America

Portland and Eugene

Nov 8–12

Sunny Climate Seminar

Grand Hyatt, Kauai Resort and Spa, Koloa, Hawaii

Dec 4–5

Winter Conference: Daring Defenses That Work

The Benson Hotel, Portland




Jan 23

Z is for Zealous: Effective Criminal Defense Advocacy

World Trade Center, Portland

Jan 27


OCDLA Office or via GoToMeeting

Feb 5–6

Trial Skills College


Mar 11 DUII / New Lawyers Valley River Inn, Eugene

Mar 11–12

DUII Seminar

Valley River Inn, Eugene

April 14–15

Juvenile Training Immersion Program

Hallmark Resort, Newport

April 15–16

Annual Juvenile Law Conference

Hallmark Resort, Newport

June 16–18

Annual Conference

Mt. Bachelor Village, Resort, Bend

Sept 16–17

Search and Seizure Seminar

Agate Beach Inn, Newport

Nov 9–13

Sunny Climate Seminar

Mauna Lani Bay Hotel, Big Island, HI

Dec 2–3

Winter Conference

The Benson Hotel, Portland