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.


January 24

Z is for Zealous: Effective Criminal Defense Advocacy

World Trade Center, Portland or OCDLA Office, Eugene

Feb 6–7

Trial Skills College


Mar 6–7

Defenses: Playing Offense

Valley River Inn, Eugene

Mar 18

Why Innocents Confess — and Why Confessions Trump Innocence
Sponsored by the Oregon Innocence Project

Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt, Portland, OR 97204

April 16–17

Juvenile Training Immersion Program

Hallmark Resort, Newport

Apr 17–18

Juvenile Law: Successfully Managing the Complex Practice

Hallmark Resort, Newport

June 18–20

Annual Conference

Mt. Bachelor Village Resort, Bend

Sept 18–19

September Seminar

Ashland Hills, Ashland

Oct 19–20

Juvenile Law Training Academy

Oregon Garden, Silverton

Oct 22–23

Public Defense Management

Sunriver Resort, Sunriver

Oct 23–24

Death Penalty Defense

Sunriver Resort, Sunriver

Nov 8–12

Sunny Climate Seminar

Grand Hyatt, Kauai Resort and Spa, Koloa, Hawaii

Dec 4–5

Winter Conference

The Benson Hotel, Portland