Continuing Legal Education Seminars & Events

OCDLA and other organizations 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. Most seminars are eligible for CLE credit from the Oregon State Bar as well as other bar organizations.

Registration available for these events.


Jan 26

Z is for Zealous: Effective Criminal Defense Advocacy

World Trade Center, Portland

Feb 8–9

Trial Skills College

OCDLA Office, Eugene

Mar 15–16

March Seminar — Mission Possible: Defending Sex Cases


Hotel Eugene

Apr 11–12

Juvenile Training Immersion Program

Agate Beach Inn, Newport

Apr 12–13

Annual Juvenile Law Conference

Agate Beach Inn, Newport

Apr 12

Evening at the Oregon Coast Aquarium — Presentation of Juvenile Law Awards and Dinner

Oregon Coast Aquarium, Newport

June 13–15

Annual Conference

Mt. Bachelor Village, Bend

July 18

Nancy Bergeson Ardent Advocate Lecture Series

Location TBA

Sept 13–14 September Seminar

Agate Beach Inn, Newport

Oct 21-22

Juvenile Law Training Academy

Valley River Inn, Eugene

Oct 24–25

Public Defense Management Seminar

Hallmark Resort, Newport

Oct 25–26

Death Penalty Defense

Hallmark Resort, Newport

Nov 7–11
(basic travel package)

Sunny Climate Seminar
CLE on Saturday, November 9

Hyatt Regency Mauai Resort and Spa, Maui

Dec 6–7

Winter Conference

The Benson Hotel, Portland