Continuing Legal Education

This page lists various Continuing Legal Education (CLE) options in Washington County and some of the other surrounding counties.  Please feel free to contact the law library at 651.430.6330 for questions.

Washington County 

The Washington County Law Library is pleased to present the following Continuing Legal Education (CLE) programs free of charge. These programs are presented in coordination with the Washington County Bar Association, but membership in the Association is not required for attendance.

Unless otherwise noted, all programs are presented in Conference Room 14 (lower level), Washington County Government Center. All programs begin at noon and last for one hour.

Suggestions for programs are always welcome and should be directed to the County Law Librarian, who may be reached at 651-430-6330 or at

Complete list of CLEs offered with course number.

Upcoming Washington County CLEs 

September 14, 2016
What’s new on Westlaw (Westlaw Refresher) 

Presented by Christopher Duncan, JD
Thomson Reuters

Noon - 1:00
Washington County Government Center Rm LL13
One standard credit pending: 226253


September 28, 2016
Gay Divorce: the Flip Side of the Right to Marry

Presented by John Del Vecchio PA
Attorney at Law

Noon - 1:00
Washington County Government Center Rm LL14
Applying for One Standard CLE Credit 

Continuing Legal Education Opportunities elsewhere

Continuing Legal Education at Dakota County Law Library
The Dakota County Law Library and the 1st Judicial District Bar Association offer monthly Continuing Legal Education sessions in two locations, in Apple Valley and in Hastings.  

Apple Valley sessions: Sessions will be held at the Dakota County Western Service Center. The address is 14955 Galaxie Avenue. CLE sessions are held in conference room L139 or 1920. They are generally scheduled for the second Tuesday of the month. All sessions are 8–9 a.m.

Hastings sessions: Sessions will be held in the Jury Assembly Room in the Lower Level of the Judicial Center (unless otherwise noted). The sessions will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Check the session description for the date.

Revised August 16, 2016:psa