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Juneteenth CLE Seminar

On June 20, 2022, we are hosting a CLE seminar that brings together

attorneys, professors, and other speakers from around the U.S.

to offer CLE classes that discuss law and race, diversity and DEI,

civil rights, and racial literacy in celebration of Juneteenth.

Our CLE event on June 20, 2022 involves 

3 classes before lunch and 4 after lunch, from 9am to 4:30pm MST 

This day is eligible for up to the following credits:

50-minute states: up to 8.4 credits, incl. 3.6 DEI

60-minute states: 7 credits, incl. 3 DEI

In addition, 5.5 hours' worth of pre-recorded CLE will be available to attendees 


The Unmaking of Black Bill Gates: Racial Bias in the Patent System

The Talk: A Black Family's Conversation About Race

Race in Pretrial Practice

Understanding Diversity

A Military Perspective on DEI

Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson's Experience as a Public Defender

The Common Law and Critical Theory

What Attorneys Can Learn About Judicial Philosophy from Justice Ketanji B. Jackson

The History of Voting Rights in the U.S.

Nonprofit Law and the Role of Nonprofits in Social Justice

Your Speakers

Olivia Bethea, Simpson Thatcher, PC

Ama Karikari-Yawson, Milestales Publishing

Professor Vincent Southerland, N.Y.U. School of Law

Gurney Pearsall, Pearsall Law Firm, PC

John Biewen, Duke University

COL Luis Rodriguez, U.S. Army JAG Corps

Keisha Hudson, Defender Association of Philadelphia  

Professor Charles Barzun, University of Virginia School of Law


"I love the idea, but I'm busy on Juneteenth. Can I watch anytime?"

Our live classes will be recorded and viewable anytime in the next two years for the same credits.

To receive the recordings, register for the live course and email us for the recordings at

It is also perfectly fine to partially attend some live CLEs while viewing others as prerecorded CLEs after the event.  

"My state requires attendance verification. How do you verify attendance?"

To verify attendance, we use a Verification Word that we distribute in the middle of our CLE classes.

"Do you have a financial hardship policy?"

Yes, please reach out and let us know about your financial hardship at

"What states have accredited this CLE?"

Note: Even if your state does not appear on this list, 

attorneys can always request credits after attending a CLE

To date, no state has refused to accredit any portion of this seminar.

Accredited, Directly or via Reciprocity: 

Alaska, Arkansas, Florida, Hawaii, Maine, Montana, N.D., N.J., N.Y., Ohio, Texas, Wisconsin  


Arizona and New Hampshire do not pre-approve CLE programs

"Is my state a 50-minute or 60-minute CLE state?"

The 50-minute CLE states are Colorado, Florida, Missouri, N.J., N.Y., 

Oklahoma, Rhode Island, Utah, West Virginia, and Wisconsin

"When will I get the Zoom link/password and attendance form?"

You will receive the Zoom link/password within 48 hours of our CLE event 

at the email address that you provide with your registration.

After viewing the CLE(s), please email for the signed attendance form, if you need one.

Please include the verification words, if your state requires proof of attendance through verification words.

"Is there another payment option if I do not use Paypal?"

If for any reason our secure Paypal-based payment link is not working for you, 

please feel free to pay through our secure LawPay link by clicking here.

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