Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Program

Virtual Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Program:

The U.S. Supreme Court 2019 - 2020 Term in Review
Recent Developments in Federal Environmental Law
Subject Matter Jurisdiction Update - 2020
The First Amendment

Date: December 2 - 3, 2020
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Login:  8:00 a.m.
Technical Test:  December 1, 2020
Duration: 12 hours
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Agenda: Agenda
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  • Computer, Laptop, Tablet or Mobile Device
  • John M. Greabe
    Bio      Materials
    Director of the Warren B. Rudman Center for Justice, Leadership, and Public Service, and Professor of Law at the University of New Hampshire Franklin Pierce School of Law
  • Patrick A. Parenteau
    Bio    Presentation    Materials

    Professor of Law and Senior Counsel in the Environmental Advocacy Clinic at Vermont Law School
  • James M. Wagstaffe
    Bio    Presentation    Materials
    Adjunct Professor of Law at University of California Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco, California
  • David L. Hudson, Jr.
    Bio       Materials
    Visiting Associate Professor of Legal Practice at Belmont University.
Notice from the Clerk: No. 20-24:  Virtual Continuing Legal Education Program on December 2-3, 2020

The United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico (“USDCPR”) is sponsoring a Virtual Continuing Legal Education (“CLE”) program, to be held on December 2 and 3, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  This Virtual CLE will be a two-day, twelve-hour program, to be offered free of charge to members of the Bar in good standing. Every effort will be made to obtain accreditation from the Puerto Rico Supreme Court’s Continuing Legal Education Program.

The CLE program will consist of the following lectures: The U.S. Supreme Court 2019- 2020 Term in Review; Recent Developments in Federal Environmental Law; Subject Matter Jurisdiction Update - 2020; and The First Amendment.

Requests for reservation will only be received through the Court's registration application. If you are interested in attending this extraordinary event, prior to submitting your registration application, be advised that:

  • You should click on the registration application link embedded in your e-mail invitation.
  • Each attorney must make his/her own reservation.
  • Attorneys must be in good standing to register (contact the Clerk's Office Cashier at 787-772-3061 to verify status).
  • Participants must commit to attend the entire event.
  • Only attorneys with confirmed seats may attend the event.
  • Registered participants are encouraged to test their access to the Virtual CLE internet webpage prior to the start of the program.
  • Login to the Virtual CLE Internet webpage from 8:00 a.m. The program will start at 9:00 a.m.
  • The deadline to reserve is Tuesday, November 10, 2020.
  • Attorneys with confirmed reservation who fail to attend must explain reasons in writing.
  • No telephone calls will be accepted.
  • This will be the only valid registration process for the CLE program.

After the reservation period has closed, the Office of the Clerk of Court will send a confirmation notice to registered attorneys with a reserved seat to the email address registered in the CM/ECF system. Any cancellations must be notified on or before Monday, November 23, 2020, to:

Please see Notice from the Clerk No. 20-24:  Virtual Continuing Legal Education Program on December 2-3, 2020 for more details.