Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Program

The United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico is sponsoring a Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Program on Evidence and Legal Ethics.

This CLE Program will be a one and a half day nine (9) hour program, to be offered on November 15-16, 2018 at the Condado Vanderbilt Hotel, San Juan, Puerto Rico. 


The Program’s featured lecturers are:

  1. Prof. Edward J. Imwinkelried,Edward L. Barrett, Jr. Professor of Law Emeritus, University of California, Davis School of Law, who specializes in Evidence; and
  2. Prof. David Luban, Professor of Law and Philosophy at the Georgetown University Law Center, who specializes in Legal Ethics. 

How to Register

This is another extraordinary CLE opportunity offered at no charge to all members of the Bar in good standing. As always, every effort will be made to obtain accreditation from the Puerto Rico Supreme Court's Continuing Legal Education Program. Space is limited to 300 participants, with reservations to be taken strictly on a "first-come-first-served" basis. Requests for reservation will only be received through the Court's CLE Registration Application. As instructed by Chief Judge Gustavo A. Gelpí, calls to Chambers and Clerk's Office staff regarding registration will not be accepted. No walk-ins will be accepted.
Prior to submitting the CLE's Registration Application, be advised that:
  • You should click on the CLE Registration Application link embedded in your e-mail invitation.
  • Each attorney must make his/her own reservation.
  • Attorneys must be in good standing in order to register
    • Contact the Clerk's Office Cashier at 787-772-3036 or 787-772-3061 to verify status.
  • Participants must commit to attend the entire Program.
  • Registration starts at 8:00 a.m. on both days, and the program runs from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, and from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Friday.
  • Only attorneys with confirmed seats may attend the Program.
  • The deadline for reservations is October 18, 2018, or until all seats are taken.
  • Attorneys with confirmed seating who fail to attend must explain reasons in writing.
  • No telephone calls will be accepted.
After the reservation period has closed, the Office of the Clerk will send a confirmation notice to registered attorneys with a reserved seat, which will be sent to the e-mail address appearing in the CM/ECF System. Any cancellations must be notified to, on or before November 9, 2018.
Click on the following link to view Notice from the Clerk 18-17 for further details.