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FALL 2014 Schedule

Dean John J. Sciullo Continuing Legal Education Saturday Series

Duquesne University School of Law
Room 203
9 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Sat., Sept. 27, 2014                                

The End of an Era in Pennsylvania Constitutional Law:
The Retirement of Chief Justice Ronald D. Castille

Presented by Rosemary Fehlner, Esq. and Professor Bruce Ledewitz

Course Description
2 Hours Substantive, 1 Hour Ethics Credit

Sat., Oct. 4, 2014

Lessons in Ethics: The Evil Lawyer Roy Cohn

Presented by Professor Mark Yochum

Course Description
3 Hours Ethics Credit

Includes Continental Breakfast

Sat., Oct. 18, 2014

Federal Indian Law in Pennsylvania:
The Indian Child Welfare Act

Co-hosted by the Indigenous Law Society

Presented by Melissa McCoy Gormly, Esq., Brooke McMorrow, Esq., Stephanie Pawlowski, Esq., and Lisa Marie Vari, Esq. Introduced by Professor Susan Hascall

Course Description and Presenter Bios
3 Hours Substantive Credit

Sat.., Nov. 8, 2014

Companion Animals and the Law

Panel Discussion Co-hosted by the Animal Law Society

Presenters: Professor Ann L. Schiavone, Pa. Rep. Dom Costa, Faith Bjalobok Ph.D., and Matthew D. Monsour, Esq., Moderator: Professor Tracey McCants Lewis

Course Description
3 Hours Substantive Credit

Plus special afternoon program

More CLE Opportunities

Mon., Oct. 27, 2014
Conversations with George Zimmerman's Lawyer: Race, the Media, and the Trayvon Martin Case
School of Law Panel Discussions
Sponsored by the Criminal Justice Program
3 - 5 p.m. (CLE Program) 3- 6 p.m. (Full Program)
Followed by Reception
2 Hours Substantive CLE
Power Center Ballroom
$60 Private Attorneys, $45 Attorneys Working for Nonprofit Organizations or in the Public Sector
Free for Non-CLE Credit

Sat., Dec. 6, 2014
Legal Writing Conference
School of Law National Conference for Educators
Sponsored by the Legal Research and Writing Program
9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
2.5 Hours Substantive CLE
School of Law Rooms 203 and 204

CLE Costs & Registration


Individual courses generally cost $90, and the Sciullo series of four courses costs $300. The registration page lists special rates that apply to specific courses. A limited number of CLE scholarships are available. Duquesne Law Alumni Association members receive a $25 discount on an individual course or the series each fall and spring. Find out about all DLAA membership benefits. 

CLE registration is required. Attendees can pay online at the time of registration - E-check and credit cards (Visa, MC and Discover) are accepted - or at the door with cash, check or credit card following online registration. 

CLE Credit

These courses have been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for substantive or ethics credits as noted above. For Continuing Legal Education credit outside Pennsylvania, Duquesne University School of Law will provide a Uniform Certificate of Attendance.  Participants can request this form and use it to obtain credit outside of Pennsylvania.


Contact cle@duq.edu or call 412.396.6300.