The Thomas R. Kline School of Law of Duquesne University is pleased to offer the legal community a variety of continuing legal education (CLE) opportunities throughout the year. In order to provide flexibility during the global pandemic, online and on-demand CLEs will be available for your convenience.

The Law School will continue to offer CLE programs that will move you to reconsider the past, broaden your experience and occasionally challenge your values. All provide a mix of topics, from re-examination of fundamental principles to the cutting-edge exploration of legal issues. We also partner with leading companies, organizations and firms to present day-long conferences.

Learn more about Duquesne Kline CLE programs.

Costs

Individual courses generally cost $100. Occasionally special rates apply to specific courses and will be noted on the registration for that course(s). A limited number of CLE scholarships are available.CLE Credit

All 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.

CLE registration is required for all courses. Attendees can pay while registering online, with E-checks and credit cards (Visa, MC and Discover) - or at the door with cash, check or credit card after registering online.

Duquesne Law Alumni Association Discount

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.

The Duquesne University School of Law is committed to providing low-cost continuing legal education and to providing scholarship assistance for our programs for attorneys demonstrating financial hardship.

Scholarship Policy

Our policy is to provide at least 12 hours of our annual offerings at a cost of approximately 1/3 the average per credit hour cost of mandatory CLE courses offered for Pennsylvania lawyers. We also endeavor to provide several credits annually at no charge.

In order to qualify for a discount or fee waiver for any program, application should be made in writing at least ten days prior to the subject program to:

Director of Continuing Legal Education
Duquesne University School of Law
600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA, 15282
This letter should provide reasons for the scholarship based upon financial hardship.

The determination of the discount or other scholarship is within the sole discretion of the director.
All applications for scholarships will be kept confidential.

Questions? Contact cle@duq.edu or call (412) 396-6300.

For the most up-to-date information on cancellation during inclement weather or emergencies, call the campus information line at (412) 396-1700.

Pro Bono Event: Duquesne University School of Law & PBA Free Legal Answer

Date TBD 1 CLE Credit: Ethics PBA LOGODuquesne Law will offer a virtual CLE for attorney volunteers. Volunteers will then meet virtually with law students to respond to civil legal questions posted by Pennsylvania residents on the PBA Pennsylvania Free Legal Answers website. Volunteers may select questions on a variety of matters including family, landlord-tenant, employment, wage and hour, juvenile, education and consumer law.