CLE Program Chair Information

As the chair or co-chair of a seminar, you are creating an educational experience for attorneys with the WSBA-CLE team. Your expertise and experience is used to help identify the current issues in law – whether substantive law updates, ethics issues, or how to build a successful practice. Recruiting and working with the faculty to create a complete/valuable educational experience is one of the main roles of the Chair. 

Chairs are in charge of the following:

  • Collaborate with seminar developer to plan the seminar and develop program topics and schedule.
  • Recruit faculty to speak at program.
  • Assist faculty in developing presentations; assures program deadlines are met.
  • Moderate the session/guest faculty on the day of the seminar.
  • Optional: Speak on a particular subject.


Resources for Download 

Our role as the WSBA-CLE team is to help support and guide you through the logistics process and help develop those educational goals. Below are tools to help you be a successful Chair:

Basic Chair Guide 

Sample Chair Timeline 

Sample Seminar Agenda

Faculty Guide

WSBA Expense Report

Your seminar developer will send specific information regarding your program via email.