Continuing Legal Education

Pathways to Professional Practice

Rule 4(a)(4) of the Rules of the Wyoming State Board of Continuing Legal Education states:

“Each new admittee by examination or by Uniform Bar Examination score transfer shall attend, within 12 months from the date of admission to the Wyoming State Bar, a six-hour continuing legal education course entitled “Pathways to Professional Practice.”  The Pathways course shall be conducted by the Wyoming State Bar and shall be available at least twice each year, at such times and places as the Wyoming State Bar may designate, and may be counted toward the 15 hours of continuing legal education that must be obtained pursuant to this rule.”

Pathways is a free program focused upon given new admittees useful information in a variety of areas, including review of duties owed by Wyoming lawyers; ethics review with a practical focus, including client relations, conflicts checks, billing practices and trust account management; effective advocacy/professionalism, presented by a district court judge; best practices review, including client intake, engagement letters/fee agreements, client communications, and disengagement/termination of representation; and law office/practice management, utilizing the Self-Audit Checklist.  In addition to being a requirement for new admittees by examination or by Uniform Bar Examination score transfer, Pathways is open to all members of the Wyoming State Bar.

The program is offered on the following date:

  • March 22, 2017
    8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    204 West Fox Farm Road
    Cheyenne, Wyoming
    Click here to register.

Questions? Contact Marie Ellis at (307) 432-2103.