The legal field is constantly evolving, and lawyers must do everything they can to stay ahead of the curve. Naturally, continuing legal education (CLE) programs are one way for attorneys to stay sharp and up to date on the latest changes in the law. But with so many CLE programs out there, how can you be sure you’re choosing the best one?
Simply put, the best continuing legal education program in 2023 will be one that meets the needs of today’s lawyers. This includes providing top-notch speakers with cutting-edge topics and the most current information, while also providing valuable networking opportunities with other leaders in the legal industry.
Of course, the absolute best CLE experience is one where you can further your education while relaxing on an exotic vacation. Thankfully, Destination CLEs offers just that!
Here’s the upcoming Eduvacation℠ experiences being offered in 2023 by Destination CLEs to help better prepare you to meet the challenges of the legal industry while also allowing you to enjoy some well-deserved R&R. Plus, keep in mind that you can even bring your friends, family, or your law firm colleagues with you on these once-in-a-lifetime trips!
St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
Did you know that you can get 12 hours of CLE while enjoying a Caribbean escape in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands? With Destination CLEs, you can!
This destination offers the following legal education courses that can help with your professional certifications:
- Personal Injury Cases
- Expert Witness Selection
- Legal Ethics
- Appellate Advocacy
- Mediation and Settlements
On this trip, you’ll get to learn from some of the best legal professionals in the business, from federal prosecutors to certified mediators. They’ll share their experiences and expertise in the field with you during your CLE sessions while on this unforgettable getaway!
Plus, as one of the volcanic hotspots in the Caribbean, St. Thomas is a stunning location that any nature lover will appreciate. It’s home to beautiful beaches and tangled mountains that hug its shores, making it perfect for every type of traveler!
With accommodations ranging from quaint inns with ocean views to luxury condos right on pristine stretches like Red Hook Beach, you’re sure to find what you’re looking for when you arrive. Plus, this Eduvacation℠ is your opportunity to get out of the four corners of your office and enjoy hors d’oeuvres on a yacht!
By the way, did you know that you don’t need a passport to get here? That means it’s easier than ever to pack your bags, bring a friend, and complete your MCLE requirements while on a beautiful vacation!
Seats are selling fast, so book your trip now. Plus, the rates are going up in January, so you definitely don’t want to wait!
This CLE program in paradise will be held from April 17-21, 2023 with options to extend your stay for even more fun. For more details, download our free brochure.
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Anchorage, Alaska CLE Cruise
On the other hand, if you’d rather relax on a cruise ship while also continuing your professional development, a tour to Anchorage, Alaska via Princess Cruise Lines is your best bet.
You can earn six CLE credit hours while at sea on this trip. Plus, you can expect discussions on the following topics from speaker Tim McKey, who has decades of experience working with local, regional, and national CPA firms:
- Necessary Tools for Better Case Management
- Document Management Systems
- Client Development through Social Media
- Accounting, Bookkeeping, and Performance Tracking Tools
- Hiring, Managing, and Outsourcing
- How to Work Efficiently in Your Practice Areas in a Digital World
This Eduvacation℠ is happening from May 13-20, 2023, which is the perfect time to go on a cruise to Alaska! In May, you’ll be able to experience the best weather as well as longer days, blossoming trees, and active wildlife.
Here’s our free brochure where you can learn more about this exciting trip.
And, if you’re ready to save your spot for this incredible excursion, click here to book now!
Instead, if you’re looking to get out of the United States altogether in 2023, we’ve got you covered for that, too! Luckily, we have Dublin, Ireland on our list of destinations, with our CLE abroad trip happening during the week of June 10-17, 2023.
Plus, you can earn 17.5 CLE credit hours on this trip, just in time for your compliance period reporting! And of course, attending CLE events overseas is always interesting and helpful, especially if your main interest is International Law.
During this Eduvacation℠, you’ll be learning about:
- International Humanitarian Law
- Income, Taxes, and the Practice of Law in Two Countries
- How Irish Solicitors are Trained in Their Law Schools
- Familiarization with the European Legal Framework
- Ireland as US corporations’ European Headquarters
- Business Immigration Ethics Requirement
- Substance Abuse, Professional Responsibility, and Mental Health Discussions
- Decentralized Autonomous Organizations
The legal issues for this seminar will be discussed by outstanding speakers, including professionals who are active attorneys, policy-changing authors, and top immigration lawyers. It’s safe to say that this experience in Dublin will be an eye-opener for seasoned and new attorneys alike.
During your stay on the Emerald Isle, you’ll start off checking in at the historic Davenport Hotel, located at 8-10 Merrion Street Lower Dublin, just a few minutes from the best local hotspots. Dublin has plenty to offer, including history, culture, entertainment, football, and world-famous distillery tours. Plus, on top of that, your trip here will give you an up-close and personal view of the majestic and medieval architecture that’s found all over Dublin.
While this trip has already sold out, you can still get on the waitlist in case of any cancellations that would open a spot for you.
You can also find additional information about our Dublin CLE trip on our free brochure.
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
Would you rather not go too far? If you want to stick closer to home but still have an unforgettable vacation, you’ll love joining us in Santa Fe, New Mexico to enjoy the spectacular International Balloon Fiesta!
This breathtaking CLE vacation is taking place October 6-10, 2023.
During this exciting trip, you’ll earn 15 CLE hours from attorneys who are experienced in the area of family law. They’re excited to speak on the following subjects:
- Handling High-Conflict Litigants and Opposing Counsel
- Model and Method to Winning Depositions
- Ethical Limits of Persuasion
- A Guide to Judicial Misconduct
- Freedom of Information Act
- Gender Bias
Of course, as previously mentioned, October marks the season of the annual Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque. On this CLE trip in Santa Fe, you’ll get the chance to marvel at the hundreds of balloons that lift off from Albuquerque’s Balloon Fiesta Park. Witnessing the largest and most colorful ballooning event on Earth is already worth the drive or flight to New Mexico, but of course, the professional development opportunity of this Eduvacation℠ makes it that much easier to justify the trip!
Click here to book your CLE adventure in Santa Fe, New Mexico, or download the free brochure for more information.
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If you’re looking for the best continuing legal education program in 2023, look no further than the Eduvacation℠ packages offered by Destination CLEs.
Not only are our CLE courses top-notch, but they’ll also help you fulfill your mandatory education requirements while giving you the vacation you absolutely deserve to take.
Have you booked a trip with us yet? Tell us about it in the comments below, or click here to choose your next Destination CLE!