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Job Title CLE Specialist
Job Location Chicago
Job Type Business/Professional Services & Support

As CLE Specialist, you will be responsible for the administration of the firm's continuing legal education (CLE) programming and compliance for the North America region as well as client CLE programs and serve as the primary point of contact for firm attorneys and the Business Development Team regarding CLE compliance and accreditation. Responsibilities within this role are not limited to CLE and will include activities related to CPD for the firm's Canadian offices.


  • With the support of the regional Learning & Development Manager, assess internal CLE programming needs and implement appropriate programs.
  • Provide direction for the regional Learning & Development Coordinator to coordinate and execute all aspects of internal CLE program logistics.
  • Support the Business Development Team with client CLE program accreditation.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with the ABA MCLE Accreditation team and prepare CLE applications for internal and client programs.
  • Keep abreast of CLE regulatory requirements, rules, and procedures.
  • Maintain accredited provider status in New York and California, including maintaining records for year-end reporting.
  • Manage Micron CE Manager, the firm's MCLE tracking system, including data entry, profile maintenance, quality control and reporting.
  • Manage and champion usage of Practising Law Institute (PLI) membership and offering.
  • Create internal guidelines for how we manage CLE activity and respond to attorney and staff CLE related questions.
  • Process invoices related to CLE programming and accreditation and track expenditure.
  • Oversee regional CLE mailbox maintenance.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience required.
  • A minimum of two (2) years' experience in CLE support in a law firm setting.
  • Knowledge of U.S. state CLE rules and requirements.
  • Experience with Micron CE Manager or other similar platform required.
  • Excellent attention to detail, organizational, teamwork and communication skills.
  • Ability to take initiative and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Superb interpersonal skills and the ability to interact in a professional manner with attorneys, staff members, and clients at all levels.
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Outlook and Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

- Principals Only -

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