CLEAdvantage Plan Guidelines for New Admittees

Welcome to the CBA’s CLEAdvantage, the Association’s exclusive membership benefit that makes meeting your Illinois’ Minimum Continuing Legal Education requirements convenient and so simple. Your program is effective through May 31, 2022, and allows you to attend most of the CBA’s continuing legal education seminars at no cost (includes in-person and online Webcasts - register for seminars at

Your FREE New Admittee CLE Plan includes:
-6 hour Basic Skills Program (attend the live program or watch archived Webcast)
-9 hours of additional CLE of your choice (over 100 live programs per year plus 200 archived Webcasts covering ethics, law office management and most practice areas)

As a CLEAdvantage participant, please note the following terms and conditions:

-Your CLEAdvantage membership is non-transferable and non-refundable. 
-CLE materials are available for download at prior to the live program start time. 
-An additional payment may apply to some programs, as noted in the seminar registration information. Some programs may exclude use of the plan.
-In-person Registration and Cancellation Policy: You must register in advance for in-person programs. If you register at-the-door a $10 on-site registration fee will apply. When registering for an MCLE event, please identify yourself as an CLEAdvantage member. -Advance registration closes 3 hours prior to the program start time. A $15 fee will apply to all registrants who do not cancel in writing 24-hours prior to a live in-person seminar. Cancellation notices should be emailed to
-Webcast Registration and Cancellation Policy: You must register 15 minutes prior to the seminar start time. If you are not able to view the live Webcast, your registration will be transferred to the archived Webcast (generally available within one week of the live event).
-An additional fee will be assessed for processing out-of-state MCLE requests. Email for more information.
-Not applicable towards CBA Webcast programs at the West LegalEdcenter. 
-No confirmation of plan enrollment will be sent. Please keep a copy of this form for terms and conditions.

See for Illinois MCLE requirements and tracking credit hours.