Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2011-12-13


Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law will offer its annual Continuing Legal Education by the Hour program on Wednesday, Dec. 28, 8 a.m.-5:40 p.m.

Participants may attend all eight one-hour courses or choose specific topics of interest. All sessions will be held in the moot courtroom of Robinson law building.

Course topics are: immigrant clients and civil litigation, ethics update on Alabama Rules of Professional Conduct, mediation strategies, ethics of time-based billing, insurance preparation if a disaster strikes your business, resolving Medicare’s interest in workers’ compensation and liability settlements, Alabama’s new Power of Attorney Act, and pitfalls and perils in family law. The ethics courses are each approved for one ethics hour of CLE credit.

Registration fee is $60 per hour of CLE credit, and includes admission, course materials on a CD, and refreshments. CLE credit will be reported to the Alabama State Bar before Jan. 15, 2012.

Advance, mailed registration must be received in the CLE office prior to Dec. 20. Forms and online registration is available at For information, call (205) 726-2391 or 800-888-7454.


About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.