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Continuing Legal Education


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What We Do

Created in 1973 as the first continuing legal education entity in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, UK/CLE's stated purpose is to assist the legal profession in: (1) keeping abreast of changes in the law resulting from statutory enactments, court decisions and administrative rulings; (2) developing and sustaining practical lawyering skills and; (3) maintaining a high degree of professionalism in the practice of law. Read more about our history here.


How to Use This Site

Under Live CLE Programs you'll find our calendar of upcoming live KBA-accredited CLE conferences and downloadable brochures for each as they become available.

To view/download our extensive list of currently offered KBA-accredited self-study audio CD and streaming video CLE programs, visit the Self-Study CLE Programs section.

UK/CLE also publishes a comprehensive library of legal practice handbooks, monographs, and compendia. View/download our most current catalog under Publications.

And lastly, the UK/CLE F.A.Q. contains answers to your most frequently asked CLE questions.


Contact Us

Office of Continuing Legal Education
660 South Limestone Street
Lexington, KY 40506-0417

phone: (859) 257-2921
fax: (859) 323-9790
Facebook: UKCLE
Twitter: @ukcle



Continuing Legal Education

university of kentucky college of law kevin bucknam

Kevin P. Bucknam
(859) 257-8328

Director of Continuing Legal Education

Ben Distler
(859) 257-6207

Technical Services Manager

Melinda Rawlings

Melinda Rawlings
(859) 257-2921

Business Officer

Tracy J. Taylor
(859) 257-1083

Assistant Director/Director of Publications Continuing Legal Education