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Atlanta Bar Employment Opportunity: Continuing Legal Education Director

Tuesday, October 9, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Kristyn Girardeau
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Director of Continuing Legal Education, Atlanta Bar Association


Large metro bar association seeks full-time CLE Director to plan and develop MCLE-approved continuing legal education programs presented in a variety of delivery formats, working collaboratively with the CLE Board of Trustees, other Bar leaders and volunteers, and staff. The ideal candidate is organized, keen for details, able to prioritize, and manage multiple projects simultaneously.


Responsible for the planning, development and accreditation of CLE programs for the Atlanta Bar Association in conjunction with the CLE Board of Trustees and the Sections and for reporting lawyer attendance to the State Bar of Georgia.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Works with the CLE Chair and Board to plan the CLE calendar for the fiscal year and coordinates the CLE seminars – both live, phone and web based - including:
• Appointments to the CLE Board of Trustees in coordination with the President
• Planning an orientation meeting for the new Board
• Creating orientation material for the new Board
• Developing and updating regularly a calendar of seminars and programs for the coming year
• Communicating with the other staff and Section chairs for all CLE concerns
• Handling all functions of each seminar including:
• Determining topic and delivery format
• Selecting date and site
• Negotiating and executing contracts and agreements with sites and CLE providers
• Creating marketing material and implementing the promotion
• Helping select speakers, program chairs and planning committees
• Communicating with speakers, program chairs and planning committees
• Compiling and organizing handout material of either electronic or print
• Overseeing registration, name tags, sign-in sheets and other necessary documents for each seminar
• Staffing, or assigning staff, for seminars
• Completing all follow-up requirements after each seminar, such as reporting hours earned for accreditation
• Keeping records of all CLE activities including financial and attendance reports for each seminar, and other statistics and metrics as necessary


Executive Director; CLE Board of Trustees; Section Chairs; other Atlanta Bar Association members. Serves as Team Leader for the Meetings Department (consisting of CLE Director, Sections Director, Marketing Coordinator for Sections and CLE, and Administrative Assistant to Sections and CLE); other Bar staff


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed by the CLE Director and do not constitute an express or implied contract. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities associated with the position. The Executive Director reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs
as necessary.


Position is located in Atlanta, Georgia. Please send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements in a single document to


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