HLAA has successfully implemented continuing legal
education requirements since 1995. HLAAs CLE criteria mandates 8 hours of CLE per
year for Voting Members and has recently increased the CLE criteria for HPLA members from
8 hours to 10 hours per year effective January 1, 1999.
The CLE Luncheons are scheduled on the 2nd Tuesday of every month and cover a wide variety of
substantive legal topics. The CLE Committee also schedules 1/2 day and full day Litigation
Seminars twice a year, including topics involving the Texas Rules of Civil Procedure, Texas Rules of
Evidence, and Trial Preparation and Assistance at Trial.
The HLAA CLE Committee also has an extensive video
library. These tapes allow HLAA members to obtain their mandatory CLE credit by purchasing