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West LegalEdcenter To Offer Hot-Topic Continuing Legal Education Programming With The National Bar Association


EAGAN, Minn. – West LegalEdcenter announced today that it has entered into an agreement with the National Bar Association (NBA) to develop continuing education programs on hot topics within the legal industry.

“This marks the first time West LegalEdcenter has designed a strategic partnership with a minority bar association to develop programming,” said Lee Ann Enquist, vice president of West Professional Development. “We will highlight the NBA’s top speakers in a series of programs on emerging legal topics that will appeal to practicing attorneys throughout the country.”

West LegalEdcenter and the NBA most recently collaborated on the January 25 live webcast, Haiti Crisis Update: Current and Emerging Legal Issues ( Given the urgent need for updates surrounding the tragedy, West LegalEdcenter and the NBA organized the webcast as a public service to the legal community. The webcast’s success prompted the two organizations to explore a more formal partnership.

“We’re delighted to become a continuing legal education content provider with West LegalEdcenter,” said NBA Executive Director J. Robert Carr. “The NBA has concerned itself with a wide range of projects, including the expansion of the number and quality of continuing legal education (CLE) seminars offered each year. Our relationship with West LegalEdcenter goes a long way toward achieving this objective.”

West LegalEdcenter customers can look for NBA-generated content on as hot topics in law emerge. NBA members will receive a discount on these programs.

About The National Bar Association
Founded in 1925, the National Bar Association is the nation’s oldest and largest national network of predominately African American attorneys and judges. It represents approximately 44,000 lawyers, judges, law professors and law students and has over 80 affiliate chapters throughout the United States and around the world. The organization seeks to advance the science of jurisprudence, preserve the independence of the judiciary and to uphold the honor and integrity of the legal profession. For additional information about the National Bar Association, visit

About West LegalEdcenter
The cost-effective source for online and in-person legal training and CLE, West LegalEdcenter keeps attorneys up to date on the law and compliant with state requirements. Find everything you need to manage continuing education and professional development in law firms and legal departments – live conferences and seminars around the nation, more than 7,000 online courses, compliance tracking, learning management, and full integration with in-house training. Taught by the most prestigious names in the legal field, West LegalEdcenter covers both the core substance of law as well as hot topics in every practice area. For more information, visit

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