NACDL to Enhance and Expand Access to Their Leading CLE Programs Using InReach Technology and Services

InReach, a leading provider of online continuing education (CE) management solutions, today announces that the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL), the preeminent organization in the United States advancing the mission of the nation’s criminal defense lawyers, launched the organization’s online continuing legal education (CLE) programs powered by InReach technology and services.

Founded in 1958, NACDL serves approximately 10,000 direct members, and a total of 40,000 attorneys throughout its affiliate organization network. Legal professionals served include private criminal defense lawyers, public defenders, active U.S. military defense counsel, law professors, and judges.

NACDL offers Continuing Legal Education (CLE) programming in live format as well as a variety of self-study CLE.

The NACDL CLE program attracts nationally-recognized faculties including high-profile figures in the legal community, politicians, and experts in a variety of practice areas. NACDL will utilize InReach technology and services to bring online CLE programs to their members and affiliates.

“We are known as the leading national provider of Live CLE programming for the defense bar, and now we can offer the same unparalleled experience through an online on-demand format,” stated Gerald Lippert, Associate Executive Director for Programs at NACDL. “Our members seek a convenient, fast and flexible way of earning their CLE, and now we can provide them instant access to our premiere accredited self-study CLE programs on the web, featuring the hottest topics and highest profile speakers in criminal defense.”

“The CLE programs offered by NACDL are of the highest quality, and we look forward to complementing that content with the best possible online CLE experience for their participants,” stated Sara Spivey, Chief Executive Officer at InReach.

The NACDL online catalog will provide access to live and on-demand CLE in the form of events, webcasts, and on-demand programming. Topics covered include cross examination, evidence and experts, forensic science and the law, jury selection, ethics and specific criminal offenses such as drug cases, white collar crime, DUI, and others.


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