Case Specific Training and Continuing Legal Education Credits

The Code of Professional Responsibility, adopted by all states, maintains that lawyers must remain proficient in their work. Continuing legal education (CLE) is one way to achieve professional competence since its purpose is to maintain or sharpen the skills of licensed attorneys.

Lisa Wenzel Wells has spent countless hours at training seminars and conferences all over the country honing her skills as an attorney. As a matter of fact, Lisa's continuing legal education credits (CLE) far exceed what is statutorily required.

Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE)*

  • Ohio: 24 hours every two years including 2 hours of ethics based on the Code of Professional Responsibility.
  • Kentucky: 12.50 hours per year including 2 hours legal ethics, new lawyer skills training within 12 mos. of admission.

*Information provided by the American Bar Association

See the chart below for specific details on CLE and case specific training for Federal Criminal Practice that Lisa Wenzel Wells has completed.

DateSponsorTitleCreditsEthics Credits
11/17/2010Ohio Association of Criminal Defense AttorneysAnnual Death Penalty Seminar6.250
5/07/2010Kentucky Court of JusticeGuardian ad litem Training Seminar5.251
11/18/2009Ohio Association of Criminal Defense AttorneysAnnual Death Penalty Seminar6.250
11/11/2009Hamilton County Public Defenders OfficeBalancing the Scales of Justice6.001
7/01/2008Kentucky Bar AssociationOnline(LS): Take the Ethical Challenge-Survivor33
6/16/2008Trial Lawyer's CollegeDeath Penalty Seminar42.750
11/14/2007Ohio Association of Criminal Defense LawyersChallenging Inertia10.250
7/19/2007National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersCapital Defense Training221
7/01/2007Kentucky Bar AssociationCD: Ethical Issues in ADR and Mediation11
05/23/07Federal Bar AssociationFederal Bar Exam Seminar2.50
3/08/2007Administrative Office of the US Courts - DSDSentencing Advocacy Workshop15.50
12/19/2006Cincinnati Bar AssociationLegal Writing 201 - Writing to Persuade5.50
4/27/2005Kentucky Bar AssociationNew Lawyers Program12.511
6/07/2004Kentucky Prosecutors InstituteTrial Advocacy Training24.52