Legal Education Program


The Legal Education Program offers a variety of continuing education (CLE) programs for OAG employees. These programs can help improve skills, expand knowledge, and make it easy to meet CLE requirements for the State Bar of Texas. The Legal Education Program offers live presentation, hands-on workshops and convenient online training. You can check this site monthly and/or sign up to be included on an email mailing list to receive notices of upcoming programs. Email Loretta Aranda, the Legal Education and Recruitment Coordinator, to be added to this list:

Use this catalog as a reference for choosing and scheduling classes that best meet your need for gaining useful knowledge and improving specific skills. Taking time to read it now will help you plan your personal training program for the next quarter.


Training Locations


Non-OAG training participants may find metered parking on the street.

For further information please call the OAG Parking Coordinator at 475-3680.

Special Accommodations

Participants requiring special accommodations should contact Loretta Aranda at 936-1829 at least two weeks prior to the class date.

Break Facilities

Dining facilities are located on the 1st floor of the W. P. Clements Building and Level E1 in the Capitol Extension Building.

Cell Phones:

In an effort to minimize interruptions, we ask that participants silence cell phones during CLE programs.

Live CLE Presentations

Some CLE programs are open to the public . You can be added to the mailing list to receive notices of upcoming open CLE programs by emailing Loretta Aranda.

Appellate Practice: Mechanics and Practice Tips
(Sign Up)

This presentation by Third Court of Appeals Justices Puryear, Goodwin, and Field will provide attorneys with insights regarding not only the procedural workings of the Court, but also tips when practicing before an appellate court.

The Justices will discuss such topics as mandamus practice and emergency motions.  Additionally, this presentation will include a general discussion of motion practice, oral advocacy, and ethical issues when appearing before an appellate court. 

This presentation has been approved for 1.0 hour of MCLE credit by the State Bar of Texas' MCLE Department.  


Loretta Aranda
Legal Education & Recruitment Coordinator
Human Resources Department