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ACE Training Seminar (CLE)
Give Back to your Community: Training the Trainers in Civic and Law Related Education
2022 LSBA Annual Meeting & Joint LJC/LSBA Summer School

Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort, Destin, FL

Wednesday, June 8, 2022

8 am to 10:35 am

This program includes multiple educational presentations designed for civic and community groups/forums. Studies document the limited knowledge Americans hold about our courts and the US Constitution. As knowledge of the courts increases, so too does trust and confidence in the judicial branch.

The Louisiana Center for Law and Civic Education’s ACE Program includes a series of law-related activities developed for adult, nonpartisan group presentations by members of the legal community. Both attorneys and judges are encouraged to participate.  Each activity ranges from 30 to 40 minutes in length and includes a warm up exercise to have participants think and/or discuss certain issues or dilemmas prior to the presentation. Most activities include a PowerPoint and an interactive component to involve the audience in the process.

ACE Overview
Why ACE matters, tips for making a good presentation, topics, CLE credit and more.

ACE Programs
Multiple programs listed under the following categories:
Constitution and Bill of Rights
Courts and the Judicial Branch
Special Topics

Speakers and Training
Attorneys and judges can earn CLE credit for approved ACE training and presentations. Contact the LCLCE to learn about presentation opportunities. To order free Constitution pamphlets for your presentation, call (504) 619-0134.
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These materials have been adapted, with permission from The Florida Bar Benchmarks Adult Civic Education Program, for use in Louisiana. Principal authors of the Florida Benchmarks Program are Annette Boyd Pitts and Richard Levenstein. For assistance with adaptation in other states, contact

LCLCE professional development programs are made possible by private donations received from members of the Louisiana legal community, and through the support of the Louisiana State Bar Association, Louisiana District Judges Association, and the Louisiana Bar Foundation.

Louisiana Center for Law and Civic Education