Why Choose ASU Law CLE?

Funding Scholarships

  • All net proceeds from our CLE seminars goes towards student scholarships at the College of Law
  • You can make a difference in someone's life without having to do anything other than fulfill your yearly CLE requirements


  • ASU Law CLE tuition rates are lower than the average CLE provider with full day programs under $200 and half day programs under$100
  • ASU Law Alumni now have a "Give What You Want" option for any in person, webcast, or recorded seminar unless otherwise stated
  • ASU Law students for most seminars receive a significant discount to further their legal education
  • We offer discount and rewards programs that help you get your credits for a more reduced rate

Ease and Convenience

  • We offer a wide variety of programs in different formats and delivery methods so you can watch in the comfort of your office or home
  • We offer recorded on demand seminars for interactive credit so you can watch anytime, anywhere

Boundless Excellence

  • We offer the excellence of our faculty and legal professionals to not only students, but now to practicing attorneys
  • Unique and engaging programs with a premiere faculty

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Lynda Shely

Lynda has been chosen as our March/April speaker of the month because of her ability to engage, entertain, and excite her audiences and even with the high demands of her practice, she volunteers a great deal of her time teaching attorneys about ethical issues and how to avoid malpractice.  She is truly one in a million and deserves to be recognized for her dedication to education.


A personal notelyndashely from Lynda:

I am an ethics lawyer to about 950 law firms in Arizona and DC including solos and firms with over 1000 lawyers.  My job is to give ethics advice to prevent malpractice and bar complaints.  I have three awesome kids, two of whom are still in college (one at ASU and one at UA), I’m married to a commercial litigator, and we currently have several cats and a dog.  Motto:  Trust your gut, tell the truth, and follow the golden rule….and try to maintain a sense of humor and perspective.

Lynda opened The Shely Firm, PC in 2003 after serving as the State Bar of Arizona’s Director of Lawyer Ethics for ten years.  Lynda provides exclusively professional responsibility advice and representation.

As the Director of Ethics Lynda answered approximately 8000 ethics calls each year and drafted dozens of written ethics advisory opinions. She also supervised the unauthorized practice of law counsel, the Fee Arbitration Program, Peer Review Committee, and served as staff counsel to the Client Protection Fund and Ethics Committee. Lynda began her legal career in 1987 as an intellectual property associate at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius in Washington, D.C.

Lynda is a frequent speaker around the country on ethics, risk management, professional liability, billing, unauthorized practice of law, legal marketing, and professionalism topics.

As a member of the State Bar of Arizona’s Ethical Rules Review Group and Multijurisdictional Task
Force, Lynda helped with the drafting of both the 2003 extensive amendments to the Arizona Rules of Professional Conduct as well as the amendments to Ethical Rule 5.5 to permit temporary practice in Arizona by out-of-state lawyers. She currently is the Chair of the State Bar’s Unauthorized Practice of Law Advisory Committee, and she serves on the State Bar’s Professionalism Task Force and
Convention Committee.

She is an adjunct professor at Phoenix School of Law, teaching Professional Responsibility and Law Office Management.

Lynda is a member of the Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers, a current director and the past president of the Scottsdale Bar Association, and a past member of ABA Standing Committee on
Professionalism, the ABA Professional Responsibility Conference Planning Committee and the Standing Committee on Client Protection as well as several other ABA Committees.

Lynda was selected as the State Bar of Arizona 2007 Member of the Year.

In addition to her day job, she has three children, a husband, three cats and a dog.



Ryan Lind

Ryan has been chosen as our February Registrant of the Month for his unfailing attendance of our programs and his yearning to learn about different areas of the law.  He has attended every one of our programs since ASU Law CLEs inception in 2012 so we thank him for his loyalty and for his help in getting us towards our yearly fundraising goals for student scholarships.  Thank you Ryan!

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Ryan is an Arizona native and graduate of Arizona State University with a Masters in Legal Studies and a Bachelor of Applied Science.  He has always loved the legal field and enjoys taking courses in any topic involving law.  Ryan is a regular volunteer. When not working at Lost Our Home, he works scheduling surgical cases and assisting patients with contacting their doctors outside of office hours.  He enjoys watching and playing soccer, reading, and spending time with friends and family.


Ryan’s Testimonial About ASU Law CLE:  I have always enjoyed learning different aspects of the law. Though the ASU CLE program, I am able to extend my education on a variety of topics of my choosing. This way I am able to grow as a student and professionally. One day I hope to choose a field of law to practice and through classes offered in ASU CLE I have an opportunity to delve into a diverse array of information on legal matters that could help with this choice. I am thankful for the wisdom shared by the best in the legal field brought together through this program.