CBA-CLE Books Frequently Asked Questions

How do I pay?

1. Click “CLE DASHBOARD” (the red box in the upper right-hand corner) and enter your username and password.

2. Once logged in, scroll down to the red “DASHBOARD-AT-A-GLANCE" heading and click the My Account box on the far right.

3. Under the Your Account heading, click Transaction History where you will see an invoice highlighted in pink.

4. Click the Invoice number and enter your payment information.

What electronic materials come with the print book?  

Purchasers of CBA/CLE print book also receive the PDF. Once purchase of a book is complete, the PDF can be downloaded from your CLE Dashboard. 

How do I access the PDF?

1. Log in to the CLE Dashboard.

2. Scroll down until you see DASHBOARD-AT-A-GLANCE.

3. Click on the BOOKS tab and find the title.

4. Click on the book icon labeled Download. The product will download as a zip file.

Why are the PDFs in zip format?

This format makes it easier to open the product on multiple devices. It is also easier to access forms and exhibits.

How do I open the zip file?

1. Save the downloaded .zip file to your hard drive

2. Right click on the file and select Extract All – this will open an extraction wizard.

3. Click Next and then select the location to extract the files to on your computer.

4. Click OK.

5. Click Next to begin the extraction process.

6. Click Finish when complete.

7. You will now have a folder on your hard drive containing a PDF version of your book and, if applicable, a folder with Word and PDF versions of the accompanying forms.

How do I open and edit PDFs in IOS?

We recommend a third-party app such as Adobe Acrobat Reader or PDF Expert to open and edit the forms included with the book.

What are auto-renewals?

These are updates that are released regularly to keep your CLE-CBA publication products up to date. Unless you opt out at the point of purchase you are automatically enrolled in this service. You may cancel this service at any time.

When will I know when an auto-renewals is about to be released?

You will be notified by email prior to the auto-renewal shipping out. If you do not want to receive the update, reply to this notification and you will be removed from that product’s autosupplement.

What if I purchase a book prior to an auto-renewals release?

If an auto-renewal is issued within 60 days of the purchase date of the book, a complimentary copy of the update will automatically be sent to you.

Return Policy

If you are not completely satisfied with your book purchase, you may return the product within 60 days of receipt for a full refund (not including shipping & handling). Please return the product in original condition. Supplements should be returned with the shrink-wrap unopened.

What if I would like to reprint content from one of your books?

Fill out the Permission to Reprint form and email the CLE Director Dan Sweetser.

What if I am interested in being an author?

CBA-CLE expresses its deep gratitude to our authors for their willingness to lend their time and expertise for the educational benefit of their colleagues and the legal profession. Your sustained support and goodwill ensure that the CBA-CLE retains its reputation as a high-quality CLE provider for members of the bench and bar of Colorado. If you are interested in being an author for CBA-CLE, please contact our Executive Director of Continuing Legal Education, Dan Sweetser

May I claim CLE credits if I write for one of your books?

Yes. Fill out a Form 6 and submit it to the Colorado Supreme Court. There is not a cap for the number of credits you may apply for.

Can I share book PDFs with other attorneys in my office?

No. These products are intended for a SINGLE USER only and multiple users cannot submit for CLE credit. Your use of CBA-CLE products indicates your acceptance of this single-user license.
Products of CBA-CLE include: fillable forms, event course materials, CD homestudies, Video-on-Demand homestudies, MP3 Audio file homestudies, book PDFs, and Live Webcasts.
Please read carefully the “Scope of License” section below before using, copying, or installing any of the text, forms, or exhibits contained in CBA-CLE products.

Scope of License

The contents of this CBA-CLE products are intended to be used solely by the original purchaser. Any sharing, copying, distribution, display, reuse or resale of the online or CD homestudies or materials is strictly prohibited. Duplication of products, installation products on a computer network, electronic redistribution of its contents, and/or sharing of the physical product are expressly prohibited without payment of appropriate fees to Colorado Bar Association CLE.


If you have questions, please email our publication’s customer service or call the CBA-CLE customer service at 303-860-0608.