CPLED for Students


The Canadian Centre for Professional Legal Education (CPLED) Program is the bar admission course in Alberta, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan.

In Alberta, the Legal Education Society of Alberta (LESA) delivers the CPLED program on behalf of the Law Society of Alberta.


2018/2019 CPLED Program


Registration for the 2018/2019 CPLED Program is now open.

To make any changes to your registration contact Craig Edhart by emailing craig.edhart@lesa.org or calling (780) 969-3554. Do not resubmit your registration.

Click here to complete your CPLED Application.


Please review the following information regarding the 2018/2019 year:

Learn what it takes to become a successful articling student from the Honourable Justice J.E.L. Côté.

Watch a short presentation on the 2018/2019 CPLED Program below.

2017/2018 CPLED Program

Please review the following information regarding the 2017/2018 year:


In some cases, students may have individual needs that necessitate an accommodation, an excused absence, a deferral, scheduling change, or a withdrawal from the CPLED Program. More information about these options can be found in the Student Guide. To submit an application for your individual need, complete the applicable form below:

For questions about the CPLED Program, contact Craig Edhart.