Legal Trade Shows & Conferences 2018-2019
January 30 - February 1, 2018
New York, New York
Legalweek, The Experience will bring together the entire team that manages the business of law to explore the Business and Regulatory Trends, Technology and Talent drivers impacting the industry. Legalweek, The Experience will begin with a keynote exploration of up-to-the-minute insights into global trends impacting technology, business and society. A panel of top minds in the legal industry will provide insight into how they are translating these trends into action and shaping their businesses’ respective directions. Legalweek, The Experience will offer seven areas of focus presented as events-within-an-event to address the key issues at a functional level as well: LegalExecutive, LegalCIO, LegalPros, LegalMarketing, LegalSmallFirm, and LegalWomensForum in addition to the anchor of Legaltech, the world’s largest and longest running trade show for legal technology. This format will allow you to strategically select content tailored specifically to your needs. Legalweek, The Experience brings together the legal industry to address the biggest challenges and issues facing legal professionals. Over 10,000 attendees will visit Legalweek 2017 and the Legaltech expo will feature over 300 exhibits.
Online registration pending.
47th Spring Conference
March 18-20, 2018
Hilton Bonnet Creek, Orlando, Florida
The ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources’ 47th Annual Spring Conference will explore the key topics and issues confronting environmental, energy, and resources lawyers today. Join us in Orlando, Florida at the beautiful Hilton Bonnet Creek Resort, April 18-20, 2018 to gain practical knowledge from the nation’s leading environmental lawyers, top government officials, in-house counsel and academics on key topics including: an update on Trump’s first year, current Supreme Court jurisprudence, Superfund reform, environmental permitting, microgrids, interstate water disputes, citizen science, and tribal consultation.
The Conference has consistently been the premier forum for dialogue among environmental, energy and resources lawyers.
Annual Antitrust Law Spring Meeting
March 11-13, 2018
Marriott Marquis, Washington, DC
This is the largest competition and consumer protection law conference in the world. The Spring Meeting brings together more than 3,000 practitioners from 60 countries to learn from an esteemed group of government enforcers, private practitioners, in-house counsel, and academics.
Several highlights of the Spring Meeting include: more than 60 substantive panels about the latest legal developments (including litigation, international, and consumer protection "tracks"), a mock trial, and numerous opportunities to hear enforcers from around the world discuss competition and consumer protection policy. In the evenings, take advantage of numerous opportunities to network with your colleagues at receptions and at the Spring Dinner.
20th Annual Spring Conference
April 4-7, 2018
Hilton Washington, Washington, DC
Develop your skills and learn from leading experts in the eld. The conference agenda includes excellent programming on mediation, arbitration, negotiation, and specialty practice areas all geared toward making you a better Dispute Resolution professional.
Whether you are new to dispute resolution practice or have been practicing for decades, the 2018 ABA Section of Dispute Resolution Spring Conference has something for you.
Online registration available.
ABA Day in Washington 2018
April 10-12, 2018
Holiday Inn Capitol Hill, Washington, DC
Join ABA President Hilarie Bass, ABA President-Elect Robert Carlson, House of Delegates Chair Deborah Enix-Ross, ABA Day 2018 Chair Patricia Lee Refo, and your fellow ABA, state, local and specialty bar leaders April 10-12 for our annual "lobby day" in Washington, DC!
Congress will be considering legislation that will directly impact you, the legal profession, and the administration of justice. Your active participation is vital to our ability to cut through the noise of other special interests on Capitol Hill and successfully educate Congress on issues of importance to lawyers. Register now for ABA Day!
NFPA Joint Conference
April 27-29, 2018
Hilton Lexington/Downtown, Lexington, Kentucky
The annual NFPA Joint Leadership/Regulation/Certification Ambassadors Conference is one of the most popular and most beneficial gatherings for paralegal leaders in their local association and their community. Attendees have the opportunity to share and network with professionals regarding association leadership, certification and regulation within the paralegal profession.
NACBA 26th Annual Convention
April 19-20, 2018
Sheraton Downtown Denver, Denver, Colorado
CE credits available. The National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys sponsors this annual convention. Five plenary sessions, 20 breakout sessions, and a range of roundtable discussions will cover some of today’s hottest bankruptcy topics.
Online registration pending.
American Intellectual Property Law Association 2018 Spring Meeting
May 15-17, 2018
Westin Seattle, Seattle, Washington
Make plans now to join more than 500 IP practitioners from around the globe for the second of AIPLA’s three annual stated meetings. This year’s Spring Meeting offers three full days—each one comprised of three comprehensive CLE program tracks and network building. There is no better forum to acquire new knowledge…to connect with peers and respected experts…or to gain fresh insights into the latest trends in patent, trademark, copyright or trade secret law.
International Trademark Association Annual Meeting
May 19-23, 2018
Join IP professionals, including practitioners, IP Office and government officials, marketers, CEOs and brand protection professionals, from around the world for INTA’s 140th Annual Meeting, May 19–23, 2018, in scenic Seattle, Washington.
The world’s largest and most widely attended trademark event, INTA’s Annual Meeting, offers you the unmatched opportunity to examine key industry issues, gain actionable insights, forge critical partnerships, exchange ideas, and come away energized and equipped to meet the challenges and opportunities offered by a constantly evolving IP landscape.
American Immigration Lawyers Association - Annual Conference 2018
June 13-16, 2018
San Francisco, California
This June, join your fellow fearless lawyers at the 2018 AILA Annual Conference (AC18) in San Francisco, to share experiences from the last year and plan for the future. The nearly 150 sessions, covering asylum, business, and anything in between, will prepare you for the year ahead. Tracks are available for all levels of experience, and you’ll be eligible to earn up to 32 CLE credits! And new for 2018, don’t miss the new AILA Inspires Series, featuring industry leaders in intimate conversations, designed to keep you energized and inspired for the challenges ahead.
AAML Annual Meeting
November 7-10, 2017
Loews Hotel, Chicago, Illinois
Promoting professionalism and excellence in the practice of family law, the AAML convenes annually to present industry trends, news and technical developments.
The Association of American Law Schools AALS Annual Meeting
January 2-6, 2019
New Orleans Louisiana
Thousands of law faculty, deans, administrators, and scholars will gather in New Orleans, from January 2 – 6, for the 2019 Annual Meeting. Under the theme of “Building Bridges,” the meeting serves as an opportunity to connect and collaborate with colleagues, discuss critical and emerging legal issues, and attend programs focused on fresh perspectives on law and legal education.
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