2012 ABA Midyear Meeting

Vol. 35 No. 2


2012 ABA Midyear Meeting 
February 2–5, 2012  •  New Orleans, Louisiana


Thursday, February 2, 2012

Meetings for this day will be held­­ at Tulane Law School.

1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m.

Gas/Fracking CLE
Sponsor: Government Operations and Land Use Committees

2:45 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

Urban Education CLE
Sponsor: Public Education and Emergency Management/Homeland Security Committees
The panel will address legal challenges involved in re-building a school system after a natural disaster.

4:15 p.m.–5:45 p.m.

Hot Topics in Diversity Law CLE

Sponsor: Diversity Law Committee and ABA Standing Committee on Disability

The panel will focus on current legal issues confronting the community(ies) served by their respective associations and/or an issue confronting practitioners or law students regarding diversity law in the legal profession.
6:00 p.m.–7:30 p.m.

Networking Reception
The CLE package and reception is $25 per person.

To register, please go to: http://americanbar.org/statelocal or contact Marsha Boone at 312/988-5649 or Marsha.Boonem@americanbar.org.

Friday, February 3, 2012

SOC meetings for this day will be held at the Sheraton.

8:00 a.m.–9:00 a.m.

SOC Breakfast

9:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m.    

SOC Membership Committee Meeting

10:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m.

SOC Law Student Outreach Committee Meeting

12:15 p.m.–1:30 p.m.

SOC Joint Meeting of Chairs and Chairs-Elect

2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.

Section of State and Local Government Law

Executive Committee Meeting, Royal Sonesta

4:00 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

SOC Business Meeting

Saturday, February 4, 2012

10:00 a.m.

Crime After Crimefree screening,

Sheraton, Napoleon Ballroom, C3, 3rd Floor

The film chronicles two San Francisco Bay Area land use lawyers who volunteer to provide their services to try and help free a woman who has been imprisoned for 20 years. To RSVP, contact Marsha Boone at 312/988-5649 or marsha.boone@americanbar.org.

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.

Dinner—Antoine’s Restaurant, 713 Rue Saint Louis

This is a ticketed event. The cost is $70 per person. Contact Marsha Boone at 312/988-5649 or marsha.boone@americanbar.org.

Sunday, February 5, 2012

1:30 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

SOC Conference of Section and Division Delegates Business Meeting

6:30 p.m.–8:00 p.m.

SOC Conference of Section and Division Delegates Reception


For more information contact Marsha Boone at 312/988-5649 or e-mail
Marsha.Boone@americanbar.org or go to the Section’s website at http://ambar.org/SL2012midyear.



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