September 21, 2020

Special Events

Social events and receptions marked with an asterisk (*) will be hosted on the Remo platform, although you will access the links to each event from the Virtual Section Annual Meeting site. You will need to set-up your Remo profiles before the event, visit to get started. Recommended browsers are Safari, Chrome, and Firefox. Prior to the event, test that your microphone and camera are synced with Remo via

Welcome Reception*
Monday, September 21 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm CT
Kickoff the meeting at the virtual Welcome Reception! Connect with other attendees from the comfort of your home (or office)! Pop into this virtual reception to network, catch up with old friends, and make some new ones. Find a spot at a virtual "table" (small group for video chat) and get to know other attendees. Or use the chat function to view other reception attendees and invite a familiar name to your table.

Diversity Networking Reception*
Tuesday, September 22 | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm CT
Join the Diversity and Inclusion Committee and celebrate the Section's commitment to diversity and inclusion in the Section and the profession.

Documentary Screening
Tuesday, September 22 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CT
Participate in a screening of "Alternative Facts: The Lies of Executive Order 9066" presented by the Diversity and Inclusion Committee. The film tells the untold story of false information and political influences which led to the World War ll incarceration of Japanese Americans.

Committees Meetup*
Wednesday, September 23 | 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm CT
Catch up with colleagues and make new connections at this reception that spotlights the Section's 50+ committees. Attendees will be able to move around the virtual reception area to see different "tables" (small groups for video chat) reserved by each committee. Join the table of a committee you're active in or check out a committee you haven't worked with yet.

Young Lawyer Social
Wednesday, September 23 | 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm CT
Young lawyers and law students are invited to socialize at this special event featuring a book discussion and mixologist demonstration presented by The Top Shelf Book Club. Prior to the event, read And the Sea Will Tell by Vincent Bugliosi and Bruce Henderson and prepare Campari, gin, and vermouth to learn how to make the perfect Negroni.

Section Awards Ceremony
Thursday, September 24 | 3:30 - 4:30 pm CT
Attend this presentation that will publicly announce and recognize the recipients of the 2020 Glass Cutter Award, 2020 National Public Service Award, and 2020 Chair's Award. The event will conclude with the ceremonial passing of the gavel from Section Chair Patrick T. Clendenen to Incoming Section Chair Jeannie C. Frey.

Virtual Public Service Project*
Friday, September 25 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm CT
Join this one-hour virtual clinic to provide pro bono assistance remotely by answering civil legal questions for low income residents of your state through ABA Free Legal Answers, a virtual legal advice clinic. Sign-up to participate by Friday, Sept. 18.

Sponsor Events:

SRS Acquiom Meet & Greet
Monday, September 21 | 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm CT

Davies Meet & Greet
Tuesday, September 22 | 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm CT

Litera Meet & Greet
Wednesday, September 23 | 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm CT