Judicial Division Guide to ABA Midyear Meeting

Registration

Join the Judicial Division at the 2019 ABA Midyear Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada, January 23-28, 2019. The Division will be headquartered at Caesars Palace with meetings held at the conference center located near the Palace Tower. Members will be able to select their preferred tower when making their hotel reservation.  Please reserve your ABA rate hotel room by December 24, 2018.

Events and Tickets

Thursday, January 24

Welcome Reception
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm | Caesars Palace | Cash Bar | Ticket Required
Join the Judicial Division as they kick off the Midyear Meeting with an evening with friends, colleagues and law students from the Judicial Clerkship Program. 
Advanced RSVP's are no longer available for this event. 

Friday, January 25

Welcome Breakfast and Town Hall
8:00 am - 9:45 am | Caesars Palace | Ticket Required
Join the Judicial Division for complimentary breakfast with presentation of the Burnham "Hod" Greeley Award and Division-wide news and updates.  
Advanced RSVP's are no longer available for this event. 

NCSTJ Midyear Meeting Dinner
7:00 pm | Ticketed $90

Schedule and Meeting Highlights

Judicial Division Schedule (as of  Jan. 8)

Appellate Judges Conference 
Highlights | Agenda Book

National Conference of Administrative Law Judiciary
Highlights | Agenda Book

National Conference of Federal Trial Judges
Highlights | Agenda Book

National Conference of Specialized Court Judges
Highlights | Agenda Book

National Conference of State Trial Judges
Highlights | Agenda Book

Lawyers Conference
Highlights | Agenda Book (coming soon)

Volunteer at Midyear

2019 Judicial Clerkship Program 
The 2019 JCP Schedule is now available for members volunteering for this event.

Youth Outreach with the Standing Committee on Diversity in the Judiciary
Join the SCDJ on Wednesday, January 23rd as a volunteer for the Youth Outreach Program at Midyear.  Volunteers will be meeting with students from the Las Vegas Academy of the Arts to discuss civil rights and the judiciary.  To volunteer or learn more about this event, contact Julie Peacock.

Midyear Diversity Events Schedule
Join the Standing Committee on Diversity in the Judiciary at Midyear for their Youth Outreach Program, Business Meeting, Path to the Bench panel discussion, and complimentary reception.  Please see the Midyear Schedule of Events and contact julianna.peacock@americanbar.org to volunteer and receive further information.

Free CLE Program

Trafficking in the World of Chance:  Human Trafficking in the Casino Industry and Beyond
Friday, January 25, 2019 | 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. | CLE 1.5
Location:  Caesar’s Palace, Forum Ballroom 15-16, Pool Level
Panel members will describe and discuss the human trafficking industry and its role in the casino industry.  Speakers will explain how to identify victims of human trafficking and what steps can be taken to assist in ending this component of modern human slavery. Special thank you to Caesars Entertainment for their generous support of this program.
Program Materials

JD Co-Sponsored Program

Better to Be Rich & Guilty? How Implicit Socio-Economic Bias Influences Outcomes (Judicial Bias CLE)
Saturday, January 26, 2019 | 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Presented by the Section of State and Local Government Law, this program is intended for judges and lawyers and related experts interested in enhancing their ability to respond and decide fairly and equitably as issues come before them that might trigger (implicit) socioeconomic bias.
Program Materials