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The ABA Law Student Division Annual Meeting is the ABA’s biggest event of the year for law students. This is a great chance to chance to socialize with students, meet judges and attorneys, and participate in ABA governance.

The Law Student Division's Assembly takes place on Saturday, August 3 from 1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Central Time. More information on the Assembly can be found on the Assembly page. The Assembly will be held in person.

The Law Student Division Assembly is mandatory for all ABA Representatives, SBA Presidents, and Division Entity Liaisons. You can check the current ABA Rep and SBA President Directory to make sure you are listed.

Registration for the ABA Annual Meeting is optional. Registration is now open.

2024 Annual Meeting Events

All events will take place at the Hyatt Regency Chicago Hotel unless otherwise noted. All times are Central Time. All events and times are tentative.

Thursday, August 1, 2024

11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Information Desk LSD & YLD

LSD Council Meeting

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
On a Need-to-Know Basis (panel discussion)

2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
LSD Student Debt Discussion w/ Legal Ed (YLD Co-Sponsoring)

4:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
ABA Networking Reception

9:00 p.m.
LSD Hospitality Hang Suite

Friday, August 2, 2024

7:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Information Desk LSD & YLD

8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
LSD Assembly Delegate Sign-in Sheet

11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
LSD Overview for SBA Presidents and ABA Representatives

1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
ABA Representatives Training

2:30 p.m. -3:30 p.m.
SBA Presidents and Representatives Roundtable Discussion

Saturday, August 3, 2024

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
LSD Assembly Delegate Sign-in Sheet

1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
LSD Assembly

Additional Programming

Students can attend most of the programs and events whether they’re hosted by the Law Student Division, Young Lawyers Division, or any other ABA entity. 

What to Wear

We recommend business professional attire (courtroom attire) for all Law Student Division Annual Events. No jeans, t-shirts, beach sandals or other casual wear.

Information for Law Students