Registration is Now Closed

If you have any questions about the meeting, please contact Shubi Deoras at or 312-988-5744.

About the Meeting

The annual National Meeting of State Access to Justice Commission Chairs, sponsored by the ABA Standing Committee on Legal Aid and Indigent Defense, is the preeminent national gathering of access to justice commission members and other stakeholders. The meeting offers substantive programming delivered by national experts and unique networking opportunities for state supreme court justices, judges, bar association and foundation officials, legal aid directors, funder organization officials, law school faculty, and ATJ commission members and staff.

Meeting Book

Download the 2019 Meeting Book for more information and materials!


The application process for judicial travel scholarships has been closed and scholarships have been awarded. However, additional scholarships may be available on a very limited basis. If you are interested, please contact Shubi Deoras at

Timetable of Events

Note: Registration Booth will be open from 7:30 am – 5:00 pm; please stop by to get your badge prior to attending meeting events.

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Location & Hotel Accommodations

The meeting will take place at the Louisville Marriott Downtown, located at 280 W. Jefferson Street, Louisville, KY 40202. Phone: (502) 627-5045.

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If you have questions about the meeting or the registration process, please contact Kathleen Hughes at or 312-988-5786.

Cancellation Policy

All cancellation requests for the 2019 National Meeting of State Access to Justice Commission Chairs (National ATJ Meeting) must be made in writing and sent to To cancel a registration without penalty, a written request must be received by Wednesday, April 10, 2019. No refunds or exceptions will be given for cancellation requests received after Wednesday, April 10, 2019. The registration can be transferred to another individual affiliated with the same organization for attendance at the 2019 National ATJ Meeting. The transfer request must be made in writing and sent to by Wednesday, April 10, 2019. National ATJ Meeting registration transfers may not be reflected on the conference roster.

2018 Ignite Talks

Watch the popular "Ignite Talks" from the 2018 meeting

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