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Section of Litigation

2019 Section of Litigation & Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division CLE Conference


May 1–3, 2019
New York Marriott Marquis
New York, NY

The Section of Litigation & Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division (GPSolo) CLE Conference is THE premier event for litigators and solo and small firm practitioners. The Conference brings together lawyers and judges from across the U.S. and Canada to share the very latest in trial skills, litigation strategy, case management, and practice advice. Enjoy over 60 high-quality CLE programs with top speakers, and 11 networking events.


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Attending the LGBT+ Forum? Add it to your SAC registration for only $75. 

If you encounter difficulty trying to register for the meeting online, don’t stress!  You have other options: Register over the phone by calling Antoinette Tanner at 312-988-5710; or mail the completed paper form to the per the attached instructions. For data privacy reasons, please do not email credit card information to Section of Litigation staff. Please allow up to 7 business days for processing.

Onsite Guide

Download the Onsite Guide here.

Attendee Roster

See the attendee roster here.

Hotel Information

New York Marriott Marquis
1535 Broadway
New York, NY

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A block of rooms has been reserved at the discounted rate of $334 plus 14.75% city/ state tax and $3.50 occupancy tax per night (for single/double rooms). The deadline for room reservations at the discounted rate is Monday, April 8, 2019, at 5:00 PM CT. For reservations use this direct link or call 212-398-1900 and reference the ABA 2019 Section of Litigation & Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division CLE Conference. All reservations are subject to availability.

Schedule of Events

Click here to view the SAC Schedule of  events. 

Click here to view the GPSOLO schedule of events.


Sponsor Recognition

The Section of Litigation would like to thank the following sponsors for their generous support of the Conference.

Thank you to the following GPSolo Division sponsors

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Law Firm Sponsorship Information

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Corporate Sponsorship/Exhibitor Information

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The ABA will seek 14.5 hours of CLE credit in 60-minute states and 17.5 hours of CLE credit for this program in 50-minute states, including 5.0 hours of ethics, 3.0 hours of elimination of bias, 3.0 hours of technology, 2.0 hours of wellness, 1.0 hour of skills, 1.0 hour of substance use disorder prevention, and 1.0 hour of law practice management CLE credit in 60-minute states; and 6 hours of ethics, 3.6 hours of elimination of bias, 3.6 hours of technology, 2.4 hours of wellness, 1.2 hours of skills, 1.2 hours of substance use disorder prevention, and 1.2 hours of law practice management CLE credit in 50-minute states. Credit hours are estimated and are subject to each state’s approval and credit rounding rules. Please visit for general information on CLE at the ABA.

Cancellation/Substitution Info

Registration cancellations must be made in writing by Wednesday, April 17, 2019 and are subject to a $50 administrative fee. No refunds will be provided for requests made after this date. Registrants who do not cancel before Wednesday, April 17, 2019 and who do not attend will receive a copy of the program materials after the Conference. Written substitutions will be permitted until Wednesday, April 24, 2019. After this date, substitutions must be made onsite. Substitutions are not permitted once a registrant has registered onsite or the Conference has occurred. Only the substitute will be eligible for CLE credit. The substitute and original registrant must work out the payment between themselves. Please submit all written requests to Antoinette Tanner at [email protected]. The ABA reserves the right to cancel any programs and assumes no responsibility for personal expenses. Please contact Antoinette Tanner at 312-988-5710 with any questions.