ABA Midyear Meeting Event!

Defending Liberty and Pursuing Justice Summit

Working Together for Access, Equity and Inclusion

Get Informed—Get Inspired—Get Involved through:

  • Complimentary programs on critical justice issues. In addition to educating attendees on best practices and innovations, these programs will serve to inspire and teach participants how to take action in their workplaces and communities—along with how to join ABA efforts in these areas.
  • Learning what the ABA is doing to advance the rule of law and promote innovations in advocacy and how you can get involved.
  • Opportunities to participate in a variety of other substantive programming, meetings and social events offered at the 2021 ABA Virtual Midyear Meeting.

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

12 p.m. CST - 1 p.m. CST

Elder Abuse: What Attorneys Need to Know

4 p.m. CST - 5 p.m. CST

Slay the Dragon: Documentary Discussion

Thursday, February 18, 2021

10 a.m. CST - 11:00 a.m. CST

Pain and Power of Judging

12 p.m. CST - 1 p.m. CST

Peeking Behind the Blindfold: How Implicit Racial Bias Gives Courts a Black Eye

2 p.m. CST - 3 p.m. CST

Creating Local Change: Racial Equity & Social Justice

4 p.m. CST - 5 p.m. CST

Spirit of Excellence Awards

Friday, February 19, 2021

10 a.m. CST - 11:30 a.m. CST

Rebuilding America's Immigration System: The First 100 Days of a Biden Administration

11:30 a.m. CST - 12:30 p.m. CST

Civil Rights Lawyer: Perspectives on the Profession

2 p.m. CST - 3 p.m. CST

First Amendment & Public Sector Employees

3 p.m. CST - 5 p.m. CST

GOOD Guys Judicial Edition: Male Leaders are Key to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Did you know that the ABA offers a special, reduced membership rate for public interest lawyers?

Public interest lawyers in the first four years of practice pay $75, and those with more experience pay only $150. Join the ABA and take advantage of exclusive membership benefits, including:

  • Curated content based on your practice area and advocacy interests;
  • Connection with public interest lawyers, judges, academics, and bar leaders to expand your network and expertise to better equip you to support your clients;
  • Technical assistance from ABA staff attorneys and members on best practices and innovations in service delivery;
  • Access to 600+ free CLEs on demand plus discounted registration rates for the annual Equal Justice Conference and other programming;
  • Inform ABA efforts that drive legislative advocacy and systems change and participate in ABA grassroots advocacy online or through ABA Day on Capitol Hill;
  • Focusing on your wellness by exploring the resources, tools, and information we have available to help you maintain an effective work-life balance.

Join the ABA today!

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