2020 YLD ABA Annual Meeting Schedule

All meetings and events are in Central time.

All meetings and events are in Central time.

Wednesday, July 29

ABA Events

  • All Day | Entity Goverance & Business Meetings/Award Events
  • 10:00 – 11:30 AM | CLE Showcase: Hacking Democracy: Elections and Beyond
  • 12:00 – 1:30 PM | CLE Showcase: What Will the Next 100 Years Hold for Access to Justice? The Future of Civil Legal Aid and Public Defense in America 
  • 1:30 - 2:30 PM | Pro Bono Publico and SCLAID Awards
  • 2:00 – 3:30 PM | CLE Showcase: COVID-19: Legal Issues, Responses, and Practice Going Forward
  • 4:00 - 5:00 PM | General Assembly and the Presentation of the ABA Medal
  • 5:00 - 6:30 PM | President's Reception

Thursday July 30

YLD Events

  • 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM | YLD Council Meeting

ABA Events

  • All Day | Entity Goverance & Business Meetings/Award Events
  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM | SideBar and Networking 
  • 10:00 – 11:30 AM | CLE Showcase: The Paucity of Women of Color in the Legal Profession and Its Impact on the Administration of Justice
  • 1:00 - 2:30 PM | CLE Showcase: Annual Supreme Court Year in Review 
  • 3:00 - 4:30 PM | CLE Showcase: Climate Change and the Legal Profession: Beyond “Environmental Law”
  • 5:00 - 6:00 PM | Virtual Tour Experience: Notorious RBG Exhibit: 
    Live from the Illinois Holocaust Museum! Join us for a virtual tour of the Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth BaderGinsburg exhibit, including interactive Q&A.Ginsburg exhibit, including interactive Q&A.
  • 6:30 - 7:30 PM | ABA Trivia Night
    Join your colleagues from across the nation for a fun, interactive night of trivia in the comfort of your own home. Teams will be assigned at random - giving attendees a chance to network and show off their trivia knowledge. Are you ready to get your game on?

Friday, July 31

YLD Events

  • 1:00 PM | YLD Assembly - PreRecorded Candidates Speeches

ABA Events

  • All Day | Entity Goverance & Business Meetings/Award Events
  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM | SideBar and Networking 
  • 10:00 – 11:30 AM | CLE Showcase: Justice in The Crosshairs: Defending Judicial Independence – the Keystone of Justice – in the U.S. and the World
  • 1:00 - 2:30 PM | CLE Showcase: The Power of Women in U.S. Elections
  • 3:00 - 4:00 PM | ABA Forum
  • 4:30 - 5:30 PM | Thurgood Marshall Award Celebration - Honoring Marian Wright Edelman

Saturday, August 1

YLD Events

ABA Events

  • All Day | Entity Goverance & Business Meetings/Award Events
  • 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Virtual Wellbeing Retreat by Marriott International Luxury Brands 
  • 9:30 - 11:30 AM | House Committee on Rules and Calendar
  • 1:30 - 2:30 PM | Nominating Committee Business Session Meeting

Sunday, August 2

YLD Events

  • 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM | Caucus of Young Lawyer Delegates to the ABA House

ABA Events

  • All Day | Entity Goverance & Business Meetings/Award Events

Monday, August 3

ABA Events

  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM and 2:30 - 4:30 PM | House of Delegates 

Tuesday, August 4

ABA Events

  • 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM or until work is concluded | House of Delegates