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Reporters: Register Now for 2012 ABA Midyear Meeting in New Orleans


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Reporters: Register Now for 2012 ABA Midyear Meeting in New Orleans

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Take Advantage of ABA Conference Hotel Rates Until Jan. 13

WASHINGTON, Dec. 14, 2011—Don’t miss the 2012 American Bar Association Midyear Meeting in New Orleans, Feb. 1 – 7, a premier gathering of the nation’s legal professionals, featuring debate on critical legal and public policy issues, as well as top-quality legal programs by the nation’s foremost law experts and speakers.


As always, accredited reporters are welcome to cover the meeting at no charge.

Online registration for news reporters is easier than ever. But register soon, as hotel space is filling quickly.  Register by Jan. 13 and take advantage of ABA-negotiated hotel rates.

Reporters who register in advance may pick up their media badges at the main registration area located at the Sheraton New Orleans, second floor, beginning Feb. 1. On-site registrants may obtain their press credentials in the same area after 9 a.m. on Feb. 2.

A press room for accredited reporters will be provided at room 7B of the Armstrong Ballroom of the Sheraton New Orleans, starting at 9 a.m. on Feb. 2.

ABA news staff will be on Armstrong Ballroom room 7A, and a news conference/interview room will be available on the 4th floor, Evergreen Room.

Visit for updates on meeting programs, highlights, speakers and events.

For more information, call the ABA Communications and Media Relations Division at 202-662-1090.

With nearly 400,000 members, the American Bar Association is the world’s largest voluntary professional membership organization.  As the national voice of the legal profession, the ABA works to improve the administration of justice, promotes programs that assist lawyers and judges in their work, accredits law schools, provides continuing legal education, and works to build public understanding around the world of the importance of the rule of law.