Are you a legal professional looking to gain more knowledge in the field of law? Would you like to network with other attorneys in the industry? Or, are you inspired to become a better lawyer?
You can complete all of the above in addition to promoting your law firm, fulfilling your continuing legal education requirements, and learning how to harness new legal technology by attending a legal conference in 2019.
By taking part in a legal conference, you will immerse yourself in an environment with a variety of professionals and speakers, and you are bound to learn a ton from the individuals around you.
In this article, we will refer you to a variety of legal conferences in 2019, including:
- Attorney Conferences
- Legal Technology Conferences
- American Bar Association Conferences
- International Bar Association Conferences
- Legal Assistant Training
- Paralegal Training
- Legal Secretarial Training
Legal Conferences 2019
Lawyernomics is a consistently sold-out business development conference that brings a variety of legal professionals together to share ideas and get you inspired.
While the traditional Lawyernomic conference will not be taking place this year, they’re planning on breaking Lawyernomics into a series of smaller regional conferences, the scheduling of which is still being set.
Keep checking their website for more updates for when it comes to your region!
Here is a video with some highlights from the 2017 Lawyernomics conference:
Date: April 8 – April 10, 2019
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
The Legal Marketing Association Annual Conference will help you refresh your strategies, renew your ideas, and recharge with your peers. It’s the place to learn how others are driving new business and creating value for clients, share challenges and solutions with a network of colleagues from all types of roles, and connect theoretical discussions with real world examples and return to the office ready to act on new ideas.
Here is a chat with first time attendees at the 2018 Legal Marketing Association Annual Conference:
Date: June 19 – June 22, 2019
Location: Orlando, Florida
Focus on immigration law and policies with the American Immigration Lawyers Association.
Learn about the latest issues, policy changes, and hot topics in agency adjudications, and receive a summary of the most recent liaison meeting discussions.
Date: October 24 – October 26, 2019
Location: Washington, D.C.
Join a diverse, global community of law firms, companies, and institutions involved in the practice of patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, and other unfair competition laws at the American Intellectual Property Association (AIPLA)’s Annual Meeting.
Legal Technology Conferences
Date: January 29 – January 31, 2019
Location: New York, New York
Legalweek New York is the week in which various segments of the legal industry gather to explore the business and regulatory trends, technology, and talent drivers impacting the industry. Legalweek will feature workshop boot camps, networking events, hundreds of exhibitors on the tradeshow floor, and five conferences designed to address key issues at a functional level: LegalCIO, LegalMarketing, Legal Diversity & Talent Management Forum, Business of Law Forum, and Legaltech, the world’s largest and longest running trade show for legal technology.
Date: April 4, 2019
Location: Stanford, California
CodeX FutureLaw 2019 at Stanford University focuses on the way technology is changing the legal profession and the law itself, and the way these changes affect us all.
CodeX FutureLaw 2019 brings together the academics, entrepreneurs, lawyers, investors, policymakers, and engineers spearheading the tech-driven transformation of our legal system. Check out this unique educational event for an opportunity to connect and exchange ideas with legal tech innovators from around the world!
Date: August 18 – August 22, 2019
Location: Orlando, Florida
Drawing on the personal and collective strengths of law firm and law department professionals, ILTACON 2019 is the best place to learn what works, what doesn’t, and what’s next in legal technology. Topic experts deliver examples, inspiration, and takeaways through a variety of session formats that can be applied to the challenges and opportunities you face within your team, your organization, and the industry.
This four-day event features extensive networking opportunities and educational content inspired by and developed by peers, with a volunteer planning committee that works collaboratively with peers, business partners, and experts to ensure each session provides value to a variety of professional roles.
American Bar Association Conferences
Date: January 23 – January 28, 2019
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Join your colleagues at the Midyear Meeting and be a part of the in-depth discussion of issues, regulations, and trends that are reshaping the legal profession.
Date: February 27 – March 2, 2019
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Technology is becoming fully integrated in the practice of law. Our legal work is now more dependent on the use of technology, in and out of the office. It helps us to practice more efficiently, serve clients more effectively, and better manage our daily lives.
ABA TECHSHOW is where lawyers, legal professionals, and technology all come together. At the conference, attendees learn about the most useful and practical technologies available. Their variety of CLE programming offers a great deal of education in just a short amount of time.
Here is a video that explains what the ABA TECHSHOW is:
Date: August 8 – August 13, 2019
Location: San Francisco, California
International Bar Association Conferences
Date: September 22 – 27, 2019
Location: Seoul, South Korea
At IBA 2019, you will access the one of the world’s best networking and business development events for lawyers and law firms. This event attracts over 6,000 individuals representing over 2,700 law firms, corporations, governments, and regulators from over 130 jurisdictions.
In addition, you will:
- Build invaluable international connections with leading practitioners worldwide
- Increase your personal and law firm’s profile in the international legal world
- Hear from leading figures including officials from the government and multilateral institutions, general counsel, and experts from across all practice areas and continents
- Acquire greater knowledge of the role of law in society through rule of law and human rights
- Gain up-to-date knowledge of the key developments in your area of law which you can put into practice right away
Conferences for the Individual’s in Your Firm
Legal Assistant Training
Date: July 11 – July 13, 2019
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Date: March 2 – March 7, 2019
Location: NCL Epic, Bahamas, and Mexico
This cruise is for paralegals, legal assistants, judicial assistants, legal secretaries, law office managers, attorneys, and other law office, courthouse personnel or in-house legal department staff, including students, individuals who are in between positions, and individuals who are retired to take seminars, classes, and listen to world renowned speakers all while soaking in the sun.
Date: April 26 – April 28, 2019
Location: Denver, Colorado
The annual National Federation of Paralegal Association (NFPA) Joint Leadership/Regulation/Certification Ambassadors Conference is one of the most popular and most beneficial gatherings for paralegal leaders in their local association and their community.
Attendees have the opportunity to share and network with professionals regarding association leadership, certification, and regulation within the paralegal profession.
Date: November 6 – November 8, 2019
Location: Detroit, Michigan
This is a conference for paralegals by the American Association for Paralegal Education (AAfPE).
Here is a video from a previous AAfPE Annual Conference:
Legal Secretarial Training
Date: February 15 – February 17, 2019
Location: Alpine, California
Enjoy seminars, network, and celebrate the theme Viva Las Vegas at this quarter’s LSI conference.
These legal conferences, expos, and networking events are a great opportunity to interact with fellow legal professionals, learn from one other, and absorb an abundance of information that you can apply to your law practice. So consider investing in yourself and your career by attending one or more of these legal conferences.
Which legal event are you registering for in 2019? Comment below!