NAWJ 2020 Midyear Meeting

Mar 11, 2020 @ 12:00PM - Mar 13, 2020 @ 10:30AM

HOTEL MONTELEONE

214 ROYAL STREET

New Orleans, LA 70130

 

SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE

REGISTER ONLINE HERE

Take advantage of the advance rate of $425 for members and $525 for non-members. Rates will increase on February 25, 2020.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11, 2020
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm                       NAWJ Board of Directors Meeting
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm NAWJ Committee Meetings
4:15 pm - 5:30 pm Planting the Seed—Pathways to a Legal Career (For Law Students)
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm NAWJ Resource Board Meeting
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Welcome Reception
   
THURSDAY, MARCH 12, 2020
9:00 am - 10:00 am Welcome & Networking Breakfast
10:30 am - 11:45 am Human Trafficking: Preventative Initiatives for Vulnerable 
Populations and Restorative Care for Victims
 

Program Chair: 

Judge Irons

Moderator:

Kara van de Carr, Co-Founder and President of Eden House for
Human Trafficking Victims and Former Vice Consul and Political Officer,
US Embassy Kingston, Jamaica Diplomat, Human Trafficking Report

Panel Members:

Madeleine Landrieu, Dean, Loyola Law School;
Judge Adrain G. Duplantier, Distinguished Professor of Law;
Marketa Garner Walters, Secretary, Louisiana Department Children and Families;
Summer Stephan, San Diego County District Attorney;
Co-Chair, NAWJ Human Trafficking Committee;
Judge Joy Cossich Lobrano, Louisiana Court of Appeal, Fourth Circuit;
Chair, NAWJ Juvenile Justice and Child Welfare Committee;
2018 Chair, Louisiana Human Trafficking Prevention Committee

12:15 pm - 1:45 pm   

Plenary Luncheon

  Featuring keynote address by First Lady Donna Edwards
2:15 pm - 3:30 pm Access to Justice: Judges Facing the Threat to the Rule of Law
 

Moderator:

The Honorable Judith C. Chirlin, Judge of the Los Angeles Superior Court, Retired

Panel Members: 

Professor William P. Quigley, Professor of Law and Director of the
Loyola Law Clinic & the Gillis Long Poverty Law Center; 
The Honorable Jay C. Zainey, Judge of the United States District Court
for the Eastern District of Louisiana;
The Honorable Michelle M. Rick, Chief Judge Pro Tem,
29th Circuit Court for the State of Michigan.

3:45 pm - 5:00 pm Opioids Litgation Panel
 

Panel Members:

Federal Judge Jane Triche-Milazzo, U.S. District Court for the
Eastern District of Louisiana; 
Jennifer Fountain Connolly, Baron and Budd, Washington, D.C.; 
Celeste Brustowicz, New Orleans Office of Cooper Law Firm

   
FRIDAY, MARCH 13, 2020
8:30 am - 9:00 am Breakfast
9:00 am - 10:15 am A Conversation with Leading Women of the Bar
 

Moderated by Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson,  
Louisiana Supreme Court;

Panelists Members:
ABA President Judy Perry Martinez of Simon, Peragine, Smith & Redfearn;
ABA Past President, Paulette Brown of Locke Lord LLP

   

2020 Midyear Meeting Sponsors

The NAWJ Midyear Meeting Sponsors have the unique opportunity to connect with a diverse network of judges from all levels of the judiciary across the United States. As a sponsor at the NAWJ Midyear Meeting, you will build relationships, build upon your professional development skills and have the opportunity to promote your organization. For more details about sponsorship, please click here or email ppurandare@nawj.org.   

CHAMBERS - $5,000

Becnel Law Firm, LLC

BENCH - $2,500

Barrasso Usdin Kupperman Freeman & Sarver, L.L.C.
Herman, Herman & Katz LLC
Irwin Fritchie Urquhart & Moore LLC
Thomson Reuters

SECOND LINE - $1,000

Bruno & Bruno Law 
Chaffe McCall L.L.P. 
Galloway Johnson Tompkins Burr & Smith
Jones Walker LLP
Martzell, Bickford & Centola
Louisiana State Bar Association
Louisiana State Bar Association - Section of Civil Law and Litigation
Louisiana State Bar Association - Bench and Bar Section
Louisiana Association for Justice through its sister non-profit entity Bayou Research Institute
The Lambert Firm

LAW SCHOOL 

Southern University Law Center

FRIEND OF NAWJ

Joel T. Chaisson, II


Event Details

Registration

REGISTRATION FEES

Registration fees include reception, breakfast, educational sessions, and luncheon.

  Deadline Member Rate  Non-Member Rate 
Advance 2/24/2020 $ 425.00   $ 525.00 
Onsite 3/11/2020 $ 500.00   $ 600.00 

 

CANCELLATION POLICY

Registrants may cancel up through March 2, 2020. All cancellations are subject to a $50 processing fee. Requests for cancellation after March 2, 2020 will not receive a refund. All third-party payments are subject to the same policy.

 

HOW TO REGISTER:   Click HERE to register online.

Reserve Accommodations at Hotel Monteleone

HOTEL MONTELEONE NEW ORLEANS

 214 Royal Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130

Rooms at the Hotel Monteleone are available to NAWJ 2020 Midyear Meeting attendees at the rate of $199 per night, plus state and local taxes and fees, single occupancy, until February 24, 2020.

RESERVE ROOMS ONLINE HEREOr, call (504) 523-3341.

Visit the hotel's website here.