NAWJ 43rd Annual Conference

Oct 06, 2021 - All day - Oct 09, 2021

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Registration

Register Here 

Registration Rates Early (Until 7/20/21) Regular (7/21 - 9/13/21) Late (After 9/13/21)
Member Rate $695 $745 $795
Non-Member Rate $795 $845 $895

Need registration assistance?  Email nawj@nawj.org and we can help.

Sponsors

The NAWJ Annual Conference is supported through the generosity of sponsors.  Sponsors will be showcased here.  If your company is interested in becoming a sponsor please contact NAWJ Executive Director Laurie Denham.

HOTEL & Venue

Doubletree By Hilton Hotel Nashville Downtown
315 4th Avenue North
Nashville, TN 37219
+1.615.244.8200

Nightly room rates are $249.00 plus tax/fees.   Reserve a Room Here or call +1.800.222.8733

All events will be at the hotel except for two offsite events, one of which is within walking distance.  Please contact nawj@nawj.org if you will need special assistance or accommodation for offsite events.

Scheduled Highlights

Wednesday, October 6 

  • Opening Events
  • NAWJ Board of Directors Meeting
  • International Judges Gatherings
  • Registration and Exhibits Open

Thursday, October 7

  • Welcome Breakfast
  • Plenary and Breakout Sessions
  • Special Event:  Party With A Purpose at the Parthenon Supporting Local Causes

Friday, October 8

  • District and Committee Meetings
  • Plenary and Breakout Sessions
  • Reception

Saturday, October 9

  • NAWJ Annual Business Meeting
  • The Perfect 36: A Reenactment of the Tennessee Vote on Ratification of the 19th Amendment
  • Supreme Court Review with Dean Erwin Chemerinsky Plenary Session
  • Resource Board Meetings
  • NAWJ Gala
Planned Plenary Session Topics Include (subject to change):
  • The Rural America Our Legal System Has Left Behind 
  • Supreme Court Review with Dean Erwin Chemerinsky
  • The Woman’s Hour: A Conversation with Elaine Weiss about The Great Fight to Win the Vote
  • Writing Judicial Opinions (and Briefs) That Could be Bestsellers 
Planned Breakout Session Topics Include (subject to change):
  • The New Faces of Suffrage: Restoration of Voting Rights
  • Making a Difference On and Off the Bench
  • Ethics, Lies and Videotape
  • Global Architects: Conversations About Ethics Around the World (International Tea and Ethics)
  • Pathways to Justice: How Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Impact 
  • Gender Equity in Judicial Writing
  • Technology: Friend or Foe?
  • Impact of Laws that Marginalize Communities
  • The Human Side of Judging  
  • Implicit Bias Training
  • Access to Justice for LGBTQ Youth 
  • Contemporary Challenges: Attacks on the Courts and the New Normal
  • Expecting the Unexpected: Managing Obstacles Involving Self-Represented Litigants
  • Gnerational Differences in the Practice of Law

 

 

 

 

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