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40th Mid-Year Conference and Gertrude E. Rush Awards Dinner

40th Mid-Year Conference and Gertrude E. Rush Awards Dinner
Join us for the 40th Annual Mid-Year Conference and Gertrude E. Rush Awards Dinner. This annual event brings together hundreds of accomplished attorneys in a commemorative celebration of the achievements and steadfast commitment of two of our most dedicated civil rights leaders, Gertrude E. Rush and Heman Sweatt.

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Full registration includes all CLES, the Heman Sweatt Luncheon and the Gertrude Rush Awards Dinner
NBA Members: $350 until 3/13/20, $390 on site
Non-NBA Members: $375 until 3/13/20, $420 on site
CLEs One Day Only Pass: $100
Heman Sweatt Luncheon (extra ticket): $150
Gertrude Rush Awards Dinner (extra ticket): $150
NBA Student Members: FREE

Rate is $191 and deadline to book is Feb. 21, 2020





3/19/2020 7:00 AM - 3/21/2020 11:00 PM
Marriott Marquis 265 Peachtree Center Ave. Atlanta, GA 30303 UNITED STATES
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For those only interested in attending the Continuing Education Seminars, this One Day Only CLE pass includes a full day of CLEs. For additional days of CLEs purchase additional tickets. CLE Only Passes do not include meal functions.
3/20/2020 10:00 AM - 3/21/2020 12:00 PM
3/20/2020 10:00 AM

Join us in recognizing the recipients of the Heman M. Sweatt Awards, dedicated to the first African American admitted into the University of Texas School of Law after the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark case of Sweatt v. Painter in 1950.
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
3/21/2020 12:30 PM

Attend the Gertrude E. Rush Awards Gala, a celebration of Gertrude Rush, the first African- American female lawyer in Iowa, admitted to the Iowa bar in 1918. Ms. Rush also helped found the NBA in 1925.
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3/21/2020 6:00 PM


Refund Policy

We understand that things happen and sometimes you must cancel. Refunds for National Bar Events may be provided if request is received 30 days or more days before the event date; a $50 cancellation fee will be applied. June 25, 2020.  If request is less than 30 days before the event or after the event, only credits may be provided to be used towards another National Bar Event. Credit must be used within 1 calendar year.  For more information concerning the National Bar event refund, please contact us at  

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