93RD ANNUAL CONVENTION & EXHIBITS

JULY 28TH - AUGUST 3, 2018 | NEW ORLEANS, LA | HILTON NEW ORLEANS RIVERSIDE HOTEL


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Schedule Subject to Change. Updated Friday, July 6, 2018.

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Saturday, July 28th                                                                           

9:00 am – 5:30pm

Civil Trial Advocacy Boot Camp

10:00 am – 4:00 pm

ADR

U. S. Supreme Court and ADR 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Ethical Dimensions of ADR (Part I) 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm 

9:30 am – 4:00 pm

Patent Prosecution Boot Camp (Hosted by NBA IP Section and Patent Institute of Training)

Sunday, July 29th

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Finding Community in Chaos: The Critical Impact of Disaster Legal Aid

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Ethical Dimensions of ADR – Part II

4:30 pm – 6:00 pm 

Presidential Showcase: Empowering Up: Dismantling Racial Wealth Disparities

Monday, July 30th

8:00 am – 10:00 am

Keeping Good Brands from Going Bad: Recent Developments in Brand Protection

8:00 am – 10:00 am

Balancing Stress: Recovery and Prevention

 

8:00 am – 10:00 am

Doing Business with the FDIC

8:00 am – 10:00 am

Introduction of Social Media Evidence in a Courtroom

8:00 am – 10:00 am

Making the Most of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (36)

9:00 am – 10:00 am

Microsoft & The Communications Law Section Presents:  ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE & MACHINE LEARNING - THE FUTURE COMPUTED

8:00 am – 9:00 am

LinkedIn – “Rock Your Profile” (Non-CLE)

10:30-12:30 pm

2018 Premier Presidential Showcase: Law & Technology CLE Featuring Microsoft, LinkedIn, Facebook, Google, AirbnbLiebler, Gonzalez & Portuondo, Parks Law Group, Hunton Andrew Kurth, and JND eDiscovery

Tuesday, July 31st

8:00 am – 11:00 am

Judicial Council: Holocaust Program

8:00 am – 10:00 am

The Nuts and Bolts of Gaming Law

8:00 am – 10:00 am

The School to Prison Pipeline: Examining Legal Challenges to School Policing and the Criminalization of School Children

8:00 am – 10:00 am

Globally Doing Business (Part III) (International Law Forum)

8:00 am – 10:00 am

The Pharmaceutical Drug Pricing Controversy: The Whole Story

8:00 am – 10:00 am

LinkedIn – “Rock Your Profile” (Non-CLE)

10:15 am – 12:15 pm

International Law andCybersecurity: The Hacker’s Nightmare (Part III)(International Law Forum

10:15 am – 12:15 pm

Courtroom Decorum and Etiquette: Civility on the Practice of Law. 

10:15 am – 12:15 pm

State of Obamacare: impact on Ending the Affordable Care Act

10:15 am – 12:15 pm

How to Obtain and Navigate to a Successful Result in a Personal Injury and Civil Rights Case – Part I

10:15 pm – 12:15pm

Social Justice and Intersectionality: The Importance of Coming Together as Diverse Attorneys to Fight for Civil Rights

2:30pm – 4:30 pm 

Physician Law:  Legal and Ethical Ramifications of Representing Professionals with Substance Use Disorders

2:30 pm – 4:30 pm 

The Great Debate-Sexual Harassment

2:30pm – 4:30 pm 

The Legal Implications of Church Violence

2:30pm – 4:30 pm 

Focus on the 13th Amendment: Addressing Ball Reform, Debtor’s Prisons, Abolishing Slavery/Involuntary Solitude in Prisons, Elimination of private Prisons for Profit and the Prison Industrial Complex

2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Patriotism – Football, the Flag and the First Amendment

2:00 pm – 4:30 pm 

Civil Rights Forum

4:30 – 6:00 pm  

Presidential Showcase: Education Pipeline Roundtable with Leaders from HBCU

Wednesday, August 1st

8:00 am – 10:00 am

Judicial Council: Cyber Program

8:00 am – 10:00 am

Hot Topics in Ethics

8:00 am – 10:00 am

Hot Topics in Energy and Environmental Law

8:00 am – 10:00 am

Cryptocurrencies and Smart Contracts – What Every Corporate Lawyer, Corporate Counsel, and General Counsel Needs to Know

10:15 am – 12:15 pm

Judicial Council: 14thAmendment Program

10:15 pm – 12:15pm

A Look Inside the Little-Known World of Government Contracts Law.

10:15 am – 12:15 pm

Gender and Employment Law: How laws on sexual harassment, pay equality, and more are reshaping women’s experiences in the workplace

10:15 am – 12:15 pm

Crimmigation: The Impact Criminal Proceedings Can Have on Those That Are Not United States Citizens

10:15 am – 12:15 pm

Environmental Justice Seminar

10:15 am – 12:15 pm

A Law and History Panel Discussion Commemorating the Bicentennial of Frederick Douglass

10:15 am – 12:15 pm

Supreme Court Review (52)

10:15 am – 12:15 pm  

How to Obtain and Navigate to a Successful Result in a Personal Injury and Civil Rights Case – Part II (Dealing with the media, pre-post trial strategies)

10:15 am – 12:15 pm

A Change is Going to Come; The Wall Street Case for Diversity and Inclusion in 2018 

2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

The “Opioid Crisis” Hits the African American Community: Response and Strategies to Keep Our Communities Safe

2:30 pm – 4:30 pm 

Seeking Certainty in an Uncertain Financial Regulatory Environment

2:30 pm – 4:30 pm 

Legal Ethics How-to:  Avoiding Complaints, Aiding Impaired Lawyers, and Navigating the Disciplinary Process

 

2:30 pm – 4:30 pm 

Entertainment Law

2:00 pm – 5:00 PM 

7th Annual Energy Forum

·       New Energy Infrastructure and the Environment: Challenges and Opportunities Through 2040 & Beyond

·       Gulf Coast Litigation Impacting the Energy Industry

4:30 pm -6:00 pm

Presidential Showcase: The Role and Impact of Prosecutors on Criminal Justice

Thursday, August 2

8:00 am – 10:00 am

Post- Conviction Relief and DNA Exonerations: The Delay in winning at the End

8:00 am – 10:00 am

Recent Decisions at the National Labor Relations Board and their impact. (64)

10:15 am – 12:15 pm

Opportunities available to Lawyers in Sports and the Complex Legal and Ethical Issues that Face Them

10:15 am – 12:15 pm 

New Developments in Bankruptcy Law

10:15 am – 12:15 pm

 Pay Equity.  Compliance Issues and Strategies.

10:15 am – 12:15 pm

Unequal Justice Under the Law: 55th Year Celebration of “Blowing Gideon’s Trumpet.” Recognizing the 5th, 6th and 7thAmendments for Accused’s Right to Competent Representation, Fair and Impartial Jury and the Prosecutor’s Duty to Disclose under Brady v. Maryland

10:15 am – 12:15 pm

Robert’s Rules of Order: What Every Lawyer Should Know

2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Presidential Showcase: Protect the Right to Vote and Empowering Communities of Color



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#NBA93 CAREER FAIR

We are excited to have you join us at the 93rd Annual Convention & Exhibits Career Fair in New Orleans, LA! 

Once registered for convention, you can flag your resume on the NBA Career Center as an attendee, apply for Career Fair jobs, and schedule interviews for the event!

How It Works

  1. Sign In or Register on the NBA Career Center: http://jobs.nationalbar.org/login
  2. On the job seeker Overview page, click the ‘I’m Registered to Attend’ button on the event banner
  3. Click on the Search Jobs link, where you can select the checkbox to ‘Only show 93rd Annual Convention & Exhibit Career Fair Jobs’
  4. Click on a Career Fair job that interests you (identified by a tent icon)
  5. Complete the application form on the Job Detail page to Request an Interview, repeat as desired
  6. Manage your application messages, event calendar, and interviews from your job seeker Overview page
  7. During the event in New Orleans, locate the designated area for the Career Fair during your scheduled interview times to connect with the employer

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