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The ABA Law Student Division Annual Meeting is the ABA’s biggest event of the year for law students. This year, we’re joining the rest of the ABA by going virtual. This is still a great chance to chance to socialize with students, meet judges and attorneys, and participate in ABA governance.

Annual Meeting Registration

Registration is free for law students and includes:

  • CLE Showcase Programs
  • General Assembly & Presentation of the ABA Medal
  • President’s Reception
  • Annual Supreme Court Year in Review
  • ABA Forum
  • Entity Business and Governance Meetings
  • SideBar and Networking Events
  • RBG Virtual Tour Experience
  • ABA Trivia Night
  • Walking Challenge 
  • House of Delegates

You will receive an email prior to the first day of the meeting with a link to the Annual Meeting platform and your badge number. 

You can access the Virtual Annual Meeting on any device (desktop computer, laptop or smartphone) that uses a supported browser (the most current version of Chrome, Safari or Microsoft Edge). 


Schedule of Law Student Division events

You can find the full overview of events on the Annual Meeting site or via this PDF.

All times indicated below listed in Central Daylight Time (CDT)

Wednesday, July 29

No Law Student-specific events scheduled

Thursday, July 30

  • 9:00 AM – 10:45 PM | LSD Council Meeting
  • 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM | ABA Representatives & SBA Presidents
    • Law Student Division Overview for SBA Presidents & ABA Representatives (11a-12p)
    • Breakout 1: SBA President Meeting (1p-3p)
    • Breakout 2: ABA Rep Training (1p-4p)

Friday, July 31

Saturday, August 1

No Law Student-specific events scheduled

Sunday, August 2

  • 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM | LSD Officer Orientation & Advisory Committee Meeting

*ABA Representatives and SBA Presidents must report in prior to certification. Please check that you are properly reported by reviewing this current listing. If you are not listed, please complete the Reporting Form.

A Message from ABA President Judy Perry Martinez

Requirements

One of your most important responsibilities at Annual Meeting will be voting in the LSD Assembly. All voting members of the Assembly are required to complete the following steps to be eligible to vote:

  1. Register for Annual Meeting!
  2. ABA Representatives and SBA Presidents, please check that you are properly reported by downloading this current listing! If you are not listed report now via the Reporting Form.
  3. View the Robert’s Rules webinar. This is a guide to the parliamentary rules that govern the Assembly.
  4. Read all of the Resolutions that will be up for a vote at Assembly and prepare for debate!
  5. Review the LSD Assembly webpage for additional rules and information about how to participate.

You can learn more about the ABA Law Student Division Assembly and its procedures on our assembly page.

Important Documents

You can download all the documents you may need here:

Additional Programming

There’s more to Annual Meeting than just law student programming. Students can attend most of the programs and events whether they’re hosted by the Law Student Division, Young Lawyers Division, or any other ABA entity. Start building your conference schedule now.

Visit the ABA’s Annual Meeting site to learn more.

What to Wear

Even in the virtual environment, we recommend business professional attire (courtroom attire) for all Law Student Division Annual Events. No jeans, t-shirts, beach sandals or other casual wear.

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