ACS National Lawyer Convening

2019 National Lawyer Convening - Atlanta, GA, October 17-19

Join us at the 2019 ACS National Lawyer Convening to celebrate our progressive legal community and empower attendees to be progressive champions and partners in their communities. Confirmed speakers include Hon. Kim Jolson (S.D. Ohio), Hon. Beverly Martin (11th Cir.), Hon. Carlton Reeves (S.D. Miss.), Nancy Abudu, Jarrett AdamsStephen BrightConchita Cruz, Barb McQuade, Neil Kinkopf, Josie Duffy RiceEric SegallElliot Williams, and many more to come. Register today

You can find a tentative schedule of events here. Please check back regularly for updates.

The program will officially begin with a Welcome Reception on Thursday, October 17 at 5:30 p.m. The program will end in the early afternoon of Saturday, October 19.

Registration- Early Bird Rates Expire September 15

Early-bird registration is $250 for private sector attorneys and $150 for attorneys in the academic, nonprofit, or government sectors. Prices will rise by $50 after September 15. Register here.

Scholarship Assistance- Deadline to Apply is September 2

Scholarships are available to defray travel and registration costs for public interest and government attorneys earning $100,000 or less. Access the Public Interest Fellowship (PIF) for scholarship assistance here.

Hotel Block Information- Book by September 25

We have secured a block of rooms at the Westin Peachtree Plaza for convening attendees.  Please use this link when making your reservations. Rooms are available for approx. $175/night. The deadline to book the hotel at this rate is September 25, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. ET.

Looking for CLE Credit?

The ACS 2019 National Lawyer Convening will offer CLE credit for a variety of jurisdictions, including CA and GA and reciprocal states such as AL, AZ, CT, and NY. Register and indicate what jurisdiction you’re seeking CLE for!


As the nation’s leading progressive legal organization, ACS is committed to ensuring that all aspects of our events are accessible and enjoyable for all. If you require any accommodations, please contact us either at or 202.734.7310