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. Waverly Crenshaw (M.D. Tenn.), Hon. Kim Jolson (S.D. Ohio), Hon. Beverly Martin (11th Cir.), Hon. Elena Parent, Hon. Carlton Reeves (S.D. Miss.), Nancy Abudu, Jarrett AdamsStephen BrightBruce BrownJackie Colon, Conchita CruzDeborah Gonzalez, Jerry Gonzalez, Monica Modi Khant, Neil Kinkopf, Anthony Mallon, Barbara McQuade, Priya Narasimhan, Erica NewlandJosie Duffy RiceEric SegallFred Smith Jr.Elliot WilliamsSean Young, 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.


Tickets are $300 for private sector attorneys and $200 for attorneys in the academic, nonprofit, or government sectors. Register 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!

Thursday Activities

Getting into town early? Join us on Thursday, October 17, for an afternoon activity before the 2019 ACS National Lawyer Convening begins! We have outings planned to the Georgia Aquarium, the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, the Center for Civil & Human Rights, the CNN Studios, and the Krog Street Market. You can learn more about each of these sites and sign-up here.


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