Legal conferences are an excellent tool for attorneys. They help you network and expand your education. Many legal conferences in the United States grow your education. Continuous learning enables you to perfect your legal practice. It’s critical to stay up-to-date with the latest in the industry.
Continuing legal education (CLE) is required in 40 states. Lawyers who participate in conferences receive credits towards CLE. Lawyer conventions offer plenty of CLE experiences for attorneys.
Plus, legal conferences offer you the chance to promote your practice. Plus, legal conferences present the opportunity to promote your practice. Networking is priceless at these conventions for attorneys. You will connect with possible mentors and fellow legal professionals.
Plus, you get to network with experts from other industries. Their tools may help you grow your law practice.
Top 2021 Attorney Conference Events
The COVID-19 pandemic has shifted most of these events to online sessions. But there are many CLE seminars and chances to network online.
There is an attorney conference for everyone. There are many for various areas of practice.
These are some top law conferences our personal injury attorneys are looking forward to in 2021. Get ready to expand your legal education and grow your contacts list!
ALA’s Annual Conference and Expo
This year is the 50th anniversary of the Association of Legal Administrators (ALA’s) Annual Conference. This conference is for legal management experts.
You can register for the ALA’s Annual Conference and Expo and purchase tickets online. The ALA will host the event at the Austin Convention Center from October 3-6. They are planning an in-person event with COVID-19 precautions.
CLOC Global Institute
Corporate Legal Operations Consortium (CLOC) is for legal operations experts. CLOC’s mission is transparency, inclusion, and responsiveness. They focus on the delivery of legal services.
When in-person, CLOC Global Institute is in Las Vegas, Nevada. But they are going virtual in 2021. This year’s focus is on filling the talent gap in an evolving landscape.
Legalweek’s annual meeting is virtual this year. They host this in New York City each year. But for 2021, they have adapted with a virtual series. They are breaking this year’s series up into multiple sessions. Legalweek(year) is hosting their conference online for the following dates:
- February 2-4
- March 16
- April 13
- May 11
- July 13-14
Plus, the Legalweek(year) virtual series will host additional educational events. This includes fireside chats, professional lives, and roundtable discussions. They will cover a wide range of topics throughout the year.
THE SUMMIT National Solo Small & Small Law Firm Conference
THE SUMMIT is a conference for small law firms to come together. The event focuses on industry hacks, new business practices and trends, and exclusive strategies.
Registration is online for 2021’s event. The event will be at the Hyatt Regency International Airport in Orlando. It is from November 11-12.
AILA Annual Conference on Immigration Law
The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) hosts an annual convention. The convention’s focus is on immigration law. This year’s convention will focus on the updates to immigration this year.
They will discuss changes under the new Biden administration. Additionally, it will highlight the extreme challenges the pandemic has brought to immigration.
The AILA Annual Conference will be June 9-12 this year. AILA is hosting the four-day event online in 2021.
Clio Cloud Conference
The Clio Cloud Conference brings the latest in legal technology to you. Here, you will find inspiring keynote speakers, gain new insights, and meet with like-minded colleagues. Plus, attendees get first access to the Legal Trends Report.
You can join the Clio Cloud Conference virtually this year from October 26-29. This will be its second year as a virtual event. The legal tech event has been in Chicago, San Diego, and New Orleans in the past.
Florida Bar Convention
The Florida Bar Convention hosts several CLE opportunities. There are networking opportunities, luncheons, and special events. Many of these count towards your CLE. This year’s convention will feature both in-person and online components.
The Florida Bar Convention is at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek. It is from June 8-12. The Orlando hotel has a lazy river and is located near Walt Disney World. This makes it the perfect chance for you to mix work and play.
Looking Ahead to Early 2022’s Legal Conferences
Legal leaders can plan for some events taking place in early 2022. As the coronavirus pandemic evolves throughout the rest of 2021, information may be subject to change. However, these are some of the events that we are most looking forward to in 2022.
AALS Annual Meeting 2022
In January 2022, we look forward to the Association of American Law Schools’ (AALS) annual event. Law faculty, administrators, and scholars gather for the AALS Annual Meeting.
The AALS Annual Meeting will be held in New York from January 5-9. The theme for 2022 is Freedom, Equality, and the Common Good.
The American Bar Association (ABA) Techshow is held every year in Chicago, Illinois. But, the event went virtual in 2021. The ABA Techshow offers CLE opportunities. Most of their CLE sessions focus on the most up-to-date technology.
More information about 2022’s program is coming soon. But for reference, The ABA hosted 2021’s event from March 8-12.
Annual Antitrust Law Spring Meeting
Next year will mark the 70th anniversary of ABA’s Annual Antitrust Law Spring Meeting. This conference offers CLE opportunities for cutting-edge legal issues. It is typically held in Washington, DC, but is now virtual.
The focus of this conference is consumer protection and data privacy. More details about 2022’s session are coming soon. But to start planning, they hosted the 2021 conference from March 23-26.
If you are looking to go global, check out Lexpo V. At Lexpo, you will learn more about legal technologies. This event covers:
- Legal operations
- Tech applications
- The legal workforce
Lexpo has previously been hosted in London but has shifted locations. Lexpo is hosting the April 2022 event in Amsterdam.
Staying Connected Throughout the Year
Are you looking for some events you can tune into and even get CLE credit at home? The ABA is hosting multiple online events this year. They are offering more than 2,000 online and in-person events in 2021. These events are from more than 40 groups, so there is something for everyone.
Are you going to any of these events in 2021? Let us know! Our team of accident and injury lawyers is available to connect with you.