Events

NELA Practice Group Meeting: Sexual Harassment

Join your colleagues from around the country for our Practice Group meetings. NELA’s Practice Groups provide opportunities for members in specific practice areas to network, seek advice, and discuss issues of mutual concern. Meetings are open to any NELA member with an interest in the subject matter area. There is no charge to attend. RSVP

Free

NELA Practice Group Meeting: Trial Advocacy

Join your colleagues from around the country for our Practice Group meetings. NELA’s Practice Groups provide opportunities for members in specific practice areas to network, seek advice, and discuss issues of mutual concern. Meetings are open to any NELA member with an interest in the subject matter area. There is no charge to attend. RSVP

Free

NELA Practice Group Meeting: Wage & Hour

Join your colleagues from around the country for our Practice Group meetings. NELA’s Practice Groups provide opportunities for members in specific practice areas to network, seek advice, and discuss issues of mutual concern. Meetings are open to any NELA member with an interest in the subject matter area. There is no charge to attend. RSVP

Free

NELA Practice Group Meeting: Class and Collective Actions

Join your colleagues from around the country for our Practice Group meetings. NELA’s Practice Groups provide opportunities for members in specific practice areas to network, seek advice, and discuss issues of mutual concern. Meetings are open to any NELA member with an interest in the subject matter area. There is no charge to attend. RSVP

NELA Wage & Hour Seminar

Hilton San Diego Bayfront San Diego, CA

Details coming soon. For information on speaking opportunities, exhibiting, or sponsoring a NELA continuing legal education program, please contact us at nelahq@nelahq.org.

2023 Annual Convention

Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park Chicago, IL

Join us in Chicago, IL. for Elevating Justice, NELA's 2023 Annual Convention, for three days education, inspiration, and fun. Learn from some of the best workers' rights advocates in the field and take home valuable strategies and tips to elevate your practice. Don’t miss the largest gathering of plaintiffs’ employment lawyers in the country. www.nela.org/elevating-justice

Defeating Summary Judgment in the Face of Evolving Defense Tactics

Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center 3405 Lenox Rd NE, Atlanta, GA, United States

Join us for this essential CLE for workers’ rights advocates. Our summary judgment seminar will examine how plaintiffs’ lawyers can curtail the abuse of summary judgment by defendants and unwarranted dismissals by judges. Topics include: Framing Your Case to Defeat Summary Judgment; Procedural Pitfalls; Discovery Techniques & Strategies; and Cutting Edge Issues. Registration now open.

EEOC and DOL: Tackling Systemic Barriers to Opportunity to Foster Equal Opportunity for All

If you missed our informative conversation with Chair Burrows and Solicitor Nanda at the NELA 2023 Annual Convention in Chicago, join us for this virtual chat. Chair Burrows and Solicitor Nanda will share the priorities and policies of the EEOC and Department of Labor which support a whole-of-government approach to advancing workplace equity. Topics to be discussed include advancing racial justice in our employment systems, promoting equal pay, and dismantling systemic barriers to hire, including tech-based hiring systems that rely on artificial intelligence. Updates to their June presentation will also be provided. Speakers: Charlotte A. Burrows, Chair, Equal Employment Opportunity […]

2024 MWELA Annual Conference

The Mayflower 1127 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC, United States

MWELA’s Annual Conference is an all-day event featuring colleagues, judges, and outside experts on topics concerning all aspects of the plaintiff’s employment practice, plus the presentation of the annual MWELA Lawyer of the Year Award. Virtual registration is available through March 1st.

Representing Public and Federal Employees

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Denver 3203 Quebec Street, Denver, CO, United States

NELA’s 2024 Spring Seminar, Representing Federal and Public Employees will provide practical tips and strategies to help you navigate the maze of regulatory, procedural, and substantive laws facing your federal and public employee clients. This two-day seminar is designed for lawyers who currently represent, or would like to represent, federal or public employees.

8th Circuit NELA Conference

Embassy Suites by Hilton Des Moines Downtown 101 E Locust St, Des Moines, IA, United States

This two-day conference is designed for lawyers and professionals who represent employees.  It will be held at the Embassy Suites in downtown Des Moines and feature presentations and demonstrations by leading plaintiffs’ lawyers in the Eighth Circuit.  Substantive issues will have particular application to practice in the Eighth Circuit. Details at www.eventleaf.com/e/8thCirNELA2024.