Events

MWELA Annual Conference

Embassy Suites DC Convention Center 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. Our annual Lawyer of the Year award will also be presented during the conference. CLE credit is pending in Virginia and Pennsylvania.

NELA Practice Group Meeting: Federal Employees (Members Only)

Join your colleagues from around the country for our Committee and Practice Group meetings. NELA’s Committees and 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

E-Discovery & ESI for the Plaintiffs’ Employment Lawyer

The Palmer House Hilton Chicago, IL, United States

Join us in Chicago, IL. for E-Discovery & ESI for the Plaintiffs’ Employment Lawyer to hear from NELA experts on how the proper use of e-discovery tools and strategies can minimize the time and expense associated with collecting, reviewing, and producing such information. Beginner and Intermediate/Advanced tracks are available. Program and registration at www.nela.org/2022-spring-seminar

2022 Annual Convention

San Francisco Marriott Marquis San Francisco, CA, United States

We are thrilled to announce we will be back in person for the 2022 NELA Annual Convention, We Rise. We Lead. It’s been a long time coming, and we can’t wait to see everyone after three years. NELA’s Annual Convention draws attorneys, paraprofessionals, law students, and other workers’ rights advocates from across the country for three days of CLE, networking events, and a chance to gather as a community. Please note CLE sessions begin on Friday, July 1, and continue through Sunday, July 3. Details at www.nela.org/convention.

CELA 35th Annual Employment Law Conference

Loews Coronado Bay San Diego, CA, United States

California Employment Lawyers Association 35th Annual Employment Law Conference with a Skills Seminar on October 13.

Trial Boot Camp

Kellogg Conference Hotel at Gallaudet University Washington, DC, United States

Trial Boot Camp is an intensive three-day skills-based program is specifically designed for plaintiffs’ employment lawyers at all levels of trial experience. Details

MWELA Event: Effective Summary Judgment Practice in Federal Court

Hear from top practitioners and judges on summary judgment motion practice and hearings. Learn how employee-side attorneys resist defense attempts to bar a trial through summary judgment and determine whether to move affirmatively for summary judgment. Hear from management attorneys on how they plan for summary judgment motions. Finally, hear from two federal judges who will share their wisdom on how both sides can make their written and oral advocacy at the summary judgment stage more effective. Details and Registration.

MWELA: Picking Your Fights: How to Avoid Discovery Disputes That Do More Harm than Good

Best practices for crafting discovery and resolving discovery disputes so you can get the evidence you need to prove and win your case. Hear from two federal magistrate judges, Judge J. Mark Coulson from the District of Maryland, and Judge Ivan Davis from the Eastern District of Virginia, as well as perspectives from the plaintiff and the defense bar. Details and Registration

NELA Practice Group Meeting: Whistleblower

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 Practice Group Meeting: Employee Benefits

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