2014 Annual Education Conference

April 9 - 12, 2014
Washington State Convention Center
Seattle, WA

General Information

The NALP Annual Education Conference is the single largest, most comprehensive, and most well-respected educational program in our profession. The programming offered covers all areas of our profession from recruiting and career counseling to professional development, diversity and inclusion, and more. Specific sessions will target the current challenges members face in a changing legal environment, including managing across multiple offices, learning new pro bono requirements in certain states, resilience training to weather tough times, understanding the ins and outs of the new world of judicial clerkships, leading through change, and much more.

You will have opportunities to network with representatives of peer institutions during the Open House and Welcome Reception, regional receptions, the Diversity and Inclusion Reception, Sundae Celebration, networking meals, targeted luncheons for public service and experienced members, wellness activities like yoga and the 5K Fun Run/Walk, and more than a dozen meetings of NALP sections and groups.

Download the Conference Brochure

Order Your Conference Recording

Recordings for most 2014 Annual Education Conference sessions are available for purchase as a digital download or audio CD. You may purchase recordings for individual sessions or the complete set of all recordings. (Please note, not all sessions were available for recording.)

Registration Rates

  Early Bird Rate - Registering by March 7*   Regular Rate - After March 7
  Member Non-Member   Member Non-Member
Full Conference**
Schools, Private Employers, Government $695 $1390   $770 $1630
Non-Members Employed at Member Institutions*** $895 N/A   $970 N/A
Affiliate Members $695 N/A   $770 N/A
Public Interest Employers $500 $725   $550 $775
One-Day Registration**
Schools, Private Employers, Government $395 $695   $440 $745
Affiliate Members $395 N/A   $440 N/A
Public Interest Employers $375 $675   $425 $695

* To qualify for the early bird rate, your registration and full payment (by check or credit card) must be received in the NALP office by Friday, March 7, 2014. Registrations at the regular rate will be welcomed thereafter and on-site at the conference.When registering online, please remember to print your receipt. NALP does not invoice for conference registration fees.

** Full conference registration includes all events and meals described in the program. One-day registration includes events and meals described in the program ONLY for the one day that you are registered.

*** Non-members employed at member institutions applies to those attendees who are not themselves NALP members but are employed by a NALP member institution. You can join NALP as an individual associate member for $175, entitling you to the member rate of $695 (plus all NALP benefits) for a savings of $25.

Cancellation Policy

Your registration fee will be refunded, less a $100 processing fee, if a request is received in writing by the refund dates listed in the following schedule:

  • Full refund for cancellations received by March 7 (minus processing fee).
  • 75% refund for cancellations received March 8-14 (minus processing fee).
  • 50% refund for cancellations received March 15-21 (minus processing fee).
  • No refunds after March 21.

How to Register

Event registration is available online. The system allows you to review the full online conference brochure, register, and pay with a credit card or check. To access the online registration system, click the registration link above or click here to register online. Once you have registered, a confirmation email will be sent to the email address specified in your registration.

Group Discount for 10 or More Member Registrations
NALP offers a 10% group discount (off each member registration fee) to institutions that register 10 or more employees for the conference. To qualify, all registrants in the group must be fee-paid NALP member employed by a NALP member institution.

Group discounts are available only by contacting the NALP office and are not available to those registering online, onsite, or who have already registered for the conference. Registration for each member must be submitted at the same time and paid by check. For more information about obtaining a group discount, contact the NALP office at (202) 835-1001.

Free Professional Headshots

Visit the photography booth in the Resource Center and get your picture taken for your use at work or on social media sites. Pictures are free and photo files will be made available after the conference.

Order Conference Recordings When You Register and Save

NALP conference attendees can purchase a CD-ROM with MP3 files of over 70 hours of conference programming for just $99 when registering online for the conference. Take this year’s conference educational programming with you whenever and wherever you want! This is a savings of more than $700 over what it would cost you to purchase each session individually.

The $99 price is only available as a pre-conference option when registering online. The price for attendees will increase to $149 on-site and $199 after the conference. Prices for non-attendees will be $495 (NALP members) and $995 (nonmembers). The $99 price is contingent on full conference registration. Purchase of the full conference program includes audio files of every session that is recorded. Because presenters have a right to decline being recorded, no guarantee can be made that any particular session will be recorded. Historically, recordings have been available for 70% to 80% of the sessions.

Mandatory CLE Credit

The NALP Annual Education Conference is accredited in several mandatory continuing legal education (MCLE) jurisdictions for varying numbers of credit hours. Please note that some jurisdictions do not accredit courses on law practice management. To obtain specific information on MCLE accreditation of this program, please call Crystal Finch at 800-CLE-NEWS (800-253-6397), ext. 1692 (toll-free, U.S. and Canada) or email cfinch@ali-cle.org.

Special Discount on NALP/ALI CLE Online Programs for Conference Registrants

Register for the NALP Annual Education Conference and receive a special discount of 25% on allNALP/ALICLE archived online programs! These on-demand versions of our acclaimed videowebcasts address a range of important topics, all available 24/7 from the convenience of your office. For links to all NALP/ALI CLE on-demand professional development programs and program descriptions, go to www.nalp.org/webcasts.

NALP Open Meeting Policy

NALP is committed to the free exchange of information and open meetings at its annual conference. Therefore, in addition to member participants, NALP opens registration to non-members, including program speakers, vendors, and members of the press. NALP will have members-only business and regional meetings and retains the right to determine whether specific section meetings will be closed to non-members.

No solicitations: This conference is specially designed to be an open forum for NALP conference attendees. Solicitation is strictly prohibited unless you are an official conference sponsor or vendor. If you are interested in being a conference sponsor or vendor, please contact Christopher Brown, NALP’s Director of Meetings and Membership Services, at cbrown@nalp.org or 202-835-1001.

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