2018 Schedule at a Glance

The schedule posted below is a tentative outline of the 30th Annual Lavender Law® Conference and Career Fair. The times and events listed below are subject to change. Please contact conference@lgbtbar.org with any questions or concerns.  

Stay tuned for updates to our schedule, and in the meantime be sure to take advantage of Early Bird pricing and register today!

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

4:00 pm-7:00 pm – Sponsor and Attendee Check In

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

7:30am - 5:30pmSponsor and Attendee Check-In
7:45am - 9:00amCommunity Building Workshops
9:00am - 10:30amPlenary - It Was Never About the Cake: Public Accommodation and Religious Refusals in the Aftermath of Masterpiece Cakeshop
10:45am - 12:15pmSponsor Brunch Reception
10:45am - 12:15pmConcurrent Session A
12:30pm - 1:45pmDan Bradley and Frank Kameny Awards Lunch
2:00pm - 3:30pmConcurrent Session B
3:45pm - 5:15pmConcurrent Session C
5:15pm - 7:15pmWelcome Reception
7:00pm - 8:30pmJustice Council Reception (Invitation only)

Thursday, August 9, 2018

7:30am - 5:30pmSponsor and Attendee Check-In
7:45am - 9:00amCommunity Building Workshops
9:00am - 10:30amPlenary - Crisis In The Courts: The Future of LGBT Equality and the Federal Judiciary
10:45am - 12:15pmConcurrent Session D
12:30pm - 1:45pmBest LGBT Lawyers Under 40, Leading Practitioners, and Student Awards Lunch
2:00pm - 3:30pmConcurrent Session E
2:00pm - 3:30pmCorporate Counsel Speed Networking
3:45pm - 5:15pmConcurrent Session F
3:45pm - 5:15pmAffiliate Congress Meeting
3:45pm - 5:15pmFinance Institute Opening Session
5:15pm - 6:30pm Finance Institute Reception (Invitation only)
5:30pm - 7:30pmConference Reception

Friday, August 10, 2018

7:00am - 8:00am12 Step/Recovery Meeting
7:30am - 2:30pmSponsor and Attendee Check-In
8:00am - 8:30amLight Continental Breakfast for Law Students and Career Services Professionals
8:00am - 9:00amInternational Association of LGBT Judges Board Meeting
8:30am - 12:30pmEmployment Law Institute
8:30am - 12:30pmFamily Law Institute
8:30am - 12:30pmFinance Law Institute
8:30am - 12:30pmIntellectual Property Institute
8:30am - 12:30pmInternational Association of Judges Institute
8:30am - 12:30pmTransgender Law Institute
8:30am - 12:30pmTrust & Estates Institute
8:30am - 10:00amLaw Student Career Counseling
10:15am - 11:45amHow to Go In-House: Career Advice for Law Students and Laterals from Seasoned In-House Counsel
10:30am - 2:00pmOne-on-one Law Student and Lateral Counseling & Resume Workshop
12:00pm - 1:00pmRecruiter and Student Lunch
12:30pm - 1:30pmJoint Session on Cyber-Security (boxed lunch)
12:30pm - 1:30pmFamily Law Institute Lunch
12:30pm - 1:30pmTrust & Estates Lunch
12:30pm - 1:30pmTransgender Law Institute Lunch
12:30pm - 1:30pmInternational Association of LGBT Judges Lunch
1:00pm - 5:00pmCareer Fair
1:00pm - 5:00pmJudicial Nuts and Bolts: A Fast-Paced Academy for Judicial Candidates
1:30pm - 5:00pmCorporate Counsel Institute
1:30pm - 5:00pmInternational Association of LGBT Judges Seminar (Invitation only)
1:30pm - 3:00pmLawyering En Español
2:15pm - 3:00pmPro Bono Clinics
5:00pm - 6:00pmRaise a Glass to 2019