2020 Annual Conference Agenda

Tentative Schedule (subject to change)
All times are Eastern Time Zone

Here are some of the workshop titles that we'll be adding to the schedule that appears below. We'll add more in the coming days.

Civil Legal Aid Track

Adapting, Evolving, Succeeding: The Eviction Right to Counsel Movement's Response to COVID-19
Affirmative Litigation to Challenge the Impacts of COVID-19
Building Strategic Advocacy in a Time of Crises
Creative Advocacy to Vulnerable Populations During the Pandemic: Lessons from the Field
Educating Legislators about Legal Aid 2.0
An Equity Lens for Civil Proceedings: Educating Courts about Structural Racism
Executive Directors in COVID-19: Can We Stop Saying Pivot?
Exploring LSC's New Financial Guide
JFA Planning: Creating Unanticipated Resilience in the Face of COVID-19
Learning to Make Pizza Dough (or other new things) During the Pandemic
Our Finest Work Yet: Planting the Seeds for a More Just Future
Replicable Practices in Pro Bono Veterans Projects
Setting the Agenda for Language Rights 20 Years after Executive Order 13166
Solving the Puzzle of Community Lawyering During a Pandemic
State Legislative Funding Roundtable

Public Defense Track

Building Community-Accountable Public Defense
Client Communication and Representation in the Time of COVID-19
COVID-19 and Safety in the Field
Practical Tactics for Trauma-Informed Advocacy
Preparation Matters: Preparing for Your Mitigation Testimony

Client Track

Balancing the Spectrum of Wellness: Tipping the Scale Through Adversity
Building Strong Community and Advocacy
LSC and the Client and Voice
Resident Empowerment through Public Housing Conversions
Tenants' and Litigants' Rights in the Age of COVID-19
Your Mental Health Matters: Self-Care, Balance, and Wellness in Turbulent Times

Joint Civil & Defender Track

Advancing Racial Justice through Corporate Pro Bono
Hot Topics in Fines and Fees
Preventing Zombie Projects: Through Integrated Evaluation & Precisely Scoped Legal Tech Projects
Reflective Leadership: Skills for Mindful Supervision of Diverse Teams

Joint Civil, Defender & Client Track

Building a Specialized Legal Services for People Experiencing Homelessness
Record Clearing in 2020: Challenges and Opportunities

Monday, November 9

12:00 noon- 5:00 p.m. Train the Trainers: Creating Training Programs and Culture in Defender and Civil Organizations
12:00 noon- 5:30 p.m. The Fundamentals of Mitigation Certificate Program

Tuesday, November 10

12:00 noon- 1:30 p.m. Virtual Welcome & Site Tours
12:00 noon- 5:00 p.m. Train the Trainers – Day 2
12:00 noon- 5:00 p.m. The Fundamentals of Mitigation Certificate Program – Day 2
1:30- 3:00 p.m. Annual Conference Workshops Begin
3:00- 3:30 p.m. Networking Break
3:30- 5:00 p.m. Concurrent Workshops
5:00- 6:00 p.m. NLADA Section & Affiliate Meetings; Informal Networking

Wednesday, November 11

12:00 noon- 1:00 p.m. Meeting of Members & Opening Plenary
1:00- 1:30 p.m. Networking Break
1:30- 3:00 p.m. Civil, Defender, and Client Caucuses
3:00- 3:30 p.m. Networking Break
3:30- 5:00 p.m. Concurrent Workshops
5:00- 6:00 p.m. NLADA Section & Affiliate Meetings; Informal Networking

Thursday, November 12

12:00 noon- 1:30 p.m. Concurrent Workshops
1:30- 1:45 p.m. Networking Break
1:45- 3:15 p.m. Concurrent Workshops
3:15- 3:45 p.m. Networking Break
3:45- 5:15 p.m. Concurrent Workshops
5:15- 6:15 p.m. NLADA Section & Affiliate Meetings; Informal Networking

Friday, November 13

12:00 noon- 1:30 p.m. Concurrent Workshops
1:30- 2:00 p.m. Networking Break
2:00- 3:00 p.m. Awards Ceremony & Closing Plenary

 

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