2021 Litigation & Advocacy Leaders: Travel & Accomodations


All conference events will be at the Francis Marion Hotel

Francis Marion Hotel
387 King St
Charleston, SC 29403
Phone: (843) 722-0600

Click here for online hotel reservations - online code: NLADA


NLADA has arranged special rates for attendees staying at the Francis Marion Hotel: $169 single/double (exclusive of sales tax at 14%). The deadline for reservations is June 22, 2020. After June 15, requests for reservations will be accepted on a space and rate availability basis. Visit The Francis Marion online link (online code: NLADA) for hotel reservations or call  843-722-0600 and use the conference code: NLADA. All reservations must be guaranteed by credit card or deposit. Be sure to inform the reservations representative that you are with the NLADA Litigation and Advocacy Leaders Conference to secure the discounted rate. Also, specify your preference for a non-smoking or smoking room. Check-in starts at 4:00 p.m. and check-out is at 12:00 p.m.

Francis Marion Hotel is fully accessible for people with restricted mobility and has ADA-compliant guestrooms. Arrangements for a guestroom that meets your specific requirements should be requested when making your reservation. Please specify on the registration form or notify the NLADA Training Department of any physical challenge that may affect your participation in this conference.

Valet parking is available at $25.00 per day plus tax. Self-parking is available at $20 per day and is in the city-owned garage next door to the hotel. Regardless of your parking preference, please pull up to the front door on King Street and the bellmen will unload your vehicle. The cost of parking will be charged to your room bill.

Situated in the heart of Charleston International Airport (CHS) offers a convenient location for visitors traveling by many modes. Just eight miles and only about a 15-minute drive from Taxis, shuttles and private car services are plentiful at both airports, and you’ll also find all the major rental car companies. Those arriving by car will appreciate the hotel’s proximity to Interstate 526 and 26.

The hotel does not provide shuttle service. Charleston has several transportation companies that offer fast and convenient round-the-clock service to and from Charleston’s airport everything from limos to vans to buses. You can also choose a car rental company. Taxi service is available in the center median outside baggage claim. There is a $15 minimum charge for all taxi services departing from the CHS airport. The Downtown Shuttle into Charleston is also available for $15 per passenger and departs within 15 minutes of request. The shuttle is a shared ride and may make other stops downtown, depending on the number of passengers. The Shuttle service runs early morning until after the last arriving flight each night.

Outside temperatures range from the low-to mid-80s. Meeting rooms may be cool, so dress in comfortable layers.

Registration fees will be refunded (less a $75 administrative fee) for any cancellations received in writing before June 8, 2018. All cancellations received after June 10 are non-refundable and will be for credit only. Attendee substitutions are still permitted. Cancellations received after July 2 will not be eligible for refunds or credits.

The National Legal Aid & Defender Association acts only as an agent for attendees in all matters regarding hotel accommodations and transportation. NLADA contracts with reputable independent contractors and suppliers known to provide the service offered in this announcement. NLADA is not responsible for any inconvenience, loss, injury or damage from any cause whatsoever in conjunction with these services. If necessary, NLADA reserves the right to cancel or change the services described herein.

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