2021 Litigation & Advocacy Leaders Conference

Conference
Thursday, July 01, 2021 9:00 am to Saturday, July 31, 2021 4:30 pm

This conference is designed for those who participate in setting the advocacy agenda and leading its implementation, as well as those taking on new leadership roles, in their civil legal aid or civil rights organization. The gathering provides a not-to-be-missed opportunity for emerging leaders and managing attorneys, in addition to experienced advocacy directors, senior litigators and policy analysts to learn and share cutting-edge advocacy strategies, explore trends affecting low-income people and discuss effective planning and leadership of litigation and advocacy.

Who Should Attend?
This conference is designed for those who help set and implement an advocacy agenda, and those taking on new leadership roles in their civil legal aid or civil rights organizations. This is a crucial opportunity for emerging leaders and managing attorneys, in addition to experienced advocacy directors, senior litigators and policy analysts.

Conference Goals
Conference goals include sharing information and brainstorming about the following issues:

  • Changing client needs, broad trends and their implications for the future
  • Cutting-edge advocacy strategies, including new models for collaboration and partnerships
  • Aggressive multi-forum advocacy in a changing legal services delivery system
  • Effective leadership and management of advocacy and training

This conference will also focus on networking and building communities at the national, regional and local levels, including reaching out to community-based organizations and civil rights groups. Attendees will gain new perspectives, skills and renewed energy for representation of low-income clients.