2018 Litigation and Advocacy Leaders Conference

Saturday, July 14, 2018 9:00 am to Tuesday, July 17, 2018 12:00 pm
Fort Lauderdale, FL

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.

Litigation and Advocacy Leaders 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 and regional levels, including reaching out to community-based organizations and civil rights groups. Participants will gain new perspectives, enhanced skills, and renewed energy for aggressive representation of low-income clients.

Advance register for the conference and preconference trainings is closed, but you may still register on site.

To download the conference brochure, click here

Hotel Information

The Litigation and Advocacy Leaders Conference will be hosted at the B Ocean Resort in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

B Ocean Resort 
1140 Seabreeze BLVD 
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316

NLADA has arranged special rates for attendees staying at the B Ocean Resort: $118 single/double (inclusive of resort fee per night exclusive of sales tax at 11 percent). The deadline for reservations is June 22, 2018. After June 22, requests for reservations will be accepted on a space and rate availability basis.

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 11:00 a.m.


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