General Info

NLADA’s Annual Conference is the leading national training event of the year for the civil legal aid, indigent defense, and public interest law communities. The conference offers advocates the substantive information and professional skills they need to respond to the legal needs of low-income people, provides unparalleled opportunities to meet and exchange ideas with colleagues from across the country, and helps fulfill continuing legal education requirements.

The 2018 NLADA Annual Conference takes place October 31-November 3 in Houston, Texas, at the Westin Galleria hotel.

We invite you to submit a proposal to organize a workshop that brings lessons learned and advanced thought to our shared goal of expanding access to justice and improving service delivery. Your session proposal should describe its topic, its format, and the names of proposed presenters. Proposals are due no later than 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on June 1, 2018. If your proposal is chosen, as session leader you will be responsible for submitting additional workshop information, including a final title, description, and presenter bios by August 31, 2018.

Please be sure to read the Guidelines and Programming Areas pages for important information before you begin to create your session proposal. Once you are ready to begin your proposal, go to the "My Account" page to log in or create a user profile if you have not used this system in the past. After you log in, click on the "Create Session" link on the right side of the page to get started.