Lavender Law 2020

Join us at our annual Lavender Law® Conference & Career Fair this year virtually August 12 – 14. In addition to the live programming during those dates, there will be over 50 programs from over 250 speakers on-demand that you can pick and choose from, available August 12th through the rest of the year.

The National LGBT Bar is utilizing the most sophisticated virtual environment providing an unparalleled experience that connects you to the LGBT Bar’s full program in our community, including its exhibitors and recruiters. We’re thrilled to have the most cutting-edge platform, as this conference opens doors for new participants who’ve never attended in-person to join and connect from the comfort of their own homes.

Register now for the largest gathering of LGBTQ+ legal professionals!

Roadways to the Federal Bench: Who Me? A Bankruptcy Judge?

The Judicial Conference Committee on the Administration of the Bankruptcy System, invites law students and lawyers to an upcoming diversity symposium, Roadways to the Federal Bench: Who Me? A Bankruptcy Judge? at 4 p.m. Eastern Time on October 24, 2019.

Register for the event by Oct. 17, 2019.

The program will inform law students and attorneys about federal judgeships with a spotlight on bankruptcy judgeships. The event will feature a live broadcasted national panel discussion from Washington, DC, followed by local roundtable discussions in 19 cities with the federal bench, bar association members, and law students.

The panel discussion will be moderated by Retired U.S. Appeals Judge Andre Davis, Fourth Circuit, and will include:

  • U.S. Appeals Judge Bernice Bouie Donald, Sixth Circuit;
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Frank Bailey, District of Massachusetts;
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Robert A. Gordon, District of Maryland;

Learn about each of the panelists.

The panel will discuss a wide range of topics, including bankruptcy practice, how to succeed as a bankruptcy judge, diversity statistics, why diversity is important, how to improve diversity, and what students and lawyers should do to enhance their chances of one day becoming a bankruptcy judge.