ABA Virtual Midyear Meeting | February 17 - 22, 2021

Registration is complimentary.

Connect with colleagues, celebrate achievements in the legal profession, and earn CLE credit at the Virtual Midyear Meeting.

Schedule of Events

To find more information about educational sessions, networking activities, and governance meetings download the tentative schedule as of February 10.

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Sunday, February 21 | 12:00 - 1:00 PM

Scott Rurow The Last Trial

Book Discussion with Scott Turow

Join ABA President Trish Refo in a live and lively discussion with bestselling author Scott Turow on Sunday, February 21, at Noon Central Time. Mr. Turow will talk about his latest explosive thriller, The Last Trial, as well as other current legal issues. To purchase the book, visit scottturow.com. You must be registered for the ABA Midyear Meeting to attend.

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Wednesday, February 17 | 5:30 - 6:30 PM

Virtual Tour Experience - Mandela: Struggle for Freedom

Join us for an exclusive sneak preview of the Mandela: Struggle for Freedom museum exhibition currently located at the Illinois Holocaust Museum in Skokie, IL. This virtual experience will explore the earthshaking fight for justice and human dignity in South Africa – and its relevance to social justice issues of today – through imagery, soundscape, digital media, and artifacts as seen in the exhibit. The tour will be moderated by a Museum staff member and includes a live Q&A with a docent.

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Spirit of Excellence Awards

Celebrate the efforts and accomplishments of lawyers who work to promote a more racially and ethnically diverse legal profession. Sponsored by the Commission on Racial and Ethical Diversity in the Profession.

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CLE Programs

Stay sharp and earn CLE credit. The meeting offers a comprehensive range of program topics. Select the CLE program that best fits your legal interests.

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Frequently asked questions for the Virtual Midyear Meeting.

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House of Delegates

On Saturday, February 20, 2021, at 1:00 PM CST, the Nominating Committee Business Session will be held. Immediately following the business meeting a Candidates Forum will conducted and will include introduction of the candidates, remarks from each of the candidates, and a moderated Q & A session.

Committee on Issues of Concern to the Legal Profession

On Monday, February 22 from 12:15 - 1:00 PM CST during the House of Delegates,  Committee on Issues of Concern to the Legal Profession presents the question: β€œIs There a Case for Structural Reform of the U.S. Supreme Court?”  


Please contact the Meetings and Travel Department at 312-988-5871 or submit your questions using our online contact us form.