Overview

National Law Students Worker's Rights Conference

When:  Friday and Saturday, October 18 & 19, 2019

Where: The Maritime Conference Center, 692 Maritime Boulevard, Linthicum Heights, MD 21090
           
Keynote Address & Peter Mitchell Labor Law Lecture, sponsored by IUE-CWA
                                Sharon Block
                                Executive Director of the Labor & Worklife Program
                                and Lecturer on Law
                                Harvard Law School                          

Friday Evening:     Networking Dinner
                                Panel Discussion -
                                       Bolder Than Ever: How Innovative Union Organizing Is Transforming the Labor Movement
                                       Moderator:  Jonnee Bentley, SEIU
                                       Panelists:   Cecilia Behgam, AFL-CIO
                                                          Stephanie Basile, The NewsGuild/Communications Workers of America
                                                          Allynn Umel, Fight for $15 and a Union/SEIU 

Saturday Plenary: Building Worker Power with Creative Organizing Strategies
                                       Moderator: Charlotte Noss, NELP

Much More: With multiple interactive workshops, panel discussions and keynote address, the conference will give each participant additional insight into becoming an advocate for workers and their families. Students will:

  • gain a greater understanding of, appreciation for and interest in the issues facing American workers;
  • supplement their labor and workers' rights courses; and
  • network with fellow law students, top labor attorneys, professors, nonprofit practitioners and government officials.

Online registration is now open. Students should register via this site by clicking on the link to the conference registration form below. Questions may be addressed to Mary Anne Moffa, Executive Director, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please review these links before completing your registration for the conference:

Students ready to register should click on the button below.
For students asking for PBF support for airfare, the registration deadline is August 26. For all others, the deadline is October 1.

Donors wishing to support the conference should scroll further down on this page for sponsorship levels and access to the sponsorship form.

Conference Sponsors (As of Oct. 4, 2019)

Program Sponsor
IUE-CWA

Session Sponsor
Int'l Brotherhood of Boilermakers
Southern CA IBEW/NECA/LMCC

Workshop Sponsor
Int'l Union of Elevator Constructors
IUOE Local 14-14B
Laborers Local 57
Southern University Law Center

Tote Bag Sponsor
California Teachers Association
California Western School of Law
IUOE Local 12
Kazan McClain Partners' Foundation
Neyhart, Anderson, Flynn & Grosboll
Pitta, LLP
Southern California District Council of Laborers
State Building & Construction Trades Council
ULLICO Inc.

Sponsor-A-Student
Int'l Organization of Masters, Mates & Pilots
Sheet Metal Workers' Int'l Assn. Local 104
Kenneth Silbert
Sugarman and Susskind, PA
Teamsters Local 853
University of Notre Dame Law School
USW District 1
USW District 13
 

Sponsorship Levels

Conference Sponsor   $10,000

  • Recognized in Conference day print material, in PBF newsletter and on website
  • Business name and logo featured in Conference PowerPoint display
  • Recognized from the podium both days
  • Cover Ad in Conference program book

Program Sponsor   $5,000

  • Recognized in Conference day print material, in PBF newsletter and on website
  • Business name and logo featured in Conference PowerPoint display
  • Gold Page ad in Conference program book

Session Sponsor   $2,500

  • Recognized in Conference day print material, in PBF newsletter and on website
  • Business name and logo featured in Conference PowerPoint display
  • Full Page ad in Conference program book

Workshop Sponsor   $1,500

  • Recognized in Conference day print material and on PBF website
  • Business name and logo featured in Conference PowerPoint display
  • Full Page ad in Conference program book

Conference Tote Bag Sponsor   $1,000

  • Business logo printed on all Conference tote bags
  • Recognized in Conference day print material and on PBF website
  • Half Page ad in Conference program book
  • Deadline for camera-ready tote bag art is September 4, 2019

Sponsor-a-Student   $500 (Not Applicable for Current Year Peggy Browning Fellows)
Help underwrite the cost of a student to attend this year's Conference and help defray our costs!

  • Recognized in Conference day print material and on PBF website

Donor   $250

Supporter   $100

Program Book Ads

  • $1,000 Gold Page Ad (8"W X 10.5"H)
  • $   500 Full Page Ad B&W (8"W X 10.5"H)
  • $   300 Half Page Ad B&W (8"W X 5"H)

Please supply ad on or before September 27, 2019.  Electronic files preferred (please include original file with type fonts and graphics/images).  Camera-ready copy accepted.  Ads may be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Ads received after the deadline may be added to a supplement.  For further information call Rhonda Gelman Kelley, CFRE, Director of Development and Marketing at 267-273-7994.