Overview

16th Annual
National Law Students Worker's Rights Conference

When:  Friday, October 17 and Saturday, October 18, 2014

Where: The Conference Center of the Maritime Institute, 692 Maritime Boulevard, Linthicum Heights, MD 21090
           
Keynote Speaker: Nancy Schiffer, Member, National Labor Relations Board

Friday Evening Panel & Discussion: Organizing Low-Wage Workers -
                                                               Innovation in the Face of Desperation

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.

Registration will open in mid July, 2014. Students should register via this site or by completing the registration forms which will be sent to each participating law school in mid-July. In the meantime, 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.

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

2014 Conference Sponsors (As of 9-30-14)

Program Sponsors
IBEW Local 11
Int'l Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
Laborers Eastern Region Organizing Fund

Session Sponsor
United Auto Workers

Workshop Sponsor
American University Washington College of Law
California Western School of Law
Georgetown University Law Center
IAMAW
IATSE West Coast Office
Int'l Assiciation of Fire Fighters
Int'l Organization of Masters, Mates & Pilots
Laborers' District Council of Chicago & Vicinity
Nat'l Association of Letter Carriers
Neyhart, Anderson, Flynn & Grosboll
Rutgers University School of Law, Newark
Sheet Metal Workers' Int'l Assoc. Local Union 19
Temple University Beasley School of Law
ULLICO Inc.
University of Notre Dame Law School
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
USW Local 10-00086

Sponsor-A-Student
AFSCME District Council 88
Asher, Gittler & D'Alba, Ltd.
CWA District 4
Drexel University School of Law
John H. Ferguson
IATSE
Laborers' Local Union 57
LiUNA Local 4

Tote Bag Sponsors
California School Employees Assn.
CUNY School of Law
The McLaughlin Company
Pitta & Giblin LLP

Conference Sponsorships

Conference Sponsor   $10,000

  • Recognized in all Conference print materials, 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
  • Exhibit space in Conference registration area
  • Six reservations to Friday Dinner and Program & Saturday Keynote Address

Program Sponsor   $5,000

  • Recognized in all Conference print materials, in PBF newsletter and on website
  • Business name and logo featured in Conference PowerPoint display
  • Gold Page ad in Conference program book
  • Four reservations to Friday Dinner and Program or Saturday Keynote Address

Session Sponsor   $2,500

  • Recognized in all Conference print materials, in PBF newsletter and on website
  • Business name and logo featuredin Conference PowerPoint display
  • Gold Page ad in Conference program book
  • Two reservations to attend Friday Evening Program

Workshop Sponsor   $1,000

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

Student Sponsor   $500
You can help underwrite the cost of a student to attend this year's Conference and help defray our costs!

  • Recognized in all Conference print materials and on PBF website

Conference Tote Bag Sponsor   $500

  • Business logo printed on all Conference tote bags
  • Recognized in all Conference print materials, in PBF newsletter and on PBF website
  • Business name and logo featured in Conference PowerPoint display
  • Half Page ad in Conference program book

Friend   $500

Donor   $250

Supporter   $100

Program Book Ads

  • $500 Gold Page Ad (8"W X 10.5"H)
  • $400 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 October 1, 2014.  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.