The 12th National Conference will provide exposure to a wide variety of legal careers and leaders.


We will engage hundreds of federal and state judges, law students, college students, and high school and middle school students. There will also be CLE credit opportunities for attorneys.


We will have conversations with judicial trailblazers, general counsels of Fortune 500 corporations, and public interest attorneys. Robes in Schools will feature teams of federal and state court judges interacting with high school students at a federal courthouse.

Highlights for the 12th National Conference

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Robes in the School, Judges visit high school and law school students; CLE panels, including a Historic Reenactment of VIETNAMESE, ETC vs. KNIGHTS OF K. K. K., (S.D. Tex. 1981); and The American Dream Reconsidered Conference Conversation at Roosevelt University.

Friday, September 18, 2020

A luncheon conversation with Hon. Ann Claire Williams (Ret.); and an evening reception at Kirkland & Ellis LLP.

Saturday, September 19, 2020

Continuation of CLE panels, along with Speed Networking event with law school students; and the Conference Reception and Gala, including Presentation of the Diversity Partnership Awards.