Ferguson & Beyond: NLG Midwest Regional Conference in St. Louis – March 20-22

Registration is now open for the 2015 NLG Midwest Regional Conference:  “Ferguson and Beyond.”  March 2022, 2015 in St. Louis, Missouri.

The St. Louis chapter has put together a fantastic agenda centered around the events in Ferguson and the legal response.  We also will have great panels dealing with the environmental justice issues confronting our region and immigration considerations for non-citizen activistsThere will also be CLE credit available.

Now, more than ever, we need to forge strong relationships across the Midwest.  Please join us to stand in solidarity, expand your knowledge, build the Guild, and have rocking good time!

Conference information

Attached please find detailed information about the weekend, including the Friday night welcome party, Saturday night gathering, and Sunday morning meetings.

For additional information, visit:  www.nlgstl.org/midwest-conference

Registration Information
To register, go to: http://www.nlgstl.org/midwest-conference/registration/    |  Online payment is available!

$20 | law students, legal worker, low income, community organizer
$40-60 | lawyers and others
NOTE:  Registration fee includes 2 continental breakfasts, and lunch.


For information on alternative housing, please email:  conferencehousing@nlgstl.org

There are a number of union hotels and family-owned establishments close by to the conference site (Saint Louis University School of Law (100 North Tucker Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63101).  To verify union status of a hotel, you can always visit Unite Here!

NLG Midwest Regional 2015


2012 NLG Midwest Regional Conference

2012 NLG Midwest Regional Conference:

Now’s the Time!

Rising Up for Human Rights

Save the date — March 23 to March 25!  Join the Midwest region of the National Lawyers Guild for our annual conference in Chicago, hosted by Chicago-Kent NLG.  Join the NLG Chicago Chapter and others from the Midwest as we gather together to reflect, learn, catch up, and recharge.

This year we will be focusing on the timely issues of mass incarceration, immigration, continued attacks on workers’ rights, protest, and more! There will be informative panels as well as a choice of practical workshops in the afternoon.  More than ever it is time for us to come together and rise up as basic human rights are being attacked.

March 23-25, 2012

IIT Chicago-Kent School of Law

565 West Adams Street

Chicago, Illinois

Brief Schedule

Friday Night, March 23  |  Welcome Social (hosted by Next Gen Chicago)
Saturday, March 24  |  Conference
Sunday, March 25  |  Caucuses & Trainings


Which Way Forward for the Guild: Legal Work for the Movement in Times of Change

Workers Fighting Back: Responses to Austerity, Attacks on Unions, and Economic Inequality

Stopping the School-to-Prison Pipeline: Keeping Kids Out of Prison

Legal Response to Mass Political Protest, NSSEs, and the NATO/G8


Crimmigration 101: A Primer on Navigating the Immigration Consequences of Criminal Cases

How To Win Section 1983 Wrongful Conviction Cases


To register, go to:  http://tinyurl.com/cknlg2012

For more information, click here!