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32nd Annual Juvenile Law Conference – Registration Open


32ND Annual Juvenile Law Conference
February 24-27, 2019
DoubleTree Hotel by Hilton | Austin, Texas
Click here for Conference Brochure and Agenda
Click here for Online Registration (Pay by Credit Card Only)
Click here for Offline Registration Form (Pay by Credit Card, Check, or Money Order)
Click here for Hotel reservations (Cut-off February 3)

Register now for the 32nd Annual Juvenile Law Conference, February 24-27, 2019, in Austin. Officer Jermaine Galloway (Tall Cop Says Stop) will discuss current alcohol, drug, and concealment trends. Dr. Carl Hart (Columbia University) will address myths versus reality related to adolescent drug use. Other topics include diversion programs, human trafficking, police interactions, fitness to proceed, and records.

Registration. Take advantage of our early-bird registration fee of $275 ($250 for Juvenile Law Section members, judges, associate judges, referee and masters) and get 15.5 hours of CLE (3 hours of ethics). Section Membership is $25/year. A Nuts and Bolts mini course will be offered Sunday afternoon with 3.75 Hours CLE. This course includes juvenile law basics for beginners or those wanting a refresher. No fee to attend.

Hotel Reservations. The hotel is offering a discounted rate of $146 for a Standard and Double Room. The discounted room rate will be available Sunday night through Tuesday night and, based on availability, the two nights before and two nights after the conference. The deadline to make reservations is February 3, 2019. Reservations made after this deadline will only be honored based on availability. Make your reservations online at This is a customized website for attendees of the Juvenile Law Conference only; therefore, the rates listed should automatically be at the contracted rate. You may also contact the DoubleTree line directly at 800.866.3126. If you call to make reservations, please specify that you are with the Juvenile Law Section to ensure the special conference rate.

Scholarship Information. The Juvenile Law Section is offering scholarships for the conference registration fee to deserving attorneys actively engaged in the field of juvenile justice who demonstrate a financial need. To be considered for a scholarship, an applicant must submit a written request with the following information:

Verification that the applicant is a licensed attorney;

  • Verification that the applicant is a member of the Juvenile Law Section;
  • Verification that the applicant did not receive a scholarship to the conference in the previous two years;
  • An explanation of the applicant’s involvement in the field of juvenile justice and how attendance at the conference will be beneficial to the applicant; and
  • Demonstration of financial need.

A limited number of scholarships will be awarded, in the order received, to qualified applicants meeting all considerations above. The deadline to submit a request is Friday, February 1. Submit requests to Kameron Johnson at Incomplete or late requests will not be considered. Granting of scholarship requests is not guaranteed. Notification regarding whether a scholarship has been awarded will be made to applicants by February 8. These scholarships are limited to the conference registration fee only. Scholarship recipients are required to pay for their own travel arrangements and all other expenses related to participation in and attendance at the conference. Questions regarding the scholarships may be directed to Kameron Johnson at 512.854.4128.