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Juvenile Law Conference and Call for Nominations

Join us for the 37th Annual Texas Juvenile Law Conference

Sunday, February 25 – Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Galveston Island Convention Center at the San Luis Resort

Up to 16 hours of MCLE credit, including 2.75 hours ethics credit (pending)

Early registration (by January 10): $375

Regular registration (after January 10 and by February 9): $400

Onsite registration (if you do not register by February 9): $425

Join the Juvenile Law Section [] for just $25 and receive a $50 discount off the early registration fee (if you register before January 10).

Register Here

Conference check-in begins at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 25, with caucuses at 4:00 p.m. Speakers kick off at 8:25 a.m. on Monday, February 26, and the conference goes through noon on Wednesday, February 28. In addition to the conference presentations, there will be social events and time to network and socialize with other attendees.

Please register before January 10. The registration fee is only $375, with an additional $50 discount available for section members, judges, and government employees. Be sure to make your hotel reservations by January 25 – details and links are on the registration website!

2024 Council and Dawson Award Nominations

  • If you or someone you know is interested in serving on the Juvenile Law Council, please submit your nominations via email to and Please include an email address for your nominee and a brief description of your reasons for the nomination. The deadline for submission is January 12, 2024.
  • Likewise, if you would like to nominate someone to receive the Robert O. Dawson Visionary Leadership Award, please complete the nomination form linked below and submit it via email to and Information about the award is available in the nomination form available below. The deadline for submission is January 12, 2024.
  • Dawson Award Nomination Form 2024