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August 9, 2019 @ 8:00 am - August 11, 2019 @ 9:30 pm EDT

Fellows Events at the 2019 ABA Annual Meeting in San Francisco

RSVP by Friday, August 9th
ABF Fellows to Gather for Special Events During the ABA Annual Meeting
In-Person (ABA Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA)

Registration prices can be found at the link above

ABF Fellows Registration Hours:

Marriott Marquis Hotel, 780 Mission Street, San Francisco

  • Wednesday, August 7: 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
  • Thursday, August 8: 7:30 am – 5:30 pm
  • Friday, August 9: 7:30 am – 5:30 pm
  • Saturday, August 10: 7:00 am – 12:00 pm


Friday, August 9

Fellows CLE Program: “Race, Law, and the Mind Sciences: The Many Implications of Implicit Bias” (8:30 am – 10:00 am) 

Yerba Buena Salons 14/15 (Lower B2 Level) Marriott Marquis Hotel

(CLE Requested. You must be registered for the ABA Annual Meeting to receive CLE credit)

For the past decade, legal scholars have been increasingly turning to the mind sciences, including the literature on implicit biases, to engage a range of complex legal problems. This session will discuss the importance of the mind sciences to debates about policing, affirmative action, and employment discrimination.

Moderated by:

  • Jonathan Feingold – Research Fellow, BruinX


  • Devon W. Carbado – ABF 2018-19 Neukom Chair; Honorable Harry Pregerson Professor of Law, UCLA
  • L. Song Richardson – Dean and Chancellor’s Professor of Law, University of California, Irvine

Fellows State Chair Workshop and Luncheon (By Invitation Only) (11:00 am – 1:00 pm) 

Yerba Buena Salons 14/15 (Lower B2 Level) Marriott Marquis Hotel

This working lunch is a great opportunity for State Chairs to interact with the Fellows Staff and Officers, and to share ideas with other State Chairs. We will also recognize the work of outgoing Fellows State, International, and Territorial Chairs.

Fellows Opening Reception (6:30 pm – 8:30 pm)

111 Minna Gallery, 111 Minna Street, San Francisco

Located within walking distance of the headquarters hotel, 111 Minna Gallery features contemporary art from local San Francisco artists. Come mingle with friends and enjoy the music and refreshments.


Saturday, August 10

Fellows Annual Business Breakfast (7:30 am – 9:30 am)

SoMa Room (2nd Level) Marriott Marquis Hotel

Join us as we recap the work of the Fellows over the past year and discuss new Fellows business. We’ll also recognize the work of outgoing State and International Fellows Chairs.

Featuring Keynote Speaker:  Associate Justice Goodwin H. LiuCalifornia Supreme Court

The Fellows gratefully recognize:

Sunday, August 11

Fellows Sing-Along (9:00 PM – ?? )

SoMa Room (2nd Level) Marriott Marquis Hotel

What better way to top off a long day of meetings than with a relaxed evening of sing-along favorites?  Bring some friends and enjoy!  Not much of a singer?  No problem!  Join us for a nightcap and enjoy the entertainment.