January 23, 2024

2024 ABA Young Lawyers Division's Midyear Meeting

Date: Jan 31 - Feb 05, 2024

Omni Louisville, Louisville Marriott Downtown and Kentucky International Convention Center, Louisville, KY

Presented by the American Bar Association

The 2024 ABA Young Lawyers Division's Midyear Meeting will be held in Louisville, KY. Take advantage of networking opportunities, engage in ABA governance, attend CLE programming, celebrate industry leaders, and learn how the House of Delegates enacts change for the profession.

Event Highlights

  • Alexander Award Reception
  • Center for Human Rights Luncheon
  • House of Delegates
  • Judicial Clerkship Program
  • Nominating Committee & Meet the Candidates Forum
  • Spirit of Excellence Awards
  • Stonewall Award Celebration

Saturday, February 3, 2024

2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. - Passing the Torch: Living Diversity (non-CLE, joint Men of Color and Women of Color event): This program is an opportunity for veteran attorneys, who have lived and worked a diverse legal career, to “pass the torch” to young/new attorneys of color, who seek guidance on navigating the legal industry. Through sharing their experiences, program speakers will identify the unique experiences people of color face in the legal field and empower attendees to navigate these unique challenges. Discussion will include: hiring and retention dilemmas, conquering the workplace mindset, the importance of “firm citizenship,” mentorship development, and navigating inner and outer office social dynamics. This program can benefit any attorney and equip attendees of all legal ages to leave empowered and ready to take the torch.


  • ABA President Mary Smith - Opening Remarks
  • Lonita Baker, Corporate Counsel, Waystar; Louisville, KY; Past President of the National Bar Association
  • Betty Ballí Torres, Executive Director, Texas Access To Justice Foundation; Austin, TX
  • Demetrius Holloway, Attorney and Chair of the firm's Diversity Committee, Stites & Harbison; Louisville, KY
  • Rudy Monterrosa, Monterrosa Law Group; Commissioner, ABA Commission on Immigration; South Bend, IN

Click here to see the full schedule.

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