Thousands of law faculty, deans, administrators, and scholars will gather in San Diego from January 3-6, 2018 for the 112th AALS Annual Meeting. Under the theme of “Access to Justice,” the meeting serves as an opportunity to connect and collaborate with colleagues, discuss critical and emerging legal issues, and attend programs focused on fresh perspectives on law and legal education.
The 112th AALS Annual Meeting will feature over…
Moderators, Speakers and Discussion Leaders
As the world’s largest gathering of legal educators and administrators, the AALS Annual Meeting offers a unique opportunity to increase your visibility with leaders of the legal academy. We invite you to join us for the 112th Annual Meeting in San Diego on January 3-6, 2018. Connect with law school faculty, deans, law librarians, administrators, and practitioners at this four-day meeting filled with professional development and networking.
AALS ANNUAL MEETING ATTENDANCE AT-A-GLANCE:
900+ Moderators, speakers, and discussion leaders
50+ Networking events
WHO COMES TO THE MEETING?
2,500+ Faculty, deans, and professional staff
99% of law schools send at least one faculty member
136 law school deans attended the 2017 meeting
11 is the average number of faculty from each law school.
AALS MEMBER SCHOOLS BY THE NUMBERS:
7,358 full-time faculty
33,984 J.D.s awarded
The Association of American Law Schools is a nonprofit association of 180 American law schools. Our member schools enroll most of the nation’s law students and produce the majority of the country’s lawyers and judges. Our mission is to uphold and advance excellence in legal education. In support of this mission, we promote the core values of excellence in teaching and scholarship, academic freedom, and diversity, including diversity of backgrounds and viewpoints, while seeking to improve the legal profession, to foster justice, and to serve our many communities - local, national and international.
Founded in 1900, AALS also serves as the learned society for the more than 9,000 law faculty at its member schools, and provides them with extensive professional development opportunities, including the AALS Annual Meeting.