2018 Annual Statewide Legal Aid Conference

October 17-19 – Norfolk, VA

Marriott Waterside, 235 East Main Street, Norfolk, VA


Get ready! We are inviting you this year to the lively city of Norfolk, Virginia for the 2018 Annual Statewide Legal Aid Conference! This educational conference is hosted by Virginia Poverty Law Center and Virginia’s legal aid programs. This year’s event has plenty of CLE offerings for attorneys and other legal aid professionals, including non-CLE sessions for professionals in management, administrative staff, community advocates, and others. Speakers and experts from a vast range of professional backgrounds will share their broad and specialized expertise, experience, and knowledge!

This year’s conference will provide networking opportunities, including a free welcome reception for conference attendees. The conference is open to those outside of Virginia’s legal aid community and commonly include attendees from the corporate and government sectors, as well as the military, nonprofit firms and community organizations.

Come and be a part of discussions on issues relating to poverty and other timely and current topics of interest. With more than 30 educational sessions (20+ CLE sessions, including ETHICS), conference attendees can tailor their learning experience to fit their needs.

Don’t miss the Lewis F. Powell, Jr. Pro Bono Awards dinner, hosted by the Virginia State Bar, on Wednesday, October 17th.

We look forward to seeing you in Norfolk this year!



Registration is now open!

Click here to secure your spot at this year’s conference through our secure online system.

If you want to mail in your payment instead of registering online, please click on the following to get the mail-in form.
PDF of mail-in form



Norfolk Waterside Marriott
235 E. Main Street Norfolk, VA 23510
(757) 627-4200

To book via phone, please call Central Reservations at 1-800-874-0264 and mention “Virginia Poverty Law”

To register online for hotel reservations, click on this link:

Room Rate: $93 per single king bed and $93 for 2 double beds per night, plus taxes. Each additional occupant please add an additional ten dollars to the rate prior to taxes. Discounted parking fee for participants is $5 per day.

The deadline for the conference rate at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott is Tuesday, September 25!



If you are interested in supporting the 2018 Conference, click here to find your level.



If you have additional questions about the conference and registration, contact Natasha Evans, Legal Aid Education Manager at [email protected] or call 804-351-5261.


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