In Person

2024 Annual Lavender Law Conference & Career Fair

August 7 – 9, 2024
The Westin Washington, DC, Downtown
Event details
August 7 – 9, 2024
The Westin Washington, DC, Downtown
999 Ninth St. NW
Washington, DC 20001

Event summary

Since its inception in 1988, Lavender Law has served as a ‘family reunion’ for LGBTQ+ and ally legal professionals to both look back at shared history and look forward to the future of the legal profession. The Lavender Law Conference & Career Fair is the largest LGBTQ+ legal conference in the US, with more than 2,000 attendees attending annually.

The National LGBTQ+ Bar Association’s annual Lavender Law Career Fair is designed to achieve a sense of community and inclusion for LGBTQ+ candidates within the legal profession’s recruiting efforts. By participating in the fair, candidates can talk directly with LGBTQ+ inclusive recruiters from law firms, government agencies, LGBTQ+ rights groups and corporate legal departments.

Details and registration


Featured agenda item

Thursday, August 8, 2024 | 10:30 – 11:45 am EDT

We the People, For the People: Working on Pro Bono Projects at a Firm as a New Attorney

Cooley associate Melissa Gohlke will speak on this panel, which will explore how attorneys in their first decade of practice can network to begin a pro bono practice.

For more information, please email Ava Bordonaro.

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