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International Legal Ethics Conference IV

July 15-17, 2010

Hosted by the Stanford Center on the Legal Profession

Cosponsored by the American Bar Association Center for Professional Responsibility

The Stanford Center on the Legal Profession will host the fourth International Legal Ethics Conference, at Stanford Law School on July 15-17, 2010. This will be the first time the conference will occur in the United States.

The conference, titled “The Legal Profession in Times of Turbulence,” will focus on a broad range of issues including the conditions of legal practice, bar regulatory structures, law firm culture, access to justice, diversity, cause lawyering, client relationships, conflicts of interest, globalization, and legal ethics education.


All prospective attendees, including speaking participants, must register using the link above.   Registrations will be acknowledged promptly by e-mail. If you do not receive acknowledgement within one hour of online application submission, please contact us by phone at (650) 723-5905, via fax at (650) 725-2190, or send an e-mail inquiry to

Registration Fees (all in US Dollars):

By 4/1/10 now extended through 6/1/10: $350

After 6/1/10 : $400

Student (undergraduate / law student): $250

One day only: $200

Official Conference Dinner: $50

Your registration fee covers the following:

  • admission to all panels, paper presentations, and plenary sessions
  • attendance at the opening reception (July 15)
  • breakfast, lunch, and coffee breaks (July 16, 17)
  • a complete set of the ILEC IV reading materials.  Please see below for information about MCLE credit.

Please note that travel and lodging costs are the responsibility of each participant.

Discount Codes:

Limited financial assistance may be available.  Please contact us at for more information.

California Legal Education Credit:

The State Bar of California has approved this program for MCLE credit, although the hours will vary based on individual attendance throughout the conference.   Certification from other states may be sought; however, approved hours may vary. Contact your local bar for more information.

Payment and Cancellation Policy:

Payment is available by Credit / Debit Card only.  Written notification of cancellation must be received prior to July 1, 2010 (less the $25 processing fee).  You may substitute at no cost before July 1, 2010.  After that date substitutions will be charged the $25 processing fee. Registrants canceling on or after July 1, 2010 forfeit the entire program fee.

Program Disclaimer:

Program content and scheduled panelists are subject to change.


All sessions will be held at the Stanford Law School, which is on the Stanford University campus at 559 Nathan Abbott Way. For more information on visiting Stanford, please click here.

Hotel Information:
For reservations, we suggest the following hotels located near the Stanford Campus. When making your reservation, please mention the program name “International Legal Ethics Conference” to receive the group rate.

Stanford Park Hotel
100 El Camino Real
Menlo Park, CA 94025
650 322-1234 or
800 368-2468 (phone)
650 322-0975 (fax)

Group Rate: $235.00 Wednesday, July 14; $139 Thursday- Sunday July 15-18

The Sheraton Palo Alto
625 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94301
650 328-2800 or
800 325-3535 (phone)
650 327-7362 (fax)

Please click here to make your reservation at the Sheraton.

Group Rate: $179 Wednesday July 14, $119 Thursday-Sunday July 15-18

Transportation information:

We will provide a complimentary conference shuttle from both hotels to the Law School for the opening and closing receptions, as well as at the beginning and conclusion of each day’s conference program.

All three local international airports (San Francisco, San Jose, and Oakland) provide ample transportation options at baggage claim, including taxis, shared shuttles, and public transportation.  Please visit our Visiting Stanford page for more information.


The Legal Profession in Times of Turbulence