July, 2014

Thursday, July 10, 2014 to Friday, July 11, 2014
Denver, Colorado

June, 2014

Wednesday, June 11, 2014
IAALS and the National Judicial College co-hosted this webcast for state court judges at no cost. The webcast remains available for judges to view on the NJC's website, and we encourage judges to take advantage of this free and easily accessible education.

December, 2013

Thursday, December 5, 2013 to Friday, December 6, 2013
IAALS hosted a Forum for a small group of stakeholders from around the country for the purpose of gathering comments on the proposed federal rules amendments. Following the meeting, IAALS has compiled the comments and submitted them to the Civil Rules Advisory Committee for its consideration. The comments include the various divergent views from Forum attendees, as well as areas of consensus.

September, 2013

Thursday, September 19, 2013 to Friday, September 20, 2013
IAALS and the National Judicial College co-hosted the 2nd Annual Educational Summit for State Court Judges: Unlocking E-Discovery. The Summit provided a forum exclusively tailored for state court judges to learn about all facets of the discovery of electronically stored information—from preservation to production to eventual use at trial.

September, 2012

The New Landscape of Innovation
Thursday, September 20, 2012 to Friday, September 21, 2012
IAALS hosted its Third Civil Justice Reform Summit in September 2012. With a wealth of data from state and federal jurisdictions that are experimenting with innovative case management strategies and new rules of civil procedure, this Summit focused on the landscape of innovation and how lawyers, judges, court personnel, and academics can further advance innovative solutions.

June, 2012

Friday, June 22, 2012 to Saturday, June 23, 2012
In June 2012, IAALS hosted a two-day Summit on e-discovery, including separate sessions for practitioners and state court judges. On Friday, June 22, DISH Network L.L.C. co-sponsored a “Best in Class” eDiscovery Summit for practitioners. On Saturday, June 23rd, IAALS presented a state court judges-only eDiscovery Boot Camp, co-sponsored by the Colorado State Court Administrator’s Office.

September, 2009

IAALS Leadership Series
Wednesday, September 9, 2009
In September 2009, more than 70 veteran attorneys, business executives, and judges gathered to discuss an issue that many believe has had the biggest impact on the practice of law in recent years – electronic discovery. Part of the IAALS Leadership Series.

March, 2009

Anecdotes to Action
Monday, March 2, 2009 to Tuesday, March 3, 2009
IAALS hosted the 2009 Civil Rules Summit. Thirty-two renowned civil justice system experts including U.S. District Court Judge Lee Rosenthal gathered to discuss America's civil justice system problems, but with a greater emphasis on identifying solutions.

April, 2007

Sunday, April 1, 2007
In Spring 2007, IAALS hosted an unprecedented gathering of state Supreme Court Justices, federal and state court judges and top legal reform experts from the U.S. and England. Civil justice system best practices in Oregon, Colorado, and Singapore were discussed and Lord Harry Woolf of Barnes—the architect of England’s legal system overhaul—made a presentation.

October, 2006

Friday, October 6, 2006
In October 2006, Federal District Court Judge Richard A. Matsch and leading New York lawyer and author Philip K. Howard took center-stage at the University of Denver to discuss some of America’s most contentious legal and social issues. IAALS Executive Director Rebecca Love Kourlis moderated the presentation, the first of an occasional series of presentations designed to highlight major issues and experts in the legal and judicial arena.