Registration - Annual Meeting

AALS is excited to welcome the law school community back to our first in-person annual meeting in two years in sunny San Diego, California.

Tuesday, January 3 – Saturday, January 7, 2023

Attendee CategoryBy Nov. 22After Nov. 22Onsite
Member & Fee-Paid Law Schools: Faculty/Staff$495$545$595
Member & Fee-Paid Law Schools: New Faculty (0-3 yrs)$250$300$350
Member & Fee-Paid Law Schools: Emeritus/Retired Faculty$250$300$350
Non-Member Law School Faculty/Staff$545$595$645
International Law School Faculty/Staff$495$545$595
Non-Law Faculty Spouse/Partner$35$35$35

Registration is all-inclusive; there are no ticketed events or separate registrations for institutional advancement. This rate includes all Annual Meeting sessions organized by the 107 AALS Sections, all AALS programs selected by committee, the opening plenary session with a featured keynote speaker, the opening reception, exhibit hall access, and morning and afternoon refreshment breaks. Check the schedule for law school receptions and section events, which are scheduled independently.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I participate virtually in the Annual Meeting?

No. The Annual Meeting will be held in-person only.

What are the registration deadlines?

  • Early Bird: November 16, 2022
  • Advanced: January 1, 2023
  • Onsite: After January 1, 2023

All fax/mail registrations must arrive at the AALS office no later than December 16. If your fax/mail registration does not arrive in time, you may register at the onsite rate either online or in person when the registration desk opens on January 3.

May my spouse or partner attend the Annual Meeting?

If you will be attending the full meeting and your spouse or partner is not faculty or staff of a law school, you may purchase a $35 spouse/partner registration either when you register yourself or onsite at the meeting. If your spouse/partner is a law school faculty/staff member, they may not attend using this registration and should instead purchase their own full meeting registration.

What is the cancellation policy?

Cancellations must be made in writing and submitted via email no later than December 16, 2022 to receive a refund of all registration fees, minus a $50 processing fee. Cancellations received after this date, as well as no-shows to the Annual Meeting, will not receive refunds.

Do you offer a one-day or per-session/event registration rate?

No. Registration is for the entire Annual Meeting.

Can I transfer my registration to another member of my law school if I’m unable to attend?

Yes. Submit a no-charge transfer request via email to AALS Registration until January 1, 2023. Include the name of the individual who will receive the registration in your place.

What is my AALS username and password?

To register for the event, you will need a username and password. Your username is typically your school-affiliated email address. If you have never used our online registration before, check to see if you are in the AALS database by entering your email address into the Forgot Password portal. If you are in the database, the portal will send you login instructions for creating or resetting a password. If you are not in the database, please contact AALS support.

How do I register if I do not want to pay by credit card online?

Online registration using our secure website is strongly encouraged. We also offer the option to submit a    paper registration form by fax to (202) 872-1829, or by regular mail (using check or credit card payment options). We do not accept registration forms by email.

Does AALS accept payment by electronic direct deposit or wire transfer?


How can I request Access-Related Accommodations for the Annual Meeting?

Please visit the Accessibility page. Contact AALS Accommodations for assistance.