J. Reuben Clark Law Society
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Feb 14, 20192019 JRCLS Annual Conference
The Seattle Chapter of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society invites you to the 2019 JRCLS Annual Conference: "Anxiously Engaged in Good Causes", February 14-16, 2019 in Seattle, WA. General Sessions will be held at the Seattle Center, the Bell Harbor Conference Center, and the Seattle North Stake Center. Registration information will be available shortly. We hope to see you there!
Seattle Center, the Bell Harbor Conference Center, and the Seattle North Stake Center
Jan 18, 2019JRCLS Annual Fireside
Please join us for the 2019 JRCLS Annual Fireside on Friday, January 18th at 6:00pm at the Conference Center in Salt Lake City, UT. Our speaker is James R. Rasband, Academic Vice President at Brigham Young University. His topic will be In Essentials, Unity; In Non-Essentials, Liberty; And in All Things, Charity. The event will also be broadcast for chapters and individuals who are not able to attend in person. Please click on "Learn more" for specific information about how to access the broadcast or watch a live stream. 
Conference Center in Salt Lake City, UT
Jun 20, 2018Religious Freedom Annual Review
The International Center for Law and Religion Studies at the J. Reuben Clark School of Law at Brigham Young University is dedicated to securing and maintaining the blessings of freedom of religion and belief for all people. Since January 2, 2000 the Center has engaged in research and publications in the field of law and religion, built networks of opinion leaders internationally and in the United States, and participated in law reform processes that strengthen religious freedom around the world. The center launched the Religious Freedom Annual Review in 2014 to provide information and discussion on current religious freedom issues in the United States.​

This year's theme is Religion and the Common GoodClick here for complete information on the speakers, schedule, and registration. Registration is free for BYU faculty, staff, and full-time students. Early bird registration ($40 for two days) ends May 5th. **8 hours of Utah CLE credit is available for an additional $15.**
Brigham Young University Campus: Pardoe Theatre (Harris Fine Arts Center) and Wilkinson Student Center
Feb 16, 2018JRCLS Annual Conference

We are excited that the J. Reuben Clark Law Society Annual Conference is so close to us this year. Don't miss Elder Quentin Cook of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles on Friday evening. There is a fantastic lineup of speakers over the three days, including

Elder Von G. Keetch of the Seventy
Liz Wiseman, President of Wiseman Group and author of Multipliers
Thomas R. Lee, Assoicate Chief Justice, Utah Supreme Court
Spencer Cox, Utah Lieutenant Governor
Hannah Smith, Senior Counsel at Becket
Jim Ferrell, The Arbinger Institute and author of The Peacegiver and Leadership & Self-Deception
Richard Turley, Managing Director of LDS Public Affairs
Kristin Waggoner, Senior Vice President of Alliance Defending Freedom

Visit here for the complete schedule, conference registration, and other details.

University of Utah Institute Building
Jan 19, 2018JRCLS Annual Fireside

Judge Thomas B. Griffith, United States Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit Court, will be the speaker at the J. Reuben Clark Law Society Annual Fireside which will be held on Friday, January 19, 2018 at 6:00 pm. Please contact your local Chapter Chair for times this will be viewed in your area. 
Aug 18, 2017Africa West Chapter 8th Annual Regional Conference

A Member of the Africa West Area Presidency of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Date & Time:   Friday 18th August 2017. 6.00pm-8.00pm -  MIX AND MINGLE.
Saturday 19th August 2017, Registration 8.00am - 9.00am, Sessions throughout the day, Last session ends at approximately 5.00pm.
Location:  Ikeja Lagos Nigeria Stake Centre, Opebi Street, Ikeja, Lagos State, Nigeria.
Cost: Attorneys 10 years and above post call. NGN 16,000.00. Attorneys 9 years and below post call. NGN 10,000.00. Law Graduates/Students.                                                                            NGN 7,000.00.
Spouses/Registered Guests.                            NGN 7,000.00.
Includes breakfast, lunch, buffet dinner and refreshments throughout the day and Conference materials. Accommodations not inclusive, but could be arranged with Hotels close to location upon request.
For further information kindly contact: (Nigeria) Ejorh, +234 802 8612418 ceeejorh@yahoo.com. (Ghana/Liberia/Sierra Leone /USA) Sharon, +233 24 431 1088 kwawst@ldschurch.org.
Jul 06, 2017Religious Freedom Annual Review
The Religious Freedom Conference provides an up-to-date review for lawyers and nonlawyers on religious freedom challenges in the United States and around the world. 12 credits of CLE available. More details and registration here (early bird registration ends May 14).
BYU Conference Center, 730 E University Pkwy, Provo, UT 84604
Jan 22, 2017Proyecto Incrementar membresia y promocionar la soeicdad Legal JRCLS, en Santiago, Republica Dominicana
PROYECTO: INCREMENTAR MEMBRESIA Y PROMOCIONAR LA SOCIEDAD LEGAL JRCLS, evento a realizar en la ciudad de Santiago, Republica Dominicana, y tiene como objetivo principal, registrar nuevos miembros en la zona Norte, y dar a conocer la sociedad, con miras a la organizacionde un nuevo capitulo en dicha region.
JRCLS Mexico is inviting Law Society members, Attorneys and Law Students to its AREA CONFERENCE to be held in Mexico City, starting with Women In Law meeting and an Opening Session in which featured speakers include Elder Dallin H. Oaks of the Twelve and Mariano Azuela Güitrón, former Supreme Court of Justice President. 

Special guests include Bill Atkin, Ginny T. Isaacson and others from the Mexican Legal Community. 

Register HERE 

Contact Information

Erick Vargas (Mexico City Chapter -  Events Commitee Director) erickvargas@vargasasociados.mx
Sam Morales (Mexico City Chapter Chair) smorales@morenoymorales.com.mx
Cámara de Diputados & Hotel Geneve Mexico City
Oct 28, 2016Canadian Conference
2016 Canadian Conference
When:  October 28-29, 2016
Where: Banff Springs Hotel, Banff, Alberta, Canada
Cost: $550/person, $675/couple (early bird registration by August 19,
Keynote Speaker: Tad R. Callister (Sunday School General President, The Church of
Other Speakers Include: Janet Epp Buckingham (Professor at Trinity Western University,
2016); $650/person, $775/couple (registration after August 19, 2016)
Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)
Director of the Laurentian Leadership Centre); D. Gordon Smith
(Dean of the BYU Law School); Honourable Mr. Justice Kenneth
G. Nielsen, Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta.
For more information or to register, contact Hollick Chipman (hchipman@millerthomson.com)
Oct 06, 2016Seventh Annual Religious Liberty Award Dinner
The J. Reuben Clark Law Society is pleased to announce its 7th Annual International Religious Liberty Award Dinner and Reception. We congratulate this year's award recipient--Dr. Katrina Lantos Swett--for her many years of support and work for religious liberty. Winners of the 2016 Founding Fathers Student Writing Competition will also be recognized at the dinner.
Event Details:
Date: Thursday, October 6, 2016
Time: Reception at 6 pm; Dinner at 7 pm
Location: Hotel Monaco (700 F St NW)

Keynote Address by Dr. David Holland, the John A. Bartlett Professor of New England Church History at the Harvard Divinity School and Advisory Board Member of the National Museum of American Religion.

Acceptance Remarks by Dr. Katrina Lantos Swett.

Entertainment by vocalist Heather S. Craw
Tickets may be purchased for $50/$35 at www.jrclsdc.org/dinner.

Sponsorships are also available.
Please plan on joining us for this outstanding event by purchasing your ticket today!
Oct 01, 2016General Conference Reception

Sep 29, 2016JRCLS Leadership Conference

Register here:
Sep 28, 2016Women in Law
6:30 - 8:30 pm

Aug 15, 2016BYU Education Week


BYU Campus
Jun 10, 2016J. Reuben Clark Law Society, UK & Ireland Inaugural Annual Conference 2016 "Virtue, Liberty & Law: Rendering Unto Caesar and Unto God"
J. Reuben Clark Law Society, UK & Ireland Inaugural Annual Conference 2016
"Virtue, Liberty & Law: Rendering Unto Caesar and Unto God"
Keynote Speaker:
Elder Dallin H. Oaks of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles
and other distinguished speakers and panellists including:
Bill Atkin, Ginny Isaacson, Professor Cole Durham, Professor David Kirkham, Professor Neville Rochow S.C., Dr Martin Steinfeld, David Pickup, Alison Humphreys, Sandy Ogunbote, Katie McColgan, Karl Hirst, Christian Taylor, Peter Rigby
Friday 10th June 2016
Registration 8.00am - 9am, Sessions all day until close at 8.00pm
Chorley Stake Centre, Preston Temple Site, England
For all legally-trained members of faith (whether in practice or not) and law students, including spouses

Registration information
Registration form
Kindly sponsored by
Devonshires Solicitors
Chorley Stake Centre, Preston Temple Site, England
May 28, 2016Conferencia sobre Libertad Religiosa
Monterrey,Nuevo Le?n, Mexico
Mar 26, 2016Religious Freedom Weekend Workshop
Santa Clara Law School
Mar 25, 201612th Annual Religion & Law Symposium in Orange County
Chapman Law School
Mar 18, 2016Religious Freedom Weekend Workshop
Concordia Law School
Oct 01, 2015Leadership Conference
For more information click here.
Provo, UT - BYU Harmon Center & Aspen Grove
Jul 06, 2015Religious Freedom Annual Review -2015
Update on current developments in the United States and abroad.
Event Information
BYU Conference Center, Provo Utah
Apr 25, 2015Religious Freedom Weekend Workshop and Brunch
Come learn about key legal principles and issues pertaining to our freedom of religion. The Conference will feature presentations by renowned scholars, practitioners, and other professionals, including Dr. David Adler (Andrus Center for Public Policy, Boise State University), Matthew Richards (Kirton | McConkie), and other speakers yet to be announced.

Event info
Catered Your Way 2161 E. 17th St., Idaho Falls
Mar 28, 2015Freedom of Religion Weekend Workshop
Conference flyer
Wayne State University Law School
Mar 26, 2015Religion and the Law Symposium
Aug 19, 2014BYU Education Week CLE Program
The BYU Education Week Continuing Legal Education Program will be held in Provo, Utah, on August 19 – 22, 2014.  This year's program will include presentations on religious liberty issues, trial practice and litigation ethics, adoption, family, and immigration law, legal issues addressed by Oliver Cowdery, and more.  For less than $100.00, attorneys can earn up to 20 CLE credits over the four day program while enjoying the inspirational and information classes offered through both the CLE program and the other Education Week courses.   
 An overview of each of the classes offered during this year’s CLE program can be found here. The full class schedule for the entire Education Week program, including the CLE courses, will be posted online on June 20, 2014, at http://ce.byu.edu/edweek/schedule.php
In order to attend the CLE courses, you must register as a Campus Education Week participant. In addition to the Campus Education Week tuition, attorneys seeking Continuing Legal Education credit are required to pay a $35 fee for the week to be paid at the door of 214 Crabtree Building (this covers the state CLE costs). CLE credit verification has already taken place for Utah, but participants seeking credit for all other states must check with their respective state bars for verification that the CLE courses will be accepted for credit.
To register for the 2014 BYU Education Week CLE Program, go to http://ce.byu.edu/edweek/register.php

Brigham Young University
Provo, UT
Jun 20, 2014Religious Freedom Discussion and Luncheon with NY State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman
The Greater NYC Chapter of the JRCLS would like to invite you and any guests to a special chapter luncheon on Friday June 20, 2014 at 12:00 pm.  Our special guest speaker for the luncheon will be New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.  The Attorney General will be speaking about religious freedom issues and his office's work in this area throughout New York.  All members of the chapter and student chapter members and guests are invited to attend.  We will hear from the Attorney General at 12:00 pm sharp, so please make every effort to arrive 10 to 15 minutes early.  Following the Attorney General's remarks, lunch will be provided.  The luncheon will also be sponsored by the NYLDSPA.
What: Luncheon on Religious Freedom with guest speaker New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman
When: Friday June 20 at 12:00 p.m. (please arrive 10-15 minutes early), the Attorney General's remarks begin at 12:00 pm sharp; lunch will be served at 12:45 pm
Where: Lincoln Center Chapel, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 125 Columbus Avenue, New York, NY 10023

Please RSVP HERE (https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1SVgLqcewq_GQuldCPXXWAp15NVKL-dxMtY_g-Ff6qYE/viewform?usp=send_form) or by e-mailing Chris Moon at mchristophermoon@gmail.com by Monday June 16 if you plan to attend so that we can plan appropriately for event seating and food. 

We ask all attendees to contribute $15 to help cover the cost of lunch. You can prepay on PayPal HERE (https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=WTWN4F9R2HND2).

Lincoln Center Chapel, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 125 Columbus Avenue, New York, NY 10023
Jun 06, 2014JRCLS Asia Pacific Conference
The conference theme addresses "leavening the whole--how lawyers of religious conviction can lift the profession, the community, the church and the family."  Featured presenters include Paul Rishworth, Professor of Law and Former Dean of the Auckland Law School; Judge Jonathan Moses; Pamela Jefferies, Fellow of the NZ Institute of Directors and former NZ Chief Human Rights Commissioner; and Jeremiah Morgan, International Chair of the Law Society.  For registration and more information, visit http://www.jrclsauckland.org/.
Auckland, New Zealand
Oct 03, 2013JRCLS Leadership Conference
Law society leaders will meet October 3 - 4, 2013, for the annual Leadership Conference to gain valuable training and to hear inspiring messages.

Who should attend?
  • Attorney Chapter Chairs, Vice Chairs, and Women in the Law Reps
  • Chapter Relations Council Members
  • Student Chapters Board Members
  • JRCLS International Board Members
  • JRCLS Committee Members
  • Clark Society Advisors

For more information, visit http://www.jrcls.org/leadership_conference/.
Aspen Grove, Utah
Sep 06, 2013JRCLS 4th Annual Conference: Accra, Ghana
Nkrumah mausoleumIndependence SquareLabadi Beach

This year's conference in the old Gold Coast is billed for the  6th & 7th of September, 2013, at Temple Square, Independent Avenue, in the heart of Accra. It's packed with speakers from the Area Presidency, JRCLS International Chair, to prominent members of the Ghanaian Bar and Bench. Special features as Tours to historic sites and a wet your feet at the famous Labadi Beach to enjoy the breathtaking view of the Sun, Sand & Sea. The conference will be rounded up with a Conference dinner with varieties of rich, mouth watering Ghanaian dishes.

With an additional fee of $40 as registration and another $40 for accommodation, members   are allowed for the first time to attend with guests, i.e. spouses, friends or associates.

Accommodation for members from Nigeria, Liberia, Sierra Leone and the Ivory Coast is free.

Conference Registration fee is as follows.

Above 10 years post Call  $100

Below 10 years post Call $65

Law Graduates and Students $45

All payments to be made through designated persons, on or before August 15, 2013.
Further enquiries to;  Ebi at  (ebinonks@yahoo.com) or Sharon  at (kwawst@ldschurch.org)
Accra, Ghana
Aug 20, 2013JRCLS Education Week Program
 Continuing Legal Education classes at Campus Education Week are sponsored by the J. Reuben Clark Law Society and are for registered Campus Education Week participants. While primarily designed for attorneys, any registered participant may attend. In addition to the Campus Education Week tuition, attorneys seeking Continuing Legal Education credit are required to pay a $35 fee for the week to be paid at the door of 214 Crabtree Building. Participants must check in with their respective state bars for verification that the classes will be accepted as CLE credit.
 214 Crabtree Building
Oct 12, 2012Ethics CLE

Oct 11, 2012International Religious Liberty Award Dinner
Event begins at 6:00 p.m.

Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Av., NW, Washington DC 20036
Oct 06, 2012Fall General Conference Reception
12:00 noon to 1:30 p.m.

Joseph Smith Memorial Building 10th Floor
Oct 04, 2012Annual Leadership Conference

Aspen Grove
Aug 14, 2012Education Week Lawyer CLE

Jun 01, 2012Australasia Pacific Conference
See News Item on the Home Page
May 21, 2012Rex Lee and Shawn Bentley Awards Lunch
Rex Lee Advocacy Award recipient is former US Solicitor General Gregory Garre.  Speakers at the event include Justice Thomas R. Lee of the Utah Supreme Court and Judge Sharon Prost of the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.  Tickets can be purchased at http://jrclsdc.org/lunch/


12:30 PM, at the Atrium Ballroom, Washington Court Hotel, 525 New Jersey Ave. NW, Washington DC
Mar 31, 2012Spring General Conference Reception
12:00 noon to 1:30 pm

Joseph Smith Memorial Building, 10th Floor

Feb 16, 2012JRCLS Annual Conference
Jan 27, 2012JRCLS Annual Fireside with Whitney L. Clayton
JRCLS Annual Fireside with Whitney L. Clayton See the announcement on the homepage.
Little Theater of the LDS Conference Center in Salt Lake City JRCLS Annual Fireside with Whitney L. Clayton
Sep 28, 2011WIL Pre-Law Presentation -Dynamic Duos: Then and Now

BYU Wilkinson Center
Jul 29, 2011West Africa Conference

Jun 11, 2011A Day of Service
Please wear closed-toe shoes and comfortable clothing.  Families welcome. Ages 12 and over may help.  A small space is available for children under 12 to play.
        Lunch after at King Taco, 4300 E Olympic Blvd (SE corner of Downey)
        Please RSVP to nancy.allred@sce.com by Thursday, June 9.

View Flyer Here

Bishop's Storehouse,
2730 East Eleventh Street,
Los Angeles, California 90023
Jun 10, 2011Australasia Regional Conference
Gold Coast, Australia hosted by Brisbane Chapter
Feb 17, 2011Annual Conference in Dallas, Texas
Dallas, Texas
Feb 04, 2011Annual JRCLS Fireside
RESCHEDULED! The J. Reuben Clark Fireside with Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED for February 4, 2011 at 6:00 p.m. MT. The fireside will originate from the LDS Conference Center, Little Theater with a live broadcast at 6:00 p.m. MT and rebroadcast at 7:30 p.m. MT.
LDS Conference Center, Little Theater in SLC, Utah
Jan 24, 2011International Week of Service
Sep 30, 2010Leadership Conference
Aug 21, 2010J Reuben Clark Law Conference - West African Chapter
Inaugural meeting - Saturday, August 21, 2010 Optional Sunday Programme - Sunday, August 22, 2010 View full agenda <a href="/events/Africa West J Reuben Clark Law Conference Agenda.pdf" target="_blank">here</a>.
Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria
Aug 17, 2010Education Week CLE
Jul 08, 2010An evening with Elder and Sister Callister and Elder and Sister Meurs
The J Reuben Clark Law Society invites you to meet with Elder Tad R Callister, Area President, his wife, Sister Kathryn Callister and Elder Meurs, Area Authority and his wife Maxine.
Howard Zelling Chambers, 11th Floor 211 Victoria Square, Adelaide
Jun 04, 2010Swearing in before Supreme Court, Washington D.C.
Washington D.C.
Jun 04, 2010New Zealand Conference
Apr 05, 201021st Annual Conference of the International Society
"Organize Yourselves According to the Laws of Man" (D&C 44:4) - Challenges in Establishing the International Church Monday, 5 April 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. This conference is open to the public. Reservations are required for the luncheon, at $14 per person, and space is limited. Please RSVP by Wednesday, 31 March to the Kennedy Center, (801) 422-3377.
Hinckley Alumni and Visitors Center BYU Campus, Provo, Utah
Apr 03, 2010General Conference Reception
Feb 12, 20108th Annual Fireside</a> - <a href="/firesides/2010/broadcast/" style="color:yellow;">View satellite broadcast locations here.
Satellite Broadcast at 6:00 pm MST from Salt Lake City Tabernacle. Rebroadcast 7:30 & 9:00 pm MST.
View satellite broadcast locations here.
Feb 11, 2010Annual Conference
University of Utah
Oct 03, 2009General Conference Reception
Oct 01, 2009Leadership Conference
The leadership of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society will be gathering for the annual leadership meetings in Provo, Utah on October 1-2, 2009. Join us in the beautiful setting of Aspen Grove in full fall color. Hear stories from the International Legal Counsel of the Church. Catch the sunrise on the annual Stewart Falls hike. Help chart the future of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society. On-line registration will be available July 15, 2009.
Aspen Grove Provo, Utah
Aug 27, 2009Orrin Hatch Lecture Series
Aug 27, 2009Founders Day Dinner
6:00pm Reception, 7:00pm Dinner. Speaker is Honorable Dale A. Kimball U.S. District Court Utah. Parking on-site and across the street at the Little America Hotel.
Grand America Hotel 555 South Main Street Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Aug 17, 2009Education Week