California association of black lawyers

of black lawyers

Thursday, April – Sunday, April 7, 2024
Kimpton Sawyer

Thursday, April 4, 2024
Sunday, April 7, 2024

Kimpton Sawyer

The CABL Conference is now happening!

About the Conference

The 47th Annual Conference theme is “A Legacy of Greatness: A Future of Promise.”

We will celebrate our year of achievement and honor outstanding attorneys and judges as well as those individuals and corporations who have made significant contributions to the community.

Past speakers and honorees of this conference include Danny Glover, John Burris, James O. Heiting, Honorable Candace Cooper, Johnnie L. Cochran, Willie Brown, Timothy Simon, Governor Jerry Brown, Honorable Napoleon Jones, Honorable Saundra Brown Armstrong, Honorable William Murray Jr., Honorable Vance Raye, Honorable Allen Webster, Honorable Richard T. Fields, Honorable Gail O’Rane, Carl Douglas, Reginald Roberts, Jr., the Equal Justice Society, The Bar Association of San Francisco, Tony West, The Boys & Girls Clubs of Oakland and California Supreme Court Associate Justices Leondra Kruger, Marty Jenkins and Kelli Evans.

Since its inception, CABL has provided leadership in eradicating racism, ensuring justice within the legal system, securing African-American judicial appointments and building the professional capacity of African-American lawyers and judges in the great State of California. CABL is an affiliate of the National Bar Association and is the only statewide legal professional organization which represents the interests of African-American attorneys, judges, law professors, and law students in the State of California.

Conference Events


APRIL 4, 2023


APRIL 5, 2023


APRIL 5, 2023


APRIL 6, 2023

Conference Registration Fees

An online transaction fee
will be applied through the form.

Early Bird Registration
Ends March 8, 2024

$300 for CABL Members
$350 for Non-CABL Members

Late Registration
Begins March 9, 2024

$350 for CABL Members
$400 for Non-CABL Members

Judicial Luncheon Only

Judicial Luncheon Only Ticket

Judicial Luncheon Table
$125/guest – Ten (10) Seats

Installation and Awards Gala Only

Installation and Awards Gala

Installation and Awards Gala Table
$150/guest – Ten (10) Seats

Event Schedule

Schedule will be posted soon!

Conference Venue

Kimpton Sawyer
500 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

CALL IN: 877-678-6255
and ask for
“California Association of Black Lawyers”

Contact CABL

If you should have any questions regarding the conference, please feel free to email:

Linnea Willis Smith
CABL Conference Chair

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