Events Calendar

Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 05:30 PM
The Capitol Hill Club in Washington , DC

DC Young Lawyers Happy Hour featuring Justin Riemer, the New RNC Chief Counsel

Join the RNLA DC Young Lawyers Chapter for an election their 2019 kick-off reception and networking event featuring the new RNC Cheif Counsel Justin Riemer, as he discusses the plans for the 2020 election cycle. 

Justin has long been a leader in the election law bar. He is a former RNLA staffer and longtime member of RNLA. 

RSVPs for this event has now closed.

This event is not a fundraiser. RNLA provides opportunities for its members to meet and hear from Republican and conservative leaders. 

Saturday, March 02, 2019 at 08:00 AM

RNLA Missouri Chapter Annual Lincoln Days Meeting and Breakfast

Join the RNLA Missouri Chapter for its annual meeting and breakfast held in conjunction with Lincoln Days in St. Louis.

Every year this is an outstanding event and a great opportunity to meet state and local leaders. Attendees will get to hear about current issues facing Missouri, a recap of the 2018 election, and looking ahead to 2020.

Current invited guests include: Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft, Attorney General Eric Schmitt, and Speaker of the House Elijah Haahr.

Please RSVP here.

Wednesday, March 06, 2019 at 12:00 PM · $10.00 USD
Kirstein & Young, PLLC in Washington, DC

RNLA Women’s Network Lunch featuring Jessica Furst Johnson

Due to the predicted winter storm on February 20, this event has been rescheduled to Wednesday, March 6.  If you purchased a ticket for the February 20 date, your RSVP and ticket will be automatically transferred to the new date.  If you cannot attend on March 6, please email Lisa Dixon to request a refund.


Join the RNLA Women’s Network for a lunch featuring Jessica Furst Johnson, who will discuss networking, careers, and life and work balance. Jessica has spent the last 10 years as General Counsel to the National Republican Congressional Committee and then the National Republican Senatorial Committee.  This event is hosted by the RNLA Women's Network and is designed for women members of the RNLA and friends of the RNLA who are women lawyers.  Lunch will be served to those who RSVP.

This event is not a fundraiser. RNLA provides opportunities for its members to meet and hear from Republican and conservative leaders. 

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Thursday, March 07, 2019 at 02:00 PM

Executive Committee Call

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 06:30 PM
Ferraro's Restaurant in Westfield, NJ

New Jersey RNLA Chapter CLE Election Law Training

Join the RNLA for a New Jersey CLE* Election Law Training at Ferraro’s to hear from leading experts in New Jersey election law, lessons learning during the 2018 election, and looking forward to the 2020 cycle. 

*This event is approved for NJ CLE credit.


Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 05:30 PM
TBA in Philadelphia, PA

RNLA SE Pennsylvania Chapter - 2020 Election Preview Reception


Join the RNLA Southeastern Pennsylvania Chapter for a reception offering a preview of efforts to ensure open, fair, and honest elections leading up to the 2020 election. Attendees will hear from Joel Frank, the Republican Party of Pennsylvania's General Counsel, and another special guest, who will be announced in the near future.


Additional details and location will be announced soon.


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Joel Frank — the Managing Partner of Lamb McErlane PC based in West Chester, PA — has joined the Republican Party of Pennsylvania's team as General Counsel. Aside from being an experienced election law attorney, Joel has served our Party as the long-time Solicitor for the Republican Committee of Chester County. He has been involved in numerous local, state and national campaigns over the years. Outside of politics, Joel commits his time to serving as Chair of the Board for the national non-profit Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation whose mission is to fight and find a cure for pediatric cancer. He is also a Commissioner on the State Athletic Commission, having been nominated by Governor Corbett.

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Thursday, April 04, 2019 at 06:00 PM

2019 Pre-Conference Reception

The 2018 pre-conference reception at the Embassy of Ireland

Please join the RNLA for a reception the evening before the 2019 National Policy Conference at a location of renown in Washington, DC.  The location and exact time will be announced soon.

Attendance at this reception is limited to current contributing level ($150) and above members who are attending the National Policy Conference and guests of sponsors of the National Policy Conference.


For more information on membership or upgrading your membership to attend this reception, please click here, email, or call 202-802-0437.

For more information on the National Policy Conference, please click here.  Click here for information on sponsoring the National Policy Conference.


The time for the reception has not yet been confirmed and is subject to change, but it will be the evening of Thursday, April 4.


Friday, April 05, 2019 at 08:00 AM · $179.00 USD
National Press Club in Washington, DC

2019 National Policy Conference: Deregulation and the Administrative State

Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham,
the 2019 Ed Meese Award recipient.


Conference Highlights

  • Foremost Republican and conservative leaders will discuss leading legal issues.
  • Continuing legal education credit will be available.
  • Breakout panels will provide for smaller group sessions enabling attendees to pose questions to experts about their presentations. 
  • The Ed Meese Award will be bestowed on an individual who has upheld the rule of law in the face of adverse political challenges.  This year, Senator Lindsey Graham, Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, will be the recipient of the Ed Meese Award.
  • The Betty Murphy Award is given each year to an unsung hero, member, trailblazer, with entrepreneurial spirit, a community service leader, an organization builder who inspires others' efforts.  The 2019 Betty Murphy Award will be bestowed on Mike Davis, Former Senate Judiciary Committee Chief Counsel for Nominations.
  • Judge Ken Starr will address the conference and sign copies of his latest book Contempt: A Memoir of the Clinton Investigation, which will be available for sale.


  • An exclusive pre-conference reception will be held for conference sponsors and current RNLA Contributing, Sustaining, Advisory Council, and Life Members attendees. The Ed Meese Award winner, Senator Lindsey Graham, will be honored during this year's pre-conference reception.
  • A post-conference reception will be held for all attendees, immediately following the conference at the National Press Club, starting at 5:00 P.M.

Notable Speakers

  • Last year, speakers included state attorneys general, top administration officials, current and former government officials, and other legal experts.
  • Past RNLA event speakers have included Vice President Mike Pence, Attorney General Michael Mukasey, Majority Leader Senator Mitch McConnell, Honorable Alex Acosta, Senator John Cornyn, and Kellyanne Conway.
  • The 2019 conference will have a special focus will be on how the Trump administration is reigning in the administrative state through deregulation. 

Register TODAY before early bird pricing ends. Click here for the mail-in form.

***This event is not a fundraiser. RNLA provides opportunities for its members to meet and hear from Republican and conservative leaders.***


Sponsorship opportunities are available.  To sponsor the National Policy Conference or for information on the special benefits of sponsorship, please click here.


The RNLA would like to thank the following sponsors for their generous support of the National Policy Conference:


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Thursday, May 02, 2019 at 02:00 PM

Executive Committee Call