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Delegation to Mexico

August 22 August 23

Join California Lawyers Association and its International Law and Immigration Section on our first ever Delegation Trip to Mexico City. Registration is open for a maximum of 35 attendees.

Hotels: Participants must make their own reservations at their own expense.

Hotel Information

A block of rooms at the group rate of $244/night plus taxes and fees has been secured at the InterContinental Hotel in the Polanco Area.

To make a reservation at the group rate, you either can call the hotel at 1-800-344-0548 or email Ricardo Martinez at and refer to the group code COPARMEX.


Thursday, August 22 – Academic Day

Day one of the program, a one-day seminar in the beautiful Hacienda de los Morales in conjunction with our friend bar organizations ANADE and INCAM and a signing of a friendship agreement with the Barra Mexicana de Abogados, followed by a lunch with the leadership of these three leading Mexican bar organizations.

During the afternoon we will visit the National Anthroplogy Museum which will allow us to learn about the rich and interesting pre-hispanic cultures that flourished in Mexico and see some of its more prized treasures.

22 August 2024

10:00 AM to 10:25 AMTransportation from Intercontinental Hotel to Hacienda Morales
10:25 AM to 10:45 AMOpening remarks by ANADE, INCAM, BMA and CLA/ILS leaders
10:45 AM to 11:30 AMPanel 1: Reform of Mexico’s Judicial Branch.  Perspectives from the Mexican bar and the U.S. experience with elected judiciary
15 minsBreak
11:45 AM to 12:30 PMPanel 2: How is technology and specifically AI disrupting legal practices in Mexico and the US
15 minsBreak
12:45 PM to 1:30 PMPanel 3:  Relevance of maintaining the Rule of Law for the US- Mexico relationship
1:30 PM to 2:00 PMCLA + BMA Agreement Signage
2:00 PM to 4:00 PMLUNCH at Hacienda de los Morales dining room
4:00 PM to 4:30 PMTransportation from Hacienda Morales to  Anthropology Museum
5:00 PM – 7:00 PMGuided visit to Anthropology Museum
7:00 PMTransportation to Intercontinental Hotel

Friday, August 23 – Legal Tourism Day

Transportation back to the hotel for guests to have time to visit other places on their own or enjoy a nice dinner on their own

23 August 2024

9:00 AM to 9:30 AMTransportation from Intercontinental Hotel to Mexican Senate Building
9:30 AM to 11:00 AMSenate Tour
11:00 AM to 11:30 AMTransportation from Senate to Mexican Supreme Court
11:30 AM to 1:30 PMSupreme Court Tour
1:30 PM to 1:50 PMWalk to Restaurant across the main City Center Plaza (Zocalo)
2:00 PM to 4:00 PMMexican LUNCH
4:00 PM to 5:00 PMTransportation from Restaurant to Hotel
6:00 PM to 10:00 PMLeisure Time in Polanco

Registration Fee and Information

International Law and Immigration Section Member$599
Non-International Law and Immigration Section Member$699
Guest (No MCLE)$599

Pre-Registration Deadline: The deadline to pre-register is August 12, 2024

Cancellations/Refunds: Cancellations and refunds must be received in writing no later than August 12, 2024, and are subject to a 10% service fee. Refunds will not be available after August 12, 2024. For more information, call (916) 516-1757.

On-Site Registration: On-site registration is subject to availability. Call to confirm space availability.

Special Assistance: For special assistance, please email the section at

Questions: For registration information call (916) 516-1757. Telephone registrations will not be accepted. For program content and/or email the section at

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