COSA 2024 School Law Seminar

Early Bird Savings End Dec. 8!

Register Now & Save Up to $100

School attorneys from across the country gather in New Orleans April 4-6 for the annual COSA Spring School Law Seminar. Earn up to 12 hours of continuing legal education credit* while updating yourself on current law and litigation affecting public schools, discussing best practices, and networking with your colleagues. Hear from nationally-renown authorities on hot topics including quickly-evolving standards affecting student and staff rights.

*This COSA course is eligible for up to 12 hours of credit in most jurisdictions with mandatory CLE requirements. Restrictions may apply.


Registration Fees

Registration Registration Deadline  State Association
Counsel Member State
Law Students  In House Counsel COSA Members  Non-Members
Early Bird  By Dec. 8, 2023   Complimentary  $95 $700  $775  $1,075 
Standard  After Dec. 8, 2023   Complimentary  $95 $775  $875   $1,075

Add-Ons (Separate Registration Required)

In House Counsel Work-Alike Meeting (COSA Member In-House Counsel & Government Attorneys Only) $75
State Association Counsel Work-Alike Meeting (NSBA State Association Staff & State Association Outside Counsel Only) $75

Interested in attending the NSBA 2024 Annual Conference, April 6-8? Register for the COSA School Law Seminar first and select NSBA 2024 Annual Conference to receive a discounted NSBA 2024 registration.

Schedule-at-a-Glance (as of Aug. 21, 2023)

9 a.m. – 1 p.m.  COSA Workalike Group Meetings
1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Early Bird Concurrent Sessions 
4 – 5:15 p.m.
Opening General Session 

8:30 – Noon  General Sessions 
1 – 3 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions 
4 – 5 p.m.  Keynote Address
5 – 6 p.m.  Reception 

8:30 – Noon General Sessions 

Seminar Information

  • Cancellations & Refunds

    Cancellations & Refunds for Registration will be accepted through Thursday, February 22, 2024 with a full refund less a $150 processing fee.

    Registration Cancellations received on or after Friday, February 23, 2024 will not be refunded.

    No-shows will not receive a refund. All cancellation requests must be submitted in writing via the COSA SLS Registration & Hotel Support Center or via Fax: (415) 216-2535. Refunds will be processed within one week of request. NSBA is not responsible for airfare, hotel, or other costs incurred by participants in the event of program or registration cancellation.


  • Hotel

    School Law Seminar Hotel: Omni Riverfront
    701 Convention Center Blvd
    New Orleans, LA 70130

    You must be registered for the seminar before you can reserve housing. All reservations should be made prior to March 22, 2024. Room availability and conference rates cannot be guaranteed after this date.
  • Travel & Getting Around

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  • Safety Protocols & Requirements

    Proof of vaccination status or a negative test result is not required to attend NSBA events. Attendees who are not vaccinated are asked to take an at-home COVID-19 rapid antigen test before traveling to the event and should not attend if they test positive or have COVID-19 symptoms. NSBA does not require proof of these measures but encourages attendees to act responsibly and with consideration for the health and safety of others. Mask wearing is not required.