2019 CLLA National Convention

CLLA’s 125th National Convention
Thursday, May 2 – Sunday, May 5, 2019

Join us as we commemorate the 125th National Convention of CLLA, it’s first held in 1895 in the industrious city of Detroit, Michigan. This year’s Meetings Committee and Education Committee have worked diligently to provide the membership with excellent educational programs, networking opportunities and family time as we celebrate this historic event in Orlando at the beautiful Rosen Shingle Creek.


CLLA 125th National Convention Commemorative Lapel Pin

Be a Part of CLLA History!
Purchase the deluxe, die struck Commemorative 125th National Convention Lapel Pin. Hand polished in 24K Gold Plated Finish, the pin is hand-lapped with enamel, incorporating a translucent blue for a rich affect, and includes a deluxe clutch back for secure attachment.
1 inch in diameter.


Limited quantity available.
Price: $50
Pins will be available for pick-up at convention registration.
Contact Dawn Federico at dawn.federico@clla.org to order or call (312) 240-1400.

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to order your limited memento which will not come for another 25 years!


  • Friday Morning Welcome & Opening Business Session
    The annual Town Hall Meeting that will include the Annual Report from League President, and the Treasurer’s Report.
  • Nominating Debates (when necessary)  Make informed decisions on candidates running for office.
  • Elections  Cast your ballot…vote!
  • Change of Officers  Introduction of the newly installed offices.
  • President’s Cup  Selected recipient recognition.
  • Quarter and Half Century League Members Recognized
  • Archival History of CLLA

Here’s your chance to fulfill your CLE and CEU certification requirements by attending the educational programs starting on Friday and continuing through Saturday.



Your registration includes your participation in all educational programs, networking events, and all meal functions. This is your opportunity to meet with attorneys, collection agency members, law list publishers, credit professionals, and other industry professionals to develop business relationships and foster friendships old and new.

POOLSIDE COOKOUT – Celebrate 125 Years!
Friday, May 3
Lap Pool and Osceola Courtyard from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Friday, May 3

Edison Live @ Disney Springs
9:00 pm – 11:00 pm ($30 per person)
A Truly Unique Late-Night Destination
It’s a lively place where you can sip on signature craft cocktails and hit the dance floor as The Pearl Street Players house band busts out bluesy renditions of old favorites.

Sunday, May 5
A golfers dream! Golf with your fellow CLLA colleagues at the AAA Four Diamond Rosen Shingle Creek® Arnold Palmer Design Company golf course.
TEE TIMES: 1:57 p.m. – 2:06 p.m.

Be sure to review the Schedule of Events and plan accordingly!

Click the ONLINE REGISTRATION button below to save up to $100 on registration fees.  Fees are higher when you register by mail.






Law Offices of
T. Britt Rudman


Receive discounted tickets to the Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando: Universal Studios, Islands of Adventure, and Volcano Bay; SeaWorld ; Medieval Times; and Sleuth Mystery Dinner Shows.

CLICK HERE to take advantage of Convention Attendee Savings!


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Rosen Shingle Creek Orlando
9939 Universal Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32819



HOTEL INFO: Rosen Shingle Creek is one of the largest full-service convention hotels in Central Florida. The 255-acre luxury hotel offers 1,501 guest rooms and suites. Awarded the AAA Four Diamond designation annually since 2007, the hotel offers an array of amenities such as:

ENTERTAINMENT: Orlando is home to more than a dozen theme parks. Its claims to fame is Walt Disney World, comprised of parks like the Magic Kingdom and Epcot, as well as water parks. Another major destination, Universal Orlando, offers Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure, with the Wizarding World of Harry Potter straddling both.

TRAVEL: Rosen Shingle Creek is conveniently located on Universal Boulevard just off of the Beachline Expressway (SR528, Exit #2) and a half mile east of the Orange County Convention Center. This location is also minutes away from the Orlando world famous attractions.

RENTAL CARS: Enterprise Car Rental is located on property.

CLICK HERE to receive a Conference Attendee discounted shuttle rate.
Book your shuttle to/from the Orlando International Airport with Mears Transportation by calling 1-855-463-2776 or at  https://reserve.mearstransportation.com/#/shuttle

PARKING:  Self-parking is $9 per day.   Valet Parking is $26 per day.

Convention Information
Code of Conduct  The Commercial Law League of America has zero-tolerance for discrimination and all forms of harassment, including but not limited to sexual harassment. Our zero-tolerance policy means that no form of discriminatory or harassing conduct by or towards any CLLA member, exhibitor, presenter, attendee, vendor or staff member will be tolerated. CLLA expects all attendees to comply with this policy. By registering for this event, you agree to accept the Code of Conduct Policy.
CLE Credit  The Commercial Law League is applying for CLE with those states that require CLE credits for their licensed attorneys. All attendees will receive a CLE Attendance Record form in their registration packet. At the conclusion of the conference, please submit your form at the Registration Desk or via email by Friday, May 17, 2019.
Special Needs  Commercial Law League of America is happy to assist you with any special needs or requirements you may have. Visit the Registration Desk and a staff member will be happy to assist.
Dress Code All CLLA Convention events are business casual.
Presentation Information  Commercial Law League of America’s 2019 National Convention presentation materials will be available to view/download through a link provided via email the week after the meeting.
Cell Phones  Please be considerate in your cell phone use. CLLA requests that electronic devices be silenced in all sessions as a courtesy to the presenters and attendees.
Weather  Average Orlando temperatures for early May are high 80/low 60. Rain is always a possibility. Be prepared.
Name Badges  The Commercial Law League of America requires all attendees to properly display their name badge at all conference sessions and events.
Travel  Rosen Shingle Creek is conveniently located on Universal Boulevard just off of the Beachline Expressway (SR528, Exit #2) and a half mile east of the Orange County Convention Center. This location is also minutes away from the Orlando world famous attractions.