Bench-Bar & Boardroom Conference


Registration is now open for KCMBA’s 44th Bench-Bar & Boardroom Conference. This event is attended by more than 350 attorneys and judges. Highlights this year include an opening night Welcome Reception, networking opportunities, and our annual Awards Dinner. This conference is always a wonderful opportunity for the Kansas City legal community to come together.

Participants can earn up to 10 CLE hours (including at least 2 hours of Ethics). Topics range from Implicit Bias and LGBT v. Religious Freedom, to Cyber Security and Civility Summit Reflections.   

Book by April 10th and save with early bird pricing! Golf is also available for participants looking to hit the greens. We know you will not want to miss this once a year event. 


Register online or download your registration form by clicking here.

Conference fees include all conference meals, education programs, conference materials (electronic version), social events and giveaways. HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS, PRINTED CONFERENCE MATERIALS AND GOLF ARE NOT INCLUDED IN THE REGISTRATION FEE.

Conference Program
Click here for a quick overview of the conference.
Click here for the full, detailed event schedule.

KCMBA First Time Attendees 
Diversity Section

AWLF also grants scholarships throughout the year for financial assistance to women in the legal profession for membership in professional organizations and to attend professional meetings, conferences, educational programs, and other functions and programs in furtherance of their professional development and legal career. Click here to see more details and to apply.

Reservations for rooms and suites will be taken through the Chateau. KCMBA has negotiated special room rates for conference attendees. Reserve your room soon, space is limited. You will need the dates and name of the event to make your reservation over the phone, no code is necessary.

As the conference is very near, please contact the hotel directly to book your room. 1-888-333-5253. 


KCMBA’s 43rd Bench-Bar & Boardroom Conference

Thank you to everyone who participated in our 2016 conference, including our Sponsors, Vendors, Judges and Speakers who made the event possible.
We hope to have you all back this year!


Bench-Bar Awards

Each year we award several attorneys and judges for their hard work and dedication to the community. Click here to see the awards and past winners.

Thank you to our 2017 Bench-Bar & Boardroom Conference Sponsors!

William C. Martucci