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2016 Crime Victim Law Conference

June 10-11, 2016 Lewis & Clark Law School, Portland, OR

Imagine: Every Victim. Every Right. Every Case.

Registration and Tuition

Registration is now closed.  

If you are a speaker or sponsor who has not yet completed the registration form, please contact NCVLI at

We know budgets continue to be tight, which is why for the fourth year we have not raised the cost of attending this unique conference and will continue to provide early bird and other discounts.  In addition, registrations received by March 15th will be entered to receive a $100 tuition discount. 

You may register for one or both days. Each session is independently eligible for CLE credits. 


Tuition covers the cost of the two-day conference and includes conference meals (breakfast, lunch, and snacks), shuttle services to and from downtown Portland to the Lewis & Clark campus, and all materials.  

Single Day Rate:

Interested in attending the Conference but only available one day?  Single day registration is available.  

Early Bird Rate: 

Register by Friday, April 22nd to receive discounts on tuition.

Travel Discount:* 

Attendees traveling from the Eastern, Central, or Hawaiian time zones are eligible for $50 discount on registration. Enter the promo code TIMEZONE when registering.  

NAVRA Member Discount:* 

Members of the National Alliance of Victims’ Rights Attorneys & Advocates who have an Enhanced Membership receive $50.00 off tuition by entering the promo code NAVRA when registering! NAVRA is NCVLI’s bar association of attorneys, advocates and others committed to the protection, enforcement, and advancement of crime victims’ rights. Visit to learn more about NAVRA and to become a member. (Registrants are eligible for only one discount.) 

*Only one discount can be claimed. Discounts are not available at the Student rate. 

Virtual Conference: 

If you would like to attend but are unable to make it to Portland, sessions will be recorded and available for purchase through the National Association of Victims’ Rights Attorneys & Advocates (NAVRA) website.  Click here to join NAVRA and access the sessions starting in the Summer of 2016.

2016 Rates: 

Early Bird
Before April 22nd
2 Day

Early Bird
Before April 22nd
1 Day

After April 22nd
2 Day

After April 22nd
1 Day






Government, Academic
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Cancellation Policy: 

Tuition minus $50 handling fee will be refunded provided a written request is submitted to and received by 5pm on May 20, 2016.

Law Student Writing Competition: 

Law students are invited to submit an original paper or abstract analyzing the legal rights of crime victims. Winners receive a monetary prize and selected papers are eligible for presentation at the Conference. Click here to download an application and apply. Applications are due Friday, April 1, 2016. 

Survivor Scholarships:  

Thanks to funding from generous donors, NCVLI is pleased to offer tuition scholarships to eligible survivors to attend the 2016 Crime Victim Law Conference. Click here to download an application and apply. Applications are due April 22, 2016.

Student Scholarships: 

Thanks to funding made available from a generous donor, NCVLI is pleased to offer a full tuition scholarship to an eligible law student to attend the 2016 Crime Victim Law Conference. Click here to download an application and apply. Applications are due Friday, April 1, 2016.

Professional Development Scholarship: 

The Office for Victims of Crime offers Professional Development Scholarships to those who work with victims of crime - Click here to learn more and apply. UPDATE - OVC is no longer accepting scholarship applications.

The Office on Violence Against Women has approved grantees to attend the Conference with the following conditions. 

Office on Violence Against Women Approval Details

OVW Program


  • Campus
  • Consolidated Youth
  • Justice for Families 
  • Legal Assistance for Victims Grant Program
  • Rural Grant Program
  • State Coalitions Grant Program
  • Lateer In Life
  • SASP - Cultural
  • Improving Criminal Justice Responses to Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, & Dating Violence (formerly the Arrest Program)

Grantees from these programs have been
conditionally approved to attend this conference.

Grantees are required to contact their OVW program specialist to get approval specific to their award and to ensure that a Grant Adjustment Notice (GAN) is
issued. A GAN must be completed and approved before grantees commit or expend any funds related to attending.

  • STOP Violence Against Women Formula Grants to States

Grantees do not have to contact their program
manager for prior approval.

Grantees who do not require prior approval should still place a “memo to the file” in their grant records indicating the conference approval code and their adherence to the criteria outlined above.

The conference code for this conference to include on all GANs and memos is OVW-2016-MU-011.


Questions about registration and tuition? Please check the FAQ page. If you do not find an answer please contact us at or 503-768-6819.