Making the Right Moves 2019


We are excited to announce that MSJDN’s 7th annual professional development conference for military spouse attorneys, Making the Right Moves, is returning to DC – join us on October 24th!

For the first time, Making the Right Moves will be held in conjunction with the Veteran’s Legal Career Fair, on October 25 at the Ritz Carlton.  Spouses are invited and encouraged to attend.  Seperate registration required.

Making the Right Moves – Registration ends October 10!

Tickets available now!

Finalized Agenda

TravelUPDATE – As of October 1, the hotel block has sold out for Wednesday night.  But, you may call them to get on their wait list.

MSJDN has secured a block of hotel rooms at the Liaison Capitol Hill near Union Station, a short walk from Google.  The cost is $199/night and facilities fees have been waived.   Book your room here or use the code MSJDN2019 when booking.

Just Added!  Additional Events!

Washington, DC Meet-Up, hosted by Orrick, Wed. Oct 23 from 5-7 pm.  Email by October 10 to RSVP.  Orrick, 1152 15th Street NW, Washington DC 20008.

Library of Congress Tour, Wed. Oct 23 from 1-2 pm.  Email to get on the list.  Limited to the first 20 people. Meet at 12:45 pm at 10 First Street SE at the Carriage Entrance on the ground floor under the large staircase.

-Veteran’s Legal Career Fair Employer Reception, Thu. Oct 24 from 5-8 pm immediately after Making the Right Moves.  Email by October 10 to RSVP.  Microsoft Innovation & Policy Center, 901 K Street, NW, 11th Floor, Washington DC 20001.

ScholarshipsUPDATE – First round scholarships are complete and winners have been notified.  If additional funding becomes available we will notify additional winners at that time.

Awards – Know someone deserving of recognition?!  Nominations now open for our MSJDN 2019 Exceptional Service and Volunteer Service Awards.  Winners will be recognized at our luncheon on October 24.  Nomination period ends August 31.

2019 Exceptional Service Award

2019 Volunteer Service Award


2019 Sponsors









Interested in sponsoring Making the Right Moves 2019? Email for more information.


Catch recaps from previous conferences:

2018 recap

2017 recap

2016 recap

2015 recap

2014 recap

2013 recap