2023 Spring Institute

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The 2023 NOCALL Spring Institute was held at UC College of the Law, San Francisco, on March 10, 2023. Thank you to all who attended!

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Registration is now open on WildApricot.

If you’d like to apply for a grant to cover the registration fee, please reach out to NOCALL’s Grants Committee at grants@nocall.org.


UC Law SF is conveniently located along several major transit lines, and is within walking distance of the United Nations Plaza Civic Center Muni/BART station exit/entrance. Travel to the Spring Institute via public transportation is highly recommended where possible. Directions to UC Law SF may be accessed via Google Maps.


Limited metered street parking is available in the surrounding area. Two parking garages are conveniently located nearby – location and rate information may be found at the websites below:

Civic Center Garage

UC Law SF Parking Garage


NOCALL has not negotiated a group hotel rate for the Institute, nor partnered with a preferred hotel. However, UC Law SF is conveniently located near the United Nations Plaza Civic Center Muni/BART station, which is one transit stop away from the tourist-friendly Union Square neighborhood. You may find Union Square hotel rankings and other useful information on TripAdvisor.


Morning Session

Time Session Speaker(s)
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM Registration/Exhibits Open/Continental Breakfast None
9:30 AM – 9:45 AM Opening Remarks Tony Pelczynski, NOCALL Vice President
9:45 AM – 10:45 AM Hunting and Gathering on the Legal Information Savannah Opening Speaker Susan Nevelow Mart, Professor Emeritus, University of Colorado Law School
10:45 AM – 11:15 AM Refreshment/Vendor Break None
11:15 AM – 12:15 PM Panel: Managing Research Expectations Suzanne Mawhinney, University of San Francisco
Cathy Hardy, Fenwick & West
Jocelyn Stilwell-Tong, California Court of Appeals
12:15 PM – 1:15 PM Lunch None

Afternoon Session

Time Session Speaker(s)
1:15 PM – 1:30 PM News from AALL June Liebert, AALL Vice President
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM Roundtable Discussion: Hot Topics in A.I. None
2:30 PM – 3:00 PM Refreshment/Vendor Break None
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM A New Era: Large Language Models and the Law Closing Speaker Pablo Arredondo, Casetext, Co-Founder & Chief Innovation Officer
4:00 PM – 4:15 PM Closing Remarks/Raffle Tony Pelczynski, NOCALL Vice President




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