7th Applied Legal Storytelling Conference

University of Colorado Law School

July 9-11, 2019

A unique conference focusing on applied narrative theory and storytelling on behalf of clients. This conference brings together academics, judges, and practitioners. The conference previously convened in 2007 (London), 2009 (Portland), 2011 (Denver), 2013 (London), Seattle (2015), and Washington D.C. (2017). The University of Colorado Law School is very excited to host this conference in July 2019!


The extended deadline to submit a proposal is March 11, 2019. Please find the call for proposals here. You may find topics and ideas related to past storytelling conferences here.



Conference Co-Chairs: Amy Griffin (University of Colorado) and Nantiya Ruan (University of Denver)

Planning Committee:
Beth Schwartz, Fordham University
Deborah Cantrell, University of Colorado
Derek H. Kiernan-Johnson, University of Colorado
Jason Palmer, Stetson University
Kenneth D. Chestek, University of Wyoming 
Robert McPeake, City, University of London
Ruth Anne Robbins, Rutgers University