CWSL - Legal Scholarship

Border Myths Symposium

Symposium Sponsorship

About the Symposium

The Symposium Committee worked to recruit an exemplary group of authors and speakers to discuss this increasingly important and ever-evolving topic from all over the country and the world. The Committee requests your financial support to defray the costs of bringing in these amazing authors and speakers to San Diego and making our Symposium a success.

The following authors and speakers have confirmed their participation in the Border Myths Symposium:

  • Bardis Vakili, ACLU of San Diego and Imperial Counties

  • Professor Jamie Abrams, University of Louisville, Brandeis School of Law

  • Professor Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera, George Mason University

  • Jesse Imbriano, Attorney, Casa Cornelia Law Center

  • Marcela Celorio Mancera, Ambassador of Mexico

  • Professor Reginald Oh, Cleveland Marshal College of Law

  • Judge Mimi Tsankov, Grievance Chair with the National Association of Immigration Judges

  • Sohail Wahedi, Erasmus University Rotterdam School of Law

  • Professor Carlo E. Zayas Morales, Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico

  • Professor Emerita Lydia Zepeda, University of Wisconsin-Madison

  • Lilia Velasquez, Adjunct Professor of Immigration Law, California Western School of Law

 In addition, the following California Western School of Law’s scholars will be participating:

  • Professor William Aceves

  • Professor James Cooper

  • Professor Pooja Dadhania

  • Vice Dean Donald Smythe

Sponsorship Opportunities

Below are the “pre-packaged” Sponsorship opportunities, however, the Symposium Committee will accept sponsorships in any amount.

Please contact us at symposia@californiawesternlawreview.org for more information.

Gold/Lead Sponsor - $5,000

This sponsor would help to underwrite the cost of the symposium, have their company name listed first on all event materials and on the website with their logo.  Special recognition at the conference.  Sponsor table in the 3rd floor lobby.  Reserved parking for five (5) in the lot at the corner of Second & Cedar, and allowed to place marketing materials in the registration bag.

Silver Sponsor - $3,000

This sponsorship would also help to underwrite the cost of the symposium, have their company name listed on all event materials and on the website with their logo.  Special recognition at the conference, a sponsor table in the 3rd floor lobby, reserved parking for three (3) in the lot at the corner of Second & Cedar, and allowed to place one promotional marketing item in the registration bag.

Bronze Sponsor - $2,000

This sponsorship would help underwrite the cost of Audio Visual for recording the symposium, have their company name listed on all event materials and on the website with their logo.  Special recognition at the conference, a sponsor table in the lobby of the 350 bldg., reserved parking for two (2) in the lot at the corner of Second & Cedar, and allowed to place one promotional marketing item in the registration bag.

Lunch & Break Sponsor - $2,500

This Sponsorship would underwrite the cost of the lunches and coffee breaks throughout the conference along with special recognition at the conference.  They would have their company name listed on all event materials and on the website with their logo, as well as an appreciation banner hung in the Roy Bell Reading Room.  They would also have a sponsor table inside the Roy Bell Reading to distribution marketing materials, and reserved parking for two (2) in the lot at the corner of Second & Cedar.

Parking Sponsor - $2,000 

This sponsorship would cover the cost to reserve the lot located at the north corner of Second and Cedar.  Sponsor would receive special signage, reserved parking for two (2), company name listed on all event materials and on the website with their logo, special recognition at the conference and a sponsor table in the lobby of the 350 bldg.

Registration Sponsor - $1,500

This sponsorship would cover the cost of the “goodie bags” distributed at check-in.  Sponsor would receive company name listed on all event materials and on the website with their logo, special recognition at the conference, their name on the registration bags, reserved parking for one (1), and a sponsor table in the lobby of the 350 bldg.

Signage Sponsor – $1,000

This sponsorship would underwrite the cost for all banners and signs.  Sponsor would receive their company name on all event materials and on the website with their logo, reserved parking for one (1), special recognition at the conference and a sponsor table in the lobby of the 350 bldg.

To sponsor the symposium:

For more information or to inquire about additional sponsorship options: