Region 1: Widener University Commonwealth Law School
The closest airport to Widener University Commonwealth Law School is the Harrisburg International Airport Code: MDT; www.flyhia.com. The address for the airport is 1 Terminal Dr.; Middletown, PA 17057. The hotel is 13 miles from the airport or about a 20 minute drive; the campus is a 5 minute drive from the hotel.
By Amtrak: 4th and Chestnut Streets, Harrisburg, PA 17101; 11.2 miles from airport (MDT) and 6 miles from campus. Cabs are waiting outside the station as trains arrive.
Teams and advisors can book their stay at the Hampton Inn and Suites by Hilton Harrisburg North, Harrisburg, PA.
Group rate is $109 plus tax per night. This rate is available until January 23rd and is subject to availability.
Region 2: Georgetown University Law Center
Washington Reagan National Airport is the closest and most convenient airport, as it is only 6 miles from the Law Center. Transportation to the Law Center from National Airport is available by Taxi or Metro.
By taxi, travel time to the Law Center is about 15 minutes, and the fare is approximately $15.00. Be sure to tell the driver that you are going to the Law Center, NOT the main undergraduate campus.
By Metro, allow approximately 30 minutes. The fare is $1.60 during rush hour (5:30-9:30 am, 3-8pm) Monday-Friday and $1.20 during non-rush hours. The Metro station is located across the street from the main terminal at National Airport. Take the Yellow Line to Gallery Place. When you arrive at Gallery Place, transfer to the Red Line (in the direction of Glenmont) and get off at Union Station. Then follow the directions above.
Baltimore Washington Airport (BWI) and Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) are often less expensive than flying into Washington National airport. BWI and Dulles airports are approximately 30 miles from the Law Center.
A taxi from BWI will cost approximately $50.00, however, you can take a shuttle bus from the airport to the MARC train station. The ride to Union Station will cost $6.00. For more information, please visit the Maryland Transportation website or the BWI website.
A taxi from Washington Dulles to the Law Center will also cost about $50.00; however, you can take the Washington Flyer bus for $8.00 to the West Falls Church Metro Station. Take the Orange Line (towards New Carrolton) and transfer at Metro Center to the Red Line (toward Glenmont). Exit the Red Line at Union Station and follow the directions above. For more information, visit the Washington Flyer website.
How to Get to the Law Center:
The Law Center is easily accessible by Metro, the subway system of the Washington area. Take the Red Line to Union Station and exit onto Massachusetts Avenue. Turn right on Massachusetts Avenue and walk two blocks to the corner of Massachusetts Avenue and New Jersey Avenue. Turn left on New Jersey Avenue. The Law Center will be on your right.
From Northeast of Washington, D.C. (New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore): Follow I-95 South. At the I-495 Junction, follow the signs toward 95 South to Richmond. **Take the Baltimore-Washington Parkway/ I-295 exit (west). Take the Baltimore Washington Parkway to US 50 (New York Avenue). Follow 50 heading west into Washington, DC. Make a left onto North Capitol Street, then make a right onto Massachusetts Avenue. Before the next light, make a left on New Jersey Avenue, and immediately bear right on First Street. The main Law Center building, McDonough Hall, will be on your right.
From South or East of Washington, D.C. (Norfolk, Richmond, Williamsburg): Follow I-95 North. At the I-495 junction, 95 will turn into 395. Follow 395 North to Washington, DC. Cross the 14th street bridge and keep to the right. Continue following signs for 395 North and take the D Street/ US Senate exit. Continue following the signs for 395 North and continue into the D street tunnel (stay in the far right lane). In the tunnel, take the D Street exit and make a right at the first traffic light. Turn left onto New Jersey Avenue, and the Law Center will be on your left hand side.
From South or West of Washington, D.C. (Charlottesville or Nashville): Take I-66 East to Washington. Cross the Theodore Roosevelt Bridge and follow signs for Constitution Avenue. Take Constitution Avenue until it ends. Make a left onto Louisiana Avenue, and then make a left onto New Jersey Avenue. The Law Center will be on your left.
From Northwest of Washington (western Pennsylvania, western Maryland): Follow I-270 south. Where 270 divides, follow the signs to 495 east toward Silver Spring. Take the Baltimore Washington Parkway to US 50 (New York Avenue). Follow 50 heading west into Washington, DC. Make a left onto North Capitol Street, then make a right onto Massachusetts Avenue. Before the next light, make a left on New Jersey Avenue, and immediately bear right on First Street. The main Law Center building, McDonough Hall, will be on your right.
Parking: Parking is very limited around the Law Center. There is a parking garage across the street from the Law Center at 601 New Jersey Avenue, NW, and the parking is $13 per day. There is also limited metered parking available around the Law Center for $.25 per 20 minutes (in quarters only).
Amtrak: 1-800-USA-RAIL or 1-800-USA-RAIL
Take the train to Union Station, then follow the Metro directions above.
A room block has been secured at the Hyatt Regency Hotel on Capitol Hill (400 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20001). Teams and advisors can book here. The rates for February 22 and 23 are as follows and are available until January 22:
Single Occupancy: $159.00/ per night plus taxes
Double Occupancy: $159.00/ per night plus taxes
Triple Occupancy: $184.00/ per night plus taxes
Quadruple Occupancy $209/ per night plus taxes
Region 3: University of Texas School of Law
TRAVELING NORTH ON I-35:
Stay in one of the two left-hand lanes as you pass the downtown area. The Interstate splits into upper and lower decks that meet again after the UT campus. Stay in the left, lower-deck lanes and take exit #236 “Dean Keeton/32nd-38th 1/2.” You will need to quickly cross two lanes of the access road to the right-hand exit, a loop that takes you onto Dean Keeton (formerly 26th Street). There will be a sign for the LBJ Library. Stay to the right of the loop and you will come out on Dean Keeton and go under I-35, heading west. At the third light, turn left onto San Jacinto and take the next left into San Jacinto Garage. Park on any level and take the elevator to level 3. Exit the garage to the right, onto the surface parking lot. The main entrance to the Law School is to the left, through the glass doors.
TRAVELING SOUTH ON I-35:
When I-35 splits at the Airport Blvd. exit, stay in the left lower level and take the 32nd Street exit. Go straight through the light at 32nd and turn right onto Dean Keeton. At the third light, turn left onto San Jacinto and take the next left into San Jacinto Garage. Take the elevator to level 3 and exit the garage to the right, onto the surface parking lot. The main entrance to the Law School is to the left, through the glass doors.
Region 4: University of Georgia School of Law
Guests of the LawMeet coming to University of Georgia School of Law may stay at the Hyatt Place Athens Downtown. Reservations can be booked online using this link.
Group rate is $139 plus tax per night. The group rate is available until January 23, 2018 , and is subject to Availability.
Region 5: NSU Shepard Broad College of Law
Teams and advisors can book their stay at any of the following hotels:
Renaissance Fort Lauderdale-Plantation Hotel
1230 South Pine Island Road
Plantation, FL 33324
The group rate is $209 per night for a double room (includes a grab & go breakfast for two per night)
Cut-off date: January 22, 2018 subject to availability
Hampton Inn Plantation
7801 SW Sixth Street
Plantation, FL 33325
(844) 286-8727 or (954) 382-4500
The group rate is $209 per night for a double room (includes free hot breakfast)
Cutoff Date: February 1, 2018 subject to availability
7780 SW 6th Street
Plantation, FL 33324-3342
(800) 321-2211 or (954) 475-1100
The group rate is $219 per night for a double room
Cutoff Date: January 22, 2018 subject to availability
Region 6: University of Colorado Law School
A room block at the Boulder Inn Best Western Plus has been reserved for teams and advisors traveling to the University of Colorado Law School. To make a reservation please call 800-233-8469 and reference code “LAWMEETS“.
The group rate is $134 per night and available until — , and is subject to availability.
Transportation to The Boulder inn
- Follow Airport Exit signs to Pena Blvd. After 9.7 miles, Pena Blvd. merges into
- From I-70 W – Take the I-270 N Exit (exit number 279) toward Fort Collins.
- Merge onto US-36 W – Take Baseline Rd. Exit – Stay in middle lane after exit.
- Go straight through the light onto Frontage Rd. Hotel is one block on the right.
Estimated Time: Approx. 48 Minutes (Allow an hour during peak traffic times)
Estimated Total Distance: 45 Miles
RTD Bus service – drops off ½ mile from the hotel
($13 each way)
Boulder Green Ride Shuttle – to the front door of the hotel
$33 each way / $60 round trip
Additionally, the following hotels are also in close proximity to the law school:
Region 7: The J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University
Teams and advisors can book their stay at SpringHill Marriott Provo (1580 Freedom Blvd 200 W, Provo, UT 84604 Phone: (801) 373-0073).
The group rate is $104 for queen rooms, king and sofa sleeper $119 plus tax per night. The group rate is available until February 1, 2018 and is subject to availability.
The is a Travel Guide provided by BYU that will be sent to teams before the day of the regionals.
Region 8: Valparaiso University School of Law
Teams and advisors should book their stay at the Country Inn & Suites located at 2020 Laporte Avenue, Valparaiso, IN 46383. The hotel can be reached at (219) 476-0000.
The group rate is $90 plus tax per night. The group rate is available until February 15, 2018 and is subject to availability.
Host: Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
Nationals will be hosted at the New York offices of Sullivan & Cromwell LLP located at 125 Broad Street New York, New York 10004.
By plane: The closest airports to Sullivan & Cromwell LLP are John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR).
Teams and advisors can book their stay at the The New York Marriott Downtown. The hotel is located at 85 West Street, New York, NY 10006. You can book your stay by using this link.
Group rate is $189, plus tax per night. This rate is available until March 8, 2018 and is subject to availability. We advise booking your room as soon after Regional Rounds as possible.