Alyson is an engaging keynote speaker, presenter, and panelist, and regularly speaks on various issues including employment law, space law and policy, implicit bias, diversity, equity, and inclusion, and the ins and outs of litigation.  She can tailor any presentation to fit the specific needs of an organization, from large corporate events and online webinars to small group workshops and even individual or executive focused trainings, including incident specific counseling.  

Recent Speaking Engagements Include:

Continuing Legal Education:


“California Employment Law Updates for Non-California Attorneys”, MCLE Presentation for the King County Bar Association Business Law Section, Feb. 2024.


Tips & Tricks from a Mediator: Alyson Explains How to Prepare for Mediation”, MCLE Program for CEB, April 2023.  (The first of three videos in the Tips & Tricks from a Mediator series, all released in April of 2023.)


“The Ethics and Morality of Lawyering & The Law”, Panelist (full day MCLE event organized by the Western San Bernardino County Bar Association and the University of La Verne College of Law Student Bar Association), Jan. 2023.


Filing and Certifying Class Actions”, MCLE Program for CEB, Oct. 2022.


Defending Wage Claims: Opposing Class Cert”, MCLE Program for CEB, Oct. 2022.


“Unconscious Bias in the Workplace”, MCLE Webinar for the Ventura County Bar Association (Probate & Estate Planning Section), Jan. 2021.

Other Types of Events:


“Space Law”, Guest Speaker for Prosperity Camp, Jan. 2023.


Women in Aerospace”, Panel Speaker for The Task Force on Inclusion, Diversity and Equity in Aerospace Zoom Panel (organized by the Center for Air & Space Law and the Space Frontier Foundation), May 2022.


“Sole Proprietorship? Partnership? S Corp.? C Corp.? B Corp.? LLC? L(L)P? WTAF?!?”, Presentation for a SmartBean Share & Learn Event: “Structure for Success”, Nov. 2021.


Employment Law Workshop”, Webinar for the REC Innovation Lab, July 2021.

Podcasts:


The Legal Cosmos: A Simplified Perspective on Space Laws”, CosmoBuzz Podcast, Feb. 2024.


Labour Law and Human Rights in Outer Space”, Episode 3 of the Pod Ad Astra, June 2021.

Space Focused Events:


“Private Entities as Actors in Regional Space Governance Organizations”, Technical Paper Session at ASCEND 2023 (powered by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics), Oct. 2023.


“Analysis of Due Diligence and Good Faith in Commercial Outer Space Activities”, Organizer, Facilitator, and Speaker of a Special Session at the 74th International Astronautical Congress (organized by the International Astronautical Federation), Oct. 2023.


“Jurisdiction and Employment Law in Space: How to Prepare for an Uncertain Legal Future”, Keynote Speaker for the International Space Convention 2023, March 2023.


“Outerspace Futurism”, Panelist for the 2022 Commons in Space Virtual Conference (organized by the International Association for Study of the Commons), Nov. 2022.


“Human Rights and Space Exploration”, Presenter and Panelist for the “What impacts will space exploration and settlements have on Earth and beyond?” Webinar for Australian Earth Laws Alliance’s “Space Exploration: An Update for Earthlings”, July 2022.


“Working in Space: The Final Frontier of Remote Work”, Presenter and Panelist for Northern Illinois University Law Review 2022 Symposium on Sustainable Developments in Space Law, April 2022.


“Vision for the Moon Village: Present” (Selected Presentations from Call for Papers & Round Table), Panel Speaker for the 5th Global Moon Village Association Workshop & Symposium, Dec. 2021.

For availability and pricing, please email: alyson@alysonclairelaw.com

Additional Speaking Engagements:

• “Tips & Tricks from a Mediator: Alyson Explains Post-Mediation Steps”, MCLE Program for CEB, April 2023.

• “Tips & Tricks from a Mediator: Alyson Explains Managing Clients and Counsel”, MCLE Program for CEB, April 2023.

• “Space Junk: Creating a Sustainable Space Ecosystem”, Panelist for the International Space Convention 2023, March 2023.

• “A Human Future in Space”, Panelist for the 4th Annual International Humans in Space Summit 2022, Nov. 2022.

• “Space Commoners: Workers of the Future Space Commons”, Co-Presenter (with Julia Malette) for the 2022 Commons in Space Virtual Conference (organized by the International Association for Study of the Commons), Nov. 2022.

• “Preserving Unspoiled Space for Future Generations”, Interactive Presentation at the 73rd International Astronautical Congress (organized by the International Astronautical Federation), September 2022.

• “How to Prepare for a Successful Mediation”, Virtual MCLE Presentation for Legal Up 2022 (organized by InfoTrack), April 2022.

• “Space Ethics & Human Rights”, Panel Speaker for ASBX (Australian Space Biology X Health Symposium), Nov. 2021.

• “Employment Relationships and Privacy in Space”, Presentation for ASBX (Australian Space Biology X Health Symposium), Nov. 2021.

• “Human Rights in Space - The Right to Health”, Panel Speaker for the 2021 ASCEND Conference - Building Our Off World Future, Nov. 2021.

• “Space Ethics, Equity and Justice Panel”, Panel Speaker for the 3rd Annual Space Futures Forum, July 2021.

• “2021: Covid’s Tech Effect on the Law”, Panel Speaker for an Event Held by (STyLE) the Students of Technology Law & Entrepreneurship Southwestern Law School, March 2021.

• “Bias in the Legal Workplace”, MCLE Presentation for The Santa Barbara and Ventura Colleges of Law, Sept. 2019.

• “The Nuts & Bolts of Briefing”, MCLE Presentation for the Santa Barbara Paralegal Association’s 10th Annual MCLE Conference, Sept. 2019.

• “VCPA 2019 Springtime MCLE Conference: Elimination of Bias”, MCLE Presentation for the Ventura County Paralegal Association, March 2019.

• “Bias at the Firm: Employment Law and the Law Firm”, MCLE Webinar for CEB, Nov. 2018.

• “Motions for Summary Judgment”, MCLE Presentation for The Basics Conference 2018: Employment Litigation, Sep. 2018.

• “Recognizing Bias in the Workplace: The 411 on Employment Law”, MCLE Webinar for the San Fernando Valley Bar Association, May 2018.

• “How to Handle a Complaint of Harassment or Discrimination Before It Becomes a Lawsuit”, Webinar for Women in Health Administration of Southern California, April 2018.

Additional Guest Speaking Events:
• “Reaching Mars: Medical Risks and Potential Surgical Conditions in the Martian Environment and During Long-Duration Spaceflight”, Presenting a Technical Paper for Dora Babocs, 74th International Astronautical Congress (organized by the International Astronautical Federation), October 2023.

• “Space Law: Employment Law Edition”, Guest Speaker for the Student Bar Association at University of La Verne College of Law, Nov. 2022.

• “Laying the Right Foundation for Your Business Starts with Picking the Correct Business Entity for Your End Goal”, Guest Speaker for a Small Group Business Foundation Session organized by Tiny But Mighty Coaching, Feb. 2022.

• Guest Speaker for Civil Litigation Class in the Paralegal Technology Program and Central Piedmont Community College, April 2021.

• “An Evening with Alyson Claire, Litigator and Trial Attorney”, UCSB Pre-Law Student Event, Feb. 2019.


Produced Podcasts:

• “Planning for Future Generations in Space with Hunter Williams”, Episode 12 of the Pod Ad Astra, Dec. 2022.

• “Payloads, Satellites, and Debris with Ryan Duffy”, Episode 7 of the Pod Ad Astra, Dec. 2021.

• “The Future of Commercial Spaceflight with Special Guest Laura Crabtree”, Episode 5 of the Pod Ad Astra, Aug. 2021.