• April 12, 2018
    5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

 Ticket sales for the THLA Annual Dinner have now closed.  Please contact Nick Fox at [email protected] or 858-847-6729 for more information.


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The 25th Annual Dinner:

The Tom Homann LGBT Law Association 2018 Annual Dinner


Time / Date:

Thursday, April 12, 2018

US Grant Hotel


5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. – Cocktail Reception
6:30 p.m. – 8:15 p.m. – Dinner Program


Food Selections (subject to change pending confirmation with venue):
+Grilled Chicken Breast
+Seared Sea Bass
+Vegetable Potato Terrine (vegetarian)


Keynote Speaker:   Hon. Rufus Gifford

THLA is pleased to welcome The Honorable Rufus Gifford as its keynote speaker for the 25th Annual Awards and Installation Dinner.  Rufus Gifford was appointed by President Obama as the Ambassador to the Kingdom of Denmark, and served in that capacity from 2013 – 2017.  He is featured in the two-season Danish documentary “I Am The Ambassador,” which is available on NetFlix.  He also served as the finance director for President Obama’s re-election campaign in 2012, and he is informally known as President Obama’s “ambassador to the gay community.”  He is a Federal Club Member of the Human Rights Campaign and a Partner in Conservation for the World Wildlife Fund.  He is currently running for Congress in Massachusetts’ Third Congressional District.


Annual Awards and Scholarships will also be presented during the program.  This year’s award recipients are:


Scott B. Ehrlich:  Community Pioneer Award


OutServe-SLDN:  Service to the Community Award


Kyle W. Nageotte:  Co-Presidents’ Award



For questions, please contact THLA Co-President Nicholas Fox at [email protected] or 858-847-6729.




Venue Phone: 619-232-3121

Venue Website:

326 Broadway, San Diego, California, 92101, United States

A San Diego Icon since 1910, the palatial US GRANT hotel is situated in the city's lively and historic downtown Gaslamp Quarter, just steps from top shopping.