Calendar of Events

DateEvent / Time / Location

02/02/2015 - Due Date - Annual Membership Dues
Annual Membership Fees are due on or before February 1.
Location:  State Bar of Arizona
Contact:   Resource Center - 602-340-7239

02/03/2015 - Construction Law Section Program - Recent Trends in the Economic Loss Rule
The Economic Loss Rule bars most claims of negligence in construction cases where there is a direct contract between the parties. Arizona and Federal courts have recently expanded the Economic Loss Rule to preclude claims of negligence in other contract cases and to bar most fraud claims. This seminar will cover the new case law and how this can impact your litigation strategy. FACULTY: Michael J. Holden, Holden Willits PLC
12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Location:  Phoenix Country Club, 2901 N. 7th St., Phoenix, AZ
Contact:   Betty Flores - 602-340-7315

02/04/2015 - Tax Law Section Luncheon Program - Informal Question & Answer Session with U.S. Tax Court Judge Jacobs
SPEAKER: Judge Julian I. Jacobs, Senior Judge, U. S. Tax Court
12:15 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location:  State Bar of Arizona, 4201 N. 24th Street, Phoenix, AZ
Contact:   Nancy Nichols - 602-340-7304

02/06/2015 - Sole Practitioner & Small Firm Section - THE LAWYER AS EMPLOYER: SIX TIPS IN SIXTY MINUTES
Speaker: DENISE M. BLOMMEL, ATTORNEY, Denise M. Blommel, PLLC
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location:  State Bar of Arizona, 4201 N 24th Street, Phoenix, AZ
Contact:   Nancy Nichols - 602.340.7304

02/11/2015 - Real Property Section Meeting - Southern Counties:- The Changing Face of Property Tax Appeals
SPEAKER: Jodi A. Bain, The Bain Law Firm PLLC
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location:  Arizona Inn, 2200 E. Elm Street, Tucson, AZ 85719
Contact:   Wendell Chin - 520-623-9944

04/16/2015 - ABA TECHSHOW
ABA TECHSHOW will show you how technology can work for you instead of against you. You'll learn how to manage your practice more efficiently, find new clients through social media, and secure the data that's entrusted to you. There are move than 50 sessions on 15 different tracks covering cloud computing, paperless practice, litigation, security, marketing, mobile, and much more. When you register, use the Event Promoter code TECHSHOWEP15 and answer the question that indicates you're coming from the State Bar of Arizona. For more information go to
Location:  Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, Illinois

04/22/2015 - State Bar Orientation and CLE
New members and in-house counsel are invited to join us for a FREE networking and CLE program to introduce you to the State Bar of Arizona. You'll get an overview of the State Bar, including: • What you need to do during your first year • Understanding the lawyer discipline system (and how to avoid it) • Member benefits, including the Ethics Hotline Reservations are required. This program may qualify for one hour of ethics MCLE. Those who attend will also receive a FREE one-year extended AZbarBio profile.
4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Location:  State Bar of Arizona, Boardroom 4201 N. 24th Street Phoenix, Arizona
Contact:   Pat Giallanza - 602.340.7226

06/24/2015 - State Bar Annual Convention
The Annual Convention is the flagship event of the State Bar. Packed with CLE seminars and plenty of networking opportunities, Convention is an amazing opportunity to experience the State Bar at its best. Whether you attend for one day or all three days, you - and your family - can combine education with relaxation at the legendary Arizona Biltmore.
7:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Location:  Arizona Biltmore & Spa, 2400 East Missouri Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85016
Contact:   Karolyn Kiburz - 602.340.7203

07/19/2015 - CLE by the Sea
Join AZCLE® for CLE by the Sea. This multi-day conference features intermediate to advanced level programming and opportunities to network with the finest legal practitioners in Arizona and beyond. Attendees learn complex legal theory and rules from the leading attorneys, judges, legal scholars and other subject matter experts.
Location:  Hotel del Coronado, 1500 Orange Ave., Coronado, CA 92118

09/15/2015 - MCLE Affidavit Deadline
MCLE Compliance Affidavits are due and will begin compiling late fees after this date
Contact:   Carolyn deLooper - 602.340.7327