Calendar of Events

DateEvent / Time / Location

03/03/2015 - Construction Law Section Program - Disciplinary Potpourri
FACULTY: Mark Rubin, Mesch, Clark & Rothschild, P.C.
12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Location:  Phoenix Country Club, 2901 N. 7th St., Phoenix, AZ
Contact:   Nancy Nichols - 602-340-7304

03/03/2015 - ENRL Section - Navigating the New Definition of “Waters of the U.S.”
PANELISTS: Ken Houser, Senior Principal, SWCA Environmental Consultants David Johnson, Staff Attorney, Central Arizona Project Patrick Paul, Partner, Snell & Wilmer MODERATOR: Chris Thomas, Squire Patton Boggs
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Location:  Snell & Wilmer, One Arizona Center, 400 E Van Buren, Phoenix, AZ
Contact:   Betty Flores - 602-340-7315

03/04/2015 - Animal Law Section - Backyard Chickens
Backyard chickens have gone from a growing trend to a full-fledged movement, but the legality of raising your own eggs is complicated by a patchwork of state and local laws as well as neighborhood-specific regulations. This CLE will examine the many legal issues in raising backyard birds, including the number of birds permitted, noise and odor nuisance issues, restrictions on lot size and type of dwelling, and specifications for chicken coop architecture and placement. FACULTY: Javier B. Delgado, Carpenter Hazlewood Delgado & Bolen PLC
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location:  Carpenter Hazlewood Delgado & Bolen PLC, 1400 E Southern Ave Ste 400, Tempe, AZ
Contact:   Betty Flores - 602-340-7215

03/04/2015 - Criminal Justice Section - Attorney Marketing On The Internet
SPEAKER: Dustin Ruge
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location:  State Bar of Arizona, 4201 N 24th Street, Phoenix, AZ
Contact:   Betty Flores - 602-340-7215

03/11/2015 - Real Property Section Meeting - Southern Counties:- Ethical Issues in Real Estate Transactions and Real Estate Litigation
SPEAKER: Lynda Shely, The Shely Firm; Robert Van Wyck, Goldman & Zwillinger 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

03/17/2015 - Intellectual Property Section - The Top 7 Things My Bankruptcy Partner Taught Me, The IP Lawyer
This presentation will focus on what happens to intellectual property assets when a debtor files bankruptcy. The discussion will include what property is included in the bankruptcy estate, how the bankruptcy automatic stay applies to intellectual property disputes, what type of license agreements and other contracts may be considered “executory contracts” and how the bankruptcy court will treat those executory contracts, including limitations on the assignments of those licensing agreements, and how the bankruptcy court may treat other intellectual property assets. FACULTY: Ira M. Schwartz and Lawrence D. Hirsch, Parker Schwartz, PLLC
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location:  State Bar of Arizona, Live Seminar: 4201 N 24th Street, Phoenix Group Viewing: One South Church Ave., Tucson
Contact:   Betty Flores or Wendell Chin - 602.340.7307 or 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

02/01/2016 - 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