Calendar of Events

DateEvent / Time / Location

10/24/2014 - Animal Law Section - State of Arizona v. Files Update
Former USDA Wildlife Services employee Russell Files is facing felony animal cruelty charges for using a leghold trap to trap his neighbor’s dog. Although this is a state prosecution, trial will be next month in United States District Court. Come hear how that happened procedurally, and get an update on this unusual case. Faculty: Professor Michael Jones - Arizona Summit Law School Moderator: Stephanie Nichols-Young
12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Location:  Arizona Summit Law School & James E Rogers College of Law
Contact:   Teri Yeates - 602-340-7312

SPEAKER: BILL NORTON focuses his practice in the business bankruptcy area, dealing in all aspects of bankruptcy cases, creditor rights and insolvency. Over more than 25 years of practice of bankruptcy and insolvency law, Bill has represented an array of different client interests. His main focus now is Chapter 11 business cases – representing debtors, secured creditors, unsecured creditors, committees and trustees.
12:00 p.m. to 1:01 p.m.
Location:  U.S. Bankruptcy Court, 230 N. First Avenue, 3rd Floor, Courtroom No. 301, Phoenix, Arizona 85003 & 38 S. Scott Avenue, Video Courtroom, Tucson, Arizona 85701
Contact:   Teri Yeates - 602-340-7312

10/24/2014 - Administrative Law Section - Arizona Insurance Regulation Overview
The program will provide a high level overview of regulation of the insurance industry in Arizona by the state Department of Insurance, including the historical background of the state regulation system, an overview of the Department of Insurance, the Arizona Insurance Code, specific areas of regulatory oversight, and the structure of the national and international insurance regulatory mechanisms. The program will also include an overview of federal intervention in the area of insurance regulation, particularly in connection with health insurance, and a panel discussion between regulators and regulated parties.
1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location:  CopperPoint Mutual Insurance Company, 3030 N 3rd St, 8th Floor, Phoenix, AZ 85012
Contact:   Teri Yeates - 602.340.7312

10/27/2014 - Employment & Labor Law Section - Pregnancy in the 21st Century: The New EEOC Guidelines
This presentation will explore the new EEOC Enforcement Guidance on Pregnancy with perspectives from inside and outside the EEOC. FACULTY: Mary Jo O’Neill, EEOC Regional Attorney Stacy Gabriel, Gabriel & Ashworth, P.L.L.C.
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location:  State Bar of Arizona, 4201 N 24th Street, Suite 100, Phoenix, AZ 85016
Contact:   Betty Flores - 602-340-7215

10/28/2014 - Tax Law Section Luncheon Program - 2014 LEGISLATIVE WRAP-UP
SPEAKER: JAMES G. BUSBY, JR., The Cavanagh Law Firm PA
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

11/27/2014 - Thanksgiving Day
State Bar offices are closed on Thursday and Friday in observance of the holiday.

11/28/2014 - Thanksgiving Holiday
State Bar offices are in observance of the holiday.

02/01/2015 - 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

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