Calendar of Events

DateEvent / Time / Location

11/26/2015 - Thanksgiving Day
State Bar offices are closed on Thursday and Friday in observance of the holiday.

11/27/2015 - Thanksgiving Holiday
State Bar offices are closed in observance of the holiday.

12/03/2015 - Bench and Bar Winter Program
At this year’s program, attendees will get an update of what is happening at Superior Court in Pima County, including remarks from the Court’s new presiding judge Honorable Kyle Bryson. Immediately following the seminar, join your colleagues for a hosted reception.
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Location:  Tucson Marriott University Park, 880 E 2nd Street, Tucson, AZ
Contact:   Wendell Chin - 520.623.9944 Ext 7397

12/12/2015 - FREE Legal Clinic for Veterans
Lawyers will meet one-on-one with veterans to assist with issues including divorce/custody/child support; debt counseling/bankruptcy; employment; landlord/tenant issues; and taxes. Basic estate planning documents will be provided on-site, including wills, medical powers of attorney, and general powers of attorney. This event is sponsored by the Arizona Disabled American Veterans Arizona Disabled Veteran Foundation. Email to pre-register or call 480.363.6880. ALL veterans are welcome to register!
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 a.m.
Location:  Phoenix VA Hospital, 650 E. Indian School Rd., Phoenix, Arizona
Contact:   John Tokarz - 480.363.6880

12/15/2015 - The Hague Agreement: A New Chapter In The US For Protection of Industrial Designs
The Hague Agreement: A New Chapter In The US For Protection of Industrial Designs
Location:  State Bar Center, 4201 N. 24th Street, Suite 100 Phoenix, AZ

12/24/2015 - Christmas Eve
State Bar offices are closing at noon in observance of the holiday.
12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

12/25/2015 - Christmas Holiday
The State Bar offices will be closed in observance of the holiday.
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

12/31/2015 - New Year's Eve
State Bar offices are closing at noon in observance of the New Year's Holiday.
12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

01/01/2016 - New Year's Day
State Bar offices are closed in observance of the holiday.

01/17/2016 - P.F. Chang's Rock 'n' Roll Arizona Marathon and Half Marathon
Whether you're an avid competitive runner, a weekend warrior, or just looking for a sociable way to get some exercise, this event is for you. The full marathon is 26.2 miles and the half is 13.1 miles. For those who have never attempted anything like a full or half-marathon, daunting though it sounds it is do-able with proper training, commitment, and setting reasonable goals. We encourage everyone to consider becoming a "Bar Fly"!!
Location:  Downtown Phoenix
Contact:   David Sandweiss

01/20/2016 - 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 85016
Contact:   Alberto Rodriguez - 602.340.7337

01/26/2016 - 46th Annual Red Mass
The St. Thomas More Society of Phoenix hosts this annual legal event that brings together judges, legislators, lawyers, law students, paralegals, and others for a Mass that celebrates the beginning of a new legislative session. The tradition dates back to the Middle Ages. This year's key note speaker is Bishop Daniel Flores, bishop of Brownsville, Texas. Bishop Flores was the first Latino bishop to serve Detroit, and at the time of his appointment was the youngest Catholic bishop in the United States. A reception follows the service.
5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Location:  St. Mary's Basilica, 231 N. 3rd St., Phoenix

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

03/16/2016 - ABA TECHSHOW
ABA TECHSHOW 2016 Conference and EXPO is where lawyers, legal professionals, and technology come together. For 3.5 days attendees learn how to practically, and ethically, implement and integrate technology into their practices to enhance client service and gain efficiency. ABA TECHSHOW is presented by the American Bar Association's Law Practice Division. 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

06/15/2016 - 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 Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort & Spa in Chandler.
7:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Location:  Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort & Spa, Chandler, AZ
Contact:   Karolyn Kiburz - 602.340.7203