Calendar of Events

DateEvent / Time / Location

03/30/2015 - Employment & Labor Law Section - Employment and Antitrust Lessons From Recent Anti-Poaching Litigation
PANELISTS: Professor Barak Orbach, Professor of Law & Director of the Business Law Program, University of Arizona; Garrett W. Wotkyns, Schneider Wallace Cottrell Konecky Wotkyns LLP; John L. Blanchard, Osborn Maledon PA
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

03/30/2015 - Employment & Labor Law Section - Southern Counties - The First 48: How the First Decisions You Make in a Non-Compete Dispute Determines the Final Outcome
FACULTY: Joe Kroeger, Partner at Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location:  State Bar of Arizona Southern Regional Office, 270 N Church Ave., Tucson, AZ 85701
Contact:   Wendell Chin - 520.623.9944

04/02/2015 - Breakfast with Judge Paul Sala
THE PROGRAM WILL BE LIVE IN TUCSON AND LIVE WEBCAST IN PHOENIX. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Please join your colleagues for breakfast on Thursday, April 2, at 7:30 am to hear guest speaker, the Honorable Paul Sala, discuss Ninth Circuit case law updates and what it means for you. The breakfast will be live in Tucson, at the offices of Quarles & Brady (address above). For Phoenix practitioners, you can attend a live webcast (complete with breakfast!) at the Phoenix office of Quarles & Brady (address also below). We hope you can join us for this presentation!
7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
Location:  Quarles & Brady, LLP, One South Church Ave, 18th Floor (Tucson Room), Tucson, AZ 85701 & Two North Central Ave., 2nd Floor (Dawson Room), Phoenix, AZ 85004
Contact:   Betty Flores - 602-340-7315

04/08/2015 - Real Property Section Meeting - Southern Counties:- Drones and Real Property
The use of drone technology has increased dramatically over the past several years and such use has the potential to revolutionize commerce. This seminar will discuss some of the real property issues surrounding this expansion of drone use. SPEAKER: Michael A. Fleishman, Breen Olson & Trenton LLP
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

04/29/2015 - Free Legal Clinic for the Public in Cottonwood
Community Legal Services and the Yavapai County Bar Association are hosting a free legal clinic in Cottonwood in celebration of Law Day. Topics are: bankruptcy, construction law, contract disputes, criminal, debt collection, elder law, employment law, estate planning, family law, foreclosure, general civil litigation, home ownership, immigration, judgments/harassment, personal injury, real estate/property/ tenant issues, wills/trusts/probate.
10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Location:  Cottonwood Public Library, 100 South 6th Street, Cottonwood, AZ 86326

05/01/2015 - Animal Law Section - Prosecuting and Defending Cases in Pima County’s Animal Welfare Court
Please join the Animal Law Section for a seminar and update regarding Pima County’s Animal Welfare Court. Guest speakers, Noelle Jensen and Joseph Valenti will discuss their experiences practicing in this specialty court and the challenges in working animal abuse cases. FACULTY: Barbara Noelle Jensen, Deputy County Attorney, Pima County Joseph J. Valenti, Criminal Defense Attorney
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location:  State Bar of Arizona, 270 N Church Avenue, Tucson & 4201 N 24th Street, Phoenix
Contact:   Wendell Chin - 520.623.9944

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