Comments Sought for Uniform Bar Exam Rule Petition by November 15: The Attorney Admissions Office of the Arizona Supreme Court has filed a rule petition to amend the Uniform Bar Exam (UBE). The UBE would not change the test administered in Arizona but would allow individuals who test in other UBE jurisdictions to transfer their score to Arizona and bypass its exam, provided they meet admission requirements. The Court has issued an order setting the first comment period for the UBE Rule Petition until November 15, 2011. To view the rule petition, click here.
Building Your Connections Networking Event: Meet CPAs, bankers, attorneys and other financial professionals at one of the Valley's most engaging venues. This event is cosponsored by the State Bar of Arizona, the Arizona Society of CPAs and the Risk Management Association of Arizona. more»
Animal Law 101: The State Bar’s Animal Law Section with the Student Animal Legal Defense Fund present this series, focused on animal law, featuring insightful panelists who will connect with audiences through engaging workshops on animal/owner rights and responsibilities as well as animal protection and advocacy. more»
ASU’s Homeless Legal Assistance Project Needs Attorney Volunteers: HLAP conducts monthly shelter visits to assist individuals with a broad spectrum of legal issues. The law students conduct the initial client intake and legal assessment. Attorney volunteers then consult with the law students to help solve the individual’s legal issue. more»
John R. Justice Student Loan Repayment Program: The Administrative Office of the Courts is pleased to announce the approval of Arizona's application for a second year of funding through the John R. Justice Program. The goal of the JRJ Program is to recruit and retain qualified prosecutors and public defenders by lessening the burden of student loan obligations. more»
Bookmark the Arizona Attorney News Center Today: Did you know that you can access the latest legal news headlines from Arizona and across the nation on the State Bar's Arizona Attorney Magazine online news center? Bookmark your legal news hub, at azbar.org/newscenter.
Celebrating Contributions to Equal Protection: In Honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Los Abogados proudly presents a free community forum to celebrate Latino contributions to equal protection on October 13, 2011 at 5:30 p.m. The forum will feature Maria Blanco of the California Community Foundation and Christina Marin of Arizona State University as its distinguished panelists. Click here for more information.
Western Conference of the Bench and Bar Coming Soon: For the first time in its history, the United States Court of Federal Claims—a federal court that sits in Washington, DC—is bringing its annual judicial conference to the West Coast. The court’s 24th Annual Judicial Conference, Western Conference of the Bench and Bar, will be held on October 18 and 19, 2011, in Berkeley at the Claremont Resort and Spa. more»
Networking Event for Tucson Attorneys: The Pima County Bar Association and the State Bar of Arizona invite you to their first co-hosted networking event in Tucson. All attorneys in Southern Arizona are invited. The event is being offered as an opportunity for you to network and meet your colleagues. Please join us and enjoy a hosted reception and cocktails. more»