State Bar Announces 2015 Board of Governors Special Election Results: The State Bar of Arizona today announced the addition of one new member to its Board of Governors. Denis M. Fitzgibbons has been elected by State Bar members to serve on the Board of Governors for two years. A special election was held to fill the remainder of a two-year term in District 8 (Pinal County) that will be vacated by Richard Platt after he completes his term as president. More.
Developing Lawyers as Leaders: The Bar Leadership Institute is now accepting applications for the 2015-16 class. Now in its 9th year, the BLI is designed to equip Arizona lawyers with the knowledge, skills and connections necessary to serve as leaders in their profession and local communities. Application deadline is June 19. For more information about the program and application click here.
Don't Miss Out on the Savings and the Fun at the State Bar Convention! Have you registered for the 2015 Convention? Save $50 by registering for the State Bar Convention before 5 p.m. on Friday, June 12. After that date, you'll pay more and have to register at the convention site. Did you know that the convention offers more than CLE? Attend one or more of the special events that promise to add some fun and entertainment to your convention experience! You'll need to act soon, as tickets are on a "first-come, first-served" basis. Purchase tickets for you and your colleagues before these events are sold out! More.
2015 Drive for Justice Golf Tournament: Join the Arizona Bar Foundation for a fun day of golf, networking and an opportunity to out drive other attorneys. Enjoy a day of golf while supporting your Bar Foundation. More.
Public Asked for Input on Candidates for Superior Court Vacancies: The Maricopa County Commission on Trial Court Appointments is seeking public input on 15 candidates for three openings on the Maricopa County Superior Court. The candidates are: Michael Anderson, Alison Bachus, Gregory Como, Wendy Coy, Stephen Hopkins, Kerstin G. LeMaire, Edith Lucero, Steven Lynch, Joshua Rogers, Jeffrey Rueter, Aryeh Schwartz, Louis Seletos, Shellie Smith, Ronee K. Steiner and Lisa VandenBerg. More.
Applications Being Accepted for Four Vacancies on the Maricopa County Superior Court: Applications are being accepted for four vacancies on the Superior Court in Maricopa County created by the retirement of Judges Mark Aceto, Norman Davis, Bethany Hicks and Gerald Porter. More.
Application Deadline for Judicial Vacancy in Gila County is May 29: Governor Doug Ducey announced he has begun accepting applications for a vacant judicial position on the Gila County Superior Court. The vacancy was created by the retirement of Judge Peter Cahill. Applications will be accepted until 5 p.m. on May 29, 2015. More.
Is Your Information Correct for This Year's State Bar Directory? It's that time again. We'd like you to review your member record to be sure your information is correct for the next Membership Directory. Not only do we want to make sure we have your correct contact information, but we also want to know what information you'd like published in the directory. You can update your information, and your privacy options, by going to www.azbar.org/UpdateAddress. When you get there, login or register so you can review your information. Your DEADLINE to make changes for the 2015-16 directory is June 12. After that, we start moving your record to production, with anticipated printing and mailing in late September.
U of A Seeks Attorneys to Build Legal-Help Network for Students: The University of Arizona's Associated Students of the University of Arizona (ASUA) Student Legal Services is looking to establish a network of lawyers willing to assist University of Arizona students at greatly reduced fees. The need for such a referral network is beneficial not only to the nearly 40,000 students but also to the greater Tucson and Arizona community. If you are interested in being a member or have any questions please contact Janis C. Gallego, University of Arizona, ASUA Student Legal Services Advisor at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 520.621.7588.
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