File Your State Bar Annual Statement and Dues Online: Your 2016 statement is available now for you to complete, review and submit online at www.azbar.org/fees. A paper statement will not be mailed to you. Payment can be made by credit card or E-check through the Bar's secure website. When you submit your statement and submit dues online, your receipt will include a temporary bar card for use until the permanent one is mailed to you. To avoid delinquency fees, your statement and fees must be postmarked or received in the State Bar office by 5 p.m. MST on February 1, 2016. Online submissions will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. MST on February 1, 2016. More.
2016 Healthcare Open Enrollment Deadline is January 31: You can still enroll in a health plan through the State Bar Health Insurance Exchange. Avoid the healthcare confusion and find a policy that fits your needs by clicking here.
Become Involved in the Merit Selection Process: Apply by January 8 to serve on the Pinal County Commission on Trial Court Appointments. Applicants must reside in Supervisorial District 4 in Pinal County. For other candidate criteria and an application form click here.
Public Asked for Input on Candidates for Pima County Superior Court Vacancy: The Pima County Commission on Trial Court Appointments is asking for public input on nine candidates for a vacancy on the Pima County Superior Court created by the appointment of Judge Christopher Staring to Division II of the Arizona Court of Appeals. The candidate hearing will be held on January 13, 2016. More.
St. Thomas More Society of Phoenix Invites You to Attend the 46th Annual Red Mass: The event commemorates the start of the legislative session. Join in on Tuesday, January 26 at Saint Mary's Basilica, 231 N. 3rd St. in Phoenix. The Mass attends begins at 5:30 p.m. People of all faiths are invited to attend. More.
Register Now for ABA TECHSHOW 2016 Conference and EXPO: Where can you find the latest technology to help your growing law practice? Try the 30th Annual ABA TECHSHOW, being held at the Hilton Chicago from March 16-19. State Bar of Arizona members get a discount on registration by using the Event Promoter code EP1614. For more information and to register, click here. Early bird registration ends February 8.
Share Your Opinion on Proposed Revisions to the Criminal Jury Instructions: Members are being asked to share their comments on Proposed Revisions to Criminal Jury Instructions. View the revised instructions here. Comments should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by the February 5 deadline.
Do You Have Good News? Share It with Us! Have you recently been recognized for contributions you make to the communities you serve? Did your firm raise money for charity over the holidays? Are you a leader who is being recognized for advancing the legal profession? If so, we want to hear about it! Email Alberto Rodriguez to be considered for inclusion in a future issue of eLegal under Member News.
Comment on 2015 Arizona Appellate Courts Case Processing Standards: The Arizona Appellate Courts seek your input in assessing whether the National Model Time Standards for State Appellate Courts should be adopted by Arizona. More.
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