File MCLE Affidavits Before September 15 Deadline: You don't need to wait! Online filing for your 2015-16 MCLE affidavit is available now. Filing deadline is no later than September 15, 2016. You may access your personalized CLE tracking page and MCLE affidavit on the members' website by clicking here.
Three Judges Named to New Terms in Mohave, Pinal, and Yavapai Counties: The Arizona Supreme Court has appointed the Honorable Charles W. Gurtler to a new three-year term as Presiding Judge for Mohave County; the Honorable Stephen F. McCarville to a new three-year term as Presiding Judge for Pinal County; and the Honorable David L. Mackey to a new three-year term as Presiding Judge in Yavapai County. Click on each judge's name to read more.
12 Applicants Being Considered for Arizona Court of Appeals: The public is asked for comments on 12 applicants for an opening on Division I of the Arizona Court of Appeals created by the retirement of Judge John C. Gemmill. The Commission on Appellate Court Appointments will review the applications and hear comments at a public meeting on August 4. Applications can be viewed online here.
Applications Still Being Accepted for Two New Positions on the Arizona Supreme Court: Applications are still being accepted for two new positions on the Arizona Supreme Court. The Commission on Appellate Court Appointments will review applications, interview selected applicants, and recommend at least three nominees for each position to Governor Doug Ducey. Applications must be submitted by 3 p.m. on August 8. More.
Apply Now for the Arizona College of Trial Advocacy: Want to get hands-on training to develop your trial skills? Taught by judges and experienced trial lawyers, the college offers 36 hours of CLE, one of which is ethics. The program is held in Phoenix and runs from August 2-6. More.
Get Engaged in the Legal Profession in Arizona: The State Bar of Arizona frequently recruits qualified applicants for professional volunteer opportunities. Whether you have an interest in serving on a Supreme Court committee or representing the State Bar on a national level, several opportunities are presented throughout the year. Check the Bar's Appointments Committee page to see what's available. More.
Help Consumers by Writing Law-Related Tips! The State Bar of Arizona seeks attorneys in all practice areas to offer consumer tips via its social media platforms. We'll be sharing tidbits of information to help consumers begin addressing their legal issues associated with family law, landlord/tenant, estate planning, personal injury, immigration, and DUI among others. If you're interested, email Alberto Rodriguez for more information.
Keep Sharing Your Good News 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.
Practice Tip - Free One-hour Webinar on July 26: Learn how mobile solutions are reshaping the way small and medium businesses communicate and collaborate, presented by Citrix ShareFile. Speaker Laurie McCabe brings more than 25 years of experience in the IT industry and small businesses. Click here to register.