Less Than One Month to 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.
Arizona Supreme Court Seeks Volunteers for Two Committees: Apply by September 7 to serve on the Court's Committee on Character and Fitness or its Committee on Examinations. Candidate criteria and an application form are available here.
Judicial Nominees for Maricopa County Superior Court Announced: The Maricopa County Commission on Trial Court Appointments has recommended 11 candidates to Governor Doug Ducey for three openings on the Maricopa County Superior Court. View the nominees here.
11 Applicants Being Considered for Two New Positions on the Arizona Supreme Court: The Commission on Appellate Court Appointments seeks comments from the public on 11 applicants for two new positions on the Arizona Supreme Court. The Commission will review the applications and hear comments at a public meeting on September 1, 2016, which will determine who will be interviewed for the openings. View the applicants here.
Become a Mentor and Give Back to Your Profession: The State Bar of Arizona is currently seeking mentors in all law practice areas. Participation as a mentor through the Mentor Program qualifies as voluntary pro bono publico service under Ethical Rule 6.1. Mentors may also receive up to 2.0 hours of ethics CLE credit. If you're ready to give back, please review our program guidelines and email your completed application form to Jayde Ely or fax to 602.416.7532.
Applications Being Accepted for a Vacancy on the Maricopa County Superior Court: Applications are being accepted for a vacancy on the Superior Court in Maricopa County created by the retirement of Judge Kristin C. Hoffman. Applications must be received by 3 p.m. on August 31, 2016. More.
Apply for Vacancy on Division One of the Arizona Court of Appeals: Applications are being accepted for a vacancy on Division One of the Arizona Court of Appeals, created by the retirement of Judge Maurice Portley. The Commission on Appellate Court Appointments will review applications, interview selected applicants, and recommend at least three nominees to Governor Doug Ducey. Learn more about the vacancy here.
Solo or Small Firm Lawyer? Here's a Fast-Paced Program Designed for You: Whether you are a lawyer just starting out, or transitioning into a solo or small firm practice, this day-long institute will provide you with practical tips and strategies. Register here.
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. Learn about the 'mobile revolution' including the importance of optimization of your website in order for you to be found online. Speaker is Rieva Lesonsky, an expert on small business and entrepreneurship. Click here to register. Webinar on August 31 is presented by Citrix ShareFile.