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Date Change: Law Week Launch Party now May 6

Due to weather, the Law Week Launch Party will now be the Law Week Wrap Party and will take place on May 6th from 5:00-7:00 pm at Court Square

Featured Continuing Education Courses

About MBA CLEs

The Memphis Bar Association provides over 120 hours of CLEs at very competitive prices. In person and online, covering topics from bankruptcy to technology. CLEs are available to all attorneys licensed in Tennessee, also providing credit in Arkansas and Mississippi. Click here for course listings.

Bar News

Mary Wolff Memorial Golf Tournament

June 3, 1:00 pm, Links at Galloway

Your $75 entry fee includes not only a fun day of golf, but also lunch, cart, drinks, an exclusive tshirt, a goodie bag, and prizes.

If you have any questions, please contact Mary Morgan Whitfield at mmwhitfield [at] smmfamilylaw [dot] com or visit

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Anatomy of a Trial: Trial Training Bootcamp for Young Lawyers

May 19, 8:00 am-5:30 pm, University of Memphis Law School

Young lawyers have a unique opportunity to hone their trial skills in a one-day seminar on May 19 presented by the American College of Trial Lawyers, the ABA Litigation Section, the MBA, the Federal Bar Association Memphis/Mid-South Chapter and the National Bar Association, Ben F. Jones Chapter. This seminar features demonstrations, discussions and critiques of various skills, including opening statement, direct and cross examination, and closing arguments, by the best lawyers and judges in Memphis as well as distinguished trial lawyers form Baltimore, New York, Dallas, and Charleston, SC. 

Local presenters include the Hon. Bernice B. Donald, Hon. John T. Fowlkes, Hon. Robert L. Childers, Hon. Tu M. Pham, Al Harvey, David Wade, Don Donati, Bill Haltom, Marty Phillips, Leo Bearman, Harriett Miller Halmon, Dottie Pounders, Leslie Ballin, and Glen Reid. The ABA Litigation Section has presented this one-day trial training in other cities to great acclaim so register now to reserve your seat!

The registration fee is $175; the seminar has been approved for 7.5 hours general and 2.0 hours of dual credit.

Click herefor more information and to register.

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Memphis Lawyer Magazine

The bimonthly magazine of the Memphis Bar Association

Young Lawyers' Appeal

The quarterly newsletter of the Young Lawyers Division of the Memphis Bar Association
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