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Bench Bar 2015

May 6-9, Tops'l Beach Resort, Destin, FL

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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 , a

lso providing credit in Arkansas and Mississippi. Click here for course listings.

Bar News

Free Legal Clinic

Memphis Business Journal writes about the Free Legal Clinic this weekend - click here.

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Chancellor Oscar Clark "Bo" Carr, III

Chancellor Oscar Clark "Bo" Carr, III died Monday, April 6 at the age of 63.  Visitation will be from 5:00-6:30 p.m. this evening in the sanctuary of St. John’s Episcopal Church, 3245 Central Ave. (corner of Central & Greer). The funeral service will be held at St. John's on Friday, April 10 at 10:00 a.m., with burial immediately following in Elmwood Cemetery

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Bar Events

Law Week Launch Party

April 24, 2015, 5-7pm

Court Square, downtown
Law Week 2015 will get rolling Friday, April 24th with the 8th Annual Law Week Launch Party in Court Square. All members of the legal community are invited to join in the festivities, which include Central BBQ, LIckity Split ice cream truck, beer, wine, soft drinks, and music by the lawyer band, "The Unusual Suspects". The event is free but attendees are encouraged to bring canned goods or a cash donation for the Memphis Food Bank.  Kids and dogs are welcome!

Law Week in Memphis is held annually in conjunction with the nationally recognized Law Day on May 1.  Law Day is an opportunity for all Americans to celebrate our legal system, a critical aspect of our democratic form of government.  Across the country, Americans participate in thousands of activities to deepen our understanding of the role of law in our society.  Memphis is no different.  Each year the legal community in the Memphis area plans Law Week programs designed to educate our community about the law, legal processes and legal rights. 

Naturalization Ceremony

April 27, 2015, 10:00 am, Cannon Center

Co-sponsored by the U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee.
Come witness hundreds of new citizens be sworn in during this truly moving ceremony. Volunteers may assist
in handing out programs and American flags to the new citizens. If you are interested in assisting with the
program, contact the MBA office at 901.527.3573.

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