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

Bar News

From the President: Are You a Lawyer for Justice?

October is Celebrate Pro Bono Month.  Have you provided over 50 hours of pro bono service in the last 12 months?  If so, the Tennessee Supreme Court wants to recognize you at the MBA Annual Meeting on December 3.  

The applications for both attorneys and law offices can be found at

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Nominations Committee Releases Slate of Candidates

The Nominations Committee has released its report for the 2015 MBA Elections.  Nominees for Secretary/Treasurer are Maureen Holland, Holland & Associates, and Earle Schwarz, Law Office of Earle J. Schwarz.  The winner will automatically become Vice President in 2017 and President in 2018. 

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Bar Events

YLD Annual Golf Tournament

September 18, 2015, 1:00 p.m.

The Annual YLD Golf Tournament benefiting the Downtown Porter Boys & Girls Club.

Find out more and register online here.

Civil legal clinic for those incarcerated who cannot afford legal fees

September 26, 2015, 8:00 am-12:00 noon

Volunteer attorneys will provide advice about divorce, custody, debts, bankruptcy, foreclosure, housing, landlord-tenant and employment.  If you are interested in volunteering, contact Mark Berryhill at 222.4819 or mark.berryhill [at] shelby-sheriff [dot] org">mark.berryhill [at] shelby-sheriff [dot] org. The clinic is sponsored by the MBA’s Access to Justice Committee, Memphis Area Legal Services and the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office.


Shelby County Jail, 201 Poplar Ave

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