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The Community Legal Center will host its 10th Annual Fundraiser at Theatre Memphis (630 Perkins Extended) on Wednesday, June 2nd. The event will feature the musical “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.” The party begins at 6 p.m. with an open wine and beer bar and hors d’oeuvres, plus a silent auction. The play will start at 7:30 p.m. Tickets to the party and play are $40, $25 for students.
Attorney Charles Cobb died Tuesday evening. A memorial service will be held at Lindenwood Christian Church (2400 Union Avenue) at noon on Saturday with visitation to follow. Look for more details tomorrow.
Summer Intern Orientation is This Friday
The 2010 Summer Law Intern Program will officially kick off this Friday with an orientation at 11 a.m. in the Memphis City Council Chambers at City Hall. This year, 60 students have been placed in an internship with a local law firm or law office. Participants will begin their four-week internship with their assigned law office on Monday, June 7th.
Thank You to the MBA Blood Drive Donors!
During the two-day American Red Cross Blood Drive held last month at the MBA offices, 21 units of blood were collected with the potential of saving up to 3 lives in local hospitals. The impact of these donations is great, and we are very appreciative of the members who stopped by to donate during the drive. Thank you!
MBA Introduces Two New Sections!
The Memphis Bar Association is proud to announce the recent addition of two new sections—the Intellectual Property/Entertainment Law Section and the Government Lawyers Section.
Bench Bar Photos
Law Week Photos
Attorney of the Day and Saturday Legal Clinic Schedule
Visit www.memphisbar.org/volunteer for a list of pro bono and other volunteer opportunities.
CLC Fundraiser, "Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," June 2
YLD Redbirds Game Night, June 10
Join the MBA Young Lawyers Division on Thursday, June 10th at AutoZone Park as the Memphis Redbirds take on the Iowa Cubs. The game starts at 7:05 p.m. with food and refreshments in the Picnic Pavilion starting at 6 p.m. The event is sponsored by Bank Tennessee and Alpha Reporting and is sold out!
Bankruptcy Section Hosts Annual Golf Tournament on June 11
The MBA Bankruptcy Section is hosting the 22nd Annual Nancy Cannon Bankruptcy Open Golf Tournament on Friday, June 11 at Stonebridge Golf Club. There will be a 1:30 p.m. shotgun start. The entry fee is $60 ($12 for dinner only) before May 28; $65 after May 28. To register, click here.
SURPRISE Reception for Judge McPherson, June 15
A surprise retirement reception for Judge Charles O. McPherson will be held in the Supreme Court Courtroom of the Shelby County Courthouse (Rm 330, 140 Adams Avenue) on Tuesday, June 15th from 12:30-2:00 pm. Refreshments will be served. Please RSVP to Susan Wilson at 901.545.4784.
Young Lawyers Golf Tournament, June 18
The YLD Annual Golf Tournament presented by BankTennessee & IPSCO will be held Friday, June 18th with a shotgun start at 1 pm at Club at North Creek (www.northcreekgolf.com ). The Club is located only 20 minutes from downtown Memphis at 8770 N. Creek Boulevard in Southaven. The price is $65.00 per person, including cart, greens fees, range balls, soft drinks, beer, & prizes. Prizes for longest drive, closest to the pin & various door prizes will be awared. For registration and sponsorship details, click here.
Retirement Reception for Judge Ann Pugh, June 24
All MBA members are invited to attend a Retirement Reception for Judge Ann Pugh in celebration of her 32 years of service to the Criminal Justice System on Thursday, June 24th from 5:30-7:30 pm at the home of Leslie and Renelle Ballin. For more details and to RSVP, please email firstname.lastname@example.org by June 18th.
Kickin’ It for CASA Kickball Tournament, August 28
The YLD is supporting the Court Appointed Special Advocates’ (CASA) Advocacy Program in assuring safe, permanent homes for abused and neglected children in Shelby County by participating in their 2010 Kickball Tournament. All the proceeds from the tournament benefit CASA. The Kickball Tournament is a one-day, single elimination event on August 28, 2010 at Willow Park (at Mt. Moriah and Willow Road near I-240). The YLD is forming a team which will consist of 15 members. If you are interesting in participating, please contact, Shon Johnson at email@example.com or David McKinney at dmckinney@BPJLAW.com .
June 10 through June 25
Techniques for Avoiding (and/or Breaking) Impasse
Tax Free Retirement for Attorneys
Tax Free Retirement for Attorneys
Funds Transfers for Real Estate Lawyers
Padilla v. Commonwealth of Kentucky
You can register online for these seminars by clicking on a seminar name above. If you have trouble registering online, a link to download a PDF version of the registration form can be found on the right side of each seminar web page. This form can be printed and either faxed (901.527.3582) or mailed to the MBA.
Victims facing legal issues may call (888) 395-9297 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. central time Monday through Friday to request assistance. Click here for more details.