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YLD Golf Tournament This Friday!
Next week, the Memphis Bar Association will conduct an online Judicial Qualification Poll for the contested judicial positions on the Aug. 5th ballot. All practicing attorneys in Shelby County with a valid email address should receive the poll, which will ask you to select the one candidate whom you believe is best qualified for each position. The poll results will be made available to the public prior to the start of early voting in mid-July. The poll includes the contested races in Circuit Court, Divisions 4 and 8; General Sessions Criminal Court, Divisions 7 and 10; and Criminal Court, Division 3.
Save the Date for Service Project at Youth Villages
The MBA will be hosting its second service project of the year on Saturday, July 10 at 1:00 p.m. at Youth Villages. The project will involve interacting with the youth from one (or more) of the cottages and providing food. Watch the Bar Bulletin for more details and how to sign up!
ABA President Carolyn Lamm will be in Memphis next Tuesday, June 22 to speak at the Memphis Rotary Club at noon. Her visit will include a 10 a.m. press event at Memphis Area Legal Services. The Memphis Bar Association is hosting a reception, co-sponsored by Butler Snow, in her honor from 4-6 p.m. in the Reading Room of the new law school. President Lamm joins a long line of ABA Presidents who have been persuaded to visit Memphis through the efforts of past MBA and ABA President Shep Tate.
Supreme Court to Make Access to Justice Announcement
The Tennessee Supreme Court will make an important announcement about the Court’s Access to Justice Initiative on June 22 at 1 p.m. At the event, Chief Justice Janice M. Holder will discuss the Access to Justice Commission’s strategic plan, which was submitted to the Court on April 1. Holder will also announce the Court’s goals regarding access to justice in Tennessee and outline next steps for this important initiative. The event, which is open to the public and the media, will be held in the State Capitol’s historic Supreme Court chambers. A reception will follow the announcement. For more details, visit http://www.tsc.state.tn.us/#A2J4.
Court Reporter Licensure Deadline July 1
All court reporters practicing in Tennessee state courts must be licensed by the Tennessee Board of Court Reporters by July 1, 2010. However, licensure is not required for court reporting in federal court or in Tennessee criminal courts. Court reporters who have not yet been licensed are urged to submit their application materials as soon as possible to ensure their license is approved prior to July 1. For more information, visit http://www.tsc.state.tn.us/#CourtRepLic.
Attorney of the Day and Saturday Legal Clinic Schedule
Visit www.memphisbar.org/volunteer for a list of pro bono and other volunteer opportunities.
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.
Memphis Bar Foundation Grant Applications Due July 30
The Memphis Bar Foundation, the charitable arm of the Memphis Bar Association, is seeking grant applications from 501(c)(3) organizations for law-related programs or projects. Grant applications are available at www.memphisbar.org (go to the Bar Foundation page under “About the MBA”) or by contacting Anne Fritz (527.3573; email@example.com ). The deadline to apply is 4:30 p.m. on July 30, 2010.
Leadership Forum Applications Due July 31
Applications are now available for the MBA’s award-winning Leadership Forum at www.memphisbar.org/leadershipforum or by contacting Anne Fritz (527.3573; firstname.lastname@example.org). The deadline to apply is July 31.
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 17 through June 25
Tax Free Retirement for Attorneys
Lien Stripping & Other Related Issues in Bankruptcy
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.
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