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  • Updates - News & Publications - Memphis Bar Association
    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 http www tncourts gov node 2392634 Read More Topics pro bono awards lawyers Comments 0 Celebrate Pro Bono Announcing Calendar of Events Posted by Sara K Larson on September 23rd

    Original URL path: http://www.memphisbar.org/blog/topics/pro-bono/ (2016-02-13)
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  • Updates - News & Publications - Memphis Bar Association
    wants to recognize you at the MBA Annual Meeting on December 3 The applications for both attorneys and law offices can be found at http www tncourts gov node 2392634 Read More Topics pro bono awards lawyers Comments 0 Nominations Accepted for Myar and Lawyer s Lawyer Awards Posted on September 3rd 2015 The MBA is accepting nominations for its two highest honors the Sam A Myar Jr Memorial Award

    Original URL path: http://www.memphisbar.org/blog/topics/awards/ (2016-02-13)
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  • Updates - News & Publications - Memphis Bar Association
    Justice Posted on October 26th 2015 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 http www tncourts gov node 2392634 Read More Topics pro bono awards lawyers

    Original URL path: http://www.memphisbar.org/blog/topics/lawyers/ (2016-02-13)
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  • Updates - News & Publications - Memphis Bar Association
    a Lawyer for Justice I mistakenly thought it was enough to voluntarily report my pro bono hours to the Board of Professional Responsibility and the rest would take care of itself However there is a little more to it if you want to be recognized There are now two ways you can report your pro bono hours and become eligible of the award First you can report your hours to the Board of Professional responsibility and give them permission to release your name to the Tennessee Supreme Court Second the Supreme Court added another way a very short application that states that you provided over 50 hours of pro bono service in the last 12 months and presto you re a Lawyer for Justice Here is the good news it is not too late If you want to qualify to be recognized by the Tennessee Supreme Court you can go to the Access to Justice page on the Administrative Office of the Courts website and find the Supreme Court Pro Bono Recognition Program page and there are links to the application for the recognition It is incredibly easy to do In most years the deadline for the applications is in July but this year they are leaving it open through November If you want your name called at the annual meeting please get your applications in by November 15 Why you ask would I want to be recognized when the whole idea behind pro bono work is a selfless act As Chief Justice Sharon Lee said recently Your work on behalf of those who cannot afford legal representation is not required it is a choice Plain and simple it is peer pressure The more lawyers who get recognized the more other lawyers will stick out for not getting recognized and

    Original URL path: http://www.memphisbar.org/blog/from-the-president---are-you-a-lawyer-for-justice/#comment_form (2016-02-13)
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  • Updates - News & Publications - Memphis Bar Association
    elections Nominations Committee Releases Slate of Candidates Posted on October 14th 2015 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 Read More Topics MBA elections board Comments 0 Sections Committees CLE Build Your Practice News

    Original URL path: http://www.memphisbar.org/blog/topics/mba-elections/ (2016-02-13)
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  • Updates - News & Publications - Memphis Bar Association
    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 Read More Topics MBA elections board Comments 0 Interested in Running for the MBA Board Posted by Sara K Larson on September 11th 2015 The MBA Nominations Committee will meet Wed Sept 16 at 12 30 p m to select candidates to run for

    Original URL path: http://www.memphisbar.org/blog/topics/board/ (2016-02-13)
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  • Updates - News & Publications - Memphis Bar Association
    President in 2017 and President in 2018 Nominees for the six open positions on the Board of Directors are Mike Adams Wyatt Tarrant Combs Tom Coupe Juvenile Court Molly Glover Burch Porter Johnson Doug Halijan Burch Porter Johnson Earl Houston Martin Tate Morrow Marston Marlinee Iverson Shelby County Government Kim Koratsky Shelby County Government Melody McAnally Butler Snow Lisa Overall McDonald Kuhn Valerie Smith Nahon Saharovich Trotz Jill Steinberg Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell Berkowitz Chris Sullivan Lewis Thomason Any 25 voting members of the MBA may nominate by petition any other voting member in good standing for the position of Secretary Treasurer or a general membership position on the Board The petition should be addressed to MBA Executive Director Anne Fritz and include the name of the nominee the position for which nominated and a statement that the nominee meets the eligibility requirements as provided in the MBA Bylaws and has agreed to serve if elected Each of the 25 voting members must sign the petition The deadline to submit a petition is 5 00 p m on Oct 22 Online voting will begin Nov 4 Topics MBA elections board Comments There are no comments yet Leave a comment This

    Original URL path: http://www.memphisbar.org/blog/nominations-committee-releases-slate-of-candidates/#comment_form (2016-02-13)
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  • Updates - News & Publications - Memphis Bar Association
    chefs and a silent auction Tickets are 50 and all proceeds benefit the Community Legal Center and the lower income Memphians whose civil legal needs have been met by CLC for over 20 years Get your tickets now at www strutmemphis com Booksellers at Laurelwood or 901 543 3395 Sat Oct 10 Saturday Legal Clinic 10 00 am 12 30 p m Benjamin L Hooks Central Library 3030 Poplar Ave Join the MBA Young Lawyers Division as they answer questions and give advice to members of the public Volunteer attorneys are especially needed in the following areas family law bankruptcy debt consumer law employment landlord tenant and probate To volunteer contact Anne Fritz at 527 3575 afritz at memphisbar dot org or show up a little early on the 10th Mon Oct 12 Proclamation Ceremony 10 30 am City Hall Join Memphis Mayor A C Wharton and Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell as they proclaim October as Pro Bono Month Thurs Oct 15 Project Homeless Connect Civil Legal Clinic 9 00 am 4 00 pm Project Homeless Connect brings together various agencies and organizations to provide comprehensive one stop services to the homeless in Memphis The MBA s Access to Justice Committee sponsors a civil legal clinic to provide advice counsel Two hour shifts are available throughout the day To volunteer contact Anne Fritz at 527 3575 afritz at memphisbar dot org Thurs Oct 22 Restoration of Rights CLE 4 30 5 30 p m Founders Room University Club 1346 Central Ave 1 hour of dual credit Sponsored by the MBA Young Lawyers Division the Association for Women Attorneys and the Ben F Jones Chapter of the National Bar Association Chris Martin and Phyllis Aluko with the Shelby County Public Defender s Office will familiarize attorneys with the expungement and

    Original URL path: http://www.memphisbar.org/blog/celebrate-pro-bono---announcing-calendar-of-events/ (2016-02-13)
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