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HOW THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1964 CHANGED DALLAS
All members are encouraged to attend the March 27 special CLE event: "Separate but Equal: How the Civil Rights Act of 1964 Changed Dallas" with speakers Ernie Higginbotham , Sr. V.P. and General Counsel, United Lex; Former President, Greater Dallas Community of Churches; Rev. Zan W. Holmes, Jr. , Pastor Emeritus, St. Luke "Community" United Methodist Church; Robert H. Thomas , DBA Past President, Strasburger & Price LLP; Sandra Dorsey Malone , Retired Dallas ISD Educator & Former Desegregation Court Auditor, U.S. District Court; and Moderator: Richard Stewart , Assistant General Counsel (Retired), Verizon. Noon-2:00 p.m. at Belo. Ethics 2.00. Click here for more information.
TODAY: ETHICS CLE AT BELO
Don't miss out on one hour of Ethics CLE at today's Friday Clinic, March 7, noon at Belo. Charity Adams and Steve Beck will present "Performance Enhancing Substance Abuse-Its Detrimental Effect on Law Practices and Treatment Methods for Attorneys." RSVP to Kathryn Zack Sponsored by the CLE & Peer Assistance Committees.
SAVE THE DATE: DMAP APRIL 4!
Save the date for the FREE Dallas Minority Attorney Program today, Friday, April 4. 8:45 a.m.-5:00 p.m. MCLE 7.00, Ethics 1.00. Luncheon speaker: SBOT President Lisa Tatum. You won't want to miss this exciting event! For more information, click here or contact Alicia Hernandez
LEGAL SERVICES PROVIDERS - WE NEED YOUR HELP
Do you provide legal services for law firms? Consider sponsoring the Dallas Bar Association Pro Bono Golf Tournament Thursday, May 1. Sign up by next Tuesday, April 11, to receive extra recognition in our April Headnotes !
LAST CHANCE PHOTO SESSIONS
The last chance to have your photo taken for 2014 DBA Directory will be Wednesday, March 12, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Belo and Friday, March 14, 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the North Dallas Friday Clinic (Two Lincoln Centre, 5420 LBJ, #240). It only takes 5 minutes! No reservation necessary. Photos may be purchased for personal use. For more information contact Judi Smalling
MARKET YOUR FIRM WITH A DIRECTORY LISTING
Take out an Area of Practice and/or Foreign Language Proficiency listing in the 2014 DBA Member Directory to get great exposure for your practice. Your $25 listing will be in the printed and online directory. Click here for an order form, or contact Judi Smalling with questions at (214) 220-7452.
GOLF REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN
The 22nd Annual DBA Pro Bono Golf Tournament is Thursday, May 1, at Brookhaven Country Club. Proceeds benefit DVAP. Click here to register your team today.
TITLE ISSUES & CREDITOR CLAIMS IN GUARDIANSHIP ESTATES
DBA Probate, Trusts & Estates Section, Dallas County Probate Courts and DVAP will present a CLE dealing with property title issues and creditor claims in decedent and guardianship estates. Monday, March 24, 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at Belo. MCLE 2.00. Speakers: Judge Brenda H. Thompson; Larry Flournoy, Paul McNutt Jr. and Nathan Griffin. Register here
HAVE OFFICE SPACE TO LEASE?
If you have office space to lease, need to hire a new attorney, or have services to offer, consider taking out a Classified Ad in Headnotes and online. Online classified ads may be posted daily to the DBA website. To view the current online Classified Ads click here. Contact Judi Smalling to request discounted rates available to DBA members.
DVAP FAMILY LAW NUTS & BOLTS VIDEO CLE
Join DVAP for a video presentation of the 2013 Family Law Nuts & Bolts CLE on Wednesday, April 2, 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Belo. MCLE 6.00 hours, Ethics 2.00. To register, click here For more information, contact Alicia Perkins.
DBA NIGHT WITH THE STARS
Watch the Dallas Stars take on the St. Louis Blues Friday, April 11, at 7:30 p.m. Click here to get your tickets. Use promo code “DBA”. Both upper and lower level seats available.
RESERVE YOUR PLACE AT THE DBF FELLOWS LUNCHEON
The 23rd annual Dallas Bar Foundation Fellows Luncheon, honoring Robert H. Mow, Jr. is Wednesday, March 26, 11:30 a.m. at Belo. To purchase tickets, click here
HELP NEEDED AT WEST DALLAS LEGAL CLINIC!
DVAP needs volunteer attorneys and support staff to assist at the West Dallas Legal Clinic (3107 N. Winnetka Dallas, TX 75212). The clinic is held the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month. Attorneys should arrive at 7:00 p.m. and support staff at 6:00 p.m. Please contact Miriam Caporal to volunteer.
LAW FIRMS NEEDED TO HIRE SUMMER LAW INTERNS!
For more information and to participate in the 2014 DBA Summer Law Intern Program, click here Give kids a look at life in the Work Place!
SAVE THE DATE-JIMMY & ROSALYNN CARTER WORK PROJECT
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BROOKS BROTHERS CORPORATE SHOPPING EVENT – SAVE 30%
For 1 day only , Thursday, March 20 , 2014 , all enrolled Brooks Brothers Corporate Members will Save 30% on regular price merchandise at Brooks Brothers U.S. and Canadian stores and online at BrooksBrothers.com For enrollment information, click here For questions or assistance with enrollment, contact Kim Watson
NEED CLIENTS? JOIN THE DBA LAWYER REFERRAL SERVICE
LRS Panel membership is open to all attorneys in good standing with the State Bar of Texas and who maintain professional liability insurance. Dallas Bar Association members can join the panel for an annual fee of $100. For more information, click here or contact Alicia Hernandez
TEXAS RANGERS 2014 DISCOUNTED TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE
With your DBA membership, you can get discounted tickets to Texas Rangers games. Click here for the ticket link and pricing (Password: dallasbar). Click on the link, scroll down on the page, find the Dallas Bar Association link and enter the password for the discounted pricing If you are interested in group tickets, contact Jeremy Christopher
SHARE YOUR FIRM'S NEWS WITH DBA MAILING LABELS
New firm name? New Partner? Share the news by purchasing DBA membership labels. For information, contact Teddi Rivas.
BELO MANSION AND PAVILION AVAILABLE FOR MEETINGS
EZ MESSENGER HANDLES SERVICE OF PROCESS
EZ Messenger utilizes licensed and certified process servers who will make every effort to effect service as expeditiously as possible. EZ Messenger is staffed to handle all "rush" service of process and can be relied upon to effectively complete all types of service. An online status check is available, and you can view or download your affidavit of service from EZ Messenger. Contact them at www.ezmessenger.com/tx or 214-748-4200.
PROBATE MANUAL AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE
The DBA Probate, Trusts, and Estates Section's new Estates Manual is available for purchase. Click here to purchase the manual in digital download, CD, or hard copy. For each manual sold $25 is donated to DVAP.
MAGISTRATE JUDGE REAPPOINTMENT
The current term of the office of United States Magistrate Judge Nancy M. Koenig, Lubbock, is due to expire December 24, 2014. Comments are invited as to whether the incumbent magistrate judge should be recommended by the panel for reappointment by the court. More information here Comments must be received by April 11, 2014.
A lawyer owes to opposing counsel, in the conduct of legal transactions and the pursuit of litigation, courtesy, candor, cooperation, and scrupulous observance of all agreements and mutual understandings. Excerpt from the Texas Lawyers Creed Find the complete Creed online here
ADDITIONAL PARKING AROUND BELO
If the Belo garage is full, please click here for other Arts District parking options.