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MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR 2013 DATES
UPCOMING DBA PROGRAMS/OTHER
ARE YOU READY TO ROCK FOR PRO BONO?
Get your tickets to Law Jam 4, Saturday, August 17, at the Granada Theater! Tickets on sale now for $25 each! Click here for tickets. Raise funds for DVAP while listening to music by Black Dirt Tango , Blue Collar Crime , Big Wheel , The Catdaddies , Noah Snark and Random Blue Click here to become a sponsor and here for more information.
TODAY AT BELO: LEARN ABOUT OPPORTUNITIES IN DALLAS
All members are invited to the DBA's Minority Clerkship Luncheon today, noon at Belo. Panelists include: Carlos Morales, Friedman & Feiger; Barbara Nicholas, Dallas County Criminal District Attorney's Office; Victoria Nsikak, Law Clerk to Judge Renee Tolliver; Bill Richmond, Gruber Hurst Johansen Hail Shank; and Chalon Clark, Brown McCarroll (Moderator). RSVP to Biridiana Avina
HAVE YOU REGISTERED FOR BENCH BAR ?
It’s not too early to make plans to attend the Bench Bar Conference September 26-27 in the Texas Hill Country! In addition to fresh CLE topics, the conference provides excellent networking opportunities. Click here to register now!
TODAY: SMALL TENANT LEASE ISSUES
All members are invited to attend today's Friday Clinic at Belo (moved from North Dallas location) to hear Andrew Jenkins present "Small Tenant Lease Issues." MCLE 1.00. RSVP to Kathryn Zack
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT ELDER EXPLOITATION
On June 17, noon at Belo, join the Senior Lawyers Committee and DVAP to hear "Elder Exploitation: What Every Attorney Should Know" with speakers Amy M. Croft, Donna Strittmatter and Judge Brenda Hull Thompson. MCLE 1.00, Ethics 0.25. RSVP to Kathryn Zack Cosponsored by the Family Law, Probate, Trust & Estate and Solo & Small Firm Sections and the Dallas Hispanic Bar Association
DON'T MISS BAR NONE TONIGHT!
Click here to get tickets to Bar None XXVIII: Downton Att'y. The show runs June 12-15 at SMU's Greer Garson Theatre and proceeds benefit the Sarah T. Hughes Diversity Scholarships at SMU. For more information, click here
SUMMER INTERNS NEED A WORKPLACE
We are in need of only four more workplaces to take our selected student interns! Hire a quality student to work in your busy legal department this summer for either 4- or 8-weeks; full-time or part-time for only $8/hr. Contact Amy Smith as soon as possible, or learn more here
ESTABLISHING A RIGHT OF SILENCE
On Tuesday, June 18, noon at Belo, all members are invited to hear Steve Baskind present "No Man is Bound to Accuse Himself: Establishing a Right of Silence at the Old Bailey." MCLE 1.00
ARE YOU PART OF THE 2013 DBA 100 CLUB ?
Do you have two or more attorneys in your Dallas office? Are they ALL members of the DBA? If so, you could be eligible for membership in our distinguished DBA 100 Club For more information, contact Kim Watson
DVAP'S FAMILY LAW NUTS & BOLTS VIDEO CLE : JUNE 18
Join DVAP for a video presentation of the 2012 Family Law Nuts & Bolts Video CLE on Tuesday, June 18, 9:00 a.m. to 3:20 p.m. at Belo. MCLE 6.00 hours, Ethics 2.00. To register, click here For the agenda, click here or contact Alicia Perkins.
SHARE YOUR FIRM'S NEWS WITH DBA MAILING LABELS
Invite members to an event or inform them of an address change by purchasing DBA membership labels. For information, contact Teddi Rivas
REMINDER: BELO CLOSED IN AUGUST
The Belo Mansion will be closed during the month of August due to building renovations. No meetings or CLEs will be held during that time. The building will reopen Tuesday, September 3.
CHAIRS FOR SALE!
The DBA has 725 Banquet Stackable Chairs for sale. Price is $15 each. Chairs will be available for pickup July 29. Click here for photos and more information. If interested, email email@example.com
JUDICIAL APPRECIATION LUNCH & CLE
All members are invited to "Practical Tips for Practicing in the Northern District of Texas: Views from the Bench" with panelists: Hon. Sam A. Lindsay, Hon. Jane J. Boyle, Hon. Harlin Hale, Hon. Irma C. Ramirez and Hon. Sidney Fitzwater, facilitator. Noon, Thursday, June 27, at Belo. MCLE 1.00. Click here to RSVP by June 17. Sponsored by the Judiciary Committee and the Federal Bar Association, Dallas Chapter.
HELP NEEDED AT WEST DALLAS LEGAL CLINIC!
DVAP needs volunteer attorneys and support staff to assist at the West Dallas Legal Clinic (2843 Lapsley Street). 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.
800TH ANNIVERSARY OF MAGNA CARTA DISCUSSION FORUM
The newly created 800th Anniversary of Magna Carta Discussion Forum will host two CLEs this year. The first one is June 26, noon at Belo. Chief Judge Sidney Fitzwater will present “The Legal Profession at a Crossroads—Predicting our Future from the Past and Present." Click here for more information.
NEW LAWYER LUNCHEON
New to the DBA and Dallas? Join DVAP Wednesday, June 26, noon, at Belo for a 1-hour informational and complimentary luncheon about pro bono opportunities in Dallas. Email Chris Reed-Brown for reservations.
ADVERTISE IN THE LEGAL RESOURCE & EXPERT WITNESS GUIDE
OUTSTANDING CLE FOR GOVERNMENT LAWYERS
Join the Government Law Section and get involved! This Section provides cutting edge CLE programs and seminars that offer a valuable forum for section members to share ideas as well as networking opportunities at Belo during lunch! The annual dues are only $10, Join today!
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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
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.
MAGISTRATE JUDGE REAPPOINTMENT
The current term of the office of United States Magistrate Judge Paul D. Stickney, Dallas, is due to expire March 1, 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 July 19, 2013.
CONSTRUCTION AROUND BELO
Due to the extension of the McKinney Avenue Trolley, work on the streets around the Belo Mansion continues. Westbound Ross and Northbound Olive will remain open, but constricted. Please plan to leave your office a little earlier for your noon meetings.