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  SOUTHERN ARIZONA UPDATES



SOAZ MONTHLY LUNCHEON

A JUDGE'S PERSPECTIVE ON EXPERIENCES IN BANKRUPTCY WORK

 PRESENTED BY
THE HONORABLE EILEEN W. HOLLOWELL

HOTEL CONGRESS, 311 EAST CONGRESS STREET COPPER HALL, TUCSON, AZ   

MONDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2014   

Registration deadline:  Wednesday, October 15,  2014  

 

To register for this event, click here (members must log in first):

SOAZ October Luncheon with The Honorable Eileen W. Hollowell - 10/20/2014

*The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement.  This activity may qualify for up to 1.0 hour(s) toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona, including 0 hours of professional responsibility. 

COMMUNITY SERVICE

Wings for Women:  we are collecting clothes for women and children of all sizes for this wonderful organization.  We need 5 more bags of clothes to each our goal of 20 bags this year.  Please help us reach that goal by bringing your donation to the CLE Luncheons!

 

MOTHER'S FORUM EVENT

  BRANDI FENTON PARK

 

SEPTEMBER 27, 2014 AT 10:30 AM

 

Our next event is outdoors at a time when hopefully the weather will have cooled off a bit.  Everyone is invited to meet at Brandi Fenton Park (Alvernon and River Road) on Saturday, September 27that 10:30 am by the splash pads/playground equipment.  Feel free to pack a lunch or snacks.  There’s plenty of things to do for kids of all ages.  Please contact Sarah L. Wright for more information atswright@wrightazlaw.com.  If you're having trouble finding AWLA folks that day, feel free to call Sarah at (520) 971-3607.  Hope to see you there!


 JUDICIAL RECEPTION FOR AWLA MEMBER JOAN WAGENER

OCTOBER 1, 2014

AWLA is honored to announce that one of our members was appointed to the bench of the Arizona Superior Court in Pima County in 2014.  Governor Jan Brewer appointed Joan Wagener in May 2014 to the Court. 

Please save the date for a special reception in her honor, which will be held on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 from 5:30-7:30pm at Cafe a la C'art.

To register for this event, click here: Judicial Reception For AWLA Member Joan Wagener - 10/1/2014
 
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF NOMINATIONS FOR THE ALICE TRUMAN LEADERSHIP AWARD:

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2014

 

The annual Alice Truman Leadership Award is given to that member of the Southern Arizona Chapter of AWLA who best demonstrates outstanding leadership in her career and community.

 
CRITERIA: The recipient shall be a person who has both been a role model for women lawyers and demonstrated support and encouragement for the advancement of women in the legal profession. The recipient shall not be a current member of the Steering Committee.

The recipient will be honored at the Southern Arizona Chapter's annual holiday luncheon on December 9, 2014, at the Arizona Inn. 

Please nominate that special person deserving this award using the form available: 2014 Alice Truman Leadership Award Form

 
 COMMUNITY SERVICE

7TH ANNUAL GREAT SONORAN SHOWDOWN:
SEEKING VOLUNTEERS

NOVEMBER 1 AND NOVEMBER 2, 2014

Mock judges are needed for the 7th Annual Great Sonoran Showdown:  this event is a 2-day mock trial and each trial lasts no more than 3 hours.  Each mock trial requires at least 2 judges per courtroom and the organizers will do their best to accommodate your request to preside, score, or co-judge with a specific individual. 
 
Judges are needed for the following:  Round 1 November 1, 2014, from 10-1pm; Round 2 November 1, 2014, from 3-6pm; Round 3 November 2, 2014, from 8:30-11:30am; and Round 4 November 2, 2014, from 1:30-4:30pm.  Please contact Chelsea Norman, Tournament Director, at azmocktrial@gmail.com or at 360-870-4196 to sign up or for more information. 

SAVE THE DATE!
 
SOAZ ANNUAL HOLIDAY LUNCHEON

DECEMBER 9, 2014, 11:30 A.M. - 1:30 P.M.

Please save the date!  Our annual holiday luncheon will take place on December 9, 2014, from 11:30 to 1:30 at the historic Arizona Inn.  We will enjoy a meal together, meet our 2015 Southern Arizona AWLA officers, and honor our 2014 Alice Truman Award recipient.