Announcement of Open Leadership Positions for 2015-16
HCBA members are encouraged to apply for officer and director positions within the association. Deadline to apply is March 29, 2015. Positions include:
Bar Memorial, April 22:
A Special Session of District Court Remembering Attorneys Who Passed Away
HCBA's Diversity, Professionalism, and Advancement of Justice Awards: Nominations Due 3/31
These annual awards highlight individuals and firms making a significant contribution to the profession and to the advancement of justice. Awards will presented at the HCBA Annual Meeting in May. The awards panels welcome nominations for the following:
Your President Reports: Disability & Diversity: "I Didn't Know That."
Not so long ago (meaning, I’m rather new to this particular topic), I had the chance to pitch in on a few disability-related projects. Along the way, I kept saying to my new-found co-conspirators: "I didn’t know that!” Accurate, to say the least. In fact, we ended up thinking that the most apt title for my presentations would be: "I didn’t know that.” It’s a common refrain. Hence, this column Read More >>
HCBA Recognizes Members for Pro Bono Service
Each year, the HCBA recognizes three attorneys who have made a significant contribution through pro bono service. The Pro Bono Publico awards are presented to lawyers in recognition of the time, knowledge, and devotion given in service to the community. Recipients of the 2015 awards were honored at the 35th annual Bar Benefit on March 19, where family, friends, and colleagues celebrated the high ideals represented by these individuals: John Koneck, Dorinda Wider, and Larry Espel.
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Ask a New Lawyer: Social Networking
Get Answers to All of the Social Media Questions You Didn't Know You Had! Join us on April 2, for the next event in the highly-regarded Vintage Lawyer/New Lawyer series.
These always-popular networking opportunities are not to be missed. This
session aims to build generational bridges by breaking down technology
barriers. New lawyers will act as digital tour guides for social
networking sites like Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Vine, Snapchat, and
others. Vintage lawyers will also have the option of requesting a "tech
mentor” from the new lawyers ranks.
Thursday, April 2, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
at Stinson Leonard Street.
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