Join us for Law Day and the 2013 Summer Convention

Bar President Lori NelsonWe just finished an amazing conference in St. George and are looking forward to another can’t-miss event in Snowmass/Aspen:

  • Wednesday, July 17, 6 p.m., opening reception
  • Thursday, July 18, 8 a.m. to noon, featuring Jack Marshall, Esq. speaking about the challenges of keeping pace with professional ethics
  • Friday, July 19, 8 a.m. to noon, featuring Dr. William F. Meinecke from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
  • Saturday, July 20, 8 a.m. to noon, featuring U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin G. Scalia

See keynote speakers (and soon complete schedule) here: http://webster.utahbar.org/cle/summerconvention/

Plus a family carnival, a golf tournament, “mammoth” fever at the Snowmass Ice Age Discovery Center, hiking, biking, fly fishing, paragliding, four-wheeling, hot-air ballooning, river rafting, and great dining. Book your lodging and adventures now at Snowmass. Registration costs are the same as last summer—$475 early, $300 YLD, $200 paralegal—and materials will be included with the May/June Utah Bar Journal.

We hope you have had a chance to take a look at the new website. We think it is much more functional and better suited to your needs. Please get back to us with any comments so we can ensure the website is working the way it should. We plan to go live with the new site on April 8.

Another event to look forward to is Law Day on Wednesday, May 1. The theme this year is “Realizing the Dream, Equality for All.” As stated by the American Bar Association:

The promise of equality under the law is what has made America a beacon to other nations. It is a pledge clearly set forth in the Declaration of Independence and in the opening words of the Preamble of the Constitution, “We the People.” It is, in the words of Abraham Lincoln, the proposition to which our nation is dedicated.
The celebration marks the 150th anniversary of the emancipation proclamation. The Young Lawyers Division is holding their annual awards luncheon at noon on May 1 at Little America; cost is $30 per person; RSVP Breanne, breanne.miller@slcgov.com. They are also placing lawyers in classroom throughout the state to teach about voting rights; if you can help with an in-school presentation for American Voter, please e-mail Mike at mlundberglaw@gmail.com. YLD is kicking off its week-long Law Day celebration with Serving Our Seniors on April 27 at the Utah Law and Justice Center, helping seniors completing a Health Care Directive and Power of Attorney. Check here for all the activities leading up to and on Law Day.

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