HELP! I read somewhere that if you wanted to get people's attention
you should yell HELP - or was that FIRE? I don't know, I can't remember,
but did it work?... because we need your attention for something
that is really important - our judicial performance poll. It's not
on paper anymore, you won't find it in your mailbox, but you WILL
find it below. If you would like to express your opinions on the
performance of the Municipal Court judges, just click "Take
Lagusch, Columbus Bar Executive Director
Two Perspectives on Twitter
2. Need a Passport??
3. Ben Comes to the Bar
4. As Jurors Turn to Web, Mistrials Are Popping Up
5. LexisNexis® and the Columbus Bar Association:
Working Together to Support the Legal Profession
6. Sanitary and Safe: How to Properly Clean a Computer
Perspectives on Twitter
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
~by Jim Calloway, Oklahoma Bar Association
the Little Birds on Jaybird Street Love to Hear the Lawyers Go Tweet-Tweet-Tweet!
~by Elizabeth P. Kuhn,
Carlile Patchen & Murphy LLP
Franklin County Clerk of Courts is hosting a Passport Fair on Thursday,
April 16th from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the Title Main/South
location, 45 Great Southern Boulevard (off South High Street in
the Great Southern Shopping Center, next to Firestone). Representatives
from the U.S. Department of State will be on hand to answer questions
and provide information, and the Clerk of Courts office will accept
passport applications. Read
the full press release.
Comes to the Bar
Anne Leonard-Palmer, Columbus Bar Association
by now you’ve noticed Ben Franklin gracing our Daily Reporter
page, in the email we sent out to members, on bright yellow buttons
the Columbus Bar staff is wearing, or posted on easels, monitors,
and even lunches in our offices. Why so much Ben you ask? Well,
Ben Franklin also happens to grace the $100 bill so we chose his
face to introduce our brand new CLE Easy Pass, just $100
for 12 hours of CLE at the Columbus Bar! Learn
Jurors Turn to Web, Mistrials Are Popping Up
week, a juror in a big federal drug trial in Florida admitted to
the judge that he had been doing research on the case on the Internet,
directly violating the judge’s instructions and centuries
of legal rules. But when the judge questioned the rest of the jury,
got an even bigger shock.
and the Columbus Bar Association: Working Together to Support the
has been a valued partner of the Columbus Bar for many years, offering
special packages and pricing exclusively for attorneys in solo or
small law firms. These member benefits provide access to the LexisNexis
Total Research System, offering the broad perspective you need to
succeed in your legal career. They have been a sponsor of the Columbus
Bar Foundation Gala since its inception and they contribute each
year to the Columbus Bar Annual Meeting. Last month we told you
about a new benefit, LexisNexis® Coffee Break Webinars. They're
fast, effective and best of all-they're on the house! Choose from
a menu of quick 20-minute sessions and discover powerful tools and
proven techniques to help make your research more efficient and
here to see the April offerings.
How to Properly Clean a Computer
are the best techniques for keeping our technological friends clean
and functioning? Continue
reading for simple and easy cleaning guidelines.
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The opinions expressed by the authors are their own, and the CBA
is not responsible for reliance on any such information.