1. Judicial Performance Poll Available Through Friday
2. Bench Bar Retreat, May 13-14
3. Ben Again
4. Board of Governors Candidates Announced
5. Columbus Bar inc Is Open for Business
6. 'Like' Us on Facebook, Get $10 CLE Coupon
7. 2011 Red Mass Scheduled for May 4
8. The Latest Columbus Commons Park Developments
9. Et Cetera
Columbus Bar Association 2011 Judicial Performance Poll Available Through Friday
The 2011 Performance Poll of sitting judges in the Franklin County Municipal Court is now online and will remain available through Friday, April 22.
All attorneys, regardless of CBA membership, are eligible to vote in the Performance Poll. Your username is your last name, and your password is your Supreme Court number.
What is the Judicial Performance Poll?
Take the poll at the VoteNet website
Bench Bar Retreat, May 13-14
Renewing an old favorite, the Columbus Bar Association is set for a two-day retreat designed for building relationships, and increasing professionalism and camaraderie in the legal community.
We have assembled an outstanding group of justices, judges and attorneys and an informative and timely agenda. Reserve Friday, May 13, Saturday, May 14, or both daysódonít miss this opportunity to earn CLE credits and network with your colleagues at the Deer Creek Lodge and Conference Center.
Questions about the 2011 Bench Bar Retreat? Contact Kathy at 614/340.2063 or
Download agenda and registration form
The best deal in CLE is back for another year! CBA members will again have the option to purchase CLE Easy Pass (12 hours of CLE for just $100) with your 2011-2012 membership.
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CBA Board of Governors Candidates for 2011-2012 Announced; Bios Available
Ten members of the Columbus Bar selected to run for the Board of Governors and two candidates for the office of secretary/treasurer have been recommended by the 2011 Nominations & Elections committee chaired by Immediate Past President Elizabeth J. Watters.
A link to the ballot will be available at www.cbalaw.org to all voting members of the Association on Wednesday, May 4 and voting will close at noon on Friday, May 13.
Learn more about this year's candidates
Columbus Bar inc Is Open for Business
The Columbus Bar inc Professional Development Center officially opened its doors on Monday, April 4, 2011.
The solo practice incubator program is designed to offer a small group of new lawyers valuable experience and ongoing education to help build their professional career, develop sound business management skills, and engender high ethical standards.
Learn more about Columbus Bar inc
Meet the six attorneys chosen to participate
'Like' the Columbus Bar Association on Facebook, Get $10 CLE Coupon
Visit the Columbus Bar Facebook page, click the 'Like' button, and select 'Coupons' from the options listed below the CBA logo. There you will find a printable coupon good for $10 off your next CLE registration fee!
You'll also stay current on the latest news, events, and promotions at the Columbus Bar Association.
Visit the Columbus Bar Facebook page
2011 Red Mass Scheduled for May 4
The Thomas More Society is again inviting the legal community to celebrate Red Mass in St. Joseph's Cathedral as part of Law Day activities.
This year's event will be at 5:15pm on Wednesday, May 4, in the historic church at 212 E. Broad St.
Download the 2011 Red Mass invitation
History of the Red Mass
Columbus Commons Carousel, Outdoor 'Reading Room' Planned
The grass is green, a new carousel is in the process of being installed, and plans are in the works for an outdoor 'reading room,' with free wifi and books provided by the Columbus Metropolitan Library. Click the links below for photos and more information!
View photos of the Carousel install
Read more about the outdoor reading room
Columbus Commons Facebook page
Amendment Would Raise Age Limit for Ohio Judges to 75
(The Columbus Dispatch, April 13)
In a Google World, Lots of Options for Law Practice Efficiency (ABA Journal, April 12)
Itís Official: Law School Exams Used to be Easier (The Wall Street Journal Law Blog, April 5)
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May 5, 2011
2011 Bankruptcy Law Institute
May 12-13, 2011
New Lawyers & Judges Luncheon
New lawyers, please plan to join members of the Common Pleas Court bench for an informal luncheon on April 26.
Columbus Bar members receive a 5% discount on videography, court reporting and litigation support at McGinnis & Associates, Inc.
Know someone who would enjoy the benefits of CBA membership? Invite them to join now and get 3 months free.
Ethics, Professionalism & Substance Abuse (Video)
Advising the Advisor
Preparing for Retirement
Annual Luncheon with Common Pleas Court Judges
Awards of Excellence and Pro Bono Awards Luncheon
Sports Law (Video)
CLE: Institute on Representing Survivors of Domestic Violence
CBA@noon: Bicycling 101
Probate Law Institute 2011
Big Brothers Big Sisters
Taxing Matters Series: Drafting & Application of Operating Agreement
Bankruptcy Law Institute 2011
Bench Bar Retreat 2011
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