1. Jameel Turner Named CBA Board Member
2. Renew by June 30 for the Best CLE Deal in Town
3. IOLTA Scam Still Making Rounds
4. ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey Results
5. Help the Equal Justice Foundation Win $25,000
6. Local Paralegals, Attorney Help Seniors with Wills
7. Welcome, 2011-2012 Committee Chairs
8. Annual Meeting Photos Online
9. Visit Our New "Blawg"
10. Et Cetera
Jameel Turner Named CBA Board Member
At the June 17 meeting of the Columbus Bar Association Board of Governors, Jameel S. Turner was selected to fill the unfinished term of Mark Petrucci, who was recently elected Secretary-Treasurer.
Mr. Turner is an Associate at Bailey Cavalieri LLC and is Editor of Better Lawyer, a Columbus Bar publication for new attorneys.
View the full 2011-2012 Board of Governors
Renew Your Membership by June 30 to Get the Best CLE Deal in Town
Your Columbus Bar membership expires June 30. Renewing your membership is easy: renew online, over the phone at 614/221.4112, or in person at 175 S. Third St., Suite 1100 - we always welcome your company.
June 30 is also the deadline to purchase your 2011-2012 CLE Easy Pass: 12 CLE hours for just $100. You choose when to use your 12 hours - anytime between July 1, 2011 and June 30, 2012 (excluding online, webcast, or Institute CLE programs). It's the best CLE deal in town!
Renew and get your CLE Easy Pass
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IOLTA Scam Still Making Rounds
The Supreme Court of Ohio issued a warning today about an Internet scam continuing to affect Ohio lawyers. This latest email scam is similar to previous ones about which the Supreme Court has warned attorneys, according to Amy C. Stone, Assistant Disciplinary Counsel with the Office of Disciplinary Counsel.
What is the scam?
Survey Says: Many Employers Anticipate Increased Hiring in Third Quarter
ManpowerGroup has released its 3rd quarter 2011 Employment Outlook Survey results. The survey seeks to determine whether employers will increase or decrease hiring (or maintain current employment levels) between July and September 2011.
Get the survey results
Help the Equal Justice Foundation Win $25,000 from the Pepsi Refresh Project
The Equal Justice Foundation is currently in the running to win $25,000 through the Pepsi Refresh Project. If you wish to cast a vote for them, please click the link below. You can vote once per day through June 30.
Vote for the Equal Justice Foundation
Local Paralegals and Attorneys Help Seniors with Wills and Other Legal Documents
PACO (Paralegal Association of Central Ohio) and Columbus Bar members were featured in a June 20 Columbus Dispatch article. The paralegals and attorneys featured are volunteers in a pro bono effort that provides wills and other legal documents to senior citizens.
Thank you to the Wills Clinic volunteers and the many other individuals who provide pro bono legal services to our community!
Read the June 20 Columbus Dispatch article
Welcome, 2011-2012 Committee Chairs
The Board of Governors approved the 2011-2012 slate of committee chairpersons and we welcome them to the Columbus Bar leadership team. Committee participation is a great way to network, gain valuable information about your practice area, and stay on top of what is happening in the legal community. To join a committee, visit our Committee website or contact Donna Sweet at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Who are the 2011-2012 committee chairs?
Annual Meeting Photos Online
The Columbus Bar Association and Columbus Bar Foundation both celebrated their Annual Meetings this month. David S. Bloomfield, Jr. was sworn in as 2011-2012 CBA President, and Heather G. Sowald was sworn in as President of the Foundation. View photos of the events by clicking the links below.
View all CBA Annual Meeting photos
View all CBF Annual Meeting photos
Visit the Columbus Bar's New "Blawg"
At the June 3 Annual Meeting, President David S. Bloomfield, Jr. unveiled the new Columbus Bar Association "blawg." The blawg is intended to be a resource and forum for the central Ohio legal community, and will feature posts by President Bloomfield, Executive Director Jill Snitcher McQuain, CBA staff, and Columbus Bar members.
If you are interested in submitting a post for the blawg, please contact Sarah Curran at email@example.com.
Visit In Brief: The Columbus Bar Blawg
Ohio Supreme Court Produces Video Series: "Cultural Misconceptions about Deaf People and the
Challenge for the Courts" (Ohio Supreme Court)
Ohio Case on Courtoom Ten Commandments Reaches U.S. Supreme Court (The Columbus Dispatch, June 16)
Courthouse's 'See-Through' Stairs Being Addressed (The Columbus Dispatch, June 15)
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Your Columbus Bar membership expires
June 30, 2011.
CBA members are eligible to purchase CLE Easy Pass: 12 CLE hours for just $100.
CLE Easy Pass is only available until June 30.
Now available for CBA members: umbrella, home, auto, boat and other insurance lines, at special program discounts.
Whether you’re looking for a job or need to find the right person to fill an open position, the Columbus Bar can help.
Ethics, Professionalism & Substance Abuse (Video)
Diversity, Inclusion and Affirmative Action
Guardian ad Litem (Video)
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