File Your State Bar Annual Statement and Dues Online: Your 2016 statement is available now for you to complete, review and submit online at www.azbar.org/fees. A paper statement will not be mailed to you. Payment can be made by credit card or E-check through the Bar's secure website. When you submit your statement and submit dues online, your receipt will include a temporary bar card for use until the permanent one is mailed to you. To avoid delinquency fees, your statement and fees must be postmarked or received in the State Bar office by 5 p.m. MST on February 1, 2016. Online submissions will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. MST on February 1, 2016. More.
2016 Healthcare Open Enrollment Deadline Is January 31: You can still enroll in a health plan through the State Bar Health Insurance Exchange. Avoid the healthcare confusion and find a policy that fits your needs by clicking here.
You Still Have Time to Become Involved in the Merit Selection Process: The application deadline has been extended to Friday, February 12 to serve on the Pinal County Commission on Trial Court Appointments. Applicants must reside in Supervisorial District 4 in Pinal County. For other candidate criteria and an application form click here.
St. Thomas More Society of Phoenix Invites You to Attend the 46th Annual Red Mass: The event commemorates the start of the legislative session. Join in on Tuesday, January 26 at Saint Mary's Basilica, 231 N. 3rd St. in Phoenix. The Mass attends begins at 5:30 p.m. People of all faiths are invited to attend. More.
Judicial Nominees Announced for Pima County Superior Court: The Pima County Commission on Trial Court Appointments has recommended six candidates to Governor Doug Ducey for an opening on the Pima County Superior Court created by the appointment of Judge Christopher Staring to Division Two of the Arizona Court of Appeals. More.
Share Your Opinion on Proposed Revisions to the Criminal Jury Instructions: Members are being asked to share their comments on Proposed Revisions to Criminal Jury Instructions. View the revised instructions here. Comments should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by the February 5 deadline.
Share Your Good News With Us! Have you recently been recognized for contributions you make to the communities you serve? Did your firm raise money for charity over the holidays? Are you a leader who is being recognized for advancing the legal profession? If so, we want to hear about it! Email Alberto Rodriguez to be considered for inclusion in a future issue of eLegal under Member News.
Nominate a Colleague for Annual State Bar Awards: Here's your chance to see that your colleagues, deserving of recognition, receive their just rewards. Nominations for the 2016 State Bar awards are now being accepted through March 18, 2016 at 5 p.m. More.
Comment on 2015 Arizona Appellate Courts Case Processing Standards by February 7: The Arizona Appellate Courts seek your input in assessing whether the National Model Time Standards for State Appellate Courts should be adopted by Arizona. More.
Better Lawyering Through Mindfulness: The undeniable benefits of mindfulness have led to it being adopted and implemented by all types and sizes of businesses, from Fortune 500 companies to startups. Read more about it here from State Bar Member Discount Provider Clio.