Updated: Apr 14
San Diego FBA February Update
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Trivia: February is Museum Month in San Diego County! How many participating museums offer a 50% discount this month?
Meet the 2023 San Diego FBA Board
We welcomed three new members to our dynamic Board of Directors in 2023. Visit our About Us page to learn more about each of our Board members and their roles this year.
Upcoming San Diego FBA Events
Courtroom Conversation with U.S.
Tuesday, February 14 from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
Schwartz Courthouse Courtroom 3B
During the Courtroom Conversation, attendees will have the opportunity to network and connect with Judge Huie and colleagues during the first 20 minutes of the program. During the remaining 40 minutes of the program, Judge Huie will discuss his path to the federal bench and practice pointers for civil and criminal practitioners. RSVP today for our first Courtroom Conversation of the year!
MCLE: 0.5 hours of General CLE Credit
Supreme Court Ethics: Time for a Change?
Thursday, February 16, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00pm
The San Diego FBA is pleased to co-sponsor a special virtual presentation on Supreme Court ethics with the Los Angeles FBA Chapter. We will hear from a distinguished panel discussing a historical perspective of Supreme Court ethics and issues such as whether Congress has jurisdiction to impose a code of ethics, issues of public trust, and the term limits debate.
MCLE: 1 hour of General CLE Credit
FBA Members: $10
Nominate a San Diego FBA Member for our
Award season is underway and we need your help! The San Diego FBA will proudly present the following awards at its Annual Conference: (1) the Outstanding Advocate Award; (2) the Distinguished Service Award; and (3) the Rising Attorney Award. Nominations are due by March 15, 2023 via email to President@fbasd.org. Read more about our Chapter awards, nomination requirements, and submission guidelines.
We can't promise a celebrity sighting, but your nominations will help us avoid any Grammy-type upsets or Oscars snubs.
2023 Ninth Circuit Civics Contest
Calling all high school students in San Diego and Imperial Counties: submissions are now being accepted for the 2023 Ninth Circuit Civics Contest. Students are invited to submit an essay and/or video to address this year's prompt: The 28th Amendment - What Should Our Next Constitutional Amendment Be? For more information, including Contest Rules, visit the Southern District of California's Community Outreach page.
Did You Know? Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. visited San Diego to speak at California Western University (now Point Loma Nazarene) and San Diego State College (now SDSU) on May 29, 1964.
Community & National Updates:
Attorney Volunteers Needed for the San Diego High School Mock Trial Tournament
The San Diego County High School Mock Trial Committee is seeking volunteers to serve as Attorney Scorers for the 2023 Mock Trial Competition being held February 9, 15, & 22. Learn more and sign up for this important service to our community.
Time to Renew Your Membership
The FBA's Membership Cycle is underway. Please see the renewal FAQ and consider continuing to support the San Diego FBA with your membership.
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