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Join us for SLBA's holiday party this Saturday!

This coming Saturday, December 12, meet at 10am for a BRIEF business meeting, then on to our annual holiday celebration! Business meeting will be at the usual place, Avalon Courts on Tabula Rasa. Party will be at http://slurl.com/secondlife/Celebration/54/94/22 -- formal invitations soon! Hope to see you at both.

Added by SL Bar Assn on December 7, 2009 at 7:07pm — No Comments

Join us for SLBA's Holiday Party this Saturday!

This coming Saturday, December 12, meet at 10am for a BRIEF business meeting, then on to our annual holiday celebration! Business meeting will be at the usual place, Avalon Courts on Tabula Rasa. Party will be at http://slurl.com/secondlife/Celebration/54/94/22 -- formal invitations soon! Hope to see you at both.

Added by SL Bar Assn on December 7, 2009 at 7:07pm — No Comments

Transcript of Nov. 14 meeting posted

Read all about it here: http://www.slba.info/transcripts/2009_11_14_transcript.html.

Added by SL Bar Assn on November 15, 2009 at 5:20pm — No Comments

Who's going to next week's miniConference on "Practicing Law in a Virtual World?"

http://slbarassn.ning.com/events/practicing-law-in-a-virtual



On Saturday, Nov. 14, SLBA and the ABA-Young Lawyers Section are sponsoring "Practicing Law in a Virtual World" at the Fredric G. Levin College of Law, University of Florida Campus in the virtual world of Second Life. Attorneys and others are invited to attend. There will be two sessions and an informal mixer.



Session 1: Practice Issues… Continue

Added by SL Bar Assn on November 8, 2009 at 9:54am — No Comments

In-World Mini Conference-November 14

In-World Mini Conference

October 12, 2009



The SLBA is holding a mini-conference on Practicing Law in a Virtual World.

November 14, 2009

12:00 pm SLT - 3:00 pm SLT

November 14, 2009



Hosted by the Frederick G. Levin College of Law,

University of Florida

Ceremonial Classroom, Gator Nation Island (109, 20, 25)



IM Michele Jigsaw to RSVP for a a guest pass.



More info… Continue

Added by SL Bar Assn on October 12, 2009 at 7:09am — No Comments

More details on Oct 10 meeting minutes

Topics covered were:



1. Careers Fair, Nov. 14, after SLBA meeting. Morgandy Muircastle has done a lot of work organizing it. All the SLBA members to come participate in the discussion. These are not hour long presentations, but rather hour long discussions roughly focused on a couple different aspects of practice.

2. Permanent home. Benjamin Noble's proposal to transition our temporary location here to a permanent location. He would purchase the land, and pass along the cost for… Continue

Added by SL Bar Assn on October 11, 2009 at 8:54am — No Comments

Oct. 10 General Meeting transcript posted

October 10, 2009

The October 10 general meeting transcript has been posted. Click here to read the transcript.

Added by SL Bar Assn on October 10, 2009 at 4:00pm — No Comments

General Meeting this Saturday

Please join us for the October general meeting Saturday, Oct. 10, from 10-11a.m. PDT/SLT. It will be held at Avalon Town Courts, Tabula Rasa Island (the same location as our recent meetings). SLURL: http://slurl.com/secondlife/Tabula%20rasa/86/151/27

Added by SL Bar Assn on October 5, 2009 at 6:25am — No Comments

Transcript of Sept. 12, 2009 general meeting

Discussion included possible collaboration with ABA sections; the mini-conference on practice in virtual worlds, coming up in November; topics for upcoming CLE speakers; and more. Read the transcript here.

Added by SL Bar Assn on September 13, 2009 at 10:07am — No Comments

September General Meeting: 9/12/09 10 a.m. SLT/PDT

Meet the 2009-2010 officers. Topics will include the upcoming mini-conference in November and more. See you there!

Added by SL Bar Assn on September 6, 2009 at 10:18am — No Comments

Election results - 2009/10 executive board

2009-2010 officers:

President/Past President: Legal Writer

President Elect/President: Geri Kuhn

Vice President for Finance: Lexis Looming

Vice President for Communications: Cat Galileo



2009-2010 Executive Board:

Higgs Wopat

JamieBryceInfinity

Racheal Chevalier



Congratulations, and welcome to the executive board!



More details:



The President Elect/President position, the Vice President for Finance, and… Continue

Added by SL Bar Assn on August 23, 2009 at 12:00pm — No Comments

General Meeting: Election resolution

On August 15, the SLBA General Meeting was primarily taken up by discussing the problems with this year's election results and possible solutions. Click here for the transcript: http://www.slba.info/transcripts/2009_08_15_transcript.html



The outcome of the discussion was the passage of a motion: "It is the membership's position that the board should rehold the election in 2 weeks, unless, in one… Continue

Added by SL Bar Assn on August 23, 2009 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Election results delayed; August meeting postponed to Sat. Aug. 15 at 10 a.m. PDT

Tomorrow's SLBA meeting has been POSTPONED to next Saturday, Aug. 15.

Due to more technical difficulties, election results have been delayed until our scripter can assist us in retrieving them from the voting device. We apologize for the delays; we're experiencing first-hand some of the issues affecting in-world governance.

Please plan to attend on Aug. 15 for results and other business. Thank you for your patience!

Added by SL Bar Assn on August 7, 2009 at 11:35am — No Comments

Election Extended through 11:59 p.m. Aug. 2

Because technical difficulties prevented us from opening the voting on July 20 as promised, we are extending the voting period through the weekend. Voting will now close at 11:59p.m. SLT/PDT on SUNDAY AUGUST 2 and winners will be announced Aug. 3.

Thank you for your patience and don't forget to vote!
SLURL: http://slurl.com/secondlife/Tabula%20rasa/86/151/27

Added by SL Bar Assn on July 30, 2009 at 8:42am — No Comments

Executive Board elections now OPEN!

Members, come vote! SLURL: http://bit.ly/xNo1B

Candidate statements: http://bit.ly/lHw65

Ends midnight 7/31.

Added by SL Bar Assn on July 26, 2009 at 1:41pm — No Comments

2009-10 candidates introduce themselves - voting starts Monday 7/20

Voting starts Monday and ends 7/31 at midnight. To vote, use the voting machine at the SLBA's office.

Click here for candidate statements.

There are five candidates for the three executive board positions:

Higgs Wopat; JamieBryceInfinity; Juris Amat; Racheal Chevalier; Vaki Zenovka.

The President Elect/President position, the Vice President for… Continue

Added by SL Bar Assn on July 19, 2009 at 11:35am — No Comments

Friday 7/24: "Copyright Law re Digital Tech" - free CLE in SL

The next Continuing Education seminar is fast approaching. Tamiko Franklin ('Juris Amat') will discuss developments in copyright law concerning digital technologies.

Click this link for more info and to register.

Added by SL Bar Assn on July 19, 2009 at 11:25am — No Comments

Legal Education in SL: Your thoughts please

I am currently doing an in depth article on Legal Education In SL for Best of SL Magazine. The magazine is highly regarded and has one of the largest subscription bases in SL. The BOSL webpage alone gets 180,000hits a week. I notice that we have a number of law schools resident in sl and all active in some way. I would like to talk to those of you involved in legal education in SL in some way, or those who have thoughts ON the use of a virtual grid such as SL for legal education.



My… Continue

Added by raphaella Nightfire on April 6, 2009 at 11:37pm — No Comments

Legal Eagles - where do you start?

I wanted to sell Tunes downloaded from my site. Now, We are located in Australia and I can tell you that it is a nightmare trying to figure it all out. Licenses, royalties blah blah.. It would be good if you could somehow transfer the rights of music industry people to the art world I would be a very happy… Continue

Added by Joan Kamaru on July 13, 2008 at 7:52am — No Comments

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