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New Officers and more! minutes from July 17 meeting are up.

The minutes from today's general meeting are now available at:
http://www.slba.info/transcripts/2010-07-17_Transcript.html.
New officers were elected (no offices were contested) and other
business.

Added by SL Bar Assn on July 18, 2010 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Nominations open for 2010-2011 officers

The SLBA needs you! If you are interested in becoming an officer (President, VP-Finance, VP-Communications, or executive board member), please visit our forums at http://slbarassn.ning.com/forum/categories/elections-201011/listForCategory to nominate yourself or view the candidates.

Added by SL Bar Assn on June 12, 2010 at 12:32pm — 2 Comments

Minutes from 6/12 up

The minutes from today's general meeting are now available at:
http://www.slba.info/transcripts/2010-06-12_Transcript.html. Discussion included a recap of the successful Coffee Chat event, upcoming elections, a proposal to amend the bylaws to push elections back to the fall (starting in 2011), and more.

Added by SL Bar Assn on June 12, 2010 at 11:26am — No Comments

Miniconference Videos up!

At long last I have located a good hosting solution (I think!) for the videos from Nov. 14's miniconference, "Practicing Law in a Virtual World." You can view the videos from our video page right on this site, or download them from… Continue

Added by SL Bar Assn on March 25, 2010 at 9:50am — No Comments

New members must be approved for now

Due to a Ning-wide spam problem, I've turned on the requirement for new members to be approved before posting. I promise to approve you quickly unless your email is something like brian43243jones@gmail.com. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Added by SL Bar Assn on March 11, 2010 at 7:37am — No Comments

Virtual Ability CLE coming up1

The SL Bar Association and Virtual Ability are proud to present a seminar for lawyers and others interested in bias in the legal profession. The seminar will take place on March 17, 2010 at 12:00 noon, PDT. Linda Batiste and Beth Loy from the Job Accommodation Network, West Virginia University will be discussing the professional work environment for lawyers with disabilities. They will discuss barriers faced by attorneys with disabilities and what employers need to do in order to… Continue

Added by SL Bar Assn on March 3, 2010 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Transcript of Feb. 13, 2010 meeting

The transcript of today's meeting can be read here: http://www.slba.info/transcripts/2010-02-13_Transcript.html.

Added by SL Bar Assn on February 13, 2010 at 11:36am — No Comments

SLBA has a new home!

At the Dec. 16 meeting, the board presented several land options for our purchase. The members authorized the board to make the final selection and purchase. So here it is: Nimue (48, 135, 59)





Much more detail to come as we develop our building!



Read about this and other business in the January 16 transcript:… Continue

Added by SL Bar Assn on January 19, 2010 at 7:00am — No Comments

General meeting set for January 16

Due to schedule conflicts, this month's meeting is postponed one week. Please plan to attend the general meeting on Saturday, January 16, at 10 a.m. See you there!

Added by SL Bar Assn on January 6, 2010 at 11:32am — No Comments

Party pics up! and Bylaws approved

At the Dec. 12 meeting, the members present approved the new Bylaws. We then adjourned for a holiday celebration at Celebration sim, a beautiful location and the showcase of our own Henri Decuir's spectacular fireworks.

Added by SL Bar Assn on December 21, 2009 at 7:08am — 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

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

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