Category: Events

MLLS Monte Carlo Casino Night – Friday, May 16, 6:30-10:00 pm

MLLS Monte Carlo Casino Night

Friday, May 16, 6:30-10:00 pm

Creekside Golf Club, 6250 Clubhouse Dr. SE, Salem, OR 97306

Back by popular demand, Mary Leonard Law Society will be hosting a Monte Carlo Casino Night for our 6th annual spring charity event. Guests will enjoy wine and beer from local producers and hors d’oeuvres while trying their hands at craps, roulette, poker, and black jack. Community supporters will provide a wide array of silent-auction items, and representatives of our featured charity will be on hand to talk about their important work. Mark your calendars today and watch for more information, coming soon!

Interested in contributing to our silent auction or volunteering to help with the event? Please contact us at maryleonardlawsociety@gmail.com!

SAVE THE DATE – Annual MCBA Events

Staff Appreciation Lunch
Riverfront Park, North Meadow
July 16, 2014, 11:30 a.m.

Val Sloper Memorial Golf Tournament
Creekside Golf Club
September 12, 2014, 1:00 p.m.

Holiday Party
Mission Mills, Dye House
December 5, 2014, 4:00 p.m.

Annual Awards Dinner
Illahe Hills Country Club
January 29, 2015, 5:30 p.m.

Additional information will be provided about each event later in the year.
Please contact Shannon Snow, Shannon@YourAtty.com, with any questions.

March 14th, 3:00pm – Celebration of Life & 75th Birthday for Judge Albin Norblad

Judge Norblad’s colleagues on the Marion County bench will hold a public memorial on March 14, 2014, at the Marion County Courthouse, 100 High Street, Salem OR 97301. The service will begin at 3:00pm in Courtroom 2A.

A reception hosted by the Marion County Bar Association will follow across the street at the Grand Ballroom. There will be a microphone available so that attendees may share their stories of Judge Norblad. The event will be catered by Adams Rib. Wine will be donated from bar members’ cellars and a no-host bar will be available.

The Marion County Annex and Juvenile Court will be closed for the afternoon beginning at 2:30 to allow staff and judges time to get to the courthouse by 3pm. The downtown offices will close at 3pm. All offices will be closed until 5pm.

Attendees are encouraged to wear jeans and dress shirts in honor of Judge Norblad. Donations are still being accepted and will be accepted at this event.

Combating Human Trafficking – Thursday, March 20

Combating Human Trafficking

Thursday, March 20 at 12:00 noon

Ford Hall, Willamette University

Mary Leonard Law Society will join with Willamette University in March to present a panel discussion on human trafficking and on-the-ground efforts that are being taken to combat this serious violation of human rights. Panelists include Assistant United States Attorney Hannah Horsley, FBI Victim Specialist Shannon Meyer, Joel Shapiro of Shared Hope International, Tana Rogers of the FBI Child Exploitation Task Force, Immigration lawyer Chanpone Sinlapasai of Marandas & McClellan LLC, and Gwynne Skinner from Willamette University’s International Human and Refugee Rights Clinic.

This is a free event. Please RSVP at our website, www.maryleonardlawsociety.org

March 14th, 3:00pm – Celebration of Life & 75th Birthday for Judge Albin Norblad

Judge Norblad’s colleagues on the Marion County bench will hold a public memorial on March 14, 2014, at the Marion County Courthouse, 100 High Street, Salem OR 97301. The service will begin at 3:00pm in Courtroom 2A.

A reception hosted by the Marion County Bar Association will follow across the street at the Grand Ballroom. There will be a microphone available so that attendees may share their stories of Judge Norblad. The event will be catered by Adams Rib. Wine will be donated from bar members’ cellars and a no-host bar will be available.

The Marion County Annex and Juvenile Court will be closed for the afternoon beginning at 2:30 to allow staff and judges time to get to the courthouse by 3pm. The downtown offices will close at 3pm. All offices will be closed until 5pm.

Attendees are encouraged to wear jeans and dress shirts in honor of Judge Norblad.

Please RSVP for the reception by contacting Kayla Franz at (503) 399-1070 or kfranz@sglaw.com.

Donations are still being accepted and will be accepted at this event.

Networking Social & Professional Clothing Sale – March 5, 5:30-7:30

Networking social and professional clothing sale with MLLS and Willamette Women’s Law Caucus

Wednesday, March 5, 2014, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm

Rick’s Cafe (lower lobby), Willamette University College of Law

You are invited to join MLLS and the Willamette Women’s Law Caucus (WLC) for an after-work social at Rick’s Cafe in the lower lobby of Willamette University College of Law.  WLC will hold a gently used professional clothing sale as a fundraiser for Mid-Valley Women’s Crisis Service.  Clothing styles available for women and men.  Bring your student mentee and help him or her build a professional wardrobe for upcoming summer clerkships and externships! Join us for the social even if your professional wardrobe is complete.

This is a free event.  MLLS and WLC will provide hosted beer, wine, and appetizers. Please RSVP at our website, www.maryleonardlawsociety.org

Polk County – eFiling and eServing – March 14

Polk County will be doing a presentation on eFiling and eServing

March 14, 2014
12:00 p.m.
Polk County Courthouse – Courtroom 1

Networking Social & Professional Clothing Sale – March 5, 5:30-7:30

Donate to the 2nd Annual Willamette Women’s Law Caucus Professional Clothing Sale and Social!

Donations being accepted now

Sale and social to be held Wednesday, March 5 from 5:30-7:30 pm

The Willamette University College of Law Women’s Law Caucus (WLC) is now accepting donations of clean, gently used, men’s and women’s professional clothing: suits, slacks, blouses, button downs, etc. for their annual professional clothing sale. The clothing will be sold to law students to help them look the part for summer jobs, internships, externships, and volunteer work. Proceeds from the sale will be donated to the Mid-Valley Women’s Crisis Service.

Clothing donations may be dropped off at Student Affairs in the Willamette University Law building, 245 Winter Street SE.  Please notify Student Affairs that you are donating to the WLC sale. You may also contact Casondra Albrecht at calbrech@willamette.edu to arrange for a student to pick up your donation.

Public Memorials for Judge Norblad

The family of Judge Albin W. Norblad will hold a public memorial service on February 21, 2014, at The Grand Ballroom & Historic Grand Theatre, 187 High Street NE, Salem OR  97301.  The service will begin at 12:00pm in the theater.  A reception will follow upstairs in the ballroom.  The public is welcome.  All three Marion County courthouses will be closed from 11:30am-2:00pm.  In-custody arraignments at the criminal court annex will at the usual time of 3:00pm.

Judge Norblad’s colleagues on the Marion County bench will also hold a public memorial on March 14, 2014, at the Marion County Courthouse, 100 High Street, Salem OR 97301.  The service will begin at 3:00pm in Courtroom 2A.  A reception will follow in the Jury Assembly Room on the 5th floor of the courthouse.  The public is welcome.  All three Marion County courthouses will be closed from 3:00pm-5:00pm.

We hope that you are able to attend either or both services.

Achieving Work Life Balance | Thursday, February 13, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Achieving Work Life Balance: A Conversation with Liani Reeves, Roland Iparraguirre and Jennifer Todd
Thursday, February 13 from 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Collier Law, 1020 Liberty St SE, Salem, OR 97302

The Mary Leonard Law Society and the Marion County Bar New Lawyer Division are pleased to bring together three local attorneys to speak about achieving a work life balance in a legal career. Liani Reeves serves as chief legal advisor and general counsel to Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber M.D. Roland Iparraguirre serves as deputy director and chief operating office at the Oregon Lottery. Jennifer Todd is currently a Salem area private practitioner, with a wealth of past experience including time on the Marion County Probate Court and as a professor at Willamette University College of Law.

Attendees are encouraged to arrive between 5:15 and 5:30 for informal networking over refreshments with each other and the presenters. The panelists will speak from 6-7pm.

This event is free and open to law students as well as lawyers, and anyone else who is interested in achieving the elusive goal of work life balance in the legal professions!

Please RSVP at our website,www.maryleonardlawsociety.org

Dansette