Feb 2016 Newsletter

 



JRCLS 2016 Annual Conference in San Diego, February 11-13

The Law Society’s Annual Conference is just around the corner and promises to be an excellent event, including informative CLE courses, memorable activities, and uplifting speakers, all in the beautiful San Diego area. As the average temperature in San Diego in February is 64° F, take advantage of the opportunity to get out of the cold, earn CLE credit, socialize with other members of the Law Society, and reenergize yourself! Read more. . .


"Being Statesmen, Not Gamesmen," and Other Thoughts from Annual Fireside

On January 15, 2016, dozens of attorneys, students, family, and friends gathered in the Little Theatre of the LDS Conference Center in Salt Lake City, Utah for the Annual J. Reuben Clark Law Society Fireside, with many more tuning in via broadcast from locations worldwide. Among the attendees were Elder Quentin L. Cook and Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, and members of the International J. Reuben Clark Board. Read more. . .


Successful Religious Liberty in 30 Seconds Contest

The Religious Freedom Committee’s recent Religious Liberty in 30 Seconds Contest was a success! Over 150 entries were submitted in four contest categories: (1) sound bites/slogans; (2) short paragraphs; (3) audio/video and (4) visual (photo/logo/drawing). Read more. . .


Tijuana Celebrates Formation of New Chapter

It all started with a little bit of inspiration. At the recent Leadership Conference in October, 2015, Area Legal Counsel over Mexico, Kevin Kimball, felt impressed that the Law Society had the potential to bless a country as large and diverse as Mexico. Read more. . .


Kansas City Chapter Serves up Barbecue and Professional Attire to those in Need

The Kansas City, Missouri JRCLS chapter held its annual dinner in November, topping off the menu with some tasty barbecue. “We are Kansas City, after all!” commented Chapter Chair Angel Zimmerman. The annual dinner typically draws about eighty people from both Kansas and Missouri, including students from four surrounding law schools. Read more. . .


Profiles in Service

Since our last newsletter, we are pleased to report that many JRCLS members have accepted significant church service assignments. Read more. . .