Upcoming Regional Conferencess
UK & Ireland Conference
A masterclass on negotiation will be led by English barrister, Karl D. Hirst and one of Wales’ leading family law partners, Katie McColgan. Come and hone your skills! Both the conference and dinner are FREE to attend but tickets are required and are extremely limited so please book without delay! We look forward to welcoming you to Cambridge, England in August! Additional information and ticket reservations are available online.
West Africa Conference
Additional details are available here. We hope you can join us!
CLE, Lunch, and More at BYU Education Week
BYU Education week will be held CLE will be offered for certain classes. Please also note that fifteen classes about religious freedom will be offered to all attendees. A list of scheduled religious freedom classes is available on page 38 of the Education Week booklet. Additionally, BYU Law School invites all JRCLS members to attend a free networking lunch during Education Week on Thursday, August 24, from noon to 1:30 pm. Please RSVP here. on BYU campus in Provo, Utah.
Annual Founders Day Celebration
BYU Law School is pleased to invite all JRCLS members to attend the Law School’s annual Founders Day Celebration on August 31st. This year the program will include a panel of former Deans of BYU Law School moderated by Dean Gordon Smith. Please join us for a wonderful evening remembering the past and looking forward to the future. If you would like to attend, please register here. If you would like to become a sponsor of the Founders Day Celebration, please use this link. Sponsors get a full table (10 seats) in a prime location at the event, as well was acknowledgement in the program and printed materials.
JRCLS Women in Law Prelaw Event at BYU Law
Do you know anyone who is thinking of attending law school? Save the date for the Annual JRCLS Women in Law Prelaw Event, which will be held September 27, 2017 at BYU Law School. This is a special opportunity to tour BYU Law School and network with women lawyers at various stages of practice. The keynote speaker will be Michelle Reed, Partner at Akin Gump. Please join us for law school tour at 5:45 pm, keynote presentation at 6:30 pm, and speed networking at 7:30 pm, with a reception held afterwards.
Registration Open for Leadership Conference in Aspen Grove
The Annual JRCLS Leadership Conference will be held in Aspen Grove, Provo, Utah. The Leadership Conference is for Attorney Chapter Chairs, Vice Chairs, and Women in Law representatives as well as Chapter Relations Council Members, Student Chapters Board members, International board and committee members and Clark Society Advisors. Keynote speakers will include Federal Judge G. Murray Snow of the United States District Court for the District of Arizona and Benson Dastrup, Assistant Dean for External Relations of BYU Law School. Additional details and registration information are available online.
BYU Football Tailgating & Networking Road Games
Home Games (Provo, UT)
Help us kick-off this new tradition at the season opener BYU v Portland State on here, we will also make sure there is a Gandolfo’s sandwich waiting for you. . Enjoy free games, drinks, and chips starting at . If you RSVP
On here. — the day before the BYU v LSU football game — the JRCLS Houston chapter and BYU Law School are pleased to invite all JRCLS members to join Dean Gordon Smith and others at a networking dinner at Kirkland & Ellis’ new Houston office. Details and registration are
On day of the BYU v LSU football game — BYU Law School is pleased to invite all JRCLS members to attend the Cougar Town Tailgate at the NRG Center in Houston. We’ll have a few tables set aside for lawyers and law students to munch and mingle. Information about Cougar Town tickets are available here. — the
Save the Date for Eighth Annual Religious Liberty Dinner
The J. Reuben Clark Law Society is pleased to announce its 8th Annual International Religious Liberty Award Dinner. We congratulate this year's award recipient--Baroness Elizabeth Berridge--for her many years of support and work for religious liberty. Winners of the 2017 Founding Fathers Student Writing Competition will also be recognized at the dinner. The Keynote address will be given by Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Tickets for the dinner will be available in the coming weeks. This year's event will also include two consecutive panels held prior to the award dinner: “The Economic Impact of Religious Liberty” and “Promoting Religious Liberty Within Your Sphere of Influence.” The panels are open to the public and free of charge.
“Even if lies are protected constitutionally by free speech, misleading people is a failure of integrity. We should never forget that our word is our bond and that telling the truth is how we build relationships. As Mark Twain said, 'If you tell the truth you don’t have to remember anything.' Our word to others still means a great deal—at least to them—and it applies to practicing law; it is better to undercommit and overperform than vice versa.”
—The Honorable Justice William A. Tilleman, Integrity and the Practice of Law
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