Please join the San Antonio Bar Foundation for ‘Baseballs and Bow Ties’ Sept. 20

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You are cordially invited to the 2014 “Baseballs and Bow Ties” Installation Gala and Casino on Saturday, September 20, 2014!  Please join us for a special evening at the Grand Hyatt as we raise funds for the award-winning Community Justice Program (CJP) — and celebrate the San Antonio legal community.

The evening will include sumptuous food and beverage offerings, live music by our very own Court Jesters band and a variety of casino games including roulette, blackjack, craps and Texas hold ‘em! Try your luck at a casino table to accumulate chances to win some fabulous prizes!

What could be better than a night out of dinner, dancing and casino games?  How about a night out of dinner and dancing for a great cause. 100 percent of the proceeds raised at this event will be donated to the Community Justice Program. The CJP provides vital legal assistance to families, veterans, and the indigent through localized neighborhood-based clinics staffed by judges, attorneys, district clerks, paralegals, and law students.  Just last year, CJP volunteers donated over $1,000,000 in time to our community.

We must ensure that all San Antonians have access to justice in our city and in our courthouse.  Help us make a difference today by signing up as a sponsor.  Gala sponsorships are available at the following levels:

Wrigley Field Sponsor: $5,000
Includes 10 dinner tickets, 5 complimentary valet parking passes, 20 beverage tickets, a starting purse of $1,500 per person in casino money, underwriting sponsor recognition on all print, email and online materials

Minute Maid Park Sponsor: $2,500
Includes 10 dinner tickets, 20 beverage tickets, a starting purse of $1,500 per person in casino money, presenting sponsor recognition on all print, email and online materials

Oriole Park at Camden Yards Sponsor: $1,500
Includes 10 dinner tickets, 20 beverage tickets, a starting purse of $1,500 per person in casino money, priority recognition on all print, email and online materials

Individual tickets are $125 apiece. Sponsor forms are located on the SABA website at www.sabar.org. Please make checks payable to the San Antonio Bar Foundation and mail checks to:

San Antonio Bar Foundation
Attn: Katie Kinder
100 Dolorosa, Suite 500
San Antonio, Texas 78205

The earlier you sign up as a sponsor, the longer your name will run in SABA publications and emails — including the Subpoena and SABA website! For questions or additional information, please contact Katie Kinder, SABA Development Director, by phone at 210.227.8822 x25 or via email at katiek@sabar.org.
All proceeds from the Baseballs and Bow Ties Gala will support the San Antonio Bar Foundation and Community Justice Program. All sponsorships are deductible to the fullest extent that law allows. The San Antonio Bar Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation.

Thank you so much for your continued support of the San Antonio Bar Foundation. We look forward to celebrating with you on September 20!

3rd Annual SABA Juvenile Law Seminar, Oct. 17

The San Antonio Bar Association is pleased to announce its third annual Juvenile Law CLE, scheduled for October 17, 2014. The seminar, chaired by 386th District Court Judge Parker, will take place in the Central Jury Room of the Cadena-Reeves Justice Center (300 Dolorosa). Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and the seminar will get started at 9 a.m.

The course will cover topics spanning a wide range of practice skills, including: Juvenile Law Basics and Ethical Considerations for the New or Infrequent Juvenile Practitioner, Police Interactions with Juveniles, Adjudication Hearings, School Law-Ethical Considerations, Immigration Law and Ethical Considerations when Representing Non-Citizen Minors, Sealing of Records-Ethical Duty to Clients, Preparing Your Case-Meeting and Dealing with Probation, Disposition Hearings and TJJD Programs.

The course has been approved for 6.0 participatory hours (including 2.0 hours of ethics) of CLE credit by the State Bar of Texas. TJJD approval for 6.0 hours of CEU credits is pending. Credit for attendance may be utilized toward misdemeanor/felony appointments (6.0 hours criminal), as well as toward  continuing legal education requirements for the certification and recertification of attorneys in Juvenile Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

The registration fee is $125 and includes a box lunch. Law students may attend the seminar at a reduced rate of $50. Register online or send your check made payable to “San Antonio Bar Association” to 100 Dolorosa, Ste. 500, San Antonio, TX 78205. For more information, call 210.227.8822.
Humanitarian Aid for Unaccompanied Minors

To address the growing need for legal as well as humanitarian aid for the unaccompanied minors being housed in facilities in San Antonio and South Texas, the Mexican American Bar Association of San Antonio (MABA) is collaborating with other state and local bar associations and non-profit organizations, including SABA, Catholic Charities of San Antonio (www.ccaosa.org), and RAICES (www.raicestexas.org), to provide pro bono legal services and goods and toys to help the children. To make a donation of goods or toys, please deliver the donations to SABA’s offices at 100 Dolorosa, Ste. 500, or to Jaime Vasquez’s office at 112 East Pecan, Ste. 1450. The following are items that are currently in need:

  • Bibles (in Spanish and English)
  • Canned foods and vegetables.
  • Baby items (blankets, diapers, diaper cream, wipes, baby food)
  • Latex gloves (all sizes)
  • Women’s clothing (sizes 0-10), especially pants (sizes 0-5)
  • Bras (size 38 and smaller, A&B cup)
  • Comfortable shoes for traveling
  • New undergarments for men, women and children
  • Toiletries, snacks for travel
  • String backpacks, backpacks with rollers, duffel bags
  • Toys

If interested in pro bono legal services, please send an email to jaime.vasquez@chamberlainlaw.com.







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