Upcoming FBA-LA Events and Application Deadline for 9th Cir. Judicial Conference Lawyer Representatives

Dear FBA-LA Members, Non-Members and Colleagues,

Here are a list of a couple of upcoming FBA-LA events and one important deadline:

1. Please join us for our upcoming program The Trial of Shylock: Ethics, Mercy and the Law on April 23 . This program will celebrate William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday with a performance of his ‘Pound of Flesh’ trial scene from the Merchant of Venice, featuring Academy Award winner Richard Dreyfuss, followed by a panel discussion on ethics, mercy and the law, with Congressman Adam Schiff, Ret. Judge A. Howard Matz, Federal Public Defender Sean K. Kennedy and Dean of Hebrew Union College Joshua D. Holo. For more information see the attached flyer or go to http://www.fbala.org/Events.php .

2. On May 8, we will host our annual Reception Honoring the Federal Judiciary at the magnificently-restored Tom Bradley Room atop the City Hall Tower. For more information see the attached flyer or go to http://www.fbala.org/Events.php .

3. The United States District Court, Central District of California is currently seeking applications from qualified individuals interested in serving as Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference Lawyer Representatives. The deadline for applications is May 2, 2014 . Additional information can be found at https://www.cacd.uscourts.gov/attorneys/lawyer-representatives. If you are interested, please complete the attached application, which can also be found at https://www.cacd.uscourts.gov/sites/default/files/documents/Application-for-9th-Cir-Judicial-Conference.pdf , and send the completed application to:

Beth E. Gaschen, Chair
Nomination Committee, Lawyer Representatives
Weiland, Golden, Smiley, Wang Ekvall & Strok, LLP
650 Town Center Drive, Suite 950 Costa Mesa, CA 92626
714-966-1000 (Phone) 714-966-1002 (Fax)
bgaschen@wgllp.com

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