pcba

About pcba

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far pcba has created 30 blog entries.

March Luncheon: Senator Will Bond & Update from City Year

By |2019-08-14T05:07:42-05:00March 10th, 2017|News|

We had a great turnout for our March monthly luncheon. Our speaker was Senator Will Bond who was elected to the Arkansas Senate in 2016. Sarah Roberson, who currently serves as the Vice President & Executive Director of City Year Little Rock gave us an update on City Year's progress. Our Pulaski County Bar Association President, [...]

Comments Off on March Luncheon: Senator Will Bond & Update from City Year

February’s Luncheon: Trump’s Travel Ban, Dark Money & More

By |2019-08-14T05:07:42-05:00February 10th, 2017|News|

In this month's luncheon, Representative Clarke Tucker spoke President Trump’s travel ban, dark money in the Arkansas elections and other issues before the general assembly. Charlie Coleman discussed upcoming events including CLEs on March 16 & 17.   Melanie Martin discusses the upcoming fish fry.

Comments Off on February’s Luncheon: Trump’s Travel Ban, Dark Money & More

Honorable Perry V. Whitmore

By |2019-08-14T05:07:42-05:00February 8th, 2017|News|

We are saddened to inform you that the Honorable Perry V. Whitmore passed away last night. Visitation for Judge Whitmore will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 on Friday, February 10th at Smith Funeral Home, 1921 Main Street, North Little Rock. The funeral will be held at 12:00 Noon on Saturday, February 11th at  Park Hill Baptist Church, 201 E. "C" Avenue, North [...]

Comments Off on Honorable Perry V. Whitmore

Chief Justice Dan Kemp Shares Vision for Future at Luncheon

By |2017-01-24T12:34:42-05:00January 24th, 2017|News|

On January 13, the PCBA held their monthly luncheon at The Little Rock Club. Chief Justice Dan Kemp of the Arkansas Supreme Court shared his vision and goals for the future. These goals included: increasing access to information available to the public using online services, improving communications and providing more transparency to the public. Check [...]

Comments Off on Chief Justice Dan Kemp Shares Vision for Future at Luncheon

Jay Barth Speaks on the Election, Dean R. Morley Scholarship Awarded

By |2019-08-14T05:07:42-05:00December 14th, 2016|News|

On December 9, the PCBA held their monthly luncheon at The Little Rock Club. Jay Barth, M.E. and Ima Graves Peace Distinguished Professor of Politics at Hendrix College in Conway discussed the 2016 election.     We also celebrated longtime PCBA member, Bill Martin's, 85th birthday.   And finally, The Dean R. Morley Scholarship was awarded: The Dean R. [...]

Comments Off on Jay Barth Speaks on the Election, Dean R. Morley Scholarship Awarded

PCBA Celebrates Veterans During November Luncheon

By |2016-12-02T12:19:21-05:00November 11th, 2016|News|

In a yearly tradition, all veterans were given free admission at this month's luncheon in honor of Veterans Day.  Our speaker this month was be Nicole Hart. Nicole Hart, ARVets CEO, is a combat veteran of the Iraq War. She is the founder of ARVets and in this capacity is on the front lines working [...]

Comments Off on PCBA Celebrates Veterans During November Luncheon

1st Annual Dean R. Morley Scholarship Dinner

By |2016-11-04T12:57:18-05:00October 29th, 2016|News|

Photos from the Dean R. Morley Scholarship dinner on September 29 at the Burns Park Hospitality House in North Little Rock. The event was hosted and sponsored by the Pulaski County Bar Foundation to raise money for scholarships for law students in the late Judge Morley’s name. This first annual dinner raised over $5500.00. Dean [...]

Comments Off on 1st Annual Dean R. Morley Scholarship Dinner

This Year’s Bankruptcy Law Institute a Success

By |2016-10-20T19:41:59-05:00October 20th, 2016|News|

With lots of great speakers, this year's Isaac A. Scott Jr. Bankruptcy Law Institute was a success which was beneficial to all lawyers, including those with minimal or extensive bankruptcy experience. The program provided a caliber of speakers unmatched in most local programs due to the generous support of our sponsors. We hope you were able to take advantage of this opportunity to hear and learn from national [...]

Comments Off on This Year’s Bankruptcy Law Institute a Success

Fults & Hutchinson Discuss Medical Cannabis Act

By |2016-10-20T19:45:00-05:00October 14th, 2016|News|

The Arkansas Medical Cannabis Act, also known as Issue 7, was the topic of a lively debate at last Friday's monthly luncheon. Melissa Fults, Campaign Director for the non-profit organization, Arkansans for Compassionate Care, and candidate for Arkansas House of Representatives District 27, spoke in support of Issue 7. Senator Jeremy Hutchinson spoke against it. [...]

Comments Off on Fults & Hutchinson Discuss Medical Cannabis Act

Bowen Receives $1,000,000 Grant to Launch Business Innovation Clinic

By |2016-10-25T15:39:08-05:00October 5th, 2016|News|

Quote from original article published at ualr.edu: The UALR William H. Bowen School of Law has received a $1 million grant from the Arkansas Attorney General’s Office to create a Business Innovation Clinic at the law school. “We are excited about this grant and how it will benefit the Arkansas small business community and help [...]

Comments Off on Bowen Receives $1,000,000 Grant to Launch Business Innovation Clinic