If you're a fan of spring break, warm and sunny weather, and baseball, do we have an experience for you!
Join the CMBA and the Akron Bar Association for three days of CLE, spring training and fun in the sun.
Special thanks to our partners at the Maricopa County Bar Association, the Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law and the State Bar of Arizona.
We'll have our CLE in the mornings, and we'll spend the afternoons/evenings at spring training games and other activities around the Phoenix area.
We are staying at the Renaissance Glendale. The Renaissance is located in the heart of the Glendale entertainment district, with shopping and restaurants galore. Click here for more details on the property.
The Renaissance Glendale is currently sold out! Other properties in Glendale include:
SpringHill Suites Glendale
Residence Inn Glendale
Hampton Inn and Suites
Thunderbird Executive Inn and Conference Center
CLE Agenda - Thursday, Friday and Saturday
8:00 a.m. Registration
8:30 a.m. Program
11:45 a.m. Adjourn
Thursday, March 22 - 3.00 hours CLE - Professional Conduct
Professional Conduct Jeopardy!
Arizona and Ohio Case Law Update
Heather Zirke, CMBA Bar Counsel
Wayne Rice, Akron Bar Association Bar Counsel
Maret Vessella, Chief Bar Counsel, State Bar of Arizona
Friday, March 23 - 3.00 hours CLE - Hot Topics
Welcome from The Honorable Geoffrey H. Fish, Superior Court in Maricopa County, MCBA President
In the Air: The Latest in Drone Law
Darrell A. Clay, Walter | Haverfield LLP, CMBA President
What’s New (As of Today) in Immigration Law
Ruben Luis Reyes, The Law Office of Ruben L. Reyes
Unraveling the Mysteries of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
Erin Adele Scharff, Associate Professor of Law, Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
Saturday, March 24 - 3.00 hours CLE - Practical Tips for Trial Attorneys
Hon. James L. Kimbler, Retired, Medina County Court of Common Pleas
9.00 hours Ohio CLE credit, with 3.00 hours professional conduct, approved.
$325 - Members of the CMBA, Akron Bar Association & Maricopa County Bar Association
$425 - Non-Members
This program is not eligible for the CLE Passport.
Includes: CLE, breakfast Thursday - Saturday; Wednesday happy hour, dinner Thursday night and late lunch Friday. Cash bar optional at all events.
$150 - Guest Package (includes breakfast Thursday - Saturday; Wednesday happy hour, dinner Thursday night and late lunch Friday. Cash bar optional at all events.)
$50 - Dinner only Thursday night
Wednesday, March 21 - Opening Happy Hour at 6:00 p.m. at the Renaissance
Tickets for the games are $36 per ticket, per game. We'll sit in the Right Field Pavilion, with plenty of sunny and shaded areas. Tickets include food and non-alcoholic beverages. Order your tickets through the CMBA by signing in or downloading the registration form. Open to all!
Thursday, March 22 - Group Dinner at the Renaissance after the game
Friday, March 23 - Pre-Game Luncheon at 1:00 p.m. at the Renaissance
Spring Training Games at Goodyear Stadium:
Thursday, March 22 - 1:05 p.m. - Indians vs. Padres
Friday, March 23 - 6:05 p.m. - Indians vs. Diamondbacks (Fireworks Night)
Please book your Spring Training tickets by Thursday, March 15.
Once you register, use our "add to calendar" feature below to update your calendar!
Spring Break CLE
Program at 8:30 a.m.; Fun in the Sun after 11:45 a.m.
Renaissance Glendale Resort & Spa in sunny Arizona