JMLBA's Upcoming Events:                   

October 11, 2017, from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm, at the Offices of the Columbus Bar Association, 375 S. Third Street, 11th Floor, Columbus, Ohio 43215
Judicial Candidate Meet and Greet: As with the prior four years, this year’s event will be jointly hosted by the John Mercer Langston Bar Association, the Women Lawyers of Franklin County, the Hispanic National Bar Association –Region X, and the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Central Ohio. The format of the event will be casual with mingling for the first half hour. We will then give each candidate three minutes to address the audience beginning at 6:00 p.m. After all speakers have concluded, there will be more opportunity to mingle with members.  Please RSVP here if you plan to attend.

*Thursday, October 19, 2017, 11:45am – 1pm at Central Ohio Transit Authority, 33 N. High Street, Columbus, OH 43215
JMLBA General Body Meeting & Lunch with Mayor Ginther:  Join JMLBA for its first General Body Meeting on Thursday, October 19, 2017, 11:45am – 1pm at Central Ohio Transit Authority, 33 N. High Street.  Meet our new executive board and learn about what we have planned for the year.  Our special guest will be Mayor Ginther, who is interested in meeting us and talking to us about the various appointments and commissions that the mayor has authority over.   Please RSVP here if you plan to attend.

*Wednesday, November 8 , 2017, 12-1:30pm at Porter Wright,
41 S. High Street, Suite 2900, Columbus, Ohio 43215
FREE Ethics CLE:  JMLBA and Porter Wright will sponsor an Ethics CLE Luncheon on .  Our guest presenter will be Scott Drexel, Ohio Supreme Court Disciplinary Counsel.  Please RSVP so we may adequately plan for lunch.  RSVP here.  This event is FREE to dues-paying members.

*Wednesday, December 13, 2017 , 1-5pm
How to Conduct a Trial with Judge Holbrook at Franklin County Common Pleas Court.  Stay tuned for further details.

*Spring 2018
JMLBA Scholarship Application Open.  Visit for more information.

*April 2018
JMLBA/BLSA Gala.  Visit for more information.

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