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Who is CABA?

The Capital Area Bar Association is an 80 year old organization of lawyers in metropolitan Jackson, Mississippi. Membership is open to any lawyer, judge or presiding judge who is a member in good standing of any state or federal bar and has an interest in the work of our organization. For more information, check out the links in the footer. There are many opportunities for you to get involved. We look forward to your participation.

Social Media Follow Us on Facebook & Twitter!

Statistics show that 90% of organizations now maintain social media profiles, and CABA is among that majority. You can find the Capital Area Bar Association’s page on Facebook and find us on Twitter (@CABALaw). Social media is a simple way to improve communications within our organization, but we need our members to help to build an effective social media presence. If you are currently on Facebook or Twitter, please engage. Whether you like us, follow us, or comment on posts, you are helping build CABA’s social media profile.

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Latest News & Articles

The views expressed in the articles published are solely those of the authors and do not represent the views of CABA, its officers, directors, or staff.

President Meade Mitchell

President's Column by Meade Mitchell

Lawyer jokes will not stop because you participate in CABA (and some may still be amusing). But, you can do your part in creating a positive perception of lawyers by becoming an active CABA participant and volunteer.
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Lawyers Talking at Primos Part II by Terryl Rushing

Continuing the article from the last issue, Terryl Rushing wonders if the war stories will get passed on in the digital age.
Professor Jeffrey Jackson

Socrates of the South: A Tribute to Professor Jeffrey Jackson by Tom and Paula Broome

Tom and Paula Broome share a moving portrait of this recently-passed legend of both the courtroom and classroom.
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CABA’s 2016 Student Essay Contest Winning essay by Lila Robertson

This year's winning essay was submitted by Lila Robertson, a rising 8th grader at Jackson Academy. She addresses the question "Should a school be allowed to regulate its students' social media postings made off-campus and after school hours and to discipline students who violate those regulations?"
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The Road Lawyer At Home & Abroad by The Road Lawyer

Boston: A Celebration of Humanity and Heroes in Boston and Baseball, and in the Spring … Read Full Article
Italy: A quick tour of Venice, Milan, and Florence … Read Full Article
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An Evening Honoring the Judiciary Recap and Photos

Read a recap and view photos from the Annual Banquet.

On Computing: Free trials of new and useful apps by Joel Howell

Technology in the application world continues to evolve.

Me, Me, Me vs. Her by Captain Equity

And then there were two. Click here to read the article …

CABA/JYL Spring Social

Click here to view photos from the event in April as well as other recent CABA events.