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CABA Christmas Party

December 06, 2018 from 5:30 to 7:30 at the Old Capital Inn

October Membership Meeting

October 16, 2018 • Capital Club

2018 Fall Social

September 27, 2018 • Fine & Dandy

Committee Chair Meeting

September Membership Meeting

September, 2018 • Capital Club

June Membership Meeting

June 19, 2018 • Capital Club

Evening Honoring the Judiciary

May 17, 2018 at the Country Club of Jackson

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The Capital Area Bar Association and the Jackson Young Lawyers Association held their “Evening Honoring the Judiciary” on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at the Country Club of Jackson. CABA members, honorees, and guests enjoyed a reception at 6:00 p.m. followed by dinner at 7:00 p.m. This annual event recognizes our judiciary and the critical role of this co-equal branch of government in ensuring and preserving the rule of law established under our Federal and State constitutions.

Pat Evan's Retirement Party

May 01, 2018 — Retiring from CABA after 29 years!

CABA and JYL Spring Social

April 26, 2018 • Cantina Laredo

April Membership Meeting

April 17, 2018 • Capital Club

New Appellate Judges Roundtable


  • Mississippi Supreme Court Justices Dawn Beam and Robert Chamberlin
  • Mississippi Court of Appeals Judges Sean Tindell, Judge Latrice Westbrooks, and Jack Wilson


Spencer Ritchie, Attorney at Forman Watkins & Krutz, LLP

How to Hang Your Shingle CLE

April 6, 2018 • Mississippi Bar Center in Jackson

Golf Tournament

March 26 • Country Club of Jackson

Women's Initiative

March 20 • Baker Donelson

Topic: Balancing the Scales: Leading Women Lawyers on Meeting the Challenges of the Legal Profession

The Women's Initiative of CABA presented "Balancing the Scales: Leading Women Lawyers on Meeting the Challenges of the Legal Profession." The well attended event featured Margaret Cupples, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, La'Verne Edney, Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, Charlene Priester, The Priester Law Firm, and Aileen Thomas, Jones Walker LLP. The panel was moderated by Stephanie Rippee, Watkins & Eager. This CLE program featured some of the most successful and experienced female lawyers in Jackson who engaged in an honest, open discussion about mentoring, work/life balance, and the changing culture of the legal profession. Thank you to Baker Donelson's Women's Initiative and Jones Walker for co-sponsoring today's event.

March Flash CLE

March 20 • Mississippi Bar Center

Topic: Closing the #Divide: How Young Lawyers Can Transcend Generational Differences As They Transform the Practice of Law

CABA Bar Review

February 22 • Fondren Public

February Membership Meeting

February 20, 2018

Immigration Legal Clinic

February 03, 2018

CABA joined Catholic Charities Migrant Support Center, the Young Lawyers Division of The Mississippi Bar and the Mississippi Association for Justice in holding an Immigration Legal Advice Clinic at St. Francis of Assisi Church in Madison on Saturday, February 3.

We are grateful for the attorneys and law students who volunteered at the clinic. They are pictured below. We are especially grateful to Amelia McGowan, Immigration Attorney and Project Director of the Migrant Support Center, for leading the public awareness workshop that preceded the clinic and working closely with the attorneys and students to assure they were providing correct and helpful advice to the clinic's clients.

January Flash CLE

January 19, 2018 from 9 – 10 am

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Topic: Lawyers in Transition: Protecting the Present and Planning for the Future.