Regional Mock Trial Competition in Dayton! | Fri. Feb.20th   

Please join the Dayton legal community in supporting the local high schools as they compete in this REGIONAL Mock Trial competition. The DBA is looking for volunteers to sit as judges for this event.
Regional Mock Trial: Montgomery County Courts
Fri. February 20th
Time: 11:00am-5:00pm
>Contact Chris to Volunteer

Swearing In Ceremony: James Long
You are cordially invited to attend the swearing-in ceremony of James F. Long as Judge, Kettering Municipal Court:
Tues. February 24th @ 4:00pm
Kettering Municipal Court
2325 Wilmington Pike
Kettering, OH 45420
*A reception with light refreshments will immediately follow the ceremony

Judicial Vacancy:
Juvenile Division of the Greene County Court of Common Pleas

This year with Judge Hutcheson's retirement on May 31st  there will be an opening for this position. Interested candidates must complete the
Judicial Questionnaire from the Governor's Office along with Background Information Form A and submit those forms both electronically to:  and mail a hard copy to The Greene County Republican Party, PO Box 401, Xenia Ohio 45385, electronically marked and post marked no later than March 2nd. 

A judicial selection meeting of the Greene County Republican Party Central Committee is scheduled for April 14th at 7:30pm.  The meeting will take place in the Greene County Media Room located at 541 Ledbetter Road, Xenia Ohio 45385. During the meeting, applicants for the judicial vacancy will be allowed to address the central committee.  After judicial applicants make their presentations, the central committee may ask the judicial applicants questions and after the question and answer period, the central committee will vote by secret ballot. After the vote, the top three applicants will have their names forward to Governor Kasich for his consideration.

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Discount Tickets for Great Shows!
DBA & Victoria Theatre: CEO Program

The DBA and the Victoria Theatre Association team up with the CEO Program for DBA Members & Friends to get you the best available seats and discounts to performances before they go on sale to the public!
>Victoria Theatre CEO Program tickets

Court of Appeals Ohio Second Appellate District Case Summaries of the Week

The Court has issued case summaries of the week for the convenience of the public, the bench and the bar. They are a brief statement of the holding of the court in the matter noted. They are not to be considered headnotes or syllabi. Readers may obtain copies of an opinion from the particular county's clerk of courts. The full text of each opinion is also available at the Ohio Supreme Court Website at
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Become a DBA Platinum Partner

image011The Dayton Bar Association Wishes to Thank Our Platinum Partners:
Eichelberger Foundation
Estabrook Charitable Trust
Faruki Ireland & Cox P.L.L.
Thompson Hine LLP

Platinum Partners provide annual financial support to the DBA along with partnership in our mission to further the administration of justice, enhance the public's respect for the law, and promote excellence & collegiality in the legal profession.
>To become a Platinum Partner contact Bill Wheeler

DBA Events for the Week of February 16, 2015

Continuing Legal Education



The Code of Kryptonite. Ethical Limitations on Lawyers' Superpowers (video) #111
Fri. February 20th | 1:30pm | 3.0 CLE Hr.

Committee Meetings

Federal Practice

Tues. February 17th @ Noon


Tues. February 17th @ Noon

Criminal Law and It's Enforcement

Wed. February 18th @ Noon

Workers Comp and Social Security

Thurs. February 19th @ Noon

Certified Grievance Committee

Thurs. February 19th @ 4:00pm

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Save The Date: 2015 EVENTS
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2015 High School Regional Mock Trial
Montgomery County Courts
Fri. February 20th
*Contact Chris for details

Chancery Club Luncheon SEATING IS LIMITED!
The Old Courthouse
Fri. March 6th

Doors open at 11:30am
Chancery Club Luncheon SEATING IS LIMITED!
The Old Courthouse
Fri. April 10th

Doors open at 11:30am
Paralegal Day Celebration
Sinclair Tartan Marketplace
Wed. April 15th

Chancery Club Luncheon SEATING IS LIMITED!
The Old Courthouse
Fri. May 8th

Doors open at 11:30am
Celebration of Life Memorial Luncheon
Sinclair College, Bldg 12
Thurs. May 14th
Doors open at 11:30am

Annual Meeting
Sinclair College, Bldg 12
Fri. June 19th
Doors open at 6:00pm
DBA Day in the Dragons Lair
Thurs. July 23rd

Ticket distribution July 16th @ DBA Offices

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