Bar Bulletin 
August 11, 2016
MBA Throwback: All Shook Up
In honor of Elvis Week, this week's throwback is from 2008's Entertaining Motions. 

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Olympic level of competition, Olympic knowledge not needed  
Join us for MBA Trivia Night sponsored by Verity Digital Forensics! Questions will be general knowledge, but the theme for the night is the Olympics - dress up your team and table.

If you'd like to play, but don't have a team, e-mail Rebecca Hinds at

Doors open at 5:30 and the game begins at 6:15.

$150 per team of 3-5 members - entry fee includes food, wine and beer. 

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This Friday: Memphis Pop-up Beer Garden Concept Debuts with  "Fourth Bluff Fridays"

On Friday, August 12 from 4:30-8:00 pm in Memphis Park on Front Street, a new pop-up beer garden concept entitled "Fourth Bluff Fridays" will make it's debut in Memphis Park!

The Mighty Souls Brass Band will play a free show from 5:30-7:30 pm, and the TapBox will feature local beers from Wiseacre Brewing, High Cotton Brewing Co., Memphis Made Brewing, and Ghost River Brewing. There will be numerous games for children and families and abundant seating to enjoy the music, watch the sunset, and enjoy the party. Monkeytrain Grazing Co, Stick Em, and Say Cheese food trucks curated by Blake Lichterman with Mobile Merchants will be on hand all night as well. 

To read the full press release, click here
People in the News

Judge Dan Michael 

Shelby County Juvenile Court Judge Dan Michael has been elected to a three-year term on the board of directors of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ). The group is based in Reno, Nevada, and bills itself as the nation's oldest judicial membership organization. 

Nicholas J. Pierotti 

Nicholas J. Pierotti has been appointed as Assistant Town Attorney to serve as an Assistant Prosecutor for the Town of Collierville Municipal Court. Pierotti has a Memphis-based practice where he represents clients in all aspects of civil, family and probate law.
Leah Roen

Leah Roen is in her first week as the new director of pro bono services for Memphis Area Legal Services (MALS), and she's already forging new partnerships that will bring legal advice and support to those who need it most.  One of the primary responsibilities of her new role is to run the new MALS pro bono clinics, which are de sign ed for destitute people who need lega l advice for civil matters. Read the full article here


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Experienced, long-time legal assistant seeking position due to closure of office. If you have a position available, please email Anne Fritz at 

Employment Opportunities 

Schwed Law is a personal injury litigation firm seeking a licensed Tennessee lawyer to work in our Memphis office. Applicants that are also licensed in Mississippi and/or Arkansas are preferable (but not required). The position requires personal injury litigation experience, as well as personal injury jury trial experience. Applicants can email resumes to Mindy Hinson at

Job Opening at The University of Memphis School of Law, Career Services Office 
Public Interest Counselor: Part-Time
Job Summary: Provide career counseling services to students, interacting with public interest student organizations, and working with network of alumni, employers and institutions to generate public interest and public service opportunities for the students.  Position Qualifications: Juris Doctorate (JD) and two years of relevant experience, which can be volunteer experience. Experience with government, public interest, and pro bono is especially relevant.  Apply at  Posting Number: HMAE1018:

Office Furniture 

Attorney retiring. Nice office furniture, including conference room, secretary, lobby, file cabinets, pictures, etc. Priced right. Vacating July 31, 2016. Email:

Office Space 

2157 Madison Two-office suite available in highly visible, conveniently located building adjacent to Overton Square. Other solo and small law firms in building. Plenty of parking, shared reception, conference room printer/copier/fax/internet, kitchen.

Sharon Younger 901.276.9323   

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