Past Events

Past Events

View recaps and photos of some of our recent chapter events. Click an event on the left.

Galvanizing Gideon CJA Mentorship Luncheon

The El Paso Chapter hosted a luncheon on June 8, 2015 to honor mentors and mentees who participated in the Galvanizing Gideon CJA Mentorship Program. The luncheon also celebrated the recent 50 year anniversary of the Criminal Justice Act, with a brief presentation by Cait Clarke, Chief of the Defender Services Office.

May 2013 Civil Trial CLE

Attendees heard civil trial tips from U.S. District Judge David Briones and prominent local attorneys Enrique Moreno and Leon Schydlower at a CLE on Thursday, May 16, 2013.



Music Under the Stars

FBA members enjoyed a night out at Music Under the Stars on August 5, 2012, dancing to the music of The Big Easy with El Paso Chapter board member Miguel Torres on lead guitar.

How to Win an Oral Argument CLE

The Honorable Henry J. Bemporad and Appellate AUSA Mara Asya speak to a captive audience at the U.S. Courthouse during the How to Win an Oral Argument CLE on June 21, 2012.

Employment Law Update - May 2012
On March 7, 2012 the Chapter was pleased to hear from The Honorable Xavier Rodriguez as he provided an employment law update.

Delegation of Columbian Judges Visit

On September 16, 2010 the visiting delegation of Colombian judges and prosecutors discussed the transition from an inquisitorial system to adversarial system for the FBA's monthly brown bag.
Albert Armendariz U.S. Courthouse Dedication

The dedication ceremony for the Albert Armendariz, Sr. United States Courthouse occurred on September 8, 2010.
First Annual Introduction to Federal Practice

On June 24, 2010, over forty law students and new associates participated in the first annual Introduction to Federal Practice. They court-watched, heard from judges and practitioners, and mingled at a reception.


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