Evelyn Gandy Lecture Series

The 22nd Annual Evelyn Gandy Lecture Series

“Get to the Point”

February 20-22, 2015

 Marriott Grand Hotel

Point Clear, Alabama


This course offers 6 hours of CLE credit including 1 hour of Professionalism.

Presented by The Mississippi Bar Women in the Profession Committee


About The Seminar:
The Mississippi Bar’s Women in the Profession Committee is proud to host the 22nd Annual Evelyn Gandy Lecture Series at the Marriott Grand Hotel in Point Clear, Alabama on February 20-22, 2015. This premier CLE for women lawyers was named for the late Gov. Evelyn Gandy, whose passion for public service survives through this lectureship. Her stellar career was capped with her being elected as the first female lieutenant governor in Mississippi’s history. 

Registration Fees:
The Evelyn Gandy Lecture Series registration fee of $200 includes a breakfast on Saturday, light lunch on Saturday, and 6 hours of CLE credit including 1 hour of Ethics/Professionalism. 

Friday Night Dinner Costs:
The Friday night dinner will be held in the Marriott Grand Hotel. Cost will be $50 per person for this optional event. Guests are welcome. 

Room Rates:
A special room rate of $159 (plus tax) for Friday and Saturday nights is available at the Grand. Rooms must be booked by January 29, 2015 in order to get the special rate. Call the Grand at 800-544-9933 or www.marriottgrand.com to make a reservation. Be sure and mention Meeting Group Code “MBWMBWA” to receive a room from our block. 

To sponsor a law student for $250 for this event, please contact Blythe Lollar, Law Student Subcommittee Chair, at 662-369-1077 or email her at blythe_lollar@msnd.uscourts.gov.  Sponsorships are tax deductible. Partial donations are appreciated. 

About the Grand Spa:
Fully enjoy the Gandy Lecture Series as a retreat by booking an appointment with the hotel’s luxurious spa. The Spa at The Grand Hotel features a calm atmosphere, numerous services, and knowledgeable staff to ensure that you will leave feeling refreshed and renewed.  Go to www.marriottgrand.com to see all of their services. Call 251-990-6385 or personal planning at 251-928-9201, ext. 2749 for additional information or to make your spa appointment. Be sure to book in advance to receive the best time and treatment for your schedule.  

CLE Credit:
This seminar has been approved by the Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 6 hours CLE credit. 

Cancellations made prior to the seminar will receive a full refund less a $25 administrative fee. Cancellations the day of the seminar and “no shows” will receive no refund. Cancellations may be made by contacting Stephanie Chace by email at schace@msbar.org.  

If you have any questions about registration, hotel, or CLE, please email Melanie Henry at The Mississippi Bar at mhenry@msbar.org.



Friday, February 20, 2015

1:00 – 3:00 pm            Registration  


3:00 – 3:15 pm            Welcome and Opening Remarks


3:15 – 4:15 pm            1st Session


4:15 – 5:15 pm            2nd Session


5:15 – 6:30 pm            Break/Check-In                                                                    


6:30 – 8:00 pm            Optional Dinner –The Grand  (ticket required)


8:00 – 9:00 pm            Tiara Party & Silent Auction to Benefit MVLP          



Saturday, February 21, 2015

8:00 – 8:30 am            Breakfast                                          


8:30 – 9:30 am            3rd Session


9:30 – 10:30 pm          4th Session


10:30 – 10:45 am        Break                                                                          


10:45 – 11:45 am        5th Session


11:45 am – 1:00 pm    Lunch


1:00 – 2:00 pm            6th Session


2:00 - 5:30 pm             Spa/ Shopping/ High Tea


5:30 - 6:30 pm             Reception


6:30 – 8:00 pm            Dine-Arounds/ Networking 


Sunday, February 22, 2015

11:00 am                     Hotel Check-out


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