Catholic Lawyers: Upholding the Rule of Law           

2022 Annual CBA Conference and General Assembly

Co-sponsored by the St. Thomas More Society of Dallas

October 13-15, 2022               

University of Dallas, Irving, Texas               


Register here                       Become a sponsor!


 

Presenters


St. Thomas More Lecture delivered by












Thomas M. Hardiman

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit


Homilist, St. John Fisher Speaker












Most Rev. Joseph F. Naumann

Archbishop of Kansas City in Kansas















Most Reverend Borys Gudziak, Ph.D.

Archeparchy of Philadelphia
Ukrainian Catholic Church
















Teresa Collett

Professor of Law
University of St. Thomas (Minneapolis)
















Judge Sarah E. Pitlyk

U.S. District Court
Eastern District of Missouri
















Gerard Wegemer, Ph.D.

Director, Center for Thomas More Studies
University of Dallas
















Jonathan J. Sanford, Ph.D.

President
University of Dallas
















Charles LiMandri

Constitutional Rights and

First Amendment Advocacy
















Mike Schutt

Director, Law School Fellows
Christian Legal Society
















Kara Frederick

Director, Tech Policy Center
The Heritage Foundation
















C'Zar Bernstein

Philosopher, Author
and Lawyer


Conference Registration Fees

Early Bird rate available until September 17th. Happy Constitution Day!

Member Rates For CBA and STMS of Dallas

$ 350 Early Bird Full Conference Registration

$ 400 Full Conference Registration

$ 115 Banquet ticket only

Non-Member Rates

$ 525 Full Conference Registration

$ 125 Banquet ticket only 

Other Rates (excludes evening events)

$ 265 Single day rate

$ 135 One half-day rate
$ 50 Students (scholarships available) 

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Full Conference Registration includes lunch (Friday and Saturday), Cocktail  Reception, and the Banquet following the Red Mass.

Single and half-day pricing includes lunch but does not include a banquet ticket.

Cancellation Policy:

Conference registrations canceled before October 1, 2022 will be refunded in their entirety. For cancellations requested on or after October 1, 2022, $150 will be deducted from the registration refund to help offset costs and obligations already incurred.

Red Mass


Principal Celebrant

The Most Reverend

Edward J. Burns

Bishop of Dallas


Homilist

The Most Reverend

Joseph F. Naumann

Archbishop of

Kansas City in Kansas

Cathedral Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe

3725 Blackburn St.

Dallas, TX 75219

Banquet following at

Dallas Marriott Downtown

Plaza Ballroom

650 North Pearl St.

Dallas, Texas 75201

Saturday, October 15, 5:00 P.M. CT

Co-sponsored by the Saint Thomas More Society of the Diocese of Dallas

Banquet following the Red Mass with the St. Thomas More Lecture delivered by

Thomas M. Hardiman

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Hotel


Marriott Las Colinas

CBA Group Rate of $139

Reservations Cut off Date: September 28, 2022

Check-in time: 3:00 PM   Check-out: 12 PM

NOTE: Room Rate includes complimentary on-site Internet and parking as well as access to an on-site Fitness Center and a full-service Business Center. Room Rates DO NOT include breakfast. Taxes and fees are excluded in the above rate.

The Catholic Bar Association

Schedule

A preliminary schedule is set forth below; we will finalize it over the coming weeks.

Unless otherwise noted, all conference events and sessions will be held at the University of Dallas.

Thursday, October 13, 2022

5:00 – 6:30 PM  WELCOME RECEPTION, Marriott Las Colinas, 223 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, Texas 75039

Friday, October 14, 2022

8:00 AM         HOLY MASS FOR CBA CONFERENCE ATTENDEES

9:00 AM         WELCOME, OPENING PRAYER & PLENARY SESSIONS

12:40 PM        LUNCH

1:20 PM          PLENARY SESSIONS

5:45 PM          RECEPTION

DINNER ON YOUR OWN - Alumni groups and affiliate chapters are encouraged to meet during this time.

Saturday, October 15, 2022

8:30 AM          LITURGY OF THE HOURS MORNING PRAYER

9:00 AM          WELCOME, OPENING PRAYER & PLENARY SESSIONS

1:30 PM          LUNCH

2:30 PM          CATHOLIC BAR ASSOCIATION GENERAL ASSEMBLY

5:00 PM          RED MASS, Cathedral Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe, 2215 Ross Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75201

6:30 PM          RED MASS RECEPTION AND BANQUET, Dallas Marriott Downtown, 650 N Pearl Street, Dallas, Texas 75201

Continuing Legal Education (CLE)

The Catholic Bar Association will be requesting CLE credit approval for its 2022 conference in the following states (all of which approved credits in various measure for the 2021 conference):

 Florida  Pennsylvania  Washington (State of)
 Illinois  Texas  Wisconsin
 Missouri  Virginia  

We will also apply for CLE credit approval in any state in which 3 or more of our conference attendees are accredited. Additionally, the CBA provides a Certificate of Attendance to attorneys accredited in other states allowing them to self-report. Requests for CLE credit approval in other states can be sent to info@catholicbar.org.

Credit recognition varies by state. More information will be provided at a later date.

There is no additional charge for requesting CLE credit.


Sponsor

As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, we rely on the generosity of supporters to help underwrite the organization and the Annual Conference. Please consider sponsoring this year's conference. Contributions are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Sponsorship Form

Please consider underwriting any of of the following items

for the 2020 Catholic Bar Association Conference.

 Saturday banquet food costs $20,000
 Saturday reception and venue costs $10,000
 Friday reception food & beverage $ 3,000
 Shuttle Transportation (per day) $ 2,500
 Photography for the conference $ 2,000
 Welcome reception food & beverage $ 2,000
 Any of the catered meal times
 $ 1,500
 Entertainment for Friday reception $ 1,000
 Presenter Honorariums (varies by speaker)

 $ 1,000

 CLE Application fees
 $   800
 Conference programs
 $   675
 Travel and lodging for speakers (varies by speaker)

 $   500

 Red Mass items

Banquet room fee
 $   750
Security
 $   750
Photographer
 $   500
Mass programs
 $   500
Musicians
 $   400

Banquet ticket for complimentary guest (e.g., priest, religious, judge, law student)

 $   125

To learn about other underwriting opportunities for the 2022 conference, please email us at info@catholicbar.org.


Thank you to our 2022 Sponsors!

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Peter H. Wickersham, P.C., Attorney-At-Law

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