2017 Conference Details
Join fellow members of the Bench and the Bar at the Hilton Lakefront in Rockwall on April 28-30, 2017 for a memorable
opportunity to network and build relationships while enjoying interesting speakers and presentations. The beautiful resort features
numerous amenities, exceptional dining and a perfect setting for our conference social activities.
Activities at Bench Bar 2017
Spa Facilities (Off Site)
Golf (Off Site)
Lake Views and Relaxation
Recruit Your Friends
Returning Bench Bar attendees are challenged to recruit as many first-time attendees for Bench Bar XXIV as possible. The attorney that
recruits the most first-time attendees who register, pay and attend will win a free registration to Bench Bar XXV (2018).
Scholarships: First-Time Attendees
First-time attendees who have been licensed for five years or less are eligible for partial scholarships (based on double occupancy).
For details and a scholarship form, call Sherry at 817-338-4092. Apply early for a scholarship.
Barlow Big Heart Award
James B. Barlow was a loyal attendee and supporter of TCBA Bench Bar Conferences. Jim made everyone feel welcome and was a positive
role model for all who attended the conferences. In memory and special recognition of him, attendees will nominate a member who actively
promotes positive relationships between the bench and bar during the conference. The attendee selected with receive the James B.
Barlow “Big Heart” Award.
Envy is a powerful emotion! If your name is not engraved on the “judges’ Cup” start practicing now. The traveling Judges’ Cup Trophy
will be presented to the winners of the Saturday 18-Hole Golf Tournament during the Saturday evening Awards Presentation.
Murder Mystery Dinner
Spend Friday evening with other conference attendees as we enjoy a Murder Mystery Dinner at the Hilton Lakefront Pergola. Who will die? Who will figure
it out? This is a great opportunity to meet and socialize with fellow attorneys and judges.
Wild West Trivia
Spend Saturday evening with other conference attendees as we enjoy Wild West Trivia! Be sure to brush up on your western-themed trivia as this is a great
opportunity to meet and socialize with fellow attorneys and judges. The committee has surprises and prizes for everyone!
TCBA will be requesting 7.75 hours of MCLE credit, including 2.5 hours of ethics.