Cardozo, Maimonides societies to hear judge

Judge Daniel Butler will present “Your Son Has a Half Hour to Live and They’re Towing Your Car: Making the Most of a Bad Day” at a combined event of the Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona’s Cardozo and Maimonides societies on Monday, Dec. 12. The dinner will be held at 6 p.m. at Hacienda Del Sol Guest Ranch Resort.

Dan Butler
Dan Butler

Butler served as a judge of the Municipal Court of Pittsburgh, as well as on Pittsburgh’s specialized Domestic Violence Court. He has been a judicial law clerk, a prosecutor, a family court hearing officer and a family court meditator. He has presented lectures on legal issues, Jewish ethics and how to grow through adversity to audiences around the country, from Radio City Music Hall to the Vermont legislature. He draws on his experiences as a father, a syndicated weekly columnist, a securities salesman, a college professor, a retail store manager and a regional director for the Nation Conference of Synagogue Youth.

The Tucson Cardozo Society is an association of Jewish attorneys, judges and law students, while the Tucson Maimonides society brings together healthcare professionals. In addition to strengthening relationships among professionals, both groups are dedicated to educational, social and philanthropic activities under the auspices of the JFSA.

The cost of the dinner is $40 per person; $20 for interns and medical residents; no charge for law and medical students. RSVP by Dec. 5 to Karen Graham at kgraham@jfsa.org or 577-9393 or at jfsa.org.