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Join us in Palm Beach County!
Fast-paced and loaded with information and plenty of networking time and events, the 2015 Voluntary Bar Leaders Conference is set and ready to roll!
Make your hotel reservations online and take advantage of the Eau's special $179 rate for this meeting! Room reservation cut-off is June 20.
|Scholarships offered to attend VBL Conference||
The Florida Council of Bar Association Presidents is offering two partial scholarships to those voluntary bar association leaders who would like to attend the 2015 Voluntary Bar Leaders Conference, but payment of the $199 registration fee is a hardship. Download the grant application by clicking below. The deadline is June 19 at 5 P.M.
|A chance to shape the future of the legal profession|
_______with Ray Abadin_______
Participants at the Voluntary Bar Leaders Conference are in for a real treat. On Friday, Florida Bar President for 2015-16 Ray Abadin will describe the revolution taking place in the delivery of legal services, how resulting changes can be opportunities for lawyers, and how The Florida Bar and voluntary bars can inform and assist members in navigating the new professional landscape. Saturday morning, Bar leaders will have a chance to dialogue in a town hall meeting with the Bar president.
|THE FLORIDA BAR|
|InSession: Transforming Practices through Technology Powered by Clio
This special technology conference will take place on Wednesday, June 24, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Boca Raton Resort and Club, and is approved for 8.5 general hours and 2.5 ethic hours of CLE credit. Space is limited on a registration basis. Conference tickets are $100, inclusive of all sessions and meals (yes, breakfast, lunch and snacks will be provided during InSession), or as one of the 20 CLE seminars offered with your full convention registration. More information about this conference can also be found at http://landing.goclio.com/InSession or at www.floridabar.org/annualconvention.
|WHAT'S GOING ON AROUND THE BARS . . .|
|FAWL-Pasco claims top prize for speaker recruits||
“We are thrilled that our chapter won the challenge," said Jenny Seig, president. “Women Lawyers of Pasco is one of the newest chapters of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers and part of our mission is to provide support for our members in the local community. We encouraged our members to sign up with the Speaker Bureau to help with any community requests about our profession or an area of law. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to be part of this challenge.” she said.
Other organizations that recruited new speakers during the contest included: ABOTA-FL Chapter; Clearwater Bar; FAWL- Pasco; Flagler County Bar; Hendry-Glades Bar; Jacksonville Bar; Marion County Bar; Palm Beach County Bar; Port St. Lucie Bar; St. Petersburg Bar; Tallahassee Bar; Virgil Hawkins Florida Chapter National Bar; and Volusia County Bar.
For more information on The Speakers Bureau visit http://www.floridabar.org/speakersbureau
|Amazing donations from VBAs in Orlando||
GOAABA is proud to be one of the four voluntary bar organizations that organized the annual Holidays All Year Long event in January. It's great to see the results of everyone's hard work. YBR was one of the four beneficiary organizations from the event.
|Jax Bar hosts 2015 Professionalism Conference at The Players Championship||
|Law Day Suit Clothing Drive in Palm Beach||
|Meeting and mentoring in Tampa||
|Chic Booth is the bomb in Jacksonville||
|New Bar Association hosts first Judicial Reception||
At the event, President Jenny Sieg presented the Judicial Professionalism Award to Judge William R. Webb, a circuit court judge of the Sixth Judicial Circuit. The purpose of the award is to recognize a judge who best exemplifies service to our community, profession and legal system.
Executive board members are from L-R: Teresa Fitzpatrick, Linda Braithwaite, Dineen Wasylik, Jenny Sieg, Amanda Colón, Mischelle D’Angelone and Michele Whitfield.
|Manatee County Bar Association freshens up Children's Home in Bradenton ||
|Special ceremonies honoring judges and attorneys in Tallahassee||
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