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9Association of Corporate Counsel South Florida Chapter - 6th Annual CLE Conference - SHARK TANK: Surviving as In-House Counsel. Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida COST: Members: Early Bird (sign-up by Aug 21) - $65 Add a guest for just $34. Non-members: Early Bird (sign-up by Aug 21) - $99
CONTACT: Christina Kim at
13Green ball IconSouth Palm Beach County Bar Association Monthly Membership Lunch at Morton's. Speaker:  John W. Kelly, Ph.D, President of FAU. Registration will start at 11:45 a.m. and lunch will begin promptly at noon. 5050 Town Center Circle, Boca Raton, Florida  33486. Lisa Hurley, Executive Director, Phone: 561-482-3838
14Green ball IconPalm Beach Association of CDL Judicial Meet and Greet, Noon, Judicial Dining Room, 205 N. Dixie Hwy.Join us as we sit down with two of our newer circuit criminal judges: the Honorable Samantha Schosberg Feuer, Circuit Judge presiding over division X and Honorable Jack S. Cox, Circuit Judge presiding over division U. Participants will enjoy a light lunch followed by a moderator-led discussion expected to run approximately one and a half hours. This event is free to members courtesy of our sponsors, Brooke Williams McKernan of Northwestern Mutual Financial Network, Square D Marketing, and Burning Tree Rehab and Long Term Recovery. Non-member fee, $10.
15.17Central Florida Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association - Annual Conference in Orlando.
16Hillsborough County Bar Assn. - YLD Golf Tournament at Temple Terrace Golf & Country Club
16Lee County Bar Assn. - Tort Law Practice Section & Criminal Law Practice Section Team CLE; Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center (1 Hr. Ethics application pending). $35 members, $60 non-members. Includes membership lunch following the CLE program
16Brevard County Bar Assn. Fall CLE,10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p .m.. Hilton Melbourne Beach Ocean Front. Speakers: Barry Richard, Mayanne downs, Mark Geragos, Mark Nation.Happy Hour Reception 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
16Jacksonville Bar Association, Legal Services Appreciation Day, 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm, US Assure West Club EverBank Field. The Jacksonville Jaguars and The Jacksonville Bar Association have partnered for this private event! On Friday, October 16th starting at 5pm this event will begin in the upper US Assure West Club with a cash bar followed by a tour of EverBank Field including: Team Locker Room,Team Weight Room, On Field for Group Photo. Join us for this private tour and the game against the Houston Texans on Sunday, October 18th at 1:00pm! Season ticket holders may email Murphy O'Brien at to be added to the tour list without purchasing a ticket. Others must purchase a ticket here at this link-
16Green ball IconMartin County Bar Association Luncheon Meeting, 11:45 a.m. at the Kane Center in Stuart. President Chad Hastings will provide an update on topics covered in the Town Hall meeting (reciprocity and Vision 2016) as well as upcoming issues as it relates to the practice of law in Martin County. To RSVP and/or provide topic suggestions please call 772-220-8018 or email
17Green ball IconSouth Palm Beach County Bar Association 7th Annual Bench & Barristers Tennis Bash, 8:00 AM, Delray Tennis Center, Contact: Lisa Hurley, Executive Director Phone: 561-482-3838
17Green ball IconMartin County Bar Association, UF vs. LSU Tailgate: October 17, 2015 (2:30 - 4:30 p.m.). Join us for some food and drink at Hurricane Grill & Wings (Palm City). MCBA Members, families and guests are welcome! Cost: 2+ non-perishable food items for the Treasure Coast Food Bank per person. So we have tickets for you and your guests, please RSVP to Michelle (288-6245) by October 12th.
20Miami Beach Bar Association CLE lunch with Third District Court of Appeals Chief Judge Richard Suarez “Appellate Law”
22Green ball IconJacksonville Chapter of The Federal Bar Association Luncheon event and Panel Presentation; Noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Jacksonville Public Library. The event is to celebrate the publication of Fifty Years of Justice, A History of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida. The event will feature a panel discussion about the historic Jacksonville Division case of United States v.Karl Waldon with the Judges and lawyers who participated in the case: The Honorable Henry Lee Adams, Jr., Presiding Trial Judge; The Honorable Timothy J. Corrigan, Presiding Magistrate Judge; The Honorable James R. Klindt, Assistant U.S. Attorney; and A. Russell Smith, Defense Counsel; followed by a discussion about the book with the author, History Professor James M. Denham Compliments of the lawyers of the Bar of the Middle District of Florida through its Bench Bar Fund RSVP by October 15, 2015 at JAXBOOK_RSVP@flmd.uscourts.go-LIMITED SEATING
23Broward County Bar Association - Bench and Bar Convention, taking place at the Broward County Convention Center, 1950 Eisenhower Blvd. Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316. Time: 8-8:30 a.m. check-in, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Convention; 5 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Cocktail Reception.
27Hillsborough County Bar Association - Bench Bar Conference and Judicial Reception, 8:30 a.m. - 7:30 jp.m. at the Hilton Tampa Downtown.
27Green ball IconSouth Palm Beach County Bar Association YLS 1st Annual Trivia Night at Saltwater Brewery, 1701 W Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach, Florida  
Food trucks on site - Free for members of SPBCBA; $15 (or the typical cost) for non-members Registration in advance. Lisa Hurley, Executive Director
28Lee County Bar Assn. - Executive Council Meeting, 5:15p. – 6:15p - Conference Room, Henderson Franklin Starnes & Holt, PA.
28Green ball IconThe Tampa Bay Chapter of the Federal Bar Association Brown Bag Luncheon Series. TOPIC:Sam M. Gibbons U.S. Courthouse Tour; Open Only to FBA Members
HOSTED BY: The Honorable Elizabeth A. Kovachevich, U.S. District Court Judge. Noon - 1:00 p.m. Attendees will meet in the Jury Assembly Room On the Third Floor of the Sam M. Gibbons U.S. Courthouse. If you are planning to attend, or if you have any questions, please email the Tampa Bay Chapter at
For any non-members who may be interested in joining the FBA to attend this event and more, you can join online at the Tampa Bay Chapter’s website
29Lee County Bar Assn. - Land Use & Governmental Law Practice Section Lunch Meeting; Noon - Lee County Public Works, 1500 Monroe Street, 1st FL Conf Room.
29Green ball IconThe Tampa Bay Chapter of the Federal Bar Association is proud to present the 8TH ANNUAL CIVIL PRACTICE SEMINAR AND FEDERAL JUDICIAL ROUNDTABLE
FOLLOWED BY A MEMBERSHIP APPRECIATION RECEPTION; 3:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Federal Judicial Roundtable Session ; 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. -- Membership Reception .
The University Club, One Tampa City Center, Suite 3800. Judicial Roundtable, CLE & Reception: $70 (FBA members) $85 (non-members)* Judicial Roundtable + Reception Only: $40 (FBA members) $55 (non-members)* Federal Judges and Judicial Law Clerks are invited to attend at no cost. 2 hours CLE pending for early afternoon session/1 hour CLE pending for the judicial roundtable. Registration closes on October 20, 2015; Online registration and payment is preferred at
31Green ball IconThe Puerto Rica Bar Associatio of Florida National Moot Court PRBA Gala and Moot Court Competition Award Ceremony, 7:00 PM; Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Resort, 1850 Hotel Plaza Boulevard Lake Buena Vista, FL.
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5Brevard County Bar Assn., Mix & Mingle with the Judges 6:00 – 9:00 p.m., Matt’s Casbah,Downtown Melbourne
17Miami Beach Bar Association CLE lunch with Miami-Dade Circuit Court Judges Barbara Areces and Rosa Rodriguez speaking together on “Ethics Issues in Electronic Communication
17The Tampa Bay Chapter of the Federal Bar Association Invites You to A Three Judge Panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
is scheduled to hear Oral Argument in Tampa, Florida at 10:30 a.m.The Oral Argument will be followed by a A Luncheon and Panel Discussion with the Three Eleventh Circuit Judges
at Le Méridien
19Miami Lakes Bar Assn. Luncheon -Same-Sex Marriage & Divorce: What Litigators and Transactional Attorneys Need to Know in a Post-Obergefell World. Presented by:
Kira Willig, Esq. & Phil Rarick, Esq.RSVP to Deni Fernandez: Call: 305-821-7760 E-Mail:
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12Brevard County Bar Assn., Holiday Celebration, 6:00 – 11:00 p.m., Hilton Melbourne Beach Oceanfront

[Revised: 10-09-2015]