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4Lee County Bar Assn. - Noon: Young Lawyers Division Meeting, Sasse’s at 3651 Evans Ave, #1, Fort Myers 33901.
8South Palm Beach County Bar Assn.- Monthly Membership Lunch. Speaker - PD, Carey Haughwout. Register at http://southpalmbeachbar.site-ym.com/events/event_details.asp?id=671653&group=
8Collier County Bar Assn. - Young Lawyers Board Meeting - Mr. Tequila’s - 12:00 p.m.
9Lee County Bar Assn. - Noon: General Civil & Business Litigation Practice Section Lunch Meeting. Location: Courtroom 5E, Lee County Justice Center. Topic: Business Court for the Twentieth Judicial Circuit. Panelists include: Honorable Elizabeth V. Krier, Honorable Michael T. McHugh, Kevin F. Jursinski, Esquire, Doug Szabo, Esquire, and Kelly Geraghty Price, Esquire. Moderated by George H. Knott, Esquire. .
9Collier County Bar Assn. - Trial Law Board Meeting, Sushi Thai - 12:00 p.m.
10Lee County Bar Assn. – RPPTL Practice Section Brown Bag -Noon - Judge McHugh’s Hearing Room, 4R, Lee County Justice Center. Topic: “Guardianship Legislative Changes and Unintended Consequences” Speaker: Kenneth Edward Kemp, II, Esquire.
11Tampa Hispanic Bar Assn. - Professionalism CLE and a tour of the Courthouse. “Resolving Professionalism Complaints” presented by Mr. Thomas Hyde followed by a round table discussion with Judge Moody, Judge Perrone, and Judge Stoddard. Guest Speaker: Thomas Hyde, Esq. Panel of Judges: Judge Moody, Judge Perrone and Judge Stoddard. Lunch will be provided. Register at:https://www.eventbrite.com/e/professionalism-roundtable-cle-tickets-18077114135
11South Palm Beach County Bar Assn.- YLS FAU Football Tailgate and Game. Save the date!
14.17Lee County Bar Assn. - Constitution Week in Lee County Schools – Volunteers needed.
15Vision 2016 Town Hall Meeting with Florida Bar President Ramon Abadin at the Chester H. Ferguson Law Center. This town hall meeting, from 5-7 p.m. is hosted by the Hillsborough County Bar Association, Tampa Hispanic Bar Association, Hillsborough Association for Women Lawyers, George Edgecomb Bar Association, and the Federal Bar Association's Tampa Bay Chapter. To register - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/vision-2016-town-hall-meeting-with-florida-bar-president-ramon-abadin-tickets-18135925040
15Tampa Hispanic Bar Assn.- Lunch and Learn on the Legislative & Political Process in Florida. Guest panelist include: Julie Holt, Public Defender for the 13 Judicial Circuit & Justin Day, Director of The Advocacy Group’s (TAG) Tampa , FL. Register at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/professionalism-roundtable-cle-tickets-18077114135
16Hillsborough County Bar Assn. - Welcome Back Membership Luncheon, featuring guest speaker, Ramon Abadin, President of the Florida Bar. Tampa Marriott Waterside at Noon. Free for members, $40 for non-members.

To register - https://hillsbar.site-ym.com/events/register.aspx?id=656930&itemid=97c95a03-2cde-4e1d-ae92-077492fceb69
16Jacksonville Bar Assn. - Environmental & Real Property Law CLE ~ 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Wells Fargo Center, 2nd Floor Conference Rm B1, One Independent Drive
4.0 CLER Credits pending approval from The Florida Bar. Complete details and registration at https://www.jaxbar.org/register-event/?events_id=207
16Lee County Bar Assn. - Noon. ADR Practice Section Brown Bag; Lee County Justice Center, Hearing Room 4-O; Anne Dalton and Bill Merchant, Co-Chairs
17Jacksonville Chapter of the Federal Bar Association - Members’ Constitution Day Luncheon, at noon, U.S. Courthouse in Jacksonville. United States District Judge Timothy J. Corrigan will present “Madison’s Avenue: The Rough Road to the Bill of Rights.” Application pending for 1 hour Florida Bar CLE, free to members, lunch included.
17Lee County Bar Assn. - Family Law Practice Section Brown Bag; Noon - Lee County Justice Center; Courtroom 5C.
17Lee County Bar Assn. - Quarterly After Hours Social; 5:30 to 7:30 PM. -Ter-Tini’s, 7050 Crystal Drive; Fort Myers 33907. Sponsored by Investors’ Security Trust. .
17South Palm Beach County Bar Assn.- SOLO/Small Firm Networking Dinner. More info - http://southpalmbeachbar.site-ym.com/events/event_details.asp?id=654886
17Collier County Bar Assn. - Happy Hour and welcome new members. The Club at Naples Bay Resort - 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. This is a free event for our members
17Green ball IconMiami Lakes Bar Assn. - Member Luncheon - Five Systems to Help You Build Your Law Firm, Make More Money, and Get Home On Time for Dinner Every Night
presented by David V. Lorenzo. 1 CLE Credit has been applied for.Registration and networking begin at 11:45 a.m. Luncheon will begin promptly at 12:00 p.m.
ITALY TODAY RESTAURANT & BAR BANQUET ROOM, 6743 Main Street Miami Lakes, FL 33014,RSVP to Deni Fernandez: Call: 305-821-7760 E-Mail: dfernandez@fc-law.net
18Gwen S. Cherry Black Women Lawyers Assn. and Nova Law Review Present: Shutting Down the School to Prison Pipeline featuring a keynote address by Florida Supreme Court Justice Peggy Quince. Academics, practitioners, policy-makers, educators, community activists, and thought leaders are invited to exchange ideas, form effective strategies, and engage in meaningful dialogue about systemic change for educational reform and new approaches to school discipline. RSVP: https://www.law.nova.edu/alumni/shutting-down-the-school-to-prison-pipeline.html.
18Free CLE on Civics Education in Tampa - The Florida Bar is offering a free CLE seminar that prepares lawyers to present engaging and fun civics education programs for adult civic and community groups. The seminar will be at The Florida Bar mid-year meeting in Tampa. For more information contact Susannah Lyle at slyle@flabar.org
18Lee County Bar Assn. - Appellate Law Practice Section CLE; 11 to 11:50AM -Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center (1 Hr. Ethics application pending). $35 members, $60 non-members. Includes membership lunch following the CLE program. .
18Lee County Bar Assn. General Membership Meeting – Noon – 1PM: Constitution Week Program. Charity: Special Equestrians. Presentation of Golf Tournament Proceeds to Alliance for the Arts. Lunch without CLE $15 members, $25 non-members.
18The Florida Bar Vision 2016 Open Forum - Tampa Airport Marriott, 1:00 p.m. This forum will coincide with The Florida Bar Fall Meeting of Rules & Other Select Committees, Sept. 16-19, at the Tampa Airport Marriott, and is part of the broader effort to discuss Vision 2016, a comprehensive study addressing the future practice of law across four key areas: Legal Education, Technology, Bar Admissions, and Access to Legal Services. More info - http://tinyurl.com/918meeting
22Jacksonville Bar Assn. - September Members Luncheon - 12:00 p.m. Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront 225 E. Coastline Drive. Speaker
The Honorable Jorge Labarga Chief Justice of the Florida Supreme Court. RSVP Today! https://www.jaxbar.org/member-home/
22Green ball IconPalm Beach County Bar Assn. Membership Meeting Luncheon - Vision 2016 Town Hall Meeting featuring the president of The Florida Bar, Ray Abadin and immediate past president, Greg Coleman.  Together they will discuss this issue in addition to others being studied by Vision 2016 that include legal education, technology -- how it is and will affect YOUR practice and access to legal services.  Pre-registration is required by 9/18; Walk-ins may not be accommodated. Register online - https://apps.palmbeachbar.org/calendar/register/?eventno=1946
24Lee County Bar Assn. - Land Use & Governmental Law Practice Section Lunch Meeting; Noon - Lee County Public Works, 1500 Monroe Street, 1st FL Conf Room.
24Green ball IconSouth Palm Beach County Bar Assn. -SOLO/Small Firm Networking Dinner. More info -http://southpalmbeachbar.site-ym.com/events/event_details.asp?id=654886.
24.26FAWL’s 2015 Leadership Retreat -Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel & Marina. For inspiring educational and teambuilding activities featuring the exotic blends of the rich and colorful history of “Cigar City Nights.” Hosted by FAWL’s President Kristin Norse. To register today, visit: www.fawl.org. Download the flyer at http://www.fawl.org/assets/docs/flyer3.pdf

25Osceola County Bar Assn. - 12 PM to 1 PM. Osceola County Courthouse Jury Room Please join Judges Tennis and Barbour as they discuss: “Advanced Pleading and Trial Practice: How to Get the Most out of Your Court Time in Divisions 30 and 40”
25Lee County Bar Assn. - Solo & Small Firm Practice Section Breakfast Meeting; 7:30 a.m. First Watch, 2059 Altamont Ave., Fort Myers, 33901. Topic: “Creative Fee Agreements for Solos and Small Firms.” FREE to LCBA members, $15 non-members.
29Green ball IconSouth Palm Beach County Bar Association -Exclusive event for SPBCBA Members Only. iPic move and tour before our Membership Reception. Space is limited. More info here -
http://southpalmbeachbar.site-ym.com/events/event_details.asp?id=671653&group=
29Green ball IconSouth Palm Beach County Bar Assn. - Third Annual Membership Reception at Tanzy. Register at http://southpalmbeachbar.site-ym.com/events/event_details.asp?id=680253&group=
30Lee County Bar Assn. - LCBA Executive Council Meeting, Noon - Conference Room, Henderson Franklin Starnes & Holt, PA.
30South Palm Beach County Bar Assn.- Labor & Employment Practice Committee - Breakfast Seminar. More info - http://southpalmbeachbar.site-ym.com/events/event_details.asp?id=674161&group=
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2Lee County Bar Assn. - Young Lawyers Division Meeting, Noon -Prime de Leon; 33 Patio De Leon, Fort Myers, FL 33901.
3Lee County Bar Assn. - Veterans and First Responders Legal Clinic hosted by the Pro Bono Committee. 10AM – 2PM. FREE to veterans and first responders with ID and/or DD-214. Southwest Florida Military Museum and Library; 4820 Leonard Street, Cape Coral, FL 33904.
8Lee County Bar Assn. - RPPTL Practice Section Brown Bag; Noon -Judge McHugh’s Hearing Room, 4R, Lee County Justice Center. Topic: “The Three Horsemen of the Appellate Court: Preservation, Jurisdiction and Proper Argument.” Speakers: Margaret H. White-Small, Esq., Stacy Sherman, Esq. and Lisa Worthington, Esq.
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 execdir@acca-sfl.com
15Lee County Bar Assn. - Family Law Practice Section Brown Bag;Noon - Lee County Justice Center; Courtroom 5C;
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
16Lee County Bar Assn. General Membership Meeting – Pro Bono Awards Program. Charity: Animal Rescue Center. Lunch without CLE $15 members, $25 non-members.
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.
28Lee County Bar Assn. - Executive Council Meeting, 5:15p. – 6:15p - Conference Room, Henderson Franklin Starnes & Holt, PA.
29Lee County Bar Assn. - Land Use & Governmental Law Practice Section Lunch Meeting; Noon - Lee County Public Works, 1500 Monroe Street, 1st FL Conf Room.
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11Tampa Hispanic Bar Assn.n - 2015 GALA - 5:30 p.m., The Palma Ceia Golf and Country Club,1601 S MacDill Ave., Tampa, Florida 33629. Speaker is Mel Martinez is Chairman of the Southeast U.S. and Latin America for JPMorgan Chase & Co.

[Revised: 09-04-2015]