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5Cuban American Bar Association Third Annual Pro Bono Fundraiser; Fairchild Botanic Tropical Garden. More information to follow.
5Cuban American Bar Association presents an Art Auction and Latin Cuisine Tasting: A Taste of Cuba, Art in the Tropics; Fairchild Tropical Gardens, 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables, FL. Keynote Speaker, Gov. Charlie Crist. Open bar and food; $75 per person. 7:30 p.m. - until. For more information call (305) 373-9426.
6St. Petersburg Bar Association Octoberfest hosted by the SPBA Young Lawyers Section; University of South Florida, St. Pete Bayboro Campus, 140 7th Avenue South - south of Davis Hall. Tickets $25 per person. Opportunities for sponsorship and booths still available. For more information contact YLS Chair Shawna Mucario at 727/895-5529 or e-mail smucario@mucariolaw.com.
10The Jacksonville Women Lawyers Association (JWLA) cordially invites you to its upcoming membership luncheon, to be held from 12 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. at River City Brewing Company. Guest speakers are County Court Judge Angela M. Cox and Circuit Court Judge Elizabeth A. Senterfitt. Cost for nonmembers is $25. Please RSVP by Friday, October 5 to Mary Scott at mscott@josephandmarees.com. For further information, please visit www.jwla.org.
11Wilkie D. Ferguson, Jr. Bar Association October Membership Meeting--Examining & Cross-Examining Witnesses at Trial Seminar; 12 p.m., Dade County Courthouse, 73 W, Flagler Street, Miami, Florida 33131, Courtroom 4-2; $25 for members; $35 for non-members.
11The Wilkie D. Ferguson, Jr. Bar Association presents a three hour seminar on the subject of “Examining and Cross-Examining Witnesses at Trial.”
9 a.m to 12 p.m. Join us and learn from two of the most prominent South Florida trial lawyers of this generation! The WDFJBA presents an interactive session designed to give young lawyers the tools needed to successfully examine and cross-examine witnesses at trial. Approximately an hour of the seminar will be devoted to ethics issues involving the examination of witnesses. Admission: 25.00 for members and $35.00 for non-members; free admission if you become a new member of the WDFJBA (practiced less than 5 years $50 / $38 for public interest attorneys; practiced 5 years or more $100 / $75 for public interest attorneys).
H.T. SMITH, ESQ.
Past President of The National Bar Association, WDFJBA Founding President & Current Director of Trial Advocacy at FIU School of Law
ERVIN GONZALEZ, ESQ.
Partner at Colson Hicks Eidson, Past President of The Dade County Bar & The FL. Bar Board of Governors
Location: Dade County Courthouse , 73 W. Flagler Street, Miami, Florida 33131,
Courtroom 4-2
RSVP to: Eric A. Hernandez at ehern1@hotmail.com; The Florida Bar has approved three (3) hours of CLE credit for this seminar.
11South Palm Beach County Florida Association of Women Lawyers Membership Lunch. Guest Speakers: Bob Bertisch, Executive Director, Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County, Inc., and Pam O'Brian from Aid to Victims of Domestic Violence.
Cucina D’Angelo, 12 Noon. Please RSVP to Holly O’Neill at (561) 353-3880.
11Oct. 11 Legal Clinic Cancelled--Clearwater Bar Association: The October 11 Legal Clinic scheduled for Mt. Carmel Baptist Church has been cancelled and will be rescheduled due to emergency repairs being made to the church. A new date will be announced in the next 30 days.
We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. For legal assistance contact the Lawyer Referral Service at (727) 461-4880; the new Self Help Legal Clinic at the Clearwater Law Library at (727) 464-3267, or Gulfcoast Legal Services at (727) 443-0657.



11The Tallahassee Barrister's Mentoring Committee will host a Business Etiquette Workshop at the law firm of Flowers & White (1501 E. Park Avenue, just after you pass Magnolia Drive heading east). The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. and will be taught/facilitated by Justice Peggy Quince. While this event is aimed at FAMU Hatchett Pre-Law and FSU BLSA mentees, attorneys who have practiced for 5 years or less may also attend.
12Volusia County Bar Association invites you to the Kim C. Hammond Justice Center, Bunnell; 4- 7 p.m. For more information, contact the VCBA at 386/253-9471.
12Eighth Judicial Circuit Bar Association Monthly Luncheon; Steve's Courtyard Cafe' on University Ave.; 11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m.
12The Dade County Bar Association Real Property Committee, the DCBA Young Lawyers Section and Put Something Back are pleased to announce the seminar "The Nuts & Bolts of Real Property Law". For more information, contact visit, www.dadecountybar.org
17Wilkie D. Ferguson, Jr. Bar Association invites you a reception for the Fellows of The Florida Bar Foundation featuring Bar Scheck of the Innocence Project; 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m; Marriott Biscayne Bay Hotel, 1633 North Bayshore Drive, Miami.
17Join PR Colleagues, the Cunningham Bar Association and Various Members of the Media at the First Fun Event Co-Sponsored by Gold Coast PR Council & PRSA - Palm Beach Chapter at PR in the RA, 6-8 p.m. RA Sushi
11701 Lake Victoria Gardens Ave., Downtown at the Gardens, Palm Beach Gardens. Enjoy a delicious array of sushi and other tasty appetizers. Plus receive one drink ticket good for a bottle of hot sake, beer or a glass of wine; $15 per person. Please RSVP by Oct. 14 to Gary Schweikhart at gary@pr-bs.net.
18The Gwen S. Cherry Black Women Lawyers Association invites you a seminar titled: Her Place at the Table: Negotiating Conditions for Career Success. Attend this dynamic seminar on Thursday, October 18, 2007 and learn how to negotiate for your career success! Carol Frohlinger, Esq., co-founder of Negotiating Women, Inc. and co-author of Her Place at the Table: A Woman's Guide to Negotiating Five Key Challenges to Leadership Success, will share practical advice guaranteed to change the way you think about negotiation. Carol, an expert on how negotiation can help women advance in business, will also offer a framework you can use in even the most difficult situations. Hosted by the UM Women MBAs Association and Miami Law Women and sponsored by the School of Business and School of Law career centers, the seminar will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. on October 18, 2007, at the University of Miami School of Business Storer Auditorium. A networking reception will kick off the event at 5:30 p.m. Seats are limited; please RSVP by October 10, 2007, to ddarby@law.miami.edu in the School of Law Career Planning Center. See the flyer attached for more information.
19Florida Defense Lawyers Association Regional Meeting; Omni Jacksonville Hotel. For more information visit, www.fdla.org.
21Theodore R. Gibson Memorial Fund's 25th Anniversary Fund Dinner. The cost of tickets are $60 per person. The dinner will be at the Parrot Jungle, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Miami, Florida, starting at 6 p.m. For more information, please contact (305) 442-9613 or (305) 446-1543.
24You are invited to attend the Tallahassee Women Lawyers 25th Annual Judicial Reception. Join us in honoring the Judiciary
for their dedication, hard work and leadership; The Challenger Learning Center Downtown Tallahassee in Kleman Plaza; 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.; Cocktails, Hors d’oeuvres, and Dessert
Ticket prices:
All members of the Judiciary are complimentary
TWL members: $25 in advance/ $30 at the door
Non-TWL members: $30 in advance/ $35 at the door
Students/ Government lawyers: $25 in advance/ $30 at the door
24Tallahassee Women Lawyers will be hosting its 25th Judicial reception to honor members of the local Judiciary for their dedication and civic duty. The 25th Judicial Reception will be held at the Challenger Learning Center, located in downtown Tallahassee, 6 - 8 p.m. Drinks, hor d'oeuvres and desserts will be served. Tickets are TWL $25 (with advanced purchase)/$30; Non-TWL members - $30 (with advance purchase)/$35; Students/Government Lawyers - $24 (with advance purchase/$30); Judiciary - complimentary.
25Tallahassee Barristers October meeting will take place at Cafe Cabernet; 6 p.m.
26Joint Voluntary Bar Minority Mentoring Kick-Off Reception Welcoming Virgil Hawkins Florida Chapter National Bar Association. Time - 5:30 p.m.; One Southeast Third Ave., 25th Floor, Miami Florida. RSVP: communications@vhfcnba.org
26VHFCNBA President’s Reception; 8 p.m. - 10 p.m. Sponsored by: Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division Board of Governors Doubletree- Grand Biscayne Bay, Miami.
26Volusia County Bar Association Family Law CLE Seminar (8:30 a.m.) followed by 12 p.m. Membership Meeting with Board of Governors Rep. Chobee Ebbets and Florida Bar YLD President Scott Atwood. For more information visit www.volusiabar.org.
26Wild, Wild West Bench & Bar-B-Que: 207 Bench & Bar Conference of the Clearwater & St. Petersburg Bar Associations; 12p.m. - 6 p.m.; Stetson University College of Law. For more information contact the Clearwater Bar Association at 727/461-4869.
26.27Virgil Hawkins Florida Chapter National Bar Association First Quarterly Meeting; Doubletree, Grand Biscayne Bay-Miami. Doubletree- Grand Biscayne Bay, Miami
1717 N. Bayshore Drive $149.99 per night. Rate Valid Until: October 3, 2007.
274th Annual Minority Mentoring Picnic, Amelia Earhart Park, Hialeah, Florida. To register or for additional information, log on to http://kttlaw.com/picnic.
27Virgil Hawkins Florida Chapter National Bar Association. CLE: “Earning Your Keep”: Understanding the Ethical and Financial Dynamics of Law Firms
Presented by: Judge Michael Chavies, Eugene Pettis, Esq., Yolanda Cash-Jackson, Esq., and Robert Vaughn, Esq.; 8:00 a.m.- 10:00 a.m.; Doubletree- Grand Biscayne Bay, Miami.
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