The Florida Bar

Council of Sections

Council of Sections

Mission Statement

“The mission of the Council of Sections is to foster communication among the Sections and promote efficiency with The Florida Bar.”

Staff Contact: Chase Early 850/561-5628


2018-2019 Council of Sections Delegates
Section Leadership Conference Handbook
2018 Section Leadership Conference

The Florida Bar Board of Governors Photos

Future Meetings and Conventions

The Florida Bar Annual Convention
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Boca Raton Resort & Club Boca Raton, FL

The Florida Bar Annual Convention
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek Orlando, FL


2016 Section Leadership Conference Agenda

2015 Florida Bar Administrative Overhead

CLE Program Chair Training

  • The information below was graciously provided by the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section

2013 CLE Training Program Materials – The Breakers
Full and half day timelines
eCLE timelines
Amendments Process for Rules and Section Bylaws

Council of Sections 2018 Section Leadership Conference

Video Playlist

2016 Section Leadership Conference – July 22, 2016: Videos

1) Welcome by Kevin Johnson and Bar Leaders Discussion by President Schifino (51:04 min. YouTube)

2) Bar Legislative Activities (1hr 6 min. YouTube)

3) Board Certification ( 16:19 min. YouTube)

4) Section Finances & Budgeting/Event Tools & Process Improvements (41:41 min. YouTube)

5) CLE Panel Discussion (33:59 min. YouTube)

6) BOG Liaisons, BOG Communication, and Committee Preference Forms (6:26 min. YouTube)

7) Professionalism, The Importance of Bar Leadership & Leadership Academy (24:50 min. YouTube)

8) Media Relations and Social Media (26:58 min. YouTube)

9) Diversity and Inclusion (12:04 min. YouTube)

10) Section Management Roundtable ( 1hr 12 min.)