The Florida Bar

Council of Sections

Council of Sections

Mission Statement

“To serve the public by instilling in its members the principles of professionalism, duty and service to support and improve the administration of justice; and to provide resources and assistance to its members for the purpose of advancing jurisprudence and the practice of law.”


2017-18 Council of Sections Delegates List
Section Leadership Conference Handbook
The Florida Bar Board of Governors Photos

Future Meetings and Conventions

The Florida Bar Winter Meeting
Saturday, January 20, 2018

The Florida Bar Annual Convention
Saturday, June 16, 2018
Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek Orlando, FL

Section Leadership Conference
Tallahassee, FL

The Florida Bar Annual Convention
Saturday, June 29, 2019
Boca Raton Resort & Club Boca Raton, FL

The Florida Bar Annual Convention
Saturday, June 20, 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

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.)