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2021 Annual Florida Bar Convention


Virtual: June 9-11 | In-Person: June 10-11
Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek & Waldorf Astoria

Safety Plan

COVID-19 Mask

Masks are required unless eating/drinking and will be available for all attendees.

Social distance seating

Seating will allow for social distancing.

Sanitizer and Disinfectamt

Hand sanitizer stations and extra disinfectant on high-touch areas.

Hilton Clean Stay Seal

Hilton CleanStay with sealed clean guest rooms.

Hotel food and drink

Food and drinks will be pre-packaged or covered plate served by hotel staff.

Virtual Meeting Icon

Virtual option available for those not comfortable or able to travel.

Announcements

President’s and Convention Chair’s Welcome Letters

2021 Florida Bar Annual Convention Chair Robin Bresky and Florida Bar President Dori-Foster Morales welcome you to the first-ever hybrid Convention!

Registrants to access Convention through single platform

Event Owl, the Bar’s consolidated platform for this year’s hybrid Convention, will allow attendees to connect to seminars and events and interact with virtual exhibitors from their desktop or mobile device.

Media Coverage Guidelines

All committee and section meetings can be attended via Zoom, Teams or teleconference, and a few events will be held at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek with safety requirements and limited seating for in-person attendance. Read these requirements for covering The Florida Bar Annual Convention.

News

Florida Bar will honor nearly 850 50- and 51-year members at Annual Convention luncheon

The Florida Bar will honor 447 attorneys for 50 years of dedication to the practice of law during a luncheon at The Florida Bar Annual Convention at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek in Orlando. Another 398 attorneys from the law school class of 1970, who were unable to be recognized at a luncheon last year, will also…

Judge Barkett to address annual 50-year member luncheon

Judge Rosemary Barkett will be the featured speaker at the annual 50-Year Member and Senior Counselor Luncheon at the Bar’s Annual Convention in Orlando. The luncheon is set for Friday, June 11, at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek Resort and the event will also be livestreamed. Both 50-year members of The Florida Bar and senior counselors…

Ethics seminar looks at alternative facts, Bar grievances, and judicial advice

How does a lawyer convince a jury to reach a decision and render a verdict in the age of “alternative facts?” The annual Masters Seminar on Ethics, sponsored by the Professional Ethics Committee at the Bar’s Annual Convention, will examine that question among other topics. The online CLE is set for 8 a.m. to noon…

Bar’s 2021 Annual Convention to be a mix of live and virtual events

The Florida Bar’s 2021 Annual Convention in June will be a hybrid online/live event with most meetings offered virtually but some major events – including the General Assembly and some social functions – being available in-person. President Dori Foster-Morales and President-elect Mike Tanner announced on March 30 plans for the convention, which will run June…

50-year senior counselors to be recognized in June

Attorneys who have achieved 50 years in the practice, even if they spent part of their careers in other states, can be recognized for their dedication and service. The Florida Bar will recognize veteran lawyers during a luncheon at The Florida Bar’s Annual Convention, tentatively scheduled for Friday, June 11, at Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek….