The Florida Bar

The Florida Bar 2021 Virtual Fall Meeting

October 13–15, 2021

The 2021 Fall Meeting will be virtual only, with no in-person meetings. Please continue to check back for more updates.


INTERESTED IN ATTENDING A SCHEDULED MEETING?

If you are interested in participating on one or more of the scheduled committee meetings, please email the staff liaison listed on the schedule and provide them with your name and phone number; the liaison will admit you into the meeting. Most meetings are open, but because of challenges with disruptors finding their way into Zoom meetings, we want to know who is joining the meeting. You are welcome to attend.


ACCESSIBILITY

Individuals who need an accommodation to participate in any of the virtual meetings should email the staff liaison associated with the meeting(s) listed on the schedule.


VIRTUAL FALL MEETING SCHEDULE

Print this pageSchedule as of October 12, 2021 and is subject to change.

Wednesday, October 13

Meeting Time Method
Florida Registered Paralegal Eligibility and Compliance Committee
Staff Contact: Frank Digon-Greer
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Zoom
Judicial Nominating Procedure Committee
Staff Contact: Rick Courtemanche
9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Zoom
Standing Committee on Technology
Staff Contact: Karla Eckardt
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Zoom
Voluntary Bar Liaison Committee
Staff Contact: Jeff Doran
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Zoom
Military & Veterans Affairs Committee Meeting
Staff Contact: Emily Young (Cancelled 10/12/21)
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Zoom
Diversity and Inclusion Committee
Staff Contact: Arnell Bryant-Willis
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Zoom
Council of Sections
Staff Contact: Chase Early
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Zoom
Pro Bono Legal Services Committee
Staff Contact: Frank Digon-Greer
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Zoom
Constitutional Judiciary Committee
Staff Contact: Leslie Smith
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Zoom

Thursday, October 14

Meeting Time Method
Standing Committee on Professionalism
Staff Contact: Beth Kirkland
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Zoom
Federal Court Practice Committee
Staff Contact: Lani Fraser
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Zoom
Mental Health & Wellness of Florida Lawyers
Staff Contact: Christine Bilbrey
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Zoom
Traffic Court Rules Committee
Staff Contact: Krys Godwin
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Zoom
Legal Needs of Children
Staff Contact: Rick Courtemanche
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Zoom
Juvenile Court Rules Committee
Staff Contact: Mikalla Davis
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Zoom
Prepaid Legal Services Committee
Staff Contact: Jenny Dorminy
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Zoom
Code & Rules of Evidence Committee
Staff Contact: Mikalla Davis
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Zoom
Law Related Education Committee
Staff Contact: Leslie Smith
10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Zoom
Student Education & Admission to the Bar Committee
Staff Contact: Beth Kirkland
10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Zoom
Annual Convention Committee
Staff Contact: Beth Anne Trombetta
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Zoom
Media & Communications Law Committee
Staff Contact: Leslie Smith
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Zoom
Florida Probate Rules Committee
Staff Contact: Krys Godwin
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Zoom
Continuing Legal Education Committee
Staff Contact: Chase Early
12:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Zoom
Member Benefits Committee
Staff Contact: Terry Hill
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Zoom
Advertising Committee
Staff Contact: Elizabeth Tarbert
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Conference Call
Civil Procedure Rules Committee
Staff Contact: Mikalla Davis
2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Zoom
Small Claims Rules Committee
Staff Contact: Krys Godwin
2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Zoom

Friday, October 15

Meeting Time Method
Eminent Domain Committee
Staff Contact: Sheridan Hughes
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Zoom
Appellate Court Rules Committee
Staff Contact: Krys Godwin
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Zoom
Family Law Rules Committee
Staff Contact: Mikalla Davis
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Zoom
Unlicensed Practice of Law Standing Committee
Staff Contact: Jeffrey Picker
9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Zoom
Professional Ethics Committee
Staff Contact: Elizabeth Tarbert
9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Zoom
Senior Lawyers Committee – Business Meeting
Staff Contact: Cheri Wright
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Zoom
Civil Trial Law Certification Committee Meeting
Staff Contact: Jaclyn O’Hara
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Zoom
Clients’ Security Fund
Staff Contact: Celia Connell
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Zoom
Senior Lawyers Committee – Free CLE, “Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) – What Senior Lawyers, Other Lawyers, and Law Firms Should Know About the Protections and Obligations of This Law”
Staff Contact: Cheri Wright
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Zoom
Elder Law Section – Executive Council Meeting
Staff Contact: Emily Young
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Zoom
Florida Registered Paralegal Enrichment Committee
Staff Contact: Frank Digon-Greer
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Zoom
Rules of General Practice and Judicial Administration Committee
Staff Contact: Krys Godwin
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Zoom
Special Committee on Opportunity in the Practice of Law in Florida
Staff Contact: Karla Eckardt
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Zoom
Criminal Procedure Rules Committee
Staff Contact: Mikalla Davis
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Zoom

The Board of Governors unanimously voted at its January 29, 2021 meeting to convert future Fall Meetings to a virtual format.