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Tue Feb 21, 2012

11:45am Miami Beach Bar Association Monthly Luncheon

Contact: Call (305) 575-2400

Wed Feb 22, 2012

11:45am PBCBA Bankruptcy Law CLE Committee “The View from the Local Bench”

6pm South Palm Beach County Bar Association Young Lawyers Bowling Madness

Where: Strikes @ Boca, 21046 Commercial Trail, Boca Raton

Description: The Young Lawyers Committee is inviting you to a fun night of networking & bowling Prizes and bragging rights for the winning team -Create your own team or be assigned

Cost: $20 members, $25 non-members, Judiciary is complimentary Includes 2 hours of bowling, shoe rental, food and fun

Contact: Sam Troy, Esq. at 561-910-4570, Kenyetta Alexander, Esq. at 954-763-1200, or Chris Sajdera, Esq. at 561-999-9925

Thu Feb 23, 2012

MULTI DAY EVENT – 10th Annual International Litigation and Arbitration Conference

Where: J.W. Marriott Marquis in Downtown Miami

Description: If you are interested in helping with ILAC, please contact Committee Co-

Chair Carlos F. Osorio at or Committee Co-Chair Omar Ibrahem at

MULTI DAY EVENT –  National Bar Association Commercial Law Section 25th Annual Corporate Counsel Conference

Where: Doral Golf Resort & Spa  
4400 NW 87th Ave, Miami, Florida 33178

8:30am FL Bar Practicing w/ Professionalism Seminar

Where: Marriott West Palm Beach

11:30am The Judges of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida cordially invite you to their annual Black History Month Celebration: “Milestones: A Legal Odyssey” A Black History Exhibit

Where: Rm 205B US Fed Building & Courthouse, 299 E. Broward Blvd, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl 33301

Description: There will be a reception immediately following the program.

Rsvp: by February 21 to (305) 523-5088 or

12pm Miami Mega Mission Israel 2012

Where: Kluger, Kaplan,
201 S. Biscayne Blvd.

,17th Floor, Miami, FL 33131

Description: Learn About a Unique Opportunity To Travel Home with YourColleagues, Friends and Community For the trip of a life time. Hosted by Alan J. Kluger

12pm West Broward Luncheon with 4th DCA Appellate Judge Dorian Damoorgian

Where: Plantation Preserve Golf Course 7050
W. Broward BoulevardPlantationFL

Cost: $25.00 If registered prior to 2/23 $30.00 At the door,Judiciary Complimentary

Contact: Traci lewis (954)832-3618 or

12:30pm Women Sold: An Information Session

Where: Podhurst Orseck
25 W. Flagler Street, Suite 800, Miami, FL

5pm Accountant / Attorney Networking Group Cocktail Reception – Miami /Dade


Where: CORAL REEF Yacht Club 2484 South Bayshore Dr. Coconut Grove, Fl 33133

Description: Create Bi-Lateral Referal Relationships with the Most EliteAccountants &

Attorneys in South Florida at The Most Scenic andHistoric Settings with Gourmet Food & OPEN BAR. 

Cost:: Non Members$75, Members FREE

Contact: 954-806-7777 or

5:30pm Broward Bar at the Bar Networking Event

Where: Bierhaus
2861 E. Commercial Blvd.Fort LauderdaleFL, 33308

No RSVP Necessary No charge to attend

Contact: Traci Lewis(954)832-3618 or

5:30pm Palm Beach Justice Assoc: Legislative Update Dinner

Where: McCormick & Schmick CityPlace
651 Okeechobee Blvd, W.Palm Beach

, Contact: 561.790.5833

5:30pm South County FAWL‘s Annual Judicial Reception

Contact: Mindy Stein (561)447-7644

6pm The Miami Jewish Legal Society presents 3rd Annual Judicial Cocktail

Where: the Espirito Santo Plaza1395
Brickell AvenueMiami, FL 33131

Description: Honoring: Honorable Judge William Turnoff – Shofet Tzedek Award Honorable Judge Myriam Lehr – The Devorah Judge Award Honorable Judge Joel Brown – “Rodef Sholem” Purveyor of Justice

Fri Feb 24, 2012

7:30am Attorney Breakfast Club Meeting

Where: Hotel Urbano located at
2500 Brickell Ave.

Description: Ray Kulzick will be presenting “Getting the Most Out of a Forensic Accountant.”

Contact: Dina Aronfeld

11:45am South Miami / Kendall Bar Association Luncheon w/ Hon. Raoul Cantero Florida Supreme Court

Where: Carrabba’s Italian Grill
5829 SW 73rd St., Miami, Florida 33143

Cost: $25 Members with Reservation $35 Non-Members or at the door

12pm Investiture of Judge Norma Lindsey

Where: Dade CountyCourthouse
73 West Flagler Street

, Courtroom 6-1 Miami, Fl 33130

12pm Solo/Small Law Firm Networking Lunch

Where: The Ark
6233 Stirling RoadHollywoodFL


Contact: David Silverstone (954)367-0770 or

12pm Workers’ Compensation Annual Seminar & Reception

Where: Renaissance Hotel
1617 SE 17th Street

Causeway Fort LauderdaleFL 33316

Cost: $75 BCBA Members $90 Non-Members Includes Hotel Parking and Lunch

Contact: Traci Lewis or (954)832-3618

7pm Wilkie D. Ferguson Jr. Bar Foundation Annual Awards Gala

Where: Weston Colonnade
180 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables, FL

Tue Feb 28, 2012

12pm SFPA CLE Luncheon: Paralegal to Perry Mason: Practice Tips & Ethical Considerations for Paralegals Assisting with Jury Selection w/ Daniel Wolfe, J. D.,Ph.D
Cost: $15.00 Members $25.00 Non-Members and Walk-Ins Special Notice: 1hour
Ethics CLE approved by NALA contact: Linda Nottestad, CP, FRP at:

5:30pm Diversity Within Diversity Symposium

Where: White & Case,
200 South Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 4900, Miami, FL 33131

Description: The Caribbean Bar Association is proud to celebrate Black History Month with White & Case’s Black Affinity Group. The program will feature guest speaker, Eugene Pettis, President-Elect of the Florida Bar, and food and musical performances.

Cost: FREE!


6pm 100 Friends of Kidside Campaign: Judicial Reception

Where: La Loggia Restaurant,
68 West Flagler Street, Miami, FL 33130

Description: Join Kidside in honoring the Judges and Magistrates of Miami-Dade County, as well as to learn about its new 100 Friends of Kidside Campaign and the comprehensive programs and services provided by Family Court Services. (cocktails and hors d’oeuvres)

Cost: A $100 minimum contribution to Kidside, Inc., is suggested. All donations tax deductible RSVP:

6:30pm Lawyers to the Rescue Public Service Award

Where: University of Miami Law School1311
Miller Road, Coral Gables, FL 33146


·         Lifetime Achievement Award: Public Defender Bennett H. Brummer

·         Lawyer of the Year Award: State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle

·         Juris of the Year Award: Judge Scott Bernstein

·         Humanitarian of the Year Award: John Kozyak

·         Young Lawyer of the Year Award: Jessica Laleh

·         Law Student of the Year: Domenick Lazzara

Cocktail and Hors d’oeuvres will be served at the Award Ceremony. This is the link to the event

Wed Feb 29, 2012

11:45am Judicial Luncheon

Where: Main Courthouse, north end of cafeteria, West Palm Beach

Description: Judicial Luncheon entitled, “Expert Witnesses”, moderated by William T. Abel, Esq., Adams, Adams & Baca. Judicial Panel includes Honorables David F. Crow, Janis B. Keyser and Jack S. Cox. This course has been granted 1.0 CLER from the Florida Bar.

Cost: $30 PBCBA Members/paralegals; $0 Judiciary; Add $10 late fee after 2/22

12pm Solo/Small Law Firm Networking Lunch

Where: Macaroni Grill
2004 NW Executive Center CircleBoca RatonFL


Contact: Michael Degnan (561)353-1631 or

Thu Mar 1, 2012

12pm Construction Section CLE Luncheon w/ Paul Del Vecchio speaking on licensing

Where: BCBA Offices
1051 SE 3rd AvenueFort LauderdaleFL, 33316

Contact: Lenny Ortiz
6:15pm Jewish Ethics CLE For Lawyers: The Ethics of War

Where: Stearns Weaver
150 West Flager Street Suite 2200Miami, FL 33130

Contact: Yitzchak Winkler

Fri Mar 2, 2012

8am 2nd Annual Florida Women’s Conference

Where: FIU North Miami Campus – Kovens Conference Center
3000 NE 151st St, North Miami, FL 33181

Description: Speakers include: Eurica Sadler, CFO of Molina Healthcare of Florida

Maria del Busto, Global Chief HR Officer of Royal Caribbean Cruise Ltd

Tina Rourk, Chief Information Officer of Wyndham Vacation Ownership

Lynn Woods, Chief Operating Officer of Community Bank & Company

Rhea Law, CEO of Fowler White Boggs P.A.

Penny Shafer, Market President of Blue Cross BlueShield of Florida

Sheila Sagear, CFO of Sodexo

Mary Cheddie, SVP, HR at Interval International

Marlene Gordon, VP & Assistant General Counsel at Burger King Corporation

Francia Baex, Head of Regional HR for Visa

Linda Quick, President of South Florida Hospital & Healthcare Association

12pm Broward North West Area Section Luncheon

Where: TBD

Traci Lewis (954)832-3618 or

12pm Nuremberg and the Nazis: Why A Trial?

Where: Temple BethEl of Boca Raton
333 SW 4th AvenueBoca Raton 33432

Description: Examining the Nuremberg Trials, their impact and aftermath in the eyes of attorneys & Dedication of the “Book of Law” Honorary Chair: Stuart Z. Grossman, Grossman RothP.A. Moderator: Dr. James W. Nickel, University of Miami School of Law, Professor of Philosophy and Law and Human Rights Expert Panel: David Buckner, Grossman Roth P.A. and Edward R.Shohat, Law Offices of Bierman Shohat Loewy & Klein P.A.

Sat Mar 3, 2012

7pm Florida Muslim Bar Association General Body Meeting & Networking Dinner

Where: Nihari House Restaurant,
8344 W Oakland Park Blvd

, Sunrise, FL 33351

Tue Mar 6, 2012

5:30pm Broward Justice Association Meeting

Where: Riverside Hotel 620 East Las
Olas BoulevardFort Lauderdale

Contact:  or 954-522-1662

Wed Mar 7, 2012

5pm Cocktails & Conversations – Miss Representation Pre-view

Where: History Miami,
101 West Flagler Street, Miami, FL 33130

6pm “New Age Crimes – How They Came About, Who is Committing These Crimes and How the Crimes are Affecting Broward County, Florida.” w/ Sheriff Al Lamberti

Cost: $30 Members & Students, $35 non-members

RSVP: Susan Sabra at

Thu Mar 8, 2012


Where: Hilton MiamiDowntown

8:30am Save the Date! Ethics and Professionalism in Federal Court Practice CLE, presented by the South Florida Chapter of the Federal Bar Association

Where: Hyatt Downtown Miami

12pm Investiture of Judge Angelica D. Zayas

Where: Dade CountyCourthouse
73 West Flagler Street

, Courtroom 6-1 Miami,Florida 33130

3pm South Florida ALA 2012 Legal Expo

Where: Hyatt Regency Miami, Miami

Description: • Network • View New Products and Services • Great Prize Giveaways • FREE food and drinks

Contact: Victoria L. Allen, CLM (Administrator at RogersMorris & Ziegler)

5:30pm Coral Gables Bar Association Judicial Reception

Where: Becker Poliakoff, PA121 Alhambra Plaza, 10th Fl, Coral Gables, FL 33134

Cost: Members: $50 Non-Members: $75 Judiciary: Complimentary (limited to sitting judges)

This event is limited to the first 100 paid RSVPs.

RSVP online using the link above, at 305-476-8300 or

Fri Mar 9, 2012

All day Dade County Bar Association: BENCH BAR CONFERENCE – All day CLE

and CJE Seminar

Where: Hyatt Regency
400 SE 2nd AvenueMiami, Florida 33131

Description: Details to Follow

All day Palm Beach Bench Bar Conference – SAVE THE DATE
Where: Palm Beach Convention Center

Every update includes changes and additions based on feedback from members of our legal community. We do our best to provide accurate, updated information to you. Your feedback and contributions are always appreciated. If you notice anything missing or incorrect below contact me directly at It is recommended that you contact the organizations listed before attending an event for the most up-to-date details. Thank you to all who contributed to this calendar
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