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Broward, Miami-Dade, Palm Beach

Wed Aug 29, 2012

11:45am Complying with Mandatory E-Service Seminar/Lunch

Where: Broward County Bar Assoc 1051 SE 3rd Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

Cost: $15 BCBA Members, $25 Non-Members 1.5 CLE Credits Available

5pm Back to School “Bar at the Bar” Networking Happy Hour

Where: Lauderdale Grill 1901 Cordova Road – Harbor Shops, Fort Lauderdale FL, 33316

Description: 1/2 Priced Drinks, Complimentary Appetizers, Live Music

No RSVP Necessary, No Charge to Attend

Call Traci Lewis at BCBA (954)832-3618 if you have any questions

Thu Aug 30, 2012

5pm Dade Legal Aid: Reception

Where: 1450 Brickell Ave., 23rd floor, Miami

Call (305) 579-5733 ext. 2241

Fri Aug 31, 2012

11:30am Through the Looking Glass: Handling Mass Torts Through the BP Oil Spill Experience & Forensic Collection: Mobile Device Collection and Transparent Reporting (2 CLE)

Where: Broward County Bar Association Main Conference Room 1051 SE 3rd Avenue Fort Lauderdale FL, 33316

11:45am Email Service, e-Filing, and e-Courtesy: What you Need to Know w/ Josh Wintle – South Miami / Kendall Bar Association Luncheon

Where: Outback Steakhouse 5829 SW 73rd St., Miami, Florida 33143

Cost: $25 Members with Reservation $35 Non-Members or without Reservation

Sat Sep 1, 2012

2pm Inspired Leaders End-of-Summer Celebration

Where: St. Thomas University School of Law, Miami Gardens, FL 33054

Description: This is a great opportunity to learn how Inspired Leaders is teaching high school students about the law. This is a free family friendly event to learn about and celebrate Inspired Leaders’ first summer program, so please bring family and friends. Let us know how many peoplewill be attending. This is a potluck picnic, so bring a dish or two if possible. We will have food, music, bean bag toss, coloring station (for younger kids), photo display, and other activities. Come in casual attire! If you know of anyone who would like to make a donation we will be accepting donations via cash, check or credit card.

Cost: Donations Accepted

Contact: Roshni Phalgoo 786-449-2714

Wed Sep 5, 2012

11:45am Federal Bar Association Sept Luncheon

Where: The Bankers Club One Biscayne Tower 2 South Biscayne Blvd., 14th Fl, Miami, FL 33131

Description: The Honorable Rosemary Barkett, United States Circuit Judge, Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, will discuss the ABA’s Rule of Law Initiative in the Middle East, and her first-hand work with the Initiative in countries that today face some of the most pressing rule of law challenges, including Egypt, Syria, Kuwait, Dubai, Morocco, Tunisia, and Algeria

Cost: $50 non-members, $35 members, $20 government lawyers

To purchase your tickets, click on this link to pay by credit card now:

Space is limited

Contact:  or 305-789-7614

6pm DCBA Legal Line, a free legal advice monthly call-in program

Where: Call the DCBA at 305-371-2220 Inside Dade County or 888 596-0399 Outside DadeCounty

Thu Sep 6, 2012

12pm South Broward Bar Association monthly Luncheon w/ Judge David A. Haimes

Where: The Ark Restaurant, (Ballroom) 6255 Stirling Rd. in Davie, Florida

Cost: $20 members, $30 non-members. Judges are complimentary.

Contact: (954) 924-8441 or

12pm Broward Bar Construction Law Section Luncheon: SIGNIFICANT CHANGES TO FLORIDA BUILDING CODE By Jerome Sanzone, Code Compliance Manager

Where: Norma B. Howard Conference Center 1051 SE 3rd Ave, Ft Lauderdale, Fl33316

Cost: Free

RSVP: Leonardo Ortiz  or 954-530-0889


Where: Brio Tuscan Grille, Palm Beach Gardens

Cost: FREE! to all NCS members and the judiciary

Fri Sep 7, 2012

8:30am The Broward County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section Invites you to Breakfast with the Broward County Judiciary

Where: Broward County Courthouse Law Library

Description: This breakfast is a great opportunity for young lawyers and the judiciary to get acquainted with one another. Features a hot breakfast catered by TooJay’s

Cost: $25 per person.

RSVP before September 5: Lindsay Corcoran at

Sat Sep 8, 2012


Where: Everest University Student Lounge / 8th FL, 225 N, Federal Highway, Pompano Beach, Florida

Description: ANDREW SPERBER, ESQUIRE will speak about the “Current Challenges for the Paralegal in Today’s Electronic World” which will address the challenges of Florida’s e-filing system that is currently scheduled for full implementation by late 2013. Time will also be spent reviewing the Florida Supreme Court’s acceptance of seven procedural rule changes to Rule 1.200 (Pre-Trial Procedure) and 1.201 (Complex Litigation)relating to new rules governing e-discovery. The seminar will end with the challenges posed by Florida’s new service rules requiring service by Email mandatory as of September 1, 2012. JOAN M. LEVIT, ESQUIRE of Akerman Senterfitt will give an “Overview of Bankruptcy Matters” which will provide an overview of Chapter 7, 13 and 11 bankruptcy cases, specifically which case is appropriate for individuals and business. We will review the purpose of the meeting of creditors, types of property hat are exempt from creditors, circumstances where a debtor is not entitled to a discharge, the automatic stay and the penalties for violating the stay. We will cover topics including the priority of payment of claims, and the recovery of fraudulent or preferential transfers. If time permits we will provide an overview of plans of reorganization and the effect of confirmation of a plan. Each of the topics will include an explanation of the function of a paralegal working on a bankruptcy case, specifically in gathering information and preparing the petition, proof of claim, fee applications and other court papers. Space is limited to 70 reserved seat

Cost: $30 Members,$40 non-members, $20 students w/ID

Contact: Carolanne Kelly, FRP 954-599-1022 or

Mon Sep 10, 2012

6pm THE DADE COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION, WEIL QUARANTA, P.A. and DLA PIPER invite you to a Networking event to promote the Big Brothers and Big Sisters Organization

Where: Southeast Financial Center Lobby , 200 South Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33131

Description: Are you ready to positively impact a child for the better, forever? Please join us for a networking event to promote the Miami chapter of the Big Brothers and Big Sisters organization. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami is the premier

mentoring organization of South Florida, helping thousands of children each year through professionally supported, one-on-one relationships with caring adult volunteers.

RSVP to by September 1, 2012

6:15pm American Cases Through the Eyes of the Talmud: Intellectual Property Rights Copyrights & Patents (1 CLE)

Where: 201 South Biscayne Blvd., Suite 1700 Miami, Florida 33131

Description: INSTRUCTORS David Barman Esq., Registered Patent Attorney, adjunct Professor at Florida International University Rabbi Josh Flug, Director of Rabbinic Research, Center for the Jewish Future Yeshiva University

Hosted by: Kluger, Kaplan, Silverman, Katzen & Levine, PL and Peretz Chesal & Herrmann, PL

Cost: $36 for Attorneys, $25 for Non-Attorneys,$10 for Judiciary Members and Law Students (Light Dinner served)

RSVP, please visit

Tue Sep 11, 2012

8am The Financial Planning Association of Miami-Dade: 7th Annual Symposium- Taking Your Practice to the Next Level


Description: Presentations on investment advisory, estate planning, and financial planning topics.

Details and complete bios of our speakers-

This Event has been accepted for 8 hours of CLE Credits (Florida Bar), 7 hours of CPE Credits (CPAs – Business Technical), 4 hours of CFP Credits (CFP Board of Standards), and 3 hours of Insurance Credits (Florida Dept of Financial Services).

Cost: Members: $125 – $175. Non-Members: $150 -$200 Contact: FPA Admin 786-390-7655 or

12pm ALA- Palm Beach: Diversity – No Longer Black or White w/ Nadine Smith, Executive Director Equality Florida

Where: PALM BEACH COUNTY CONVENTION CENTER Meeting Rm 1 G & H, 650 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Description: This presentation will provide participants with a general overview and understanding of diversity and how it impacts law firms. No longer just a hiring issue, diversity affects business decisions made by law firms such as health insurance, non-discriminatory practices, etc. A. Legal state of Diversity in the State of Florida B. How LGBT laws and policies impact the workplace C. The tipping point for legal protections across the State of Florida D. Issues confronting LGBT seniors

RSVP by Sept 6: Marilyn Fong –

COST: $26 Member – $35 Non-Member (You will be responsible for cost if you RSVP and do not attend.)


12pm SOLD OUT – Dade County Bar Association YLS CLE Committee presents Email Service, e-Filing and e-Courtesy: What you Need to Know w/ Guest Speaker Joshua L. Wintle Panter, Panter & Sampedro, P.A

Where: Dade County Bar Association 123 NW 1st Avenue #220 Miami, Florida 33128

5:30pm Broward Justice Association: Annual Meet and Greet

Where: Riverside Hotel 620 East Las Olas Boulevard Fort Lauderdale

Reservations are accepted at  or 954-522-1662

Wed Sep 12, 2012

11:30am GALLA (Gay & Lesbian Lawyer’s Assn.) Luncheon

Where: Morton’s Steakhouse at 1200 Brickell Ave, Miami

Description: MDGLCC/GALLA presents its monthly networking program tailored for attorneys, judges and legal professionals held on the middle Wednesday of each month.

Cost: MDGLCC members ($35), Potential Members ($50, $10applied to new MDGLCC membership). Includes seated style lunch limited to 20 persons.

RSVP requested at  or 305-673-4440

11:45am e-Discovery Technology & Ethics

Where: Broward County Bar Association 1051 Southeast 3rd Avenue, FortLauderdale, FL 33316

6pm Coral Gables Bar Association / South Miami – Kendall Bar Assoc Mixer

Where: Crave in Merrick Park

Thu Sep 13, 2012

11:45am Broward County Bar Association’s Intellectual Property Law Section presents The Risks of Practicing Law in Cyberspace and How to Mitigate Them w/ Victor Nappe, CEO CloudJacket Security

Where: BCBA Conference Center 1051 SE 3rd Ave, Ft Lauderdale, FL 33316

Description: 1.50 CLE credits Cost: $15 BCBA Members $25 Non-Members Includes Lunch

11:45am Private Trials: Present & Future in Florida w/ retired Circuit Judge Paul Siegel

Where: Tower Club 100 SE 3rd Ave; Ft Lauderdale, Fl 33301

COST: $20 BCHBA members/judges; $25 non-BCHBA members

RSVP to Carmen Cuetos by Tuesday September 11, 2012

12pm Palm Beach FAWL Mentoring Luncheon: “The Stages of Your Career: The Importance of Being Involved”

Where: Richman Greer, 250 S. Austrailian Ave., WPB

Description: Panelists Gerald Richman and Ronald Ponzoli discuss the importance of being involved in the bar and how to get there.

Cost: Free (members-only event)

RSVP by Monday, September 10 to

5:30pm Palm Beach Young Lawyers Section September Happy Hour

Where: The Wine Dive, 319 Clematis Street, Downtown WPB

Description: Join fellow members of the Young Lawyers Section for their monthly happy hour and networking event.

Cost: Free to YLS Members Only and Judges; $25 For Attorneys who are not YLS Members.

This event is for attorneys only

6:30pm Federal Bar Association Awards Dinner & Installation of Officers

Where: JW Marriott Marquis, 255 Biscayne Boulevard Way, Miami, Florida

Cost: $125 non-members; $100members; $75 government/academic/student

To purchase your tickets by credit card now go to:

Fri Sep 14, 2012

9am South Florida Bankruptcy Bench & Bar Conference

Where: The Banker’s Club, One Biscayne Tower, 2 South Biscayne Blvd, 14thFloor, Miami, FL 33131

Description: Welcoming Remarks: Jordan A. Dresnick

Keynote Opening Remarks: John Kozyak, Kozyak Tropin Throckmorton

Practitioners’ Roundtable Moderated Corali Lopez-Castro, Kozyak Tropin Throckmorton

Scott Baena, Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price &Axelrod

Robert Charbonneau, Ehrenstein Charbonneau Calderin

John Genovese, Genovese Joblove & Battista

Mindy Mora, Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod

Paul Singerman, Berger Singerman

Judicial Panel – Consumer Issues Introductions: David Rothenstein, Ehrenstein Charbonneau Calderin

Daniel Benavides, Kozyak Tropin Throckmorton

Moderated: Kenneth Welt, Chapter 7 Panel Trustee, Southern District of Florida

Judge A. Jay Cristol, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge

Judge Robert Mark, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge

Jacqueline Calderin, Ehrenstein Charbonneau Calderin

Judicial Panel – Corporate Issues Moderated: Leyza Blanco, Gray Robinson

Judge A. Jay Cristol, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge

Judge Robert Mark, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge

Craig Rasile, DLA Piper

Bankruptcy: A view from the United States Trustee Introductions: Nicole Grimal, Ehrenstein Charbonneau Calderin

Keynote Concluding Remarks: Donald Walton, U.S. Bankruptcy Trustee

For the First 75 Registrants $59 Members – $69 Non-Members Continental Breakfast Included 4.5 CLER Credits pending approval by The Florida Bar

This Event May Sell Out! To RSVP and Save Now Please Visit:


Where: Palm Beach Bar Office

Description: Best Deal In Town! Lunch, CLE Credit & Networking all for just $10.00 bucks!

Program includes social media and blogs for law firm marketing including Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin. Plus, find out how consumers use social media; ethics considerations related to social media and what blogging means to your overall online presence and marketing strategy. Attend this luncheon and learn how to create your own online personality.

5pm Gift Gathering Party to Benefit Legal Aid Services of Broward County and Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Fl

Where: Blue Martini – Galleria Mall

Description: Bring: $25 minimum contribution or gift valued at $25 or more

Contact: Elizabeth Daugherty at 965-767-6300 or

Sat Sep 15, 2012

10am Lawyers to the Rescue Legal Clinic

Where: Camillus House, 726 NE 1st Avenue in downtown Miami , FL

Description: Legal Clinic for the Homeless at Camillus House Criminal Law, Family Law, Immigration Law, PI & Med Mal Law, Disability Law, Human Rights Law

Contact:  or call 347-450-LTTR (5887)

Tue Sep 18, 2012

11:45am Miami Beach Bar Association Monthly Luncheon

Where: Miami Beach Golf Club, 2301 Alton Road, Miami Beach, Florida 33140

Contact: Call (305) 575-2400

Wed Sep 19, 2012

11:30am Coral Gables Bar Association Monthly Luncheon

Where: Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse, 2525 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables

Cost: $25 students, $35 members, $45 nonmembers, free for judges.

RSVP: Kayla Riera-Gomez at 305-777-9338 or

11:45am Stand Your Ground Defense CLE w/ Warren Schwartz

Where: Miami Beach Golf Club, 2301 Alton Road, Miami Beach, Florida 33140

Description: Miami Beach Bar Association Luncheon

Cost: Judges $20, Members $30,Non-Members $40

RSVP: Liz Tenorio at  786-462-6000

4:30pm Miami Dade FAWL and Florida Muslim Bar Association- Diversity Panel Event

Where: Florida International University, College of Law Rafael-Diaz Balart Hall, Room 1000 (Large Courtroom) 11200 S.W. 8th St, Miami, FL 33199

Description: Panelists include: Alex Acosta, Dean of FIU Law School, Patricia White, Dean of University of Miami Law School, Jared Davis, Managing Partner of Greenberg Traurig, Marcia Cooke, United States District Court Judge for the Southern District of Florida, Scott Bernstein, Circuit Court Judge 11th Judicial Circuit for Miami-Dade County

Contact: Mahira Khan

5:30pm Miami Lakes Bar Association: Fall Frolic Happy Hour

Where: Shula’s Steak House, 7601 Miami Lakes Drive, Miami Lakes

Cost: Free


Where: BB Kings, CityPlace

Cost: FREE! to all new members as of July 2012. All others are welcome for a small registration fee.

6pm Dade Bar Assoc Networking Mixer

Where: Fado Irish Pub, Mary Brickell Village

Description: Free Happy Hour Well Drink and appetizers. Bring a colleague or two, make contacts, and trade cards. Space is limited so please rsvp.

 Contact: Barbara Viniegra at

6pm VOLUNTEER! Voice Recording for the Blind & Visually Impaired presented by the Lawyers for Literacy Committee

Where: Learning Ally @ FAU, Boca Raton

Thu Sep 20, 2012

8am South Florida chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel: Legal conference with keynote speaker Sandra Smokler, deputy general counsel of Warner Bros., speaking on topic: “The real in-house counsel of South Florida”

Where: Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1 Seminole Way, Hollywood

Cost: $99 members, $125 nonmembers. Contact:

8:30am ADA in real life – Reasonable Accommodation Considerations w/ Patrick F. Martin, Esq. Shareholder, Littler

Where: Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce 1601 Biscayne Boulevard, Ballroom Level (located inside the Hilton MiamiDowntown)

Description: Claims of ADA violations filed with the EEOC have risen significantly in the last four years. The ADAAA’s expanded definition of who is “disabled” will likely result in this trend continuing. This reality means that knowing how to correctly manage the interactive and reasonable accommodations process is critical.

Examine case studies culled from actual situations dealing with four key phases of the ADA compliance process:

• Accommodations in the hiring process

• Direct threat or abusive behavior caused by a disability

• Accommodation issues related to modified job duties and/or leave

• Termination of an employee who is no longer a “qualified individual” due to a degenerative disability

Attorneys with ADA experience, will work closely with attendees to discuss and develop practical solutions to problems raised in the case studies. Emphasizing best practices, participants will leave with a better understanding of how to deal with the ADA in real life.

8:30 a.m. Registration & Breakfast

9:00-11:00a.m. Program

HR professional & in-house counsel are welcome to attend

Cost: $25 GMCC, GMSHRM, FIBA, $40 nonmembers, Onsite $50 per person


Contact: Ivette Canales,305-577-5458
11:45am Palm Beach County FAWL’s 30th Anniversary Luncheon: A Panel Discussion of the Past, Present and Future of Women Lawyers

Where: Marriott Hotel, 1001 Okeechobee Boulevard, WPB

Description: You won’t want to miss our first luncheon of the year with the superstar panel lined up! Join panelists, Justice Barbara Pariente, Judge Lucy Brown, Judge Kathleen Kroll, Marcy Allen, Sara Blumberg, and Sherry Hyman with Moderator Judge Lisa Small as we engage in a discussion regarding what women lawyers have accomplished in the last 30 years, and what we hope to accomplish in the next 30–the past, present and future of women lawyers.

Cost: Members $30, Non-members $35

RSVP to  by Monday, September 17 to avoid an additional $10 walk-in fee.

12pm Young Lawyers Luncheon with Hon. Nicholas Lopane

Where: Tower Club, Ft, Lauderdale

Description: From Young Lawyer to General Magistrate to Judge – How to place yourself on track to become a public servant, and why understanding the process is also important to your practice

Fri Sep 21, 2012

11:30am EFFECTIVELY AND ETHICALLY USING MEDIA IN LITIGATION: Dade County Bar Association General Membership Luncheon

Where: Bankers Club 2 S. Biscayne Blvd., Miami, Fl

Description: Featuring: Kendall Coffey, Ervin Gonzalez, Lee Stapleton

Special Award Presentation: DBR / Sookie Williams Award

Cost: $45 Members – $55Non-Members, $60 at the door – if space permits

This Event May Sell Out! Limit 75

12pm THE FEDERAL BAR ASSOCIATION PALM BEACH COUNTY CHAPTER SEPTEMBERLUNCHEON W/ MICHAEL P. ALLEN, Professor of Law at Stetson University College of Law “The 2011-2012 Term of the U.S. Supreme Court”

Where: THE COLONY HOTEL Palm Beach

Cost: $35 – Federal Bar Association Members $40 – Non-Members and Walk-ins Judges and their Staff-Complimentary

RSVP by September 17, 2012, to

Sat Sep 22, 2012

6:30pm Puerto Rican Bar Assoc 9th Annual Gala

Where: Epic Hotel, 270 Biscayne Blvd. Way, Miami, FL 33131

Description: One-hour open bar, cocktail reception followed by dinner & dancing

KeynoteSpeaker: United States Senator Bill Nelson

Cost: $150 seat,$1250/ table for 10

RSVP by Sept 15th to Richard Robles 305-755-9200

7pm Caribbean Bar Association’s 16th Annual Scholarship Banquet

Where: Hard Rock Cafe, 1 Seminole Way, Hollywood, FL 33026

Description: cocktail reception followed by dinner, entertainment and dancing

Cost:$100 per ticket

To purchase a ticket, find out about our many sponsorship opportunities, or purchase an ad in the program book, please email CBA President, Carol Green at
Mon Sep 24, 2012

5pm Reception honoring Judge Joseph Farina for his years of service to the judiciary

Where: Bankers’ Club located at One Biscayne Tower 14th Floor Miami, FL 33131

Description: Complimentary event to include appetizers and wine. A cash bar will also be available.

MUST RSVP. For more information, for sponsorship opportunities or to RSVP please contact Annette Strauch at 

Tue Sep 25, 2012

11:30am Dade County Bar Association Workers Compensation Committee present Get It Right The First Time (Efficiency in your Practice) Attorney and Paralegal Breakout (2CLE)

Thu Sep 27, 2012

8:30am Today’s Paralegal: SOUTH FLORIDA PARALEGAL ASSOCIATION Fall Seminar 2012

Description: Special Notice: 6 Hours CLAE credit approval from NALA pending. Lawyers and litigation support staff welcome!

Topics:  Professionalism, The Honorable Ronald C. Dresnick, No Sunscreen for the Sunshine Law, Joe Centorino, Esq., Successful Support: Keeping Clients Happy, and Making Lawyers Look Good, While Winning in Court, Robert J. Kuntz, Esq., Introduction of Expert Testimony, The Honorable Ellen Leesfield, Data Forensics in the Law Firm, Christy Valdes-Beguiristain, 50 Shades of Sexual Harassment, Lorna Salomon, Esq.

Cost: $125 Members, $150 Non-Members, $100 Students (Paralegal Studies) Price includes continental breakfast and lunch. Payment must be received in full by September 25, 2012

Contact: Janet Betancourt, CP, FRP  or Vivian Fusco,

Fri Sep 28, 2012

7am Cuban American Bar Association and Cuban American CPA Association: Golf Classic

Where: Doral Golf Resort & Spa, 4400 NW 87th Ave., Doral

Description: Cost: $1,000 team of four

7:30am Attorney Breakfast Club Meeting

Contact: Dina Aronfeld

11:45am South Miami / Kendall Bar Association Luncheon w/ Judge Richard Suarez 3rd DCA

Where: Outback Steakhouse 5829 SW 73rd St., Miami, Florida 33143

Cost: $25 Members with Reservation, $35 Non-Members or without Reservation

RSVP by emailing

6pm 11th Annual For The Public Good

Where: Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina

Description: For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Kathleen  or 954-736-2429

Sat Sep 29, 2012

All day Palm Beach Bar Assoc- Lawyers Have Heart Run

Where: TBA

12pm Gwen S. Cherry Black Women Lawyers Association presents: 1st AnnualBowl-a-Thon

Where: Bird Bowl, 9275 Southwest 40th Street

Description: Proceeds will go to book awards for deserving students.

Entry fees:$250 Team (up to 5 members) $150 Govt/State Team (must have at least 3govt employees) $100 Law Student Teams

6:30pm Jamaican-American Bar Association Grand Gala Ball, featuring Emcee Oliver Samuels!

The Gala will honor Dignitaries of the Bench, Bar & Jamerican Professional Community. Enjoy delicious Jamaican food

and music with a Jamaican flavor! Cost: $100

Tue Oct 2, 2012

5:30pm Broward Justice Association Meeting

Where: Riverside Hotel 620 East Las Olas Boulevard Fort Lauderdale

Contact:  or 954-522-1662

Wed Oct 3, 2012

6pm DCBA Legal Line, a free legal advice monthly call-in program

Where: Residents of South Florida are invited to call the DCBA at 305-371-2220 Inside Dade County or 888 596-0399 Outside Dade County

Description: Continues on the first Wednesday of the month from 6:00 p.m to 9:00p.m.

Interested in volunteering? Please call the DCBA, 305 371-2220

Thu Oct 4, 2012

Save The Miami Dade County Law Library 5th Annual Fundraiser


12pm South Broward Bar Association monthly w/ Judge Arthur M. Birken

Where: The Ark Restaurant, (Ballroom) 6255 Stirling Rd. in Davie, Florida

Cost is $20 for members, $30 for non-members. Judges are complimentary.

Contact: (954) 924-8441 or

5:30pm BCBA Young Lawyers 25th Annual Charity Golf Tournament TEE-OFF HAPPY HOUR


Fri Oct 5, 2012

8:30am Broward County Bar Association’s ADR Section and JAMS present “How To Effectively Represent your Client in Mediation” Interactive Panel Discussion / CLE Seminar

Where: Renaissance Hotel, Pampero Meeting Room, 2nd Floor, 1617 SE 17th Street, Ft Lauderdale

Description: Panelists: Michael Cavazos, Glenn Falk, Larry Leiby, Joy Lundeen, Scott Silverman, Fran Tetunic and Wayne Thorpe

Topics to be addressed include: Deciding whether or when to mediate, Educating the client on the process, Choosing a mediator, Getting info to make a decision, The pre-mediation statement, Types of mediation presentations, Who should attend the mediation, Client participation in the presentation, Bargaining strategies, Explanation of offers – parties and mediator, Dealing with “hardball”, What do you not disclose in mediation, Defusing emotion, Use of adjournment, Mediator bearing the bad news, Final mediator offers, Thesettlement agreement, Practical ethics examples

Cost: $79 Includes Continental Breakfast and 4 CLE Credits

RSVP to Traci Lewis at 954-832-3618 or

Sat Oct 6, 2012

SAVE THE DATE Coral Gables Bar Assoc Installation Gala

Wed Oct 10, 2012

6pm Coral Gables Bar Association – Find law Happy Hour Networker

Sat Oct 13, 2012

8am BCBA Young Lawyers 25th Annual Charity Golf Tournament to benefit FLORIDA’S CHILDREN FIRST

Where: Jacaranda Golf Club in Plantation, FL

Description: Proceeds will go to support the Tracey McPharlin Pro Bono Initiative and the local Broward Chapter of Florida Youth SHINE. The event will include a 4-person scramble, breakfast, unlimited beverages and awards luncheon and reception following golf. Fees: Foursomes $400, Individual Golfer $100, Lunch Only $30

10am PALM BEACH BAR THIRD ANNUAL FAMILY PICNIC including a Pumpkin Carving Contest and a Bake-Off!

Where: Dreher Park, West Palm Beach

7pm Cuban American Bar Association Art in the Tropics: Auction and Restaurant Tasting

Where: Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

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