Jacksonville Bar Association

Debate for Republican Candidates for the 4th District Congressional Seat

The Jacksonville Bar Association is sponsoring a debate featuring the Republican Candidates for the 4th District Congressional seat.

The Debate will be held on July 28, 2016 in the Auditorium of the Wells
Fargo Building at 1 Independent Dr. beginning at 5:45 PM (ET).

Members are encouraged to submit potential questions to jba@jaxbar.org for review and possible submission to the panelists.  Submission of question deadline:  Monday, July 25, 2016.

Register your attendance here.  Registration is open to all attorneys and the public.

1st DCA Judges Sidebar Luncheon

July 27, 2016 ~ 12 to 1:30 p.m. ~ Duval County Courthouse, Jury Assembly Room – 2nd Floor

Judges will discuss procedure, advocacy and professionalism in their courts.

2.0 CLER Hours including 2.0 Ethics Hrs.   2.0 Appellate Practice Certification Credits pending approval by The Florida Bar.

Register your attendance here!

 

Summer Judicial Reception & Swearing-In Ceremony

June 22nd – 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. – Wells Fargo Center 2nd Floor

All members of The Jacksonville Bar Association and their spouses/significant others are invited to join us in recognizing members of the local state and federal judiciary, and for the Swearing-In of the Incoming JBA President, President-Elect and Board of Governors.

Guests are limited to spouses or significant others only.  Guest fee:  $25.

Register Today!

Wine & Hors d’oeuvres provide by The Grotto

Sponsored by:

Murphy & Anderson, P.A.
ACTS
Bedell, Dittmar, DeVault, Pillans & Coxe, P.A.
Coker, Schickel, Sorenson, Posgay, Camerlengo and Iracki
Edwards & Ragatz, P.A.
Financial News & Daily Record
Harris Guidi Rosner P.A.
Iron Mountain
James Tullis & Associates
Milam Howard Nicandri Dees & Gillam P.A.
Pictera Solutions
Rogers Towers, P.A.
Smith, Hulsey & Busey

YLS Board of Governors Election & Annual Meeting

The YLS on-line election begins at 12:00 a.m., Monday, May 30th and closes 11:59 p.m., Wednesday, June 8th.  On-site voting will be available at the YLS Annual Meeting from 5 p.m. to 6:15 p.m., 927 Events, 927 W. Forsyth St. (One block from the Convention Center Skyway station.)

Please register your attendance for the Annual Meeting to Christian George at christian.george@akerman.com.

Click here to vote securely on-line.

 

 

N.E. Florida CME Seminar for Mediators

Thursday, June 2, 2016 ~ Florida Coastal School of Law, Room 585

This course is eligible for up to 8.0 CME hours including 4.0 Ethics, 2.0 Domestic Violence, 1.0 Diversity and 1.0 General. Mediators are required to self-report hours applicable to their areas of certification at the time of their renewal. For more information on the CME requirement, visit www.flcourts.org.

8.0 General CLER including 4.0 Ethics Credits have been applied for with The Florida Bar.

Register your attendance today!

 

 

Sidebar CLE Luncheons:

The Judicial Relations Committee is proud to announce two upcoming Sidebar Luncheons.

May 18, 2016 ~ 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. – US District Court Sidebar Luncheon  The Bryan Simpson United States Courthouse, 300 N Hogan St ~Jacksonville, FL 32202,  2.0 CLE Credits & 2.0 Ethics Hours pending Florida Bar Approval.  Please submit questions for the Judicial Panel to cortiz@jaxbar.org

May 20, 2016 ~ 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. – Criminal Sidebar Luncheon  Duval County Courthouse ~ Jury Assembly Room, 2nd Floor, 2.0 CLE Credits & 2.0 Ethics Hours pending Florida Bar Approval

YLS Happy Hour & BOG Nominations

May 12, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. ~ Dos Gatos, 123 E. Forsyth Street

This Happy Hour is for all YLS members and specifically for anyone interested in running for election to the YLS Board of Governors. 

All those that are a member of The Jacksonville Bar Association and are either (i) 35 years or younger as of July 1, 2016 or (ii) have been admitted to practice law for less than 5 years are eligible to run for a seat.  There are a total of five seats up for election, with only two incumbents running for re-election.    The seats up for election are as follows:

  • Seat 1:  Open Seat for one year term
  • Seat 2:  Two year term with Incumbent John Wallace
  • Seat 4:  Two year term with Incumbent Alessandro Apolito
  • Seat 5:  Open Seat for one year term
  • Seat 6:  Open seat for two year term

All those wishing to run for a seat must e-mail Christian George at christian.george@akerman.com no later than the close of business on Monday, May 23, 2016 indicating they would like to run for election and designating the seat in which they are running.  You must also submit a profile and recent color photo.

You may request a form by contacting the Association office at 904-399-4486 or email  jba@jaxbar.org.

 

Still have time to sign-up your Foursome!

JBA Annual Golf Tournament ~ May 9th ~ San Jose Country Club ~  Captain’s Choice, Shotgun Start at 1:00 p.m.  Fees include Boxed Lunch, Range Balls, Drinks, Greens Fees, Carts and Reception & Prizes.

Click here for details and registration!

What is TTC @ TPC?

The Technology Conference at The Players Championship! This unique program combines a top-notch technology seminar with a fun networking event all from the exclusive Champion’s Club along the 16th fairway.

Registrants will enjoy quality presentations approved by The Florida Bar for 4.0 CLE and 2.0 Ethics Hours from an air conditioned room featuring private restroom facilities, continental breakfast and lunch, parking at TPC, snacks, drinks and an open bar.

Tickets may be picked up at the JBA office prior to the event. Registration and full agenda are available here.

Continental Breakfast sponsored by:

BreakfastSponsor

Make Your Reservation Today to attend the Law Day Luncheon

Join JBA President Giselle Carson for a Fireside Chat with ABA President-Elect nominee Hilarie Bass on Monday, May 2nd at the Hyatt Regency Downtown.

Ms. Bass is a shareholder and Co-President of Greenberg Traurig, LLP.  She is currently Lead Counsel for the Homebuilder Group in the Chinese Drywall MDL, having served as Lead Liaison counsel in prior MDL’s.

If you haven’t done so, please make your reservation today.

 

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