Jacksonville Bar Association

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Estate Planning & Tax Law Committee Meeting
3/29/2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Location: CenterState Bank
1234 King St, Jacksonville, FL 32204

Event Type: Section and Committee Activity
Featured Speaker: The Honorable Peter Dearing
ProBono Committee Meeting
3/29/2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Location: JBA Conference Room 1 Independent Drive, 2201 Jacksonville, FL 32202
Event Type: Section and Committee Activity
JBA Board of Governors Nomination Deadline
3/30/2017, 5:00 pm
Event Type: Voluntary and Specialty Bars
Document: Nomination Petition
Election of Officers

A President-Elect and five (5) members of the Board of Governors are to be elected by the date of the Annual Meeting of the Association to be held on Tuesday, May 16th, 2017.

Nominations for the current board election must be submitted to the Association office either in writing, facsimile at 904-399-4854 or email to jba@jaxbar.org prior to 5:00 P.M., Thursday, March 30, 2017 along with a recent color photograph and the candidate profile form.

Nominations will not be accepted after that date and time.
Law Day Committee Meeting
3/31/2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Location: JBA Conference Room
1 Independent Drive, 2201 Jacksonville, FL 32202

Event Type: Section and Committee Activity
Committee Meeting
2017 Professionalism Award Nomination Deadline
3/31/2017, 5:00 pm to 1:00 am
Event Type: Section and Committee Activity
Document: Award Criteria & Nomination Form
We are accepting applications for the 2017 Professionalism Award through March 31, 2017.

If you would like to submit a nomination, you can send it to Judge Eric Roberson at ecr@coj.net. There are many outstanding lawyers in our community, and this award is a great way to recognize those members of the JBA who embody and embrace the ideals of professionalism and who practice law with integrity, honor and civility.

The award will be presented at the The Professionalism Conference at The Players Championship
Estate Planning & Tax Law Committee Meeting
4/4/2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Event Type: Section and Committee Activity
Save the date!
Bench & Bar Professionalism Committee Meeting
4/4/2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Location: JBA Conference Room 1 Independent Drive, 2201 Jacksonville, FL 32202
Event Type: Section and Committee Activity
Bench & Bar Professionalism Committee Meeting

We are currently planning our annual Professionalism Seminar at TPC.

Meeting open to all JBA Members.
Yoga on the Lawn
4/7/2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Location: Duval County Courthouse Lawn
501 W Adams Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202

Event Type: Section and Committee Activity
Re-energize and de-stress at Yoga on the Lawn with Judge Derke!
Judicial Relations Committee Meeting
4/11/2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Location: JBA Conference Room 1 Independent Drive, 2201 Jacksonville, FL 32202
Event Type: Section and Committee Activity
The Florida Legal History You Never Knew: African-American, His
4/12/2017, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Location: Ducal County Courthouse
Jury Qualification Room, 2nd Floor
501 W Adams Street
Jacksonville, FL

Event Type: Section and Committee Activity
Document: Agenda
The Florida Legal History You Never Knew: African-American, Hispanic and Women Lawyers

See Agenda for details.

Pre-Registration is required. Please email Kristy Bend at kbend@coj.net for registration form.
Solo Practitioner & Small Firm Committee Meeting
4/13/2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Location: TBD
Event Type: Section and Committee Activity
Committee Meeting
Swearing-In Ceremony for New Attorneys
4/13/2017, 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Location: Bryan Simpson United States Courthouse
300 N Hogan St
Jacksonville, FL 32202

Event Type: JBA Events
Swearing-In Ceremony for new attorneys.

Attorneys being sworn-in must provide proof of identification in order to complete required paperwork (Oath of Attorney), and should plan to arrive no later than 3:15pm.
YLS Swearing-In Ceremony Happy Hour
4/13/2017, 5:15 pm to 7:00 pm
Location: Burrito Gallery Brooklyn
90 Riverside Ave. #601

Event Type: Socials
Open to JBA members and newly sworn-in attorneys.
Citizenship Day 2017
4/15/2017, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Location: Florida Coastal School of Law
8787 Baypine Road, Jacksonville, FL 32256

Event Type: JBA Events
Jacksonville has one of the largest Citizenship Days in the country - consistently assisting over 100 immigrants in our community each year!

Pro bono attorneys should contact Kathy Para to be added to the advising attorneys schedule at kathy.para@jaxlegalaid.org
Law Day Committee Meeting
4/17/2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Location: JBA Conference Room
1 Independent Drive, 2201 Jacksonville, FL 32202

Event Type: Section and Committee Activity
Committee Meeting
Elder Law Committee Meeting
4/18/2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Location: Jacksonville Bar Association Conference Room 1 Independent Drive, Suite 2201 Jacksonville, FL 32202
Event Type: Section and Committee Activity
The Koshenina Pre-Need Guardianship Case
Speaker: Robert Morgan

Guardian Pooled Trust (SNT issues)

Sponsored by Moosehaven
Family Sidebar Luncheon
4/20/2017, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Location: Duval County Courthouse, Chief Judge's Chambers, Room 7139 501 W Adams Street
Event Type: CLE
Family Law Judges Sidebar Luncheon

The Family Law Circuit Judges will meet with attorneys for lunch and discuss procedure and professionalism in their courts. The seminar should last approximately ninety (90) minutes.

2.0 General CLE & 2.0 Ethics Credits, and 2.0 Marital & Family Law Certification Credits approved by The Florida Bar.
Nimmons Federal Practice Seminar (Federal Bar Association)
4/20/2017, 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Location: Bryan Simpson U.S. Courthouse
300 N. Hogan Street
Jacksonville FL 32202

Event Type: Voluntary and Specialty Bars
For more information and registration, please visit www.jacksonvillefederalbarassociation.org/

Please contact Laura Renstrom at laura.renstrom@hklaw.com if you have any questions.
Rendezvous on the Rooftop
4/20/2017, 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Location: Intuition Ale Works
929 E. Bay Street

Event Type: JBA Events
Document: ROR details!
100% of proceeds sponsor a local child’s
DREAM Come True. For TICKETS visit bit.ly/2017Rendezvous

$20 online ~ $25 at the door
Entry included two free drinks, drink specials, raffle ticket, and heavy hor d'oeuvres.

Sponsorship Welcome! Contact mmoon@gunster.com or wildoner@harrisguidi.com for more details.
Human Rights Committee Meeting
4/21/2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Location: JBA Conference Room
1 Independent Drive, 2201 Jacksonville, FL 32202

Event Type: Section and Committee Activity
Health Law Committee Meeting
4/21/2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Location: Smith Hulsey & Busey
225 Water Street, Suite 1800
Jacksonville, Florida 32202

Event Type: Section and Committee Activity
Kelly James from Government Relations at Florida Blue will present "ACA Replace and Repeal."

Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP by email to Judy Clausen at jclausen@fcsl.edu

Smith Hulsey will validate parking in One Enterprise Garage (not open lot), adjacent to OMNI Hotel. Please bring in your ticket for validation.
Cornhole for a Cause (JALA)
4/22/2017, 11:00 am to 6:00 pm
Location: St. Johns County Pier Park Pavilion Ocean Pier, 350 A1A Beach Blvd St Augustine FL
Event Type: Voluntary and Specialty Bars
For more information visit www.jaxlegalaid.org/cornholeforacause/
Florida's Ultimate Ninja Warrior Competition (JALA event)
4/23/2017, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Location: Velocity Air Sports
Event Type: Socials
A fundraising event to support Jacksonville Area Legal Aid.

Visit www.jaxlegalaid.org/event/2017ninja/ for more details
2017 Golf Outing
4/24/2017, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Location: San Jose Country Club
7529 San Jose Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32217

Event Type: Socials
Document: Registration Flyer
This is a MEMBERS ONLY EVENT!
Registration Deadline: Thursday, April 20th. Register via attached flyer.

Shotgun Start at 1 p.m. – Captain’s Choice
Includes Boxed Lunch, Range Balls, Drinks, Greens Fees, Carts, Reception & Prizes
Individual $135
4-person Team $500
*Team plus Hole Sponsor $1000
*Hole Sponsor ONLY $500
Individual players are welcome!
Location: Save the date
Event Type: Section and Committee Activity
Document: Agenda
Speakers: Gwendolyn Griggs, Esq. Whitney Harper, Esq.

In a market flooded with “tech for lawyers,” much of that tech is tailored for litigation- but technology can offer huge benefits for the transactional lawyer, as well. You might just need to look outside the “tech for lawyers” category and consider options that are built for “non-legal” uses.

See agenda for complete details.
4th Circuit Pro Bono Committee Meeting
5/3/2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Location: Duval County Courthouse
501 W Adams Street
Duval County Courthouse, Room 6170 (6174)

Event Type: Section and Committee Activity
Yoga on the Lawn
5/5/2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Location: Duval County Courthouse Lawn
501 W Adams Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202

Event Type: Section and Committee Activity
Re-energize and de-stress at Yoga on the Lawn with Judge Derke!
Judicial Relations Committee Meeting
5/9/2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Location: JBA Conference Room 1 Independent Drive, 2201 Jacksonville, FL 32202
Event Type: Section and Committee Activity
Location: TPC Sawgrass
Event Type: CLE
Document: Flyer
The Jacksonville Bar is proud to present our second annual Professionalism Conference at The Players Championship. This event combines a premier professionalism seminar with an exciting networking event.

Attendees will enjoy unlimited access to the Championship Club overlooking the 16th fairway, free lunch and an open bar.

4 CLE Credits, including Ethics, Appellate Practice, and Technology Certification pending Florida Bar approval.

Group Discount: 20% off for groups of 4 or more JBA Members
JBA Member Early Bird: $202.50 available through April 10th at 5pm.
Member Price: $225 starting April 10th at 5:01pm.
Non-Member: $299

Email Carla Ortiz at cortiz@jaxbar.org to take advantage of discount pricing.

Registration deadline is Thursday, April 20th.
Vintage Lawyers Luncheon
5/10/2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Location: Golden Corral
Southside Boulevard

Event Type: Section and Committee Activity
This group is open to all attorneys 65 + years young. Not there yet? That's okay, come anyway and share in the camaraderie of this very special group.
Solo Practitioner & Small Firm Committee Meeting
5/11/2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Location: TBD
Event Type: Section and Committee Activity
Committee Meeting
ADR Committee Meeting
5/11/2017, 12:00 pm to 1:15 pm
Location: JBA Conference Room 1 Independent Drive, 2201 Jacksonville, FL 32202
Event Type: Section and Committee Activity
Elder Law Committee Meeting
5/16/2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Location: Jacksonville Bar Association Conference Room 1 Independent Drive, Suite 2201 Jacksonville, FL 32202
Event Type: Section and Committee Activity
Judge Peter Dearing

Lunch Sponsored by Center State Bank
JBA Member Luncheon
5/16/2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Location: Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront 225 E Coastline Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32202
Event Type: Luncheon
Save the date!
Pajcic & Pajcic Yard Golf (JALA)
5/20/2017, 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Location: Tee Off at the home of Steve and Anne Pajcic
1917 Montgomery Place, Jacksonville 32205

Event Type: Section and Committee Activity
For more information & registration visit www.jaxlegalaid.org/pajcicyardgolf/
Location: Lewis, Longman & Walker, P.A.
245 Riverside Avenue, Suite 150
Jacksonville, FL 32202

Event Type: Section and Committee Activity
“Water Rights and Sovereignty” presented by John W. Wallace, Attorney, Lewis, Longman & Walker, P.A.

If you have any specific questions/issues you would like to discuss related to riparian rights/submerged land issues, please forward them to John at jwallace@llw-law.com in advance of this discussion, so that he can try to incorporate them into the presentation.

Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP by Friday, May 19**

**Parking details to be provided in advance of this event**
Freed-to-Run: 6 Marathons in 6 Days
5/28/2017, 7:30 am to 4:00 pm 6/2/2017
Event Type: Section and Committee Activity
Freed-to-Run: 6 Marathons in 6 Days
Blazing a Path to Justice

In a monumental effort to raise funds for JALA, Mike Freed will run from Tallahassee to Jacksonville – 6 Marathons in 6 Days. Starting at the Florida Supreme Courthouse in Tallahassee, Mike will “Blaze a Path to Justice” across Florida, ending with a celebration at the Duval County Courthouse on Friday, June 2nd @ 4pm.

For complete details visit www.jaxlegalaid.org/freedtorun/
CME Seminar for Mediators
6/7/2017 all day
Location: Florida Coastal School of Law, Room 585
8787 Baypine Road

Event Type: CLE
Save the Date
Solo Practitioner & Small Firm Committee Meeting
6/8/2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Location: TBD
Event Type: Section and Committee Activity
Committee Meeting
Elder Law Committee Meeting
6/20/2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Location: Jacksonville Bar Association Conference Room 1 Independent Drive, Suite 2201 Jacksonville, FL 32202
Event Type: Section and Committee Activity
Solo Practitioner & Small Firm Committee Meeting
7/13/2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Location: TBD
Event Type: Section and Committee Activity
Committee Meeting
Elder Law Committee Meeting
7/18/2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Location: Jacksonville Bar Association Conference Room 1 Independent Drive, Suite 2201 Jacksonville, FL 32202
Event Type: Section and Committee Activity
4th Circuit Pro Bono Committee Meeting
8/2/2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Location: Duval County Courthouse
501 W Adams Street
Duval County Courthouse, Room 6170 (6174)

Event Type: Section and Committee Activity
Family Law Seminar
9/13/2017 all day
Location: TBD
Event Type: CLE
Save the date!
4th Circuit Pro Bono Committee Meeting
11/1/2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Location: Duval County Courthouse
501 W Adams Street
Duval County Courthouse, Room 6170 (6174)

Event Type: Section and Committee Activity
5th Annual Marshall M. Criser, Jr. Transactional Law Seminar
11/8/2017 all day
Location: TBD
Event Type: CLE
Save the date!

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