Monday, October 17, 2011

South Florida Legal Events - October 17 - November 12, 2011 CLE, Networking & Charity


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Broward - Miami-Dade - Palm Beach

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Mon Oct 17, 2011
11:45am South Palm Beach County Bar Association: Family Law “Boxed” CLE lunch with Palm Beach Circuit Judge James Martz speaking on topic: “A Year in Review from the Family Bench”
Where: South County Courthouse, Judge Martz Courtroom, 200 W. Atlantic Ave.,Delray Beach
Cost: $18 Email: southcounty@southpalmbeachbar.org
5:30pm Book Panel Discussion UM Law Professor Kunal Parker's "Common Law, History and Democracy in America, 1790-1900: Legal thought Before Modernism"
Where: University of Miami School of Law, 1311 Miller Drive Coral Gables,FL33146
Speakers: Patrick Gudridge, Vice Dean and Professor of Law, Miami Law;
Shai Lavi, Senior Lecturer and Director, Minerva Center for Human Rights at the Tel Aviv Faculty of Law; Frank Palmeri, Professor of English, University of Miami;
Dorothy Ross, Professor Emerita of History, Johns Hopkins University; Senior Scholar, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
Cost:: Free
Contact: Annette Hugues 305-284-1689 ahugues@law.miami.edu

Tue Oct 18, 2011
11:45am Miami Beach Bar Association Monthly Luncheon
Where: Miami Beach Golf Club, 2301 Alton Road, Miami Beach, Florida 33140
Contact: (305) 575-2400
12pm Dade County Bar Association Legal Aid/Public Service Committee Meeting http://goo.gl/8ahFD
Where: Dade County Bar Association 123 NW 1st Avenue, Suite 220 Miami, Florida33128
Lunch will be provided
Contact: Timothy M. Ravich, Chair, at travich@wsh-law.com
5:30pm Speak Up! for Kids of PBC/Guardian ad Litem Event: Networking for a Cause with David Chiric www.speakupforkidspbc.org
Where: Spoto's Oyster Bar, 4560 PGA Boulevard, Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Cost: $10
5:30pm UM Law Alumni Association's Annual Judicial Reception
Where: Sabadell United Bank 1111 Brickell Avenue Miami, FL
Contact: (305) 384-4945


Wed Oct 19, 2011
11:30am Coral Gables Bar Assoc: Governmental Immunities Under State and Federal Law
Where: Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse, 2525 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables
Description: Speaker: Craig Leen, Esq. - City Attorney, City of Coral Gables
Cost:$20 students, $30 members, $40 nonmembers, free for judges.
RSVP: Kayla Riera-Gomez at 305-777-9338 or krg@fowlerwhite.com or online at http://goo.gl/Ai5GF
12pm Broward Solo/Small Law Firm Networking Lunch
Where: Macaroni Grill 2004 N.W. Executive Ceter Circle Boca Raton FL
Contact: Michael Degnan (561)353-1631 or michael@mjcdegnan.com
12pm E-DISCOVERY MANAGEMENT - WHAT YOUR CLIENTS NEED YOU TO KNOW http://goo.gl/B2RJt
Where: The Lawson Center 175 NW First Avenue Miami, Florida 33128
Description: With all of the innovative and affordable discovery management tools and solutions in the marketplace today there is no reason not to take advantage of it, and your clients expect it! Chris L. Johnson, of Credence Corp has 10 years experience in the litigation support services industry. He will explain what is available and how it can further your cases and firm saving you both time and costs!
Pre-Register $30 Members/$35 Non-Members, $35 at the Door -Space is limited.
Contact: DCBA YLS Chair Adilia Hedges at ach@kubickidraper.com or DCBA YLS President Sorraya Solages at ssolages@berklawfirm.com
2pm ALA Webinar: Your Firm's Risk Insurance Needs: Professional Liability Coverage
Where: BCBA, 1051 SE 3rd Avenue, Fort Lauderdale
1 Free CLE Credit for BCBA Members
2:30pm Guardianship Fraud & Ethics seminar with Sharon R. Bock, clerk and comptroller of Palm Beach County
Where: West Palm Beach Library, Second floor auditorium, 411 Clematis St.,West Palm Beach
Cost: Free.

Thu Oct 20, 2011
11:30am The 4th Annual Black Judicial Forum-- Hyatt Regency Miami
Where: Hyatt Regency Miami, 400 SE 2nd Ave., 33131
Description: A panel of distinguished judges will discuss best practices for effective written and oral advocacy in Florida's state and federal courts. Attendees will have an exclusive opportunity to hear from the featured judicial panelists who will each describe the mechanics of judicial interaction and individualized courtroom procedures, how to avoid common attorney mistakes, and highlight particularly successful advocacy techniques. Florida Bar approved for 1 General CLE credit.
Featured Panelists:
Southern District of Florida United States District Court Judge: Hon. Marcia G. Cooke
Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida Circuit Court Judges: Hon. Darrin P. Gayles, Hon. Wendell M. Graham, Hon. Eric Hendon, Hon. Rodney Smith, and Hon. William Thomas
RSVP by October 17, 2011 to Nicole M. Ellis at 305-982-6610 or nme@kubickidraper.com
Cost: Members $35, Non-members $30, Law Students $15, Judiciary  free
11:45am Miami Lakes Bar Assoc: A Practitioner’s Step by Step Guide to Prenuptial Agreements, Post Nuptial Agreements, Marital Settlement Agreements and Cohabitation Agreements
Where: Don Shula's Hotel on Main Street 6842 Main Street, Ballrooms Miami Lakes, Florida 33014
Cost: $30 members; $35 non-members Cash or check only
RSVP by 10-18: Gabriela Gamboa at 305-556-5209 or ggamboa@raricklaw.com
12pm Trudy Jean Evans "Building Your Personal Brand" at the Young Lawyers Section luncheon http://goo.gl/z3jp2
Where: Tower Club, 100 S.E. 3rd Ave, 28th Floor, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33394
5pm Association of Litigation Support Professionals: “A Real-time advantage” – tools, tips and a live demonstration of 21st Century stenographic court reporting
Where: Sheraton Fort Lauderdale Airport & Cruise Port Hotel, 1825 GriffinRoad, Dania Beach, FL 33004
Speakers: Miguel Restrepo, Corporate Legal Consultant, West, A Thomson Reuters Business
Michael Benowitz, Vice President, Veritext National Deposition & Litigation Services
This CLE course will feature a live demonstration of real-time technology, provide participants with an understanding of the strategic advantages of Real-time reporting, and showcase some of the most widely used and cutting edge real-time transcript and evidence management options available. Guests are invited to come for networking and cocktails from 5pm until 6pm. Dinner will begin at 6pm. Dinner is $30 for ALSP Members and $40 for Non-Members.
RSVP: Robert Friedman at Robert.Friedman@friedmansmvr.com
5pm Bar at the Bar Networking Happy Hour
Where: Blue Martini - Galleria 2432 East Sunrise Boulevard Fort Lauderdale
No RSVP Necessary
5:30pm Accountant / Attorney Networking Group of Florida Annual FT. Lauderdale / Broward A B C ADMIX Cocktail Reception www.AANGFL.com
Where: Hyatt Regenecy Pier Sixty - Six ( PELICAN ROOM )2301 S.E. 17th StreetFT. Lauderdale,FL 33316
Description: The Annual ABC ADMIX Cocktail Reception brings together South Florida’s most respected Professionals that are Attorney’s, Banker’s and CPA’s for an elaborate evening of establishing quality relationships, creating referral sources while enhancing your contacts to Grow your Practice, Strengthen your Banking Connections and Help your Clients Marvelous Music · Gourmet hors d’oeuvres passed during the entire evening. · Cocktails · Giveaways & Drawings from South Florida Tri-County Golf Clubs, Restaurants, Confectioneries, Wine & Spirits Distributors, Spas, Sports Teams, Automobile Dealerships and many more Elegant and Elite Products & Services geared towards the A B C Professionals. · Ongoing Professional Introductions by the AANGFL Staff.
Cost:: NON MEMBERS: $75 MEMBERS: FREE
Contact: Burt Glick 954-806-7777 or Coordinator@AANGFL.com
5:30pm Dade County Bar Association Criminal Court Committee Bench and Bar Mixer
Where: Tobacco Road 626 South Miami Avenue Miami, Florida 33130
Description: Drink Specials along with Complimentary Appetizers will be served
6:30pm Federal Bar Association - South Florida Chapter Installation and Awards Dinner
Where: The Biltmore Hotel Granada Ballroom
Description:
We are pleased to announce that The Honorable William M. Hoeveler will receive the FBA Edward B.Davis Award for Service to the Federal Bench & Bar. The Honorable AlanS. Gold will present the award. It promises to be a wonderful evening. Cocktails 6:30 p.m. • Dinner 7:30 p.m.
 Cost: $125.00 per person (OpenBar) Space is limited
6:30pm Kick off stone crab season with the Flagler Street Society http://conta.cc/roSVPD
Where: Joe's Stone Crab, 11 Washington Avenue Miami Beach, FL 33139

Fri Oct 21, 2011
7:30am Broward Attorney Breakfast Club New Chapter Opening
8:30am Palm Beach Bar Assoc Family Law CLE seminar, "Collaborative Practice: The What, Why and How" http://goo.gl/FcCBF
Where: Bar Assn. Office
Cost: $100 (includes lunch) for PBCBA members/paralegals; $135 Non-PBCBA members/paralegals
Schedule of topics and speakers: http://goo.gl/C8DsR
11:30am Diversity Forum: A discussion among Dade and Broward Attorneys
Where: Renaissance Hotel 1617 SE 17th Causeway, Fort Lauderdale
Description: Complimentary admission - Lunch will be served Keynote: Florida Supreme Court Justice Labarga
For Dade RSVPs, contact Diana Powell at diana@cabaonline.com  or 786-210-1984
For Broward RSVPs, contact Tracy lewis at 954·764·8040, ext 2 or traci@browardbar.org
12pm "Litigating Premises Liability Case in FL: A Negligent Security Primer" presented by Bryan Boysaw, Esq.
Where: Law Library- Main Courthouse, Palm Beach
12pm Broward Solo/Small Law Firm Networking Lunch
Where: Champps 6401 N. Andrews Avenue Fort Lauderdale FL
Contact: John O'Brien (954)782-9066 or johnobrienlaw@gmail.com
12pm Federal Bar Association Palm Beach Chapter Luncheon w/ U.S. District Court Judge Adalberto Jordan
Where: The Colony Hotel, Palm Beach
Cost: $35 - Members, $40 - Non-Members and walk-ins, Judges and their staff-Complimentary
RSVP: by October 17 to Peggy Stumhofer at pstumhofer@pm-law.com  
Reservations are guaranteed and nonrefundable
12pm GETTING THE MOST BANG FOR YOUR DISPUTE BOARD BUCK http://goo.gl/XWUIA
Where: Gordon Biersch 1201 Brickell Ave., #1 Miami, Florida
Description: Guest Speaker: Deborah Bovarnick Mastin, Esq., Assistant County Attorney. Registration
includes lunch and CLE Credit. Reservations are required as seating is limited.
Cost: $35 Members $45 Non-Members

Sat Oct 22, 2011
9am Broward County Commission’s Cultural Division, Art Serve, South Florida Artists Association: “Legal Issues for the Contemporary Artist,” with Sergio Muñoz, director of Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
Where: ArtServe, 1350 Sunrise Blvd., Fort Lauderdale
Cost: $25
Contact: (954) 357-7530
10am Palm Beach County Bar Assoc Family Picnic http://goo.gl/aOFi4
Where: Dreher Park, West Palm Beach
Description: Bungee Jump, Bounce House, Rock Wall, Face Painting, Bake-Off Challenge, Music, BBQ, Ice Cream and more!
Cost: $20 Adults $5 children 3-13, children 2 and under free, Judges are complimentary
Contact: (561) 687-2800
7pm The Caribbean Bar Association's 15th Annual Scholarship and Awards Banquet
Where: The Conrad Miami 1395 Brickell Avenue Miami, FL 33131
Description: Cocktail reception: 7:00 p.m. Dinner & Dancing: 8:00 p.m. – Midnight Advance Tickets $100
per person RSVP and sponsorship information: Sheldon Philp at sphilp@whitecase.com  or Schuyler Smith at ss@lydeckerdiaz.com

Sun Oct 23, 2011
12pm Social Esquire: Pink Gavel luncheon — “Raising Funds and Awareness about Breast Cancer”
Where: Smith & Wollensky, 1 Washington Ave., Miami Beach
Cost: $80

Mon Oct 24, 2011
11:30am Broward County Bar Association Bankruptcy Section: “Preferences and Fraudulent Transfer Litigation in Bankruptcy,” seminar http://goo.gl/mHXar
Where: Bar office, 1051 SE Third Ave., Fort Lauderdale
Cost: $15 members, $25 nonmembers.
Contact: (954) 832-3618.

Tue Oct 25, 2011
11am The Professional Advisory Committee (PAC) of The Foundation of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation 2011 Fall Seminar- The Impact of the Eichmann Trial: 50 Years Later http://goo.gl/Znexs
Where: Temple Israel, 137 NE 19 Street, Miami
Description: The keynote speaker will be Dr. Deborah E. Lipstadt, author and Dorot Professor of Modern
Jewish and Holocaust Studies at Emory University
Cost: $36
Contact: Pam DiGiacomo PAC@JewishMiami.org  or 786.866.8627
12pm Broward Solo/Small Law Firm Networking Lunch
Where: Bru's Room 5460 W. Hillsboro Blvd. Coconut Creek FL
Contact: Evan Ostfeld (954)227-7529 or evan@attorney4life.com
5:30pm Nova Law School Reception, Dinner & CLE program http://goo.gl/udnSe
Where: Marriott of West Palm Beach (near City Place) 1001 Okeechobee Blvd.,West Palm Beach
Cost: $35 send payment by October 20 to: Nicole Morris, Esq 525 South Flagler Drive, Ste 200 West Palm Beach, FL. 33401

Wed Oct 26, 2011
Join Miami-Dade FAWL at Cocoa Couture Boutique for a fundraiser to support the SafeSpace Foundation!
Where: Cocoa Couture Boutique 11315 S. Dixie Higway (US-1) Pinecrest, Fl 33156
Description: Just bring an item of clothing to donate to SafeSpace and receive 15% off a new clothing item!
RSVP: Marisol Gomez-Decena at MGomez@GambaLombana.com
3:30pm Broward County Bar Association Probate & Trust and Elder Law Section: Probate and Guardianship e-filing seminar
Where: Bar office, 1051 SE Third Ave., Fort Lauderdale
Cost: $10 members, $20 nonmembers
5:30pm Shutts and Bowen's Focus on Women Group Workshop on Business Development
Where: Shutts & Bowen 201 S. Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 1500
Description: Shutts and Bowne's Focus on Women Group presents a workshop focused on business development by Susan Letterman White, JD, Co-Chair of the ABA Women Rainmakers and Author of "Power and Influence for Lawyers: How to Use it to Develop Business and Advance Your Career"

Thu Oct 27, 2011
The HOPE Public Interest Resource Center at Miami Law annual HOPE Auction
Where: the Lowe Art Museum located on the University of Miami Coral GablesCampus
Description: The auction is HOPE's primary fundraising event, with all proceeds benefitting the HOPE Fellowship Program and other legal advocacy projects. The online auction will launch on September 26th. All are welcome to attend the live event on October 27th. Tickets are $25. For more information about HOPE or the event, visit www.law.miami.edu/hope or email umhope@law.miami.edu
8amThe International Law Section of the Florida Bar: Seminar on“ International Income Tax and Estate Planning 2011, Course NO. 1299R” http://goo.gl/G49NA
Where: The Conrad Miami, 1395 Brickell Ave., Miami
Cost: $195 members, $245 nonmembers.
Contact: Margarita Muina (850)561-5831
11:45am South Palm Beach County chapter of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers: Luncheon with Dr. Melanie Bone, gynecological surgeon, expert on Hereditary Cancers and founder of the Cancer Sensibility Foundation
Where: Neiman Marcus Mariposa, 5840 Glades Road, Boca Raton
Cost: $35 members, $45 nonmembers
11:45am WEST BROWARD SECTION LUNCHEON SPEAKER: JUDGE SUSAN GREENHAWT http://goo.gl/VJTpS
Cost: $25 prior, $30 at the door
3pm Dade County Bar Young Lawyers Section Law Day http://goo.gl/LZTeP
Where: City Municipal Building 780 Fisherman Street Opa Locka, Florida 33054
Description: Volunteer attorneys will be available to answer simple legal questions, give brief legal advice, and provide referrals to the appropriate agency or organization on a wide range of legal issues including:
Housing (Landlord-Tenant, Foreclosures) Public Benefits (Food Stamps, Unemployment Benefits, Social
Security) Immigration (Naturalization, Residency Applications) Consumer Protection (Garnishment, Debt
Collection, Repossession) Civil Rights Restoration Criminal Law Family Law For any additional questions,
Contact: Jacqueline C. Ledon at jledon@lsgmi.org  or Sorraya Solages at ssolages@berklawfirm.com
5pm Broward Criminal Law Section Happy Hour
Where: Yolo's O-Lounge
Free Drink to first 50 people at the door
5:30pm "Bowling for the Cure" to benefit the Susan G. Komen for the Cure
Where: Lucky Strike Miami Beach 1691 Michigan Ave Miami Beach, FL 33139
Cost: $40 ALA chapter members, $50 for nonmembers
 (Includes Bowling, Shoes, Two Beverages & Food.
5:30pm Miami Lakes Bar Association: Octo-BAR Happy Hour
Where: Italy Today, 6743 Main St., Miami Lakes, Florida 33014
Description: Free appetizers! Drink specials!
RSVP by 10-25-11: Kathryn Marti 305-556-5209 or kmarti@Raricklaw.com
5:30pm Palm Beach County Bar Association Young Lawyers Section: Happy hour http://goo.gl/YNh4V
Where: Longboards Restaurant, 519 Clematis St., West Palm Beach
Cost: Free for members, $25 nonmember Lawyers
Contact: (561) 687-2800
5:30pm Palm Beach County Justice Assoc Meeting
Where: The Colony Hotel
Fore more information, contact Kate Baloga at kathyb@pbctla.org
6pm "The Lawmen Show" Radio Show Membership Mixer http://goo.gl/goQww
Where: P.F. Chang's, 901 South Miami Avenue Miami, Florida 33130
Description: The Dade County Bar Association in conjunction with 880 The Biz and P.F. Chang's invite you to an exclusive Happy Hour with an opportunity to promote your practice as attorney hosts Jonathan Parker and Dave Anderson do a live remote broadcast
7:30pm Buddies at the District
Where: The Stage 170 Northeast 38 Street Miami, Fl 33137
Description: Business Buddies Miami invites you to an evening of cocktails, live entertainment, and food truck delights at the Design District’s The Stage. Guests are entitled to entrance into the event, Complimentary cocktails, and a select food truck menu with a $35 minimum suggested donation to Best Buddies. Register today at www.bestbuddiesflorida.org/specialevents

Fri Oct 28, 2011
7:30am Attorney Breakfast Club Meeting
Contact: Dina Aronfeld dina@aronfeld.com
8:30am View From the Bench: Bankruptcy & Foreclosure http://goo.gl/tifPf
Where: Broward Center for the Performing Arts Abdo New River Room 201 S.W. 5th Ave Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33312
Contact: Joanne Beaudry at 305-347-6643 or jbeaudry@alm.com
11:30am Dade Bar General Membership Luncheon w/ Scott G. Hawkins, President of The Florida Bar http://goo.gl/nswPk
Where: Hyatt Regency Miami 400 SE 2nd Ave Miami, Fl
11:45am South Miami / Kendall Bar Assoc: Do's and Don'ts of Family Court w/ Judge Stanford Blake
Where: Carrabba's Italian Grill 5829 SW 73rd St., Miami, Florida 33143
Cost: $25 Members with Reservation, $30 Non-Members
12pm Broward Solo/Small Law Firm Networking Lunch
Where: The Ark 6233 Stirling Road Hollywood FL
Contact: David Silverstone (954)367-0770 or david@dsilverstone.com

Sat Oct 29, 2011
9am Miami-Dade Heart Walk
Where: Florida International University Modesto A. Maidique Campus 11200 SW8th St, Miami, FL 33199
Description: Fun Begins: 9 a.m. 5K Walk/Run Starts: 10 a.m. The Heart Walk is free and open to all ages, so bring your family along for a healthy, fun day of full activities. Get Involved: www.miamidadeheartwalk.org

Tue Nov 1, 2011
OWIT South Florida presents the 10th Annual IBWOY
Where: The Intercontinental Doral
Cost: Guests $65 Member $50 Register: http://goo.gl/WZ3Cl
3:30pm Broward County Bar Association Probate & Trust and Elder Law Section: Probate and Guardianship e-filing seminar
Where: Bar office, 1051 SE Third Ave., Fort Lauderdale
Calendar: Broward Legal Community
Cost: $10 members, $20 nonmembers. Contact: traci@browardbar.org
5:30pm Broward County Justice Association Cocktails and Case Evaluation
Where: Riverside Hotel, 620 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale
Description: Info- http://www.browardjustice.net/
Cost: $55 members, $65 nonmembers RSVP: BCJA@att.net  or 954-522-1662
5:30pm Reception Honoring of John Howe President Palm Beach County Bar
Where: Shutts & Bowen, LLP 525 Okeechobee Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL. 33401
RSVP: Amanda Arce (561) 835-8500 aarce@shutts.com
6:30pm Attorney & CPA Goodwill Gathering http://goo.gl/t6dzY
Where: Coral Gables
Mandatory RSVP by October 25th

Wed Nov 2, 2011
8:30am NAVIGATING THE MAZE: IDENTIFYING AND RESOLVING ISSUES INHERENT IN THE PERSONAL INJURY CASE FOR CLIENTS WITH A DISABILITY OR SPECIAL NEEDS
Where: Riviera Country Club, 1155 Blue Rd, Coral Gables 33146
Description: FLORIDA BAR COURSE # 80641- ADVANCED LEVEL 3 Live Presentations. Earn 7.5 General CLER credits, 3 Ethics Credits 7.5 Trial Law & Elder Law Certification Credits
Seating is Limited. Reserve Early. RSVP: 954-382-1997
6pm Honorable William W. Haury, Jr. / Circuit Criminal Division (17thCircuit) “A Judicial View of the Drug and Mental Health Court
Where: Coral Ridge Yacht Club / Ft. Lauderdale
Description: PARALEGAL ASSOCIATION OF FLORIDA - BROWARD COUNTY Monthly Dinner Meeting (1 CLE Hour) Contact: ssabra@kahaneandassociates.com
6:15pm American Cases Through the Eyes of the Talmud - Defamation: Libel and Slander
Where: Greenberg Traurig, 333 SE 2nd St, Suite 4400, Miami, Fl 33131

Thu Nov 3, 2011
4th DCA Tri-Bar Conference
Where: West Palm Beach Marriott
8am City Year Miami Legal Minds Power Breakfast http://goo.gl/DGa6U
Where: Robert & Judi Prokop Newman Alumni Center University of Miami
Description: Please join Co-Chairs Crystal Connor, Esq., Jaret Davis, Esq. andMarlene Quintana, Esq. for an inspiring morning to learn more about City Year's impact on student success in Miami-Dade County public schools and how you can partner with City Year to help make a difference.
Contact: Gina Santibañez at 786-406-7909 or gsantibanez@cityyear.org
8:30am Resort Torts ...and the Courts http://goo.gl/4924b
Where: The Bankers Club of Miami One Biscayne Tower, 14th Floor
Description: Join us for a symposium on vacation, resort and recreational liability presented by John Elliott
Leighton. Speakers include Circuit Judge Victoria Platzer and defense trial lawyer Rolando Diaz
Cost: $50 registration fee- Breakfast included
Contact: Joanne Beaudry at jbeaudry@alm.com  or 305-347-6643
9:30am Inside the Appellate Court: A Day with the Judges of the Fourth DCA http://goo.gl/iOjcd
Where: West Palm Beach Marriott, 1001 Okeechobee Boulevard, WPB 33401
11:15am Anti-Defamation League: Jurisprudence Award luncheon
Where: Intercontinental Miami, 100 Chopin Plaza, Miami
Cost: $250 Contact: lmilstein@adl.org
12pm South Broward Bar Association Luncheon w/ Broward Circuit Court Judge Matthew Destry
Where: The Ark Restaurant, (Ballroom) 6255 Stirling Rd. in Davie, Florida
Cost: $20 members, $30 non-members. Judges complimentary.
RSVP: (954) 924-8441 or SouthBrowardBarAssoc@gmail.com
6pm 2nd Annual Patently Impossible Project http://goo.gl/MiZDz
Where: Miami Science Museum 3280 S. Miami Avenue Miami, Florida
Description: To benefit the Legal Aid Society. South Florida intellectual property attorneys will be invited to compete in The Patently Impossible Project, a charity race to assemble a selected invention. Participants will be provided various parts, tools and only the instructions in a patent registration. Attendees will have the opportunity to "bet" on the winner by purchasing raffle tickets for door prizes to be donated for the event. A cocktail reception will follow.
Contact: Jamie Vining at jaime.vining@friedlandvining.com
6pm Bankruptcy Bar Assoc View from the Bench 2011 Judges' Dinner

Fri Nov 4, 2011
Bankruptcy Bar Assoc View from the Bench 2011
8am 2011 ALSP E-Discovery Leadership Conference www.alsponline.org/?page=SFConference
Where: Hyatt, downtown Miami
8am THE ABC’S OF THE ADA – an examination of the recent amendments to the regulations, an update on the shift in case law and how these changes will impact your business http://goo.gl/nDZny
8:30am UM Law Alumni CLE "Putting Medicare's Moving Parts Back in Focus"
Where: Casa Bacardi
12pm Investiture for William Ira Altfield
Where: Dade County Courthouse 73 W Flagler St, Courtroom 6-1 Miami, Fl 33130
3pm Investiture of Ivan F. Fernandez
Where: 3rd District Court of Appeal 2001 SW 117 Ave Miami, Fl 33175
8pm WINE TASTING FUNDRAISER Benefiting UM/NSU CARD
Where: NORMAN BROTHERS PRODUCE

Sat Nov 5, 2011
9am Paralegal Assoc of Fl - Broward Chapter 3-Hour Seminar
Where: Broward County Bar Association / Fort Lauderdale
Description: Shari Olefson, Esquire - Foreclosure Nation Loring Spolter, Esquire –Defending & Investigating Domestic Violence Cases Ethan Wall, Esquire –Web 2.0–The Effects of Social Networking & the Internet on the Law (3CLE Hours) Contact: ssabra@kahaneandassociates.com
7pm CABA's Annual Art in the Tropics Pro Bono Fundraiser http://goo.gl/uOvVB
Where: Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Rd., Coral Gables33156
Cost: $75 per person - open bar & food - Attire: Guayaberas and Caribbean Chic
RSVP: Diana Powell 786-210-5984 or diana@cabaonline.com

Sun Nov 6, 2011
7am 5th Annual Downs Syndrome Miracle Walk https://viewer.zoho.com/docs/jdcbdcdd

Mon Nov 7, 2011
11:30am Foster Care Review: Fundraising luncheon and raffle
Where: Joe’s Stone Crab Restaurant, 11 Washington Ave., Miami Beach
Cost: $185 Contact: (305) 573-6665 ext. 140
12pm Broward County Bar Association Presents Family Law E-Filing Training Seminar
Where: Broward County Bar Association 1051 SE 3rd Ave Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316
Description: Lunch will be provided - CLE Credits Pending
Cost: $15 members, $25 non-members
Contact: Traci Lewis at 954-832-3618
12pm Palm Beach Hispanic Bar Assn. Meeting http://goo.gl/NLeNc
Where: Judicial Conference Room, Main Courthouse

Tue Nov 8, 2011
11:45am South Palm Beach County Bar Association: Mediation/ADR lunch and CLE on “Breaking Impasses in Mediation"
Where: Bogart’s, 3200 Airport Road, Boca Raton
Cost: $35 members, $50 nonmembers
12pm North Broward Bar Association: Luncheon with Michael Connelly, New York Times bestselling author of the “Lincoln Lawyer”
Where: The Grill, 2101 W. Cypress Creek Road, Fort Lauderdale
Cost: $25 members, $30 non members

Wed Nov 9, 2011
Palm Beach County Securities Law CLE Seminar http://goo.gl/vFx99
12pm YLS Estate Planning Seminar http://goo.gl/9nUUL
Pre-Registration $30 Members/$35 Non-Members $35 at the door
5:30pm BCBA New Member Reception - RSVP Required http://goo.gl/V7hF9
Where: BCBA Offices 1051 SE 3rd Avenue Fort Lauderdale FL
Contact: Traci Lewis (954)832-3618 or traci@browardbar.org

Thu Nov 10, 2011
5:30pm Next's 2nd Birthday Celebration
Where: YOLO 301 E. Las Olas Blvd. Fort Lauderdale FL
Contact: Melisa Malone (954)736-2426 or mmalone@legalaid.org
6:30pm Dade County Bar Association Young Lawyers Section FICPA's Young Certified Public Accountants Dade County Medical Association announce YOUNG PROFESSIONALS SOCIAL NETWORKING EVENT http://goo.gl/ad6G1
Where: Epic Hotel - Kyma Lounge 270 Biscayne Boulevard Way Miami, Florida
6:30pm Intellectual Property Law Association of Florida: Hot Topics in the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board
Where: JW Marriott 1109 Brickell Ave, Miami, FL 33131
Description: IPLAF is pleased to welcome John L. Welch, Founder and Publisher of the TTABlog®, as guest
Cost:$65 members / $75 non-members -after Nov 1 $95 for all
RSVP: Katherine Dover at kdover@cwiplaw.com  or (954) 828-1488

Sat Nov 12, 2011
12pm 2011 Kozyak Minority Mentoring Foundation Picnic
Where: Amelia Earhart Park 401 East 65th Street Hialeah, FL 33013
Cost: 6 Contact: Detra Shaw-Wilder at 305-377-0668 or info@kmmfoundation.org
7pm 11th Judicial Circuit Historical Society LEGAL LEGENDS AWARDS DINNER http://t.co/QHdQawM
Where: J.W. Marriott, 109 Brickell Ave, Miami
Description: Join us as we honor the 2011 Legal Legends: Francisco Angones, Hon.Philip Bloom, Hon. A Jay Cristol, Ellen Freidin, Ed Moss, Sookie Williams, Hon. Wilkie Ferguson, Perry Nichol http://www.historymiami.org/get-involved/11th-judicial-circuit/legal-legends/
Contact:  Amanda Israel at 305-375-1614 or 11JCHS@historymiami.org

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