Sunday, June 26, 2011

South Florida's Legal Events - June 27, 2011

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Mon Jun 27, 2011
8am Dade County Bar Association: Panel discussion on “Prosecuting and Defending a Foreclosure Case in the 11th Judicial Circuit”
Where: Hyatt Regency Miami Hotel, 400 SE Second Ave., Miami
Cost: $200 at the door
Call: (305) 371-2220
Young Professionals of The Miami Lighthouse Legislative Lunch
Where: Miami Lighthouse, 601 SW 8th Ave, Miami, Fl601 SW 8th Ave, Miami, Fl
RSVP: Cameron Sisser at

Tue Jun 28, 2011
11:30 am - 2pm the Florida Bar Labor and Employment Section present RECENT DEVELOPMENTAT THE EEOC, LOCALLY AND NATIONALLY
Description: Registration includes lunch and CLE Credit
Cost: $45 Members $50 Non-Members if space permits
Broward Solo/Small Law Firm Networking Lunch
Where: Bimini Boat Yard 1555, S.E. 17th St, Fort Lauderdale, (954) 525-7400
RSVP: Beth Lindie (954) 764-5400 and/or
South Florida Paralegal Association: Luncheon
Where: 701 Brickell Ave., 30th floor, Miami
Cost: $15 members, $25 nonmembers
CABA & Coral Gables Bar Association Happy Hour
Where: Novecento 121 Alhambra Plaza, Suite 100, Coral Gables, FL. 33134
Description: Two for one cocktails and complimentary hor d'oeuvres will be served.
RSVP to Jane Muir at 305-802-5959

Wed Jun 29, 2011
OWIT-South Florida International Business Forum – Financial Strategies for Successful Women
Where: Hyatt Regency, 50 Alhambra Plaza, Coral Gables, FL 33134
Cost: OWIT- SFL Members $40 - Members & $55 Non-Members
Condominium Associations in Financial Distress (Collections, Assessments, Reserves, Receivership)
Description: Registration includes lunch and CLE Credit
Deadline for early registration is June 27, 2011
Broward Solo/ Small Law Firm Networking Lunch
Where: Macaroni Grill, 2004 NW Executive Center Circle, Boca Raton, (561)997-5492
RSVP: Michael Degnan (561) 353-1631 and or
Demystifying the Securities Laws A Practitioners Approach to Getting the Deal Done-Part 6-B
Where: Akerman Senterfitt, 1 SE 3rd Ave., 26th Floor Miami, Florida 33131
ROUNDTABLE: The Implications of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act on Social Media Sites
Where: Lipscomb Eisenberg & Baker PL, 2 Biscayne Blvd., Suite 3800 Miami, Fl 33131
Description: Hosted by Keith Lipscomb, Steven Eisenberg, and Deborah Baker.
RSVP: Ms. Alejandra Albuerne, (786) 431-2228. Seating is limited and admission is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Thu Jun 30, 2011
Retirement Program & Reception for the Honorable David M. Gersten
Where: 3rd District Court of Appeal, 2001 SW 117th Ave, Miami, FL 33175
Palm Beach County Bar Association Committee for Diversity & Inclusion and Young Lawyers Section: Membership happy hour
Where: BB King’s Blue Club, 550 S. Rosemary Ave., West Palm Beach
Cost: $15
Call (561) 687-2800

Thu Jul 7, 2011
South Broward Bar Association monthly with 4th District Court of Appeal Judge Melanie May.
Where: The Ark Restaurant, (Ballroom) 6255, Stirling Rd., Davie, Fl
Cost: $20 members, $30 non-members. Judges are complimentary.
RSVP: (954) 924-8441 or via email to
Gwen S. Cherry Black Women Lawyers Association: Installation ceremony
Where: Sabadell Financial Center, 1111 Brickell Ave., 30th floor, Miami
Cost: $45 members, $50 nonmembers

Wed Jul 13, 2011
Where: Hyatt Regency Miami, 400 SE 2 Ave., Miami, FL 33131
RSVP: JoyceDooley-Rodriguez

Thu Jul 14, 2011
Passing the Gavel Ceremony for Chief Judge Linda Ann Wells
Where: Thomas Barkdull 3rd DCA Building 2001 SW 117 Street Miami, FL
Description:Chief Judge Linda Ann Wells will be replacing Judge Juan Ramirez, Jr., in the District Court of Appeal, Third District of Florida. Judge Wells will be the first woman Chief Judge at the 3rd DCA.
Miami Lakes Bar Assoc Happy Hour
Where: Don Shula's Steakhouse (at the Don Shula's Golf Club) 7601 Miami Lakes Dr., Miami Lakes, Fl 33014
Description: Join area professionals for a fantastic networking happy hour featuring passed hors d'oeuvres and 1/2 priced drink specials.
RSVP by July 12: Gabriela Gamboa 305-556-5209 or
Broward Bankruptcy Bar Happy Hour
Where: Maguires Hill 16, 535 N. Andrews Ave.Ft. Lauderdale
No reservations required. Complimentary drinks and appetizers will be served.

Fri Jul 15, 2011
Dade County Bar Association announces Investiture of Victoria R. Brennan

Sat Jul 16, 2011
Lawyers to the Rescue Legal Clinic
Where: Camillus House, 726 NE 1st Ave, 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 Jul 19, 2011
Miami Beach Bar Association Monthly Luncheon
Where: Miami Beach Golf Club, 2301 Alton Road, Miami Beach, Florida 33140
FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO RSVP call YVETTE BOBILLO, Assistant to MBBA President Joshua M. Entin, at (305) 534-4757

Wed Jul 20, 2011
Coral Gables Bar Association Monthly Luncheon
Where: Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse, 2525 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables
Cost: $20 students, $30 members, $40 nonmembers, free for judges.
Call (305) 446-1504
Broward County Bar Association Solo/Small Law Firm Networking Dinner
Where: Dave & Busters, 3000 Oakwood Blvd. Hollywood, FL
Cost: $35 members, $50 for non-members
RSVP:  $5 more at door

Fri Jul 22, 2011
7:30am - 9am Attorney Breakfast Club Meeting
Contact: Dina Aronfeld

Tue Jul 26, 2011
South Florida Paralegal Association: Luncheon
Where: 160 SE Second St., 13th floor, Miami

Thu Jul 28, 2011
South Palm Beach Bar SOLO/Small Law Firm Networking Group
Where: Bogart's at Cinemark 3200 Airport Road, Boca Raton
Description: Participation is limited to attorneys in firms with four or fewer attorneys.
For more information, contact Michael J.C. Degnan at 561-353-1631 or

Fri Jul 29, 2011
Dade County Bar Association Construction Law Committee presents Commercial General Liability ("CGL") Guest Speaker Christine Gudaitis, Ver Ploeg & Lumpkin, P.A.
Where: Gordon Biersch 1201 Brickell Avenue, #1 Miami, Fl

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