Monday, August 1, 2011

South Florida Legal Events - August 1, 2011 CLE, Networking & Charity

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Mon Aug 1, 2011
11:30am Palm Beach County Bar Association: Lunch
Where: Kravitz Center, 701 Okeechobee Blvd,, West Palm Beach
Cost: $20 members, $30 nonmembers
11:45am Palm Beach Hispanic Bar Assn. Luncheon w/ FL Supreme Court Justice Jorge Labarga
Contact: HBA President Daniel Zuniga at 820-2298

Tue Aug 2, 2011
5:30pm Underwater Bar Association
Where: Quarterdeck, 1541 Cordova Rd, Ft Lauderdale, Fl 33316.
Cost: Free

Wed Aug 3, 2011
9:30am The Florida Power of Attorney Act - What You Need to Know Before October 1, 2011
Where: The Breakers Resort, Palm Beach

Thu Aug 4, 2011
12pm South Broward Bar Association monthly with 17th Judicial Circuit Court Judge Michael L. Gates
Where: The Ark Restaurant, (Ballroom) 6255 Stirling Rd. in Davie, Florida
Cost: $20 members, $30 non-members. Judges complimentary.
RSVP: (954) 924-8441 or via email
6pm Accountant / Attorney Networking Group of Florida: Marlins Cocktail Reception
Where: Marlins Ballpark Sales Headquarters 1390 Northwest 7th St., 2nd floor Miami, FL 33125
Description: Presentation of the New 2012 Marlins Stadium Appetizers and Beverages provided Cost: AANGFL MEMBERS & GUESTS - PLUS ONE GUEST: FREE OF CHARGE
You must register by Wednesday, August 3, 2011!
RSVP: (954) 806–7777

Fri Aug 5, 2011
12pm Broward Bar Solo/Small Law Firm Networking Lunch
Where: Champps 6401 N. Andrews Ave Ft. Lauderdale (954) 491-9335
RSVP: John O'brien at (954) 782-9066 or

Tue Aug 9, 2011
12pm Broward Bar Solo/Small Law Firm Networking Lunch
Where: Olive Garden 807 South University Drive Plantation (954) 424-7201
RSVP: John Rizvi at (954) 452-0033 or

Wed Aug 10, 2011
11:30am MDGLCC/GALLA presents its monthly networking for attorneys, judges and legal professionals
Where: Truluck's Restaurant, 777 Brickell Avenue, 305-579-0035. Parking $6 on adjacent structure
Cost: members $35, Potential Members $45 Includes seated style lunch
limited to 20 persons.
RSVP: 305-673-4440
5:30pm IP & the Arts: Legal Forum & Happy Hour
Where: New Theatre, 4120 Laguna Street, Coral Gables
Tickets: $20 Register at  *Ticket includes networking reception, wine, forum and materials. 1 CLE credit applied for.
For more information call 305-326-1021

Thu Aug 11, 2011
11:45am Broward County Hispanic Bar Association Luncheon Featuring: Commissioner Angelo Castillo discussing the redistricting process
Where: Tower Club, 100 SE 3rd Ave Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Cost: $20 Members and Judges; $25 Non-members
5:30pm Broward YLS & Emerge Broward Meet & Greet Happy Hour
Where: The Tower Club
Cost: free to YLS and Emerge Broward members ($10 for nonmembers) and includes drink specials (two for one) and complimentary appetizers.
For more information, e-mail Jennifer Hirschberg at
6:30pm Christian Legal Society Women’s Gathering
Where: Panera Bread Café, 771 Village Boulevard, West Palm Beach, Florida 33409
Description: This is not a formal reception, just a time to relax, have meaningful conversation, and get to know one another better. Casual or business dress is fine. All women attorneys are welcome.
Cost: Free
Contact: Betty

Fri Aug 12, 2011
12pm Broward Bar Solo/Small Law Firm Networking Lunch
Where: The Ark 6233 Stirling Road Hollywood (954) 584-3075
RSVP: David Silverstone at (954) 367-0770 or

Tue Aug 16, 2011
11:45am Miami Beach Bar Association Monthly Luncheon (tentative)
Contact: Call (305) 575-2400

Wed Aug 17, 2011
8:15am Broward County chapter of the Federal Bar Association: Breakfast with the federal bench
Where: U.S. District Court, 299 E. Broward Blvd., Courtroom 110, Ft Lauderdale
Cost: Free for members, $10 nonmembers
2pm Focus on Profitability: Advanced Budgeting and Ratio Analysis ALA Webinar
Where: Broward County Bar Association, 1051 SE 3rd Avenue, Fort Lauderdale
Cost: Free Florida Bar 1 CLE General Credit for BCBA Members
Contact:Victoria Allen at

Thu Aug 18, 2011
8:30am “Cracking the Code: Business Technology”
Where:  Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail
Description: Business Empowerment Networking Series - Learn how to take your business virtual, disaster proof your business, work on the go – be more mobile.
Cost: Members $10 Non-Members $20
Exhibits – Members $40 Non-Members $50
RSVP:  or 305.751.8648
5:30pm South Florida Business Journal 2011 Key Partners Awards
Where: DCOTA 1855 Griffin Road, Dania Beach, FL 33004
Description: The Key Partners Awards, was created to honor the area's top attorneys and accountants, based on demonstrated success over the past year to 18 months. Join us to celebrate their success!
Cost: $115.00

5:30pm Palm Beach County Bar YLS / Federal Bar Association Happy Hour
Where: Ruth's Chris at City Place, 700 S Rosemary Ave, West Palm Beach
Cost: $15 if registered before August 3; ($20 after that date); Judges Complimentary - Includes two drinks and hors d'oeuvres
Pre-registration required by visiting:

Fri Aug 19, 2011
11:30am Cuban American Bar Association, 11th Judicial Circuit Historical
Society, History Miami: Judicial luncheon
Where: JW Marriott, 1109 Brickell Ave., Miami
Cost: $45 members, $55 non members, Judges complimentary
12pm Broward Bar Solo/Small Law Firm Networking Lunch
Where: Bru's Room 5460 W. Hillsboro Blvd. Coconut Creek
RSVP: Evan Ostfeld at (954) 227-7529 or

Sat Aug 20, 2011
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)
6pm Message From Marli Foundation Birthday Gala & Fundraiser
Where: Smith & Wollensky, 1 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Description: The event is expected to attract a host of leading medical professionals, business executives, and civic-minded individuals.
Contact: Claudia Rey 305-905-1997

Tue Aug 23, 2011
12pm Broward Bar Solo/ Small Law Firm Networking Lunch
Where: Bimini Boat Yard 1555 S.E. 17th St. Ft. Lauderdale (954) 525-7400
RSVP: Beth Lindie at (954) 764-5400 or
12pm Demystifying the Securities Laws A Practitioners Approach to Getting the Deal Done-Part 7-B
Where: Akerman Senterfitt, 1 SE 3rd Avenue 26th Floor Miami, Florida 33131
Description: Speaker: Alan Aronson, Shareholder, Akerman Senterfitt. This seminar can also be attended via conference call
Contact: Alan Aronson
6pm Bankruptcy Bar Palm Beach Happy Houre
Where: Lola's, 16950 Jog Road Delray Beach, FL 33446-2353 (561) 496-5652

Thu Aug 25, 2011
7am The Accountant / Attorney Networking Group of Florida: Two (2) CPE &CLE Credit Courses & Collaborative Networking Event
Where: Miami Shores Country Club, 10000 Biscayne Blvd., Miami Shores, FL
5pm CABA Young Lawyers Game Night Networker (Tentative)
5:30pm Palm Beach Justice Assoc Annual Barrister's Bash
Contact: Kate Baloga at 561.790.5833 or kathyb@pbctla.org

Fri Aug 26, 2011
CGBA Golf Tournament
Where: The Biltmore Hotel Golf Course Coral Gables, FL
Description: Join the Coral Gables Bar Association for a round of golf. More details will be announced as the event approaches, but for more information and available sponsorship opportunities, contact Domingo Gonzalez at
7:30am Attorney Breakfast Club Meeting
Contact: Dina Aronfeld
12pm Broward Bar Solo/Small Law Firm Networking Lunch
Where: East City Grill 1800 Bell Tower Lane Weston (954) 252-0043
RSVP: Rick Woolf at (954) 764-5400 or
12pm E-Discovery Protect yourself, your clients and your budget
Where: Broward County Bar Association 1051 SE 3rd Ave, Ft Lauderdale
Description: In this free CLE seminar, you'll learn: What e-discovery is; How to prepare your clients for e-discovery requests; and How to respond to or craft a request of production. Speakers include: Jorge Rey, CISA, CISM,CGEIT and Luciano Humberto, CCE, ACE
Cost: Free & Includes Lunch

Wed Aug 31, 2011
12pm Broward Bar Solo/Small Law Firm Networking Lunch
Where: Macaroni Grill 2004 N.W. Executive Center Circle Boca Raton (561)997-5492
RSVP: Michael Degan at (561) 353-1631 or

Thu Sep 1, 2011
12pm South Broward Bar Association luncheon w/ 17th Judicial Circuit Court
Judge Cynthia Imperato
Where: The Ark Restaurant, (Ballroom) 6255 Stirling Rd. in Davie, Florida
Cost: $20 members, $30 non-members. Judges are complimentary.
RSVP: (954) 924-8441 or
5:30pm Palm Beach County Bar Membership Reception & Spelling Bee
Where: Bear Lakes Country Club, West Palm Beach
Cost: $25 PBCBA Members; $40 PBCBA Member Spouse; Judges complimentary

Every update includes changes and additions based on feedback from members of our legal community.  We do our best to provide accurate, updated information to you. Your feedback and contributions are always appreciated. If you notice anything missing or incorrect below contact me directly at  It is recommended that you contact the organizations listed before attending an event for the most up-to-date details.  Thank you to all who contributed to this calendar.


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