Tuesday, January 17, 2012

South Florida Legal Events - January 17th, 2012 CLE, Networking & Charity


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Tue Jan 17, 2012
11:45am Great Expectations: Succeeding in Mediation and Avoiding the Grievance Committee http://goo.gl/xFI12
Where: Miami Beach Courthouse 1130 Washington Avenue Miami Beach, Florida 33139
11:45am Palm Beach Solo & Small Firm Luncheon: What You Need & Don’t Need to Run Your Office http://goo.gl/socjV
Where: Palm Beach Bar Office
Cost: Cost:$15 PBCBA Member Attorneys; $25 Non-PBCBA Attorneys
11:45am Securities Committee CLE: The Secrets of Successfully Arbitrating a
FINRA Case from the Masters http://goo.gl/VeIEx
Where: Boca Raton Marriott at Boca Center 5150 Town Center Circle, Boca Raton,FL
Panelists: Richard Martens, Wes Holsten, Scott Link, and Scott Silver
Contact: Jeffrey Grubman at 561-393-9733 or Kenn Pollock at 561-241-2323
5pm Legal Marketing Association South Florida City Group Announces 2012 Kickoff Program “Connecting Costs to Value: Your Role in Driving Revenue” presented by Silvia Coulter of LawVision Group
Where: Berger Singerman; 1450 Brickell Avenue Suite 1900, Miami, FL 33131
Cost: Complimentary for attorneys, legal marketing professionals, and LMASE members, $25 for other professionals and non-members
RSVP: Jennifer Clarin, jclarin@boardroompr.com  (954)370-8999
6:15pm American Cases Through the Eyes of the Talmud www.sfcje.org
Where: Greenberg Traurig, 401 Las Olas Boulevard, Suite 2000, Fort Lauderdale,FL 33301
Cost: $36 Attorneys, $25 Non-Attorneys, $10.00 for Judiciary & Law Students; 50% discount for members of B'nai B'rith Justice Unit.

Wed Jan 18, 2012
11:30am Coral Gables Bar Association Monthly Luncheon: Legal Issues involving the United States Coast Guard
Where: Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse, 2525 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables
Speaker: Rear Admiral William D. Baumgartner, United States Coast Guard
Cost: $25 students, $35 members, $45 nonmembers, free for judges.
RSVP: Kayla Riera-Gomez at 305-777-9338 or krg@fowler-white.com
11:45am The Ethics of Lawyering As a Real Estate Lawyer in 2012 w/ Brian L. Tannebaum, Esq. Managing Partner of Tannebaum Weiss http://goo.gl/QPcGw
Where: Banker's Club One Biscayne Tower, 14th Floor Miami, Florida 33131
11:45am The Use of ADR in Business Litigation - Substantive Law and Practical Advice from the Masters in the Litigating and Trial of Business Disputes http://goo.gl/VdLzA
Where: Jucidial Conference Room, Main Courthouse, Palm Beach
1:30pm DiveBar-Underwater Bar Association Local Dive
Where: Sea Experience - Bahia Mar 801 Seabreeze Blvd. Fort Lauderdale FL 33316
Cost: $65 (includes two tanks - does not include a tip for the boat staff or
cost of rental gear other than the tanks)
Contact: Kim or Lindsay (954)522-6601 or kim@thedivebar.org  or lindsay@thedivebar.org
4pm POC Buffet and Sushi Coral Gables fundraising night for Autism Awareness
Where: 2121 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Coral Gables, Fl 33134
Description: 4-9 PM
5pm Lauren's Kids - Out of the Darkness and Into the Light http://goo.gl/7unU6
Where: University of Miami, The Rock - Stanford Drive
Description: Child advocate, Lauren Book, is walking from Key West to Tallahassee to raise awareness about childhood sexual abuse. Join her at UM for a candlelight vigil and celebration in honor of the 39 million survivors. The event will include local elected officials, student organziations. Food and beverages will be provided by CRAVE Restaurant.
Contact: Kayla Riera-Gomez at krg@fowler-white.com
5:30pm 28th Annual Greater Miami Jewish Federation Judicial Reception http://goo.gl/T444J
Where: Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail
Description: Members of the Attorneys’ Division will recognize Judge Gill S. Freeman with the 2012 Community Service Award, Judge Alan S. Gold with the 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award and attorney Robert C. Josefsberg with the Honorable Theodore "Ted" Klein Special Recognition Award.
Cost: $85 per person Contact: Attorneys@JewishMiami.org or 786.866.8625
6pm Solo/Small Section Networking Dinner http://goo.gl/MNbV3
Where: Dave & Busters 3000 Oakwood Boulevard Hollywood FL
Description: Only for attorneys in firms of four or less
Cost: $35 BCBA Members $50Non-Members
Contact: Traci Lewis (954)832-3618 or traci@browardbar.org

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Thu Jan 19, 2012

11:45am Miami Lakes Bar Assoc: Coming Attractions- Supreme Court Opinions That Lie Ahead with Remarks by Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Milton Hirsch
Where: Don Shula’s Hotel, 6842 Main StMiami Lakes
Cost: $30 members; $35 non-members. Cash or Check Only.
RSVP: Lourdes Corvo at 305-827-0084 or Haydee Sera at hsera@corvopa.com
12pm A View From the Bench North Dade Justice Center Judges
Where: Thai House II 2250 NE 163rd St North Miami Beach, FL 33160
Description: Participating Judges: Judge Myriam Lehr, Judge Linda Singer Stein, Judge Caryn Canner Schwartz, Judge Charles Johnson, Judge Fleur Lobree and Judge Sheldon Schwartz Cost: $15 members, $25 non-members, Complimentary for all members of the judiciary.
12pm Broward Young Lawyers Luncheon w/ Chief Judge Peter Weinstein
Where: Tower Club 100 SE 3rd Ave, 28th Floor, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Cost: $25 Pay at the Door
Contact: Traci Lewis (954)832-3618 or traci@browardbar.org
12pm Family Law Committee Boxed CLE Lunch: Taxes, Taxes, Taxes-What Your Expert Has Not Told You (Tax Effecting, Carry forwards, Exemption Value, Fraud and some Tax Tips!) http://goo.gl/KRFaV
Where: South County Courthouse, courtroom 7, 200 West Atlantic Ave, DelrayBeach, FL
Speakers: Jim Gilbert & Cinnamin O'Shell, C.P.A.'s
Contact: Susan Greenberg at 561-393-0565 or Gary Weiner at 561-391-1333
12pm Probate E-Filing Training with CLE
Where: BCBA Offices 1051 SE 3rd Avenue Fort Lauderdale FL 33316
Cost:$15 BCBA Members $25 Non-Members Includes Lunch
Contact: Traci Lewis (954)832-3618 or traci@browardbar.org
2pm Past President's Advisory Council Road to the Bench/ Road to the JNC
Where: Palm Beach Airport Hilton
Description: Palm Beach County FAWL through its Past Presidents Advisory Council, is presenting an afternoon program co-sponsored by the Palm Beach County Bar, the Cunningham Bar and the Hispanic Bar Associations. FAWL received a Diversity Grant from the Bar for this half day program in the afternoon from 2-5, beginning with keynote speaker, President-elect of the Florida Bar Gwynne Young and then two breakout sessions, one for those interested in the JNC and one for those interested in the Bench, both running for a judicial seat and being appointed, with panel discussions for each. Deputy General Counsel for Governor Rick Scott as well as members of our very own Board of Governors, members of the judiciary and members of the JNC have been confirmed. A reception will follow the program.
Contact: pbcfawl@att.net  or Samantha Schosberg Feuer samanthasfeuer@bellsouth.net
5pm Broward Bar at the Bar Networking Happy Hour
Where: Tap 42 - 1411 S Andrews Ave, Ft Lauderdale, FL 33316
Description: NO RSVP NECESSARY 1/2 Priced Drinks Complimentary Happy Hour Food Contact: Traci Lewis (954)832-3618 or traci@browardbar.org
5:30pm Estate Planning Council of Greater Miami: Workshop and dinner presentation on “Credit Management for the Affluent,” with Diane Peterson McNeal and Kristen Lynch, shareholder with Ruden McClosky, speaking on topic: “IRA Power and Pitfalls” www.greatermiami-fl.councils.naepc.org 
Where: Bankers Club, 2 S. Biscayne Blvd., 14th floor, Miami
Cost: Members Free; Non-Members $65.00
Contact: admin@epcmiami.org for further information.
6:30pm Adopt A Bear teams up with ALSP SoFL to Kick Start the New Year!
Where: Chima Brazilian Steakhouse in Fort Lauderdale
Help us kick off the new year and celebrate. Meet the board, members, network
and more as we gear up for 2012.
Adopt-a-bear is a grassroots non-profit campaign dedicated to fighting child abuse. Our daily mission is to help comfort abused, neglected and abandoned children – one teddy bear at a time!
6:30pm South Palm Beach Probate Code Trivia Night - Battle of the Wits!!! http://goo.gl/3YCdd
Where: Bocaire Country Club 4989 Bocaire Blvd., Boca Raton, FL 33487
Description: The Probate Committee is inviting you, your spouse and friends for a fun and educational night of trivia and networking. Join Judge Colin, Judge Martz & Judge Scher for a Probate Code Trivia Night covering probate and general trivia topics Prizes and Bragging Rights for the Winning Team Teams of 6-10… create your team or be assigned.
Tehera Smith-Granger will be the judge for the evening
Cost: $35 for members of SPBCBA, $45 for non-members includes cocktails and heavy hors d'oeuvres
Contact: Yoshi Smith at 561 994-4316 or Norman Fleisher at 561 998-7847

Fri Jan 20, 2012
1:15pm BROWARD COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION Cordially Invites You to Attend The Robing Ceremony for CIRCUIT JUDGE Raag Singhal
Where: Broward County Courthouse Jury Assembly Rm, 3d Floor 201 S.E. 6 St, Ft Lauderdale, FL 33301
Description: For the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit In and For Broward County, Florida The
Honorable Chief Judge Peter M. Weinstein presiding
No R.S.V.P.Required to attend Robing Ceremony
Parking: Free Parking is available starting at 1:00 p.m. in the East Parking Garage - Enter from north boundlanes of S.E. 3rd Ave across from the Broward County Courthouse
Please bring your parking ticket with you to be validated
4pm Investiture Ceremony for Judge Robert Panse
Where: Palm Beach County Courthouse
5pm Dade County Bar Membership Keg Party http://goo.gl/saiCO
Where: Waxy O'Conner's Miami River 690 SW 1st Court, Miami, FL 33130

Sat Jan 21, 2012
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: dinaaronfeld@lawyerstotherescue.org  or call 347-450-LTTR (5887)
1pm The Young Lawyers Section of the Palm Beach County Bar Association is partnering with Habitat for Humanity for a service project http://goo.gl/y68W7
Where: To be held in the southern part of Palm Beach County
Description: During this time, YLS members will be assisting with the construction of a new Habitat for Humanity home. The group will be meeting for lunch beforehand for all of the YLS volunteers. Specific details about the site and the location for lunch will be sent to all those who volunteer. Habitat for Humanity has asked that we provide up to 20 volunteers for this project. If you are available and interested in donating your time toward this very worth while cause, please fill out this form: http://www.palmbeachbar.org/downloads/habitat_regis_form_2012.pdf  and return it to project chair Luis Delgado at luisdelgado@me.com
6:30pm 3rd Annual Palm Beach Lawyer Variety Show, cocktail reception and performance
Where: Eissey Campus Theatre 3160 PGA Blvd. Palm Beach Gardens
Cost: $35 orchestra, $25 balcony.
Contact: (561) 687-2800
6:45pm FMBA General Body Meeting and Networking Dinner
Where: Torange Restaurant 1831 Ponce De Leon Blvd Coral Gables, FL 33134
Cost: $20 charge per person

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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 joshua.coller@legalcommunityupdate.com 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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