Tuesday, February 21, 2012


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Tue Feb 21, 2012
11:45am Miami Beach Bar Association Monthly Luncheon
Contact: Call (305) 575-2400

Wed Feb 22, 2012
11:45am PBCBA Bankruptcy Law CLE Committee "The View from the Local Bench" http://goo.gl/SGUq9
6pm South Palm Beach County Bar Association Young Lawyers Bowling Madness http://goo.gl/QJ9JO
Where: Strikes @ Boca, 21046 Commercial Trail, Boca Raton
Description: The Young Lawyers Committee is inviting you to a fun night of networking & bowling Prizes and bragging rights for the winning team -Create your own team or be assigned
Cost: $20 members, $25 non-members, Judiciary is complimentary Includes 2 hours of bowling, shoe rental, food and fun
Contact: Sam Troy, Esq. at 561-910-4570, Kenyetta Alexander, Esq. at 954-763-1200, or Chris Sajdera, Esq. at 561-999-9925

Thu Feb 23, 2012
MULTI DAY EVENT - 10th Annual International Litigation and Arbitration Conference
Where: J.W. Marriott Marquis in Downtown Miami
Description: If you are interested in helping with ILAC, please contact Committee Co-
Chair Carlos F. Osorio at cosorio@aballi.com  or Committee Co-Chair Omar Ibrahem at
MULTI DAY EVENT -  National Bar Association Commercial Law Section 25th Annual Corporate Counsel Conference http://www.nationalbar.net/
Where: Doral Golf Resort & Spa  4400 NW 87th Ave, Miami, Florida 33178
8:30am FL Bar Practicing w/ Professionalism Seminar www.floridabar.org/CLE
Where: Marriott West Palm Beach
11:30am The Judges of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida cordially invite you to their annual Black History Month Celebration: “Milestones: A Legal Odyssey” A Black History Exhibit
Where: Rm 205B US Fed Building & Courthouse, 299 E. Broward Blvd, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl 33301
Description: There will be a reception immediately following the program.
Rsvp: by February 21 to (305) 523-5088 or FLSD_Luncheon_RSVP@flsd.uscourts.gov
12pm Miami Mega Mission Israel 2012 http://goo.gl/5VSDy
Where: Kluger, Kaplan, 201 S. Biscayne Blvd.,17th Floor, Miami, FL 33131
Description: Learn About a Unique Opportunity To Travel Home with Your Colleagues, Friends and Community For the trip of a life time. Hosted by Alan J. Kluger
12pm West Broward Luncheon with 4th DCA Appellate Judge Dorian Damoorgian http://goo.gl/rhNT4
Where: Plantation Preserve Golf Course 7050 W. Broward Boulevard Plantation FL
Cost: $25.00 If registered prior to 2/23 $30.00 At the door,Judiciary Complimentary
Contact: Traci lewis (954)832-3618 or traci@browardbar.org
12:30pm Women Sold: An Information Session
Where: Podhurst Orseck 25 W. Flagler Street, Suite 800, Miami, FL
5pm Accountant / Attorney Networking Group Cocktail Reception - Miami /Dade
Where: CORAL REEF Yacht Club 2484 South Bayshore Dr. Coconut Grove, Fl 33133
Description: Create Bi-Lateral Referal Relationships with the Most EliteAccountants &
Attorneys in South Florida at The Most Scenic andHistoric Settings with Gourmet Food & OPEN BAR. http://www.aangfl.com/ADMIX-Flyer-Feb-23-2012.pdf  
Cost:: Non Members$75, Members FREE
Contact: 954-806-7777 or Coordinator@AANGFL.com
5:30pm Broward Bar at the Bar Networking Event
Where: Bierhaus 2861 E. Commercial Blvd. Fort Lauderdale FL, 33308
No RSVP Necessary No charge to attend
Contact: Traci Lewis(954)832-3618 or traci@browardbar.org
5:30pm Palm Beach Justice Assoc: Legislative Update Dinner
Where: McCormick & Schmick CityPlace 651 Okeechobee Blvd, W. Palm Beach, Contact: 561.790.5833
5:30pm South County FAWL's Annual Judicial Reception
Contact: Mindy Stein mstein@mindystein.com  (561)447-7644
6pm The Miami Jewish Legal Society presents 3rd Annual Judicial Cocktail
Where: the Espirito Santo Plaza 1395 Brickell Avenue Miami, FL 33131
Description: Honoring: Honorable Judge William Turnoff - Shofet Tzedek Award Honorable Judge Myriam Lehr - The Devorah Judge Award Honorable Judge Joel Brown - "Rodef Sholem" Purveyor of Justice

Fri Feb 24, 2012
7:30am Attorney Breakfast Club Meeting www.abcfornetworking.com
Where: Hotel Urbano located at 2500 Brickell Ave.
Description: Ray Kulzick will be presenting "Getting the Most Out of a Forensic Accountant."
Contact: Dina Aronfeld dina@aronfeld.com
11:45am South Miami / Kendall Bar Association Luncheon w/ Hon. Raoul Cantero Florida Supreme Court
Where: Carrabba's Italian Grill 5829 SW 73rd St., Miami, Florida 33143
Cost: $25 Members with Reservation $35 Non-Members or at the door
12pm Investiture of Judge Norma Lindsey
Where: Dade County Courthouse 73 West Flagler Street, Courtroom 6-1 Miami, Fl 33130
12pm Solo/Small Law Firm Networking Lunch
Where: The Ark 6233 Stirling Road Hollywood FL,
Contact: David Silverstone (954)367-0770 or david@dsilverstone.com
12pm Workers' Compensation Annual Seminar & Reception http://goo.gl/2C92B
Where: Renaissance Hotel 1617 SE 17th Street Causeway Fort Lauderdale FL 33316
Cost: $75 BCBA Members $90 Non-Members Includes Hotel Parking and Lunch
Contact: Traci Lewis traci@browardbar.org  or (954)832-3618
7pm Wilkie D. Ferguson Jr. Bar Foundation Annual Awards Gala
Where: Weston Colonnade 180 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables, FL

Tue Feb 28, 2012
12pm SFPA CLE Luncheon: Paralegal to Perry Mason: Practice Tips & Ethical Considerations for Paralegals Assisting with Jury Selection w/ Daniel Wolfe, J. D.,Ph.D
Cost: $15.00 Members $25.00 Non-Members and Walk-Ins Special Notice: 1hour
Ethics CLE approved by NALA contact: Linda Nottestad, CP, FRP at: lnottestad@sfpa.info
5:30pm Diversity Within Diversity Symposium
Where: White & Case, 200 South Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 4900, Miami, FL 33131
Description: The Caribbean Bar Association is proud to celebrate Black History Month with White & Case’s Black Affinity Group. The program will feature guest speaker, Eugene Pettis, President-Elect of the Florida Bar, and food and musical performances.
Cost: FREE!
RSVP BY FEB 20 TO CBA PRESIDENT CAROL GREEN AT: cgreen@delancyhill.com  OR CBA SECRETARY ALISON SMITH AT: asmith@wsh-law.com
6pm 100 Friends of Kidside Campaign: Judicial Reception
Where: La Loggia Restaurant, 68 West Flagler Street, Miami, FL 33130
Description: Join Kidside in honoring the Judges and Magistrates of Miami-Dade County, as well as to learn about its new 100 Friends of Kidside Campaign and the comprehensive programs and services provided by Family Court Services. (cocktails and hors d'oeuvres)
Cost: A $100 minimum contribution to Kidside, Inc., is suggested. All donations tax deductible RSVP: kferguson@cbh.com
6:30pm Lawyers to the Rescue Public Service Award
Where: University of Miami Law School 1311 Miller Road, Coral Gables, FL 33146
·         Lifetime Achievement Award: Public Defender Bennett H. Brummer
·         Lawyer of the Year Award: State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle
·         Juris of the Year Award: Judge Scott Bernstein
·         Humanitarian of the Year Award: John Kozyak
·         Young Lawyer of the Year Award: Jessica Laleh
·         Law Student of the Year: Domenick Lazzara
Cocktail and Hors d'oeuvres will be served at the Award Ceremony. This is the link to the event http://www.lawyerstotherescue.com/Lawyer-of-The-Year.html

Wed Feb 29, 2012
11:45am Judicial Luncheon http://goo.gl/peuGr
Where: Main Courthouse, north end of cafeteria, West Palm Beach
Description: Judicial Luncheon entitled, "Expert Witnesses", moderated by William T. Abel, Esq., Adams, Adams & Baca. Judicial Panel includes Honorables David F. Crow, Janis B. Keyser and Jack S. Cox. This course has been granted 1.0 CLER from the Florida Bar.
Cost: $30 PBCBA Members/paralegals; $0 Judiciary; Add $10 late fee after 2/22
12pm Solo/Small Law Firm Networking Lunch
Where: Macaroni Grill 2004 NW Executive Center Circle Boca Raton FL,
Contact: Michael Degnan (561)353-1631 or michael@mjcdegnan.com

Thu Mar 1, 2012
12pm Construction Section CLE Luncheon w/ Paul Del Vecchio speaking on licensing
Where: BCBA Offices 1051 SE 3rd Avenue Fort Lauderdale FL, 33316
Contact: Lenny Ortiz l.ortiz@mooreandlee.com
6:15pm Jewish Ethics CLE For Lawyers: The Ethics of War http://goo.gl/6Mo8o
Where: Stearns Weaver 150 West Flager Street Suite 2200 Miami, FL 33130
Contact: Yitzchak Winkler director@sfcje.org

Fri Mar 2, 2012
8am 2nd Annual Florida Women's Conference http://goo.gl/qHbYn
Where: FIU North Miami Campus - Kovens Conference Center 3000 NE 151st St, North Miami, FL 33181
Description: Speakers include: Eurica Sadler, CFO of Molina Healthcare of Florida
Maria del Busto, Global Chief HR Officer of Royal Caribbean Cruise Ltd
Tina Rourk, Chief Information Officer of Wyndham Vacation Ownership
Lynn Woods, Chief Operating Officer of Community Bank & Company
Rhea Law, CEO of Fowler White Boggs P.A.
Penny Shafer, Market President of Blue Cross BlueShield of Florida
Sheila Sagear, CFO of Sodexo
Mary Cheddie, SVP, HR at Interval International
Marlene Gordon, VP & Assistant General Counsel at Burger King Corporation
Francia Baex, Head of Regional HR for Visa
Linda Quick, President of South Florida Hospital & Healthcare Association
12pm Broward North West Area Section Luncheon
Where: TBD
Traci Lewis (954)832-3618 or traci@browardbar.org
12pm Nuremberg and the Nazis: Why A Trial? http://goo.gl/X3FzU
Where: Temple Beth El of Boca Raton 333 SW 4th Avenue Boca Raton 33432Description: Examining the Nuremberg Trials, their impact and aftermath in the eyes of attorneys & Dedication of the “Book of Law” Honorary Chair: Stuart Z. Grossman, Grossman RothP.A. Moderator: Dr. James W. Nickel, University of Miami School of Law, Professor of Philosophy and Law and Human Rights Expert Panel: David Buckner, Grossman Roth P.A. and Edward R.Shohat, Law Offices of Bierman Shohat Loewy & Klein P.A.
RSVP: jkabel@tbeboca.org

Sat Mar 3, 2012
7pm Florida Muslim Bar Association General Body Meeting & Networking Dinner
Where: Nihari House Restaurant, 8344 W Oakland Park Blvd, Sunrise, FL 33351

Tue Mar 6, 2012
5:30pm Broward Justice Association Meeting
Where: Riverside Hotel 620 East Las Olas Boulevard Fort Lauderdale
Contact: BCJA@att.net  or 954-522-1662

Wed Mar 7, 2012
5pm Cocktails & Conversations - Miss Representation Pre-view http://goo.gl/dIt3d
Where: History Miami, 101 West Flagler Street, Miami, FL 33130
6pm "New Age Crimes - How They Came About, Who is Committing These Crimes and How the Crimes are Affecting Broward County, Florida." w/ Sheriff Al Lamberti
Cost: $30 Members & Students, $35 non-members
RSVP: Susan Sabra at ssabra@kahaneandassociates.com

Thu Mar 8, 2012
MULTI DAY EVENT 2012 COPAA Conference http://www.copaa.org/conferencetraining/conference/
Where: Hilton Miami Downtown
8:30am Save the Date! Ethics and Professionalism in Federal Court Practice CLE, presented by the South Florida Chapter of the Federal Bar Association
Where: Hyatt Downtown Miami
12pm Investiture of Judge Angelica D. Zayas
Where: Dade County Courthouse 73 West Flagler Street, Courtroom 6-1 Miami,Florida 33130
3pm South Florida ALA 2012 Legal Expo http://www.alasofla.org/
Where: Hyatt Regency Miami, Miami
Description: • Network • View New Products and Services • Great Prize Giveaways • FREE food and drinks
Contact: Victoria L. Allen, CLM (Administrator at Rogers Morris & Ziegler)
5:30pm Coral Gables Bar Association Judicial Reception http://goo.gl/T6Sbg
Where: Becker Poliakoff, PA 121 Alhambra Plaza, 10th Fl, Coral Gables, FL 33134
Cost: Members: $50 Non-Members: $75 Judiciary: Complimentary (limited to sitting judges)
This event is limited to the first 100 paid RSVPs.
RSVP online using the link above, at 305-476-8300 or laura@laurarussolaw.com

Fri Mar 9, 2012
All day Dade County Bar Association: BENCH BAR CONFERENCE - All day CLE
and CJE Seminar
Where: Hyatt Regency 400 SE 2nd Avenue Miami, Florida 33131
Description: Details to Follow

All day Palm Beach Bench Bar Conference - SAVE THE DATE
Where: Palm Beach Convention Center

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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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