Tuesday, April 24, 2012

South Florida Legal Events April 24th - May 3rd, 2012

Broward, Miami-Dade, Palm Beach
Broward, Miami-Dade, Palm Beach

Tue Apr 24, 2012
12pm INTERVIEW TIPS, ETIQUETTE AND DISCRETION WHEN JOB HUNTING w/ Britt-Angela Williams http://goo.gl/4iVu4
Description: This luncheon is geared towards paralegals, legal assistants, and legal secretaries. Members and non-members are always welcome! This event is limited to 35 attendees so RSVP NOW!  Cost: Free to attend -lunch provided

12pm The Evolving Landscape of Law Firms - Where They Have Been and Where They are Going and the Future of the Paralegal
Where: Shutts & Bowen LLP, 201 S. Biscayne Blvd., 15th Floor, Miami, FL 33131

5:30pm "Bar at the Bar" Networking Happy Hour
Where: Tap 42, 1411 S. Andrews Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Description: 1/2 Priced Drinks (excluding bourbon), Complimentary Happy Hour Food No RSVP
Contact: Traci Lewis at BCBA (954)832-3618

Wed Apr 25, 2012
8am Coffee for a Cause w/ the Honorable Stanford Blake
Where: Law office of Bast Amron LLP, 1 S.E. 3rd Ave, Suite 1440, Miami
Description: Network with Legal Leaders and enjoy coffee with your colleagues. Join the Law Firm of Bast Amron for coffee and conversation with the Honorable Stanford Blake. We will be discussing Dade Legal Aid and Put Something Back and how we all can make a difference in our community.
RSVP: Cece 305.379.7904 or cpelaez@bastamron.com

12pm Dade County Defense Bar Association: Luncheon honoring Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Scott Silverman and retired Miami-Dade County Judge Mercedes Armas Bach
Where: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 400 SE Second Ave., Miami
Cost: $45 members, $50 nonmembers, $5 more at the door.

1pm PI Wrongful Death CLE Seminar, "The Current State of Medicare and Medicare Set-Asides as it Relates to Personal Injury Cases" http://goo.gl/WTLVd
Where: Palm Beach Bar Assn. Office

5:30pm Foster Care Review: Awards reception, fundraiser and silent auction
Where: Sabadell Financial Center, 1111 Brickell Ave., 30th floor, Miami
Cost: $40 contribution Contact: communityrelations@fostercarereview.org

Thu Apr 26, 2012
11:45am West Broward CLE Luncheon: Objecting Without Being Objectionable w/Judge Ilona Holmes http://goo.gl/ZIRQs
Where: Plantation Preserve Golf Course 7050 W. Broward Boulevard Plantation FL
Cost: $25 pre-registered, $30.00 At the door, BCBA Judiciary Members Complimentary
Contact: Traci Lewis (954)832-3618 or traci@browardbar.org

Where: THE MARRIOTT HOTEL West Palm Beach
Cost: $30 - Federal Bar Association Members, $40 - Non-Members and Walk-Ins, Judges and their Staff – Complimentary
RSVP: ChapterPresident, Kelly Reagan at klr@reaganlawoffices.com

6pm Young Lawyers "Bar Review" Happy Hour http://goo.gl/6xuDh
Cost: $10 members of SPBCBA, $15 non-members, Judiciary complimentary
Contact: Kenyetta Alexander at 954-763-1200, or Chris Sajdera at561-910-3070

Fri Apr 27, 2012
7:30am Attorney Breakfast Club Meeting
Contact: Dina Aronfeld dina@aronfeld.com

8am Palm Beach County of Equal Opportunity and The Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County: Fair housing law symposium and training on accessibility under the Florida Building Code: “We are all part of the puzzle”
Where: Marriott West Palm Beach, 1001 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach
Cost: Free Contact: kdillard@pbcgov.org

8:30am Raising The Bar Annual Family Law Seminar Featuring Judges and General Magistrates of the Family Law Division, 17th Judicial Circuit http://goo.gl/btsIh
Where: Embassy Suites Hotel 1100 SE 17th Street Fort Lauderdale 33316

9am YWCA of Greater Miami and Holland & Knight: “Stand Against Racism” Breakfast
Where: Holland & Knight, 701 Brickell Ave., Suite 3000, Miami
Cost: Free Contact: (305) 377-9922 ext. 203

11:30am Dade Bar 23rd ANNUAL RECOGNITION LUNCHEON http://goo.gl/WQQ7T
Where: Hyatt Regency Downtown 400 SE Second Avenue Miami, Florida

11:30am Heart/Lung Presumptions in Workers Compensation Cases Involving Firefighters, Law Enforcement and Correctional Officers http://goo.gl/Kcj3f
Where: BCBA Offices 1051 SE 3rd Avenue Fort Lauderdale FL 33316
Description: Panel to include Honorable Gerardo Castiello, Geoff Bichler, Esq., George Helm III, Esq. and Alan Kalinoski, Esq.
Cost: $25 BCBA Members$35 Non-Members
Contact: Traci Lewis (954)832-3618 or traci@browardbar.org
11:45am Appeal v. Trial: "Toto, I have a feeling we're not in Kansan anymore"
Where: Carrabba's Italian Grill 5829 SW 73rd St., Miami, Florida 33143
Description: South Miami / Kendall Bar Association Luncheon w/ Hon. Kevin Emas
Cost:$25 Members, $35 Non-Members or without Reservation
Contact: info@smkba.com

6pm Steppin' Out with the Innocence Project of Florida http://floridainnocence.org/
Where: Four Seasons Hotel, 1435 Brickell Avenue Miami,FL 33131
Description: The evening will include the presentation of two awards – The Talbot “Sandy” D’Alemberte Commitment to Justice Award and the Frank Lee Smith Award – as well as a VIP reception with the exonerees, silent auction and performance by DNA exoneree and recording artist, William Michael Dillon.
Cost: $200 (general public) $150 (public interest lawyers &students) Contact: Jackie Pugh 850-

Sat Apr 28, 2012
8:30am Broward County Bar Association: Raising the Bar — Family Law Seminar
Where: Embassy Suites Hotel, 1100 SE 17th St., Fort Lauderdale
Cost: $125 members, $150 nonmembers Contact: (954) 832-3618

Mon Apr 30, 2012
6pm B.E.S.T — Building Empowerment by Stopping Trafficking: “The adult criminal justice system’s relationship with sex trafficking victims, witnesses and offenders,” training with Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Milton Hirsch
Where: WNF Law, 201 S. Biscayne Blvd., Miami Center, 34th floor, Miami

7:30pm Gay & Lesbian Lawyers Association - UNFIT: WARD VS. WARD
Where: Regal Cinema South Beach 1120 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Description: Synopsis- Who is more fit to raise a child: a convicted killer or a lesbian? In 1995 a judge in Pensacola, Florida declared the father, a convicted killer, was more fit; even though he did not know what grade his daughter was in nor what school she attended. This is the story of that case and its aftermath. Purchase Tickets: http://goo.gl/9MLyX

Tue May 1, 2012
5:30pm Broward Justice Association Meeting
Where: Riverside Hotel 620 East Las Olas Boulevard Fort Lauderdale
Description:   5:30-7:00 PM: Cocktails 6:10-7:00 PM: Case Evaluation 7:00-8:30 PM: Dinner and Program –
Contact: BCJA@att.net or 954-522-1662

5:30pm Palm Beach County Bar Association: Law Week judicial reception to honor state and federal judges and their judicial assistants
Where: The Harriet, 700 S. Rosemary Ave., West Palm Beach
Cost: $30 members, $45 nonmembers, free for judges and judicial assistants
Contact: (561) 687-2800
Thu May 3, 2012
11:30am Broward County Bar Association Law Day Luncheon with Former Justice Raoul Cantero
Where: Renaissance Hotel 1617 SE 17th Street Causeway Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Cost: $35 Members of the BCBA, $45 Non-Members, Judiciary - Complimentary
Register: http://goo.gl/CH74I Contact: Traci Lewis at (954)832-3618 ortraci@browardbar.org
12pm South Broward Bar Association monthly
Where: The Ark Restaurant, (Ballroom) 6255 Stirling Rd. in Davie, Florida
Calendar: Broward Legal Community
Created by: jcoller@gmail.com
The cost is $20.00 for members, $30.00 for non-members. Judges are
complimentary. RSVP: (954) 924-8441 or via email toSouthBrowardBarAssoc@gmail.com
Broward Legal Community, Miami-Dade Legal Community,
Palm Beach Legal Calendar
3pm Labor & Employment Law Seminar: SMART HIRING http://goo.gl/Hflcw
Contact: Stephanie Ginsburg at561-482-3838

5:30pm NEXT Event: Tres de Maya Wine Tasting
Where: Wine Watch, Outdoor Courtyard, 901 Progresso Dr., Ft. Lauderdale, 33304
Description: Sponsored by the Broward County Hispanic Bar Association Benefiting Broward Legal Aid Agencies Cost: $20 NEXT members, $30 non-members $35 for membership and event admission RSVP: jpalma@legalaid.org 954-736-2423


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