Sunday, April 15, 2012


Broward Miami-Dade Palm Beach

Tue Apr 17, 2012
11:30am 50th Anniversary In Honor of the Memory of Frank Malcolm Cunningham,Sr., On being elected as first Black man who triumph over a white incumbent in the State of Florida since reconstruction
11:45am Miami Beach Bar Association Monthly Luncheon
Where: Miami Beach Golf Club, 2301 Alton RoadMiami BeachFlorida 33140
Contact: (305) 575-2400
5pm Marlins 2012 Lawyer Appreciation Night: Professionalism and Ethics CLE
Where: More Info to Come
5:30pm Miami Dade Legal Support Association: Installation of new Officers w/ The Honorable Joseph P. Farina, Circuit Court Chief Judge
Contact: 305-789-5916

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Wed Apr 18, 2012
11:30am Coral Gables Bar Association: E-Discovery-A Byte Of Planning Can Save You A Gigabyte of Trouble w/ Perry Adair
Where: Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse, 2525 Ponce de Leon Blvd.Coral Gables
Cost: $25students, $35 members, $45 nonmembers, free for judges.
RSVP: Kayla Riera-Gomez at 305-777-9338 or
11:45am Preservation of Objections and Error for Appeal (PBCBA Members only)
12pm Dade County Bar Association Young Lawyers Section: Money Matters! Investing for Attorneys 401Ks! IRAs! Where to Start?
Where: Wells Fargo Center, 333 Ave., of the Americas Suite 3700Miami
Cost: Free
12pm South Palm Beach County Bar Association — Mediation/ADR Committee: Lunch
Where: Bogart’s at Cinemark, 3200 Airport RoadBoca Raton
Cost: $35 members, $50 nonmembers
5:30pm Association of South Florida Mediators & Arbitrators: Dinner with Broward Circuit Judge John B. Bowman, speaking on topic: “Recent changes to mediation tort rules
Where: Tropical Acres Restaurant, 2500 Griffin RoadFort Lauderdale
Cost: $35 members, $40 nonmembers, $5 more at the door.

Thu Apr 19, 2012
8:30am 2012 Legal Learning Series: Electronic Discovery Base Training
Where: Office Edge, 701 Brickell AveMiamiFL 33131
Cost: $75 $60 with discount code DEPOJOSH includes continental breakfast
11:30am Benchmarks: Raising the Bar on Civics Education
Where: Palm Beach Bar Office 1507 Belvedere Road West Palm Beach
Description: According to a December 2005 survey conducted by the Florida Bar, just over half of Americans could identify the 3 branches of government, even with a multiple choice test. Attorneys who undergo this training will be eligible to earn one ethics hour for each presentation that they give to adults in civic and community organizations for up to three presentations in a three-year reporting period.
Cost: $35 PBCBA Members, Judges complimentary, $45 for nonmembers
RSVP no later than5:00 pm on 4.17.12 to avoid a $5.00 late fee
Collaborative Family Law: Divorce without Litigation
Where: Bankers Club One Biscayne Tower, 14th Floor MiamiFlorida
11:30am RECENT DEVELOPMENTS AT THE EEOC w/ Robert E. Weisberg
Where: Broward County Bar Association, 1051 SE 3rd AveFt. Lauderdale, FL33316
Cost: $15 members, $25 non-members
Contact: Traci Lewis at (954)832-3618 or
12pm Broward Young Lawyers Elections Luncheon
Where: Tower Club 100 SE 3rd Ave, 28th Floor, Fort LauderdaleFL
Cost: $25 at the door Contact: Traci Lewis (954)832-3618 or
12pm North Dade Bar Association Luncheon w/ Circuit Court Judge Stacy Glick and recently elected County Court Judge Fleur J. Lobree
Cost: $15 Members, $25 Non-members
5:30pm Accountant / Attorney Networking Group of Florida: POST TAX SEASON Cocktail Reception
Where: Palm Beach Yacht Club, 800 N. Flagler Dr. West Palm Beach, FL. 33401
Description: The Palm Beach/Martin Chapter of the AANGFL will be hosting our Annual POST TAX SEASON Cocktail Reception at the Historic Palm Beach Yacht Club. This picturesque setting will provide the perfect setting to Network with the Elite Professionals from throughout South Florida.
Cost: Non Members $75, Members Free
Contact: AANGFL Coordinator 954-806-7777
5:30pm Estate Planning Council: Workshop on "Case Law Update," by Michael Dribin, J.D., LL.M., Partner, Harper Meyer Perez Hagen O’ConnorAlbert & Dribin; and Presentation on "Lack of Capacity," by Richard Milstein, Shareholder, Akerman Senterfitt LLP
Where: Bankers Club - One Biscayne Tower, 14 Floor, 2 S. Biscayne Blvd Miami,FL 33131
Description: Meeting includes Workshop from 5:30 - 6:30 PM and Dinner & Presentation from 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Cost: Members Free; Non-Members $65.00
Contact:305-310-2127 or
5:30pm Third Annual Associate Legal Mingle reception
Where: Artefacto at Village of Merrick Park 358 San Lorenzo Avenue CoralGablesFL
Rsvp to Marilyn Gonzalez at or at (305)646- 7045 NO LATER THAN MONDAY, APRIL 16, 2012.
6pm West Broward Section Inaugural Golf Classic Happy Hour
6:30pm Kobre & Kim Center for Trial Advocacy: Seminar / webinar and cocktail reception, with Roy Black, partner of Black Srebnick Kornspan & Stumpf, speaking on topic: “Persuasive closing arguments — a demonstration and discussion of a closing argument in the Helio Castroneves case”
Where: The Epic Hotel, 270 Biscayne Boulevard Way MiamiFL 33131
Cost: Free Contact:

Fri Apr 20, 2012
Cunningham Bar Association General Member Meeting
Where: Law Library at the Main Courthouse, West Palm Beach
Description: Monthly meetings are held the third Friday of each month (except for December, July and August)
For further information, please contact Lynn Solomon, Esq. at 561-820-4872
11:30am The Status of Planning in South Florida
Where: Bankers Club One Biscayne Tower, 14th Floor MiamiFlorida
Speakers: James F. Murley, Executive Director, South Florida Regional Planning Council
B. Jack Osterholt, Deputy Mayor, Miami-Dade County
Cost: $35 Members, $45 Non-Members, $50 at door if space permits -includes lunch and CLE credit
12pm South Palm Beach County Bar Association Annual Golf Classic
3pm North Palm Beach County Section CLE plus Happy Hour! Topic: E-Filing ~ Coming to a Courthouse Near You! w/ Clerk & Comptroller Sharon Bock
Where: Hilton Garden Inn-3505 Kyoto Gardens DrivePalm Beach Gardens
Cost: $25.00 for NCS Members $35.00 for attorneys who are not NCS members To avoid a $5.00 late fee
RSVP by 5:00 pm on April 17th

Sat Apr 21, 2012
9am Dade County Bar Association Young Lawyers Section: 4th Annual Co-ed Kickball Tournament
Where: Tropical Park
Description: Kick off starts at 9:00 am All proceeds benefit Homeless Outreach -Space is limited - Double elimination
Cost: $350 entry fee includes food and drinks
Contact: Bradley Kaplan at or Josh Wintle at
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 or call 347-450-LTTR (5887)

Mon Apr 23, 2012
11:45am Construction Law CLE Seminar "Cross-Examining a Delay Expert – What Every Construction Lawyer Needs to Know about Critical Path Method Scheduling"
Where: Palm Beach Bar Association Office
Description: This course has been granted 2.0 CLER / 2.0 Construction Law Cert.credits from the Florida Bar.

Tue Apr 24, 2012
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 don’t wait, RSVP NOW!
Cost: Free to attend -lunch provided

Wed Apr 25, 2012
1pm PI Wrongful Death CLE Seminar, "The Current State of Medicare and Medicare Set-Asides as it Relates to Personal Injury Cases"
Where: Palm Beach Bar Assn. Office
Description: This course is expected to receive 3.0CLER/.50 Ethics credits
5:30pm Foster Care Review: Awards reception, fundraiser and silent auction
Where: Sabadell Financial Center1111 Brickell Ave., 30th floor, Miami
Description: Fundraiser to maintain the day care centers at the Criminal and Family Law Courthouses. - Also celebrating the opening of a Court Care at the new Child Support Enforcement building
Cost: $40 contribution
Thu Apr 26, 2012
11:45am West Broward CLE Luncheon: Objecting Without Being Objectionable w/Judge Ilona Holmes
Where: Plantation Preserve Golf Course 7050 W. Broward Boulevard Plantation FL
Cost: $25 pre-registered, $30 At the door, BCBA Judiciary Members Complimentary
Contact: Traci Lewis (954)832-3618 or
5:30pm Accountant / Attorney Networking Group of Florida: POST TAX SEASON Cocktail Reception
Where: CORAL REEF Yacht Club, 2484 S. Bayshore Dr. Coconut Grove, FL. 33133
Description: Accountants and Attorneys from throughout South Florida will have the opportunity to Network with the Premier Firms while enjoying Open Bar and Gourmet Food in the most picturesque and relaxed setting imaginable.
Cost: Non Members $75, Members Free
Contact: AANGFL Group Coordinator 954-806-7777
Web Site:
6pm Young Lawyers "Bar Review" Happy Hour
Cost: $10 members of SPBCBA, $15 non-members, Judiciary complimentary
Contact: Kenyetta Alexander at 954-763-1200, or Chris Sajdera at 561-910-3070

Fri Apr 27, 2012
All day 3rd Palm Beach Bench Bar Conference: The US District Court for the Southern District of Florida in conjunction with the Palm Beach, Broward and South Florida Chapters of the Federal Bar Association
Where: Palm Beach Convention Center in West Palm Beach
Description: The day-long program will consist of panel discussion on a variety of matters of interest to federal practitioners. Lunch will be served, and the day will conclude with a plenary session and reception.
7:30am Attorney Breakfast Club Meeting
Contact: Dina Aronfeld
8:30am Raising The Bar Annual Family Law Seminar Featuring Judges and General Magistrates of the Family Law Division, 17th Judicial Circuit
Where: Embassy Suites Hotel 1100 SE 17th Street Fort Lauderdale 33316
Where: Hyatt Regency Downtown 400 SE Second Avenue MiamiFlorida
11:30am Heart/Lung Presumptions in Workers Compensation Cases Involving Firefighters, Law  Enforcement and Correctional Officers
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
11:45am South Miami / Kendall Bar Association Luncheon w/ Hon. Kevin Emas
Where: Carrabba's Italian Grill 5829 SW 73rd St.MiamiFlorida 33143
Cost: $25 Members with Reservation $35 Non-Members or without Reservation
6pm Steppin' Out with the Innocence Project of Florida
Where: Four Seasons Hotel, 1435 Brickell Avenue Miami,FL 33131
Description: At this inaugural celebration the Innocence Project of Florida will highlight the inspiring lives of the 13 men who spent decades in prison for crimes they did not commit, and honor the courage and compassion of those whose efforts made these exonerations possible. IPF is a nonprofit legal organization that works to find and free innocent people in Florida’s prisons, helps them rebuild their lives after decades of wrongful imprisonment, and works to reform the criminal justice system so wrongful convictions do not continue to happen. 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 850-561-6767

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

Tue May 1, 2012
5:30pm Broward Justice Association Meeting
Where: Riverside Hotel 620 East Las Olas Boulevard Fort Lauderdale
Contact: or 954-522- 1662

Wed May 2, 2012
6pm DCBA Legal Line, a free legal advice monthly call-in program
Description: Residents of South Florida are invited to call the DCBA at 305-371-2220 Inside Dade County or 888 596-0399 Outside Dade County

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 LauderdaleFL 33316
Cost: $35 Members of the BCBA, $45 Non-Members, Judiciary – Complimentary
Contact: Traci Lewis at (954)832-3618 or
12pm South Broward Bar Association monthly Luncheon
Where: The Ark Restaurant, (Ballroom) 6255 Stirling Rd. in DavieFlorida
Cost: $20 for members, $30 for non-members. Judges are complimentary.
RSVP: (954) 924-8441 or via email to
3pm Labor & Employment Law Seminar: SMART HIRING
Description: 3:00-5:00 PM Seminar 5:00-6:00 PM Networking Happy Hour
The seminar will be focused on "smart hiring" techniques such as interviewing strategies (including what not to ask, medical inquiries, hiring the unemployed, pre-employment personality assessments, etc.) and background checks (including the requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, reference checks in general, the use of social media, etc).
Speakers: Jesse Berger, Esq., Senior Managing Director, Pinkerton Consulting & Investigations
Penny Morey, Managing Director of RemarkAble HR, Inc.
Ellen M. Leibovitch, Board Certified Labor & Employment Lawyer and partner of Assouline & Berlowe, P.A.
Moderator: Lynn Gross, Esq., Senior Employment Counsel, Office Depot HRCI & CLE credits will be available
Cost: $40 for members of SPBCBA and HR professionals who RSVP by 4/30/2012 $50 for attorney non-members of SPBCBA who RSVP by 4/30/12
Contact: Stephanie Ginsburg at561-482-3838
5:30pm NEXT Event
Where: More Information to Follow
Contact: Melisa Malone 954-736-2426 or

Fri May 4, 2012
12pm Investiture of Richard Hirsch
Where: Dade County Courthouse

Tue May 8, 2012
11:45am South Palm Beach County Bar Association Monthly Lunch

Wed May 9, 2012
11:45am Substantive Law and Practical Advice from the Masters in the Litigation and Trial of Business Disputes
Where: Main Courthouse in West Palm Beach, Judicial Conference Room
Description: Palm Beach County Bar Commercial and Business Litigation View from the Bench CLE Judges include: Honorable Glenn D. Kelley and Honorable Meenu T. Sasser, 15th Judicial Circuit, and Honorable Kenneth A. Marra, United States District Court. This course has been granted 1.0 CLER from the Florida Bar. To view the schedule of topics and speakers for this seminar, please click here.
Thu May 10, 2012
5:30pm Broward Young Lawyers Judicial Reception
Where: Sun Sentinel Building Rotunda
Where: Sabadell United Bank 1111 Brickell AvenueMiami, 30th Floor
Cost: $60 per person
6:30pm AJC Greater Miami and Broward 2012 Judge Learned Hand Award Honoring Neisen O. Kasdin

Sat May 12, 2012
All day West Broward Section Golf Tournament
Where: Plantation Preserve Golf Course 7050 W. Broward Boulevard Plantation FL
Contact: Traci Lewis (954)832-3618 or
6:30pm South Palm Beach County Bar Association Annual Installation Gala
Where: Boca West County Club Boca Raton FL 33486

Tue May 15, 2012
11:45am Miami Beach Bar Association Monthly Luncheon
Where: Miami Beach Golf Club, 2301 Alton RoadMiami BeachFlorida 33140
Contact: Call (305) 575-2400

Wed May 16, 2012
11:30am Coral Gables Bar Association Monthly Luncheon
Where: Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse, 2525 Ponce de Leon Blvd.Coral Gables
Cost: $25 students, $35 members, $45 nonmembers, free for judges.
RSVP: Kayla Riera-Gomez at 305-777-9338 or
6pm Solo/Small Networking Dinner
Where: Dave & Busters 3000 Oakwood Boulevard Hollywood FL
Cost: $35 BCBA Members; $50 non-BCBA members $5 additional at the door
Contact: Traci Lewis (954)832-3618 or

Thu May 17, 2012
12pm Broward Young Lawyers Luncheon
Where: Tower Club 100 SE 3rd Ave, 28th Floor, Fort LauderdaleFL
Cost: $25 pay at the door Contact: Traci Lewis (954)832-3618 or
12pm Mediation/ADR & Family Law Committees Annual Joint Role Play Lunch
Cost: $35 members of South Palm Beach County Bar , $50 non-members, $0 Judiciary
contact: Jeffrey Grubman at 561-367-0777
6pm LSGMI's Heart of Giving Celebration and Judicial Reception
Where: The Rubell Family Collection - 95 NW 29th Street 33127
DescriptonPresentation of the Equal Justice Leadership Award Remarks by Steven Zack

Fri May 18, 2012
All day Cunningham Bar Association General Member Meeting
Where: Law Library at the Main Courthouse, West Palm Beach
Description: For further information, please contact Lynn Solomon, Esq. at 561-820-4872.

Sat May 19, 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 or call 347-450-LTTR (5887)


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