This directory includes contact information and news from area legal associations. Every effort has been made to obtain accurate information and any corrections will be appreciated. Information for this directory should be submitted to email@example.com or faxed to 353-2628. If your association is not included, call Karen Mathis at 356-2466.
The Jacksonville Bar Association
(Susan Sowards, executive director, 399-4486 or www.jaxbar.org. Dan Bean, president, 798-7294 or firstname.lastname@example.org)
Jan. 20: Elder Law Section meet at noon at the JBA office
Jan. 26: CLE, Secrets to Successful Firm Management, Timuquana Country Club from 4:30-6 p.m.
Feb. 25: CLE, Tax and Trust & Probate Sections and receptions at Florida Coastal School of Law, 1-5 p.m.
Jacksonville Area Legal Aid
(Christa Figgins, development director, 356-8371, ext. 316 or www.jaxlegalaid.org)
The Jacksonville Bar Association’s YLS Sports League
(Charlie Jimerson, email@example.com and Rick Britton, firstname.lastname@example.org; Sports League Commissioners. The Law League consists of the following sports: softball, basketball, football and golf.)
Oct. 20-Dec. 29: Fall co-ed kickball
Jan. 5-Feb. 18: Winter co-ed basketball (4 on 4)
Feb. 23-April 13: Spring co-ed flag football
April 1-May 28: Spring co-ed golf
April 20-June 1: Spring co-ed ultimate frisbee
June 1-Aug. 3: Summer co-ed basketball
Aug. 30-Oct. 5: Fall co-ed softball
Oct. 12-Dec. 14: Fall co-ed kickball
Jacksonville Women Lawyers Association
(Mary Scott, president, 636-8600 or email@example.com)
Jan. 13: Luncheon at the River Club at noon. The guest speaker is Judith Equels, LOMAS. RSVP by Jan. 8 to Stephanie Harriett at firstname.lastname@example.org
Feb. 10: Luncheon at the River Club at noon. The guest speaker is life coach Milanie Hatfield. RSVP to Stephanie Harriett by Feb. 5.
March 10: Luncheon at the River Club at noon. The guest speaker is self-defense expert Andrew Wooten. RSVP to Stephanie Harriett by March 5
April 14: Luncheon at the River Club at noon. The guest speaker is Ted Bundy prosecutor George Dekle Sr. RSVP by April 9 to Stephanie Harriett.
May 12: Luncheon at the River Club. Speaker TBD. RSVP to Stephanie Harriett by May 7.
June 10: Annual Judicial Reception at the Hyatt from 5:30-7:30 p.m. RSVP by June 4 to Amanda Webb at email@example.com
Christian Legal Society
(Judi Setzer, president, firstname.lastname@example.org)
Luncheons at the University Club every second Friday of the month except January, July and August. For more, e-mail Setzer.
Hispanic Bar Association of Northeast Florida
(Vanessa A. De Rosa, president, 208-0156, ext. 256 or email@example.com)
February: Co-sponsoring the 2nd Annual JBA Diversity Symposium.
March: General meeting
May: Co-sponsoring a Cinco de Mayo happy hour with the Young Lawyers Section of the JBA.
The Jacksonville Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section
(Kirby Oberdorfer, president, 680-7645 or firstname.lastname@example.org)
Present-Dec. 29: YLS co-ed kickball at Fishweir Elementary. Contact Charlie Jimerson (email@example.com)
Jan. 13: Happy Hour at Golftec from 6-9 p.m.
March 3: Judicial breakfast at the County Courthouse, Room 505 from 8-9 a.m. RSVP to Elizabeth Howard (firstname.lastname@example.org) by Feb. 24.
April 3: YLS “Run for Cover!” 5K Run to benefit the Florida Skin Care Foundation. Registration forms available at area 1st Place Sports stores. For volunteering, contact Christian George at email@example.com.
Family Law Inns of Court
(Clay County Judge Daniel Wilensky, president, or Jim Keenan, secretary, 359-9060 or firstname.lastname@example.org)
Jacksonville Asian American Bar Association
(Beejal Patel, president, 742-8878 or email@example.com)
Jan. 7: Regular meeting, location TBD
March 4: Regular meeting, location TBD
May 6: Election meeting, nominations due for new officers, location TBD
July 1: Elections for new officers, location TBD
North Florida Chapter of the Friends of 440 Scholarship Fund Inc.
(Ray Holley or Tara Sa’id, co-chairs, 346-5422, or Alan Gordon, vice-chair, 348-2790)
The group meets the first Friday of every month at 4 p.m. at Mudville Grill in the St. Nicholas area.
Federal Bar Association Jacksonville Chapter
(Kim Israel, president, 398-7038; David Reeves, president-elect, 356-1306)
Jacksonville Bankruptcy Bar Association
(Jerrett McConnell, president, 727-7850 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Douglas Neway, vice president, 358-6465 or email@example.com. Barbara Campbell, association administrator, 358-6465 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The association’s Web site is www.jaxbkybar.com)
D.W. Perkins Bar Association
(Leslie Scott Jean-Bart, president, 396-5555 or email@example.com)
Catholic Lawyers Guild
(Elizabeth R. Ondriezek, president, 396-3900 or firstname.lastname@example.org)
Jan. 12: Luncheon meeting at noon at the University Club
Feb. 5: First Friday Mass at noon at Immaculate Conception Chapel
March 5: First Friday Mass at noon at Immaculate Conception Chapel
March 9: Luncheon meeting at noon at the University Club
May 7: First Friday Mass at noon at Immaculate Conception Chapel
May 11: Luncheon meeting at noon at the University Club
June 4: First Friday Mass at noon at Immaculate Conception Chapel
Jacksonville Beaches Bar Association
(Bryan Goode III, president, 247-1755)
Meets the third Thursday of the month at The Wine Bar at 320 N. 1st. St. in Jacksonville Beach
Nassau County Bar Association
(Chanda Rogers, president, 321-0202 or email@example.com)
Jacksonville Association of Defense Counsel
(Deborah Halvorsen, president, 346-3166, ext. 3009 or firstname.lastname@example.org)
Elder Law Section of the Jacksonville Bar
(Mike Jorgensen, chair, 619-8890 or email@example.com)
The group meets the third Wednesday of every month at the JBA offices offices; 841 Prudential Dr., Suite 1320.
Jacksonville Chapter of Association of Legal Administrators
(Jean Pimental, publicity chair, 630-1844 or JeanP@coj.net)
American Board of Trial Advocates Jacksonville chapter
(Michael O’Neal, 353-0024)
Jacksonville Justice Association
(Mark Calvin, president, 632-2424 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Jason Roth, executive director, 401-0010 or jacksonvillejusticegmail.com)
Legal Marketing Association Southeastern Chapter, Jacksonville City Group
(Jessica Sloan, chair-elect; 346-5757 or email@example.com)
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