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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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. Michael Freed, president, 366-1504 or email@example.com)
Today: Holiday Project Committee Meeting, The JBA office, noon.
Thursday: ADR Practitioners Section Meeting, The JBA office, noon.
Friday: CLE “Business Valuation Fundamentals for the Legal Professional,” 12:45 p.m., Aetna Building.
Nov. 8: The JBA member lunch, speaker is Paul Anderson, JPA CEO. Hyatt Downtown, noon.
Nov. 15: Labor & Employment Section Meeting, The JBA office, noon.
Nov. 18: Workers’ Comp Section Meeting, The JBA office, noon.
Nov. 22: YLS Afternoon at the Courthouse, Courtroom A, 1 p.m.; Happy Hour to immediately follow, 5 p.m.
Nov. 29: Professionalism Committee Meeting, Brennan, Manna & Diamond office, noon.
Nov. 29: YLS Judicial Reception, Zodiac Grill, 5:15 p.m.
Dec. 8: Bench & Bar party, Aetna Building, 5:30 p.m.
Dec. 13: Elder Law Section Meeting, The JBA office, noon.
Jan. 10: Elder Law Section Meeting, The JBA office, noon.
Jan. 20: Member lunch, Hyatt Downtown, noon.
Feb. 14: Elder Law Section Meeting, The JBA office, noon.
Feb. 23-27: CLE Cruise at Sea.
March 13: Elder Law Section Meeting, The JBA office, noon.
April 10: Elder Law Section Meeting, The JBA office, noon.
April 11: Law Day Luncheon, Hyatt Downtown, noon.
May 8: Elder Law Section Meeting, The JBA office, noon.
June 12: Elder Law Section Meeting, The JBA office, noon.
Jacksonville Area Legal Aid
(Christa Figgins, development director, 356-8371, ext. 316 or www.jaxlegalaid.org)
Northeast Florida Chapter of Friends of 440 Scholarship Fund Inc.
(Blake Hood or Heather Byrer Carbone, co-chairs, 353-6241)
The group meets the first Friday of every month at 4:30 p.m. at The Mudville Grille in the St. Nicholas area.
Jacksonville Women Lawyers Association
(Stephanie Harriett, president, 630-2404 or firstname.lastname@example.org)
Nov. 10: Luncheon, speaker is Ambassador Nancy Soderberg, The River Club.
Nov. 29: Holiday Party, contact Banda deLane Crawford at 398-8008 or Banda@Fernandeztl.com.
Jan. 12: Luncheon, The River Club.
Feb. 9: Luncheon, The River Club.
Feb. 9: JALA fundraiser.
March 8: Luncheon, The River Club.
April 12: Luncheon, The River Club.
May 10: Luncheon, The River Club.
June 7: Judicial Reception, contact Vanessa Zamora Newtson at 396.6100 or email@example.com.
Jacksonville Bankruptcy Bar Association
(Mark Mitchell, president, 798-3700 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Barbara Campbell, association administrator, 358-6465 or email@example.com. The association’s website is www.jaxbkybar.com)
Hispanic Bar Association of Northeast Florida
(Ricardo Bedoya, president, 353-2000 or firstname.lastname@example.org; Andrew Abramovich, president-elect, 353-0939 or email@example.com)
The Jacksonville Bar Association Young Lawyers Section
(Elizabeth Howard, president, 353-6245 or firstname.lastname@example.org)
Jacksonville Association of Defense Counsel
(Michael McCoy, president, 398-0900 or MMcCoy@marksgray.com)
Dec. 5: Dinner meeting at The Haskell Building.
Jacksonville Asian American Bar Association
(Maria Aguila, president, 638-1338 email@example.com)
Federal Bar Association Jacksonville Chapter
(Lori K. Mans, president, 356-8900 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The association’s website is www.jacksonvillefederalbarassociation.org.)
Christian Legal Society
(Jeanne Helton, president, email@example.com)
Luncheons at The University Club every second Friday of the month except January, July and August. For more information, email Helton.
Friday: Noon-1 p.m., luncheon, The University Club. Speaker is County Judge Angela Cox, sharing insights into her journey from the streets of Detroit to the County Court bench. RSVP to Jhelton@smithhulsey.com or 359-7761.
D.W. Perkins Bar Association
(Pauline Drake, president, 630-2581 or firstname.lastname@example.org)
Catholic Lawyers Guild
(Christine Russell, president, 398-3911 or email@example.com)
Nov. 8: Lunch meeting, The University Club. Speaker: Meet Bishop Felipe J. Estevez, “Up Close & Personal.”
Jan. 10: Lunch meeting, The University Club. Speaker: Rev. Slawomir Bielasiewicz and Deacon Jeff Burgess, “A Personal Journey of Faith.”
March 13: Lunch meeting, The University Club.
May 8: Lunch meeting, The University Club.
Jacksonville Beaches Bar Association
(Bryan Goode III, president, 247-1755)
Meets the third Thursday of the month at The Wine Bar at 320 N. First St. in Jacksonville Beach
Nassau County Bar Association
(Robert Bernard, president, 261-2600 or firstname.lastname@example.org)
Jacksonville Chapter of Association of Legal Administrators
(Leonard Doty, president, 237-1183 or Leonarddoty@yahoo.com)
American Board of Trial Advocates Jacksonville Chapter
(Jake Schickel, president, 356-6071)
Jacksonville Justice Association
(Fred Catfish Abbott, president. David Dunlap, vice president. Megan Abbott, executive director, 292-1111.)
Legal Marketing Association Southeastern Chapter, Jacksonville City Group.
(Jessica Sloan, chair-elect, 346-5757 or email@example.com)
E. Robert Williams American Inn of Court
(Michael Crumpler, president, 704-0652 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Allison Hauser, past president, 807-2160 or email@example.com. Website is www.innsofcourt.org.)
All meetings begin at 6 p.m. with dinner served at 7 p.m. at Epping Forest Yacht Club.
Nov. 15: 6 p.m., Winter Meeting
Dec. 13: 6 p.m., Holiday Social with spouses/guests
Jan. 24: 6 p.m., Winter Meeting
March 6: 6 p.m., Spring Meeting
April 17: 6 p.m., Spring Meeting
Northeast Chapter, Florida Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
Northeast Florida Paralegal Association
(Kathryn Howell, president, 345-3275 or Kathryn.firstname.lastname@example.org; Margaret Costa, first vice president, email@example.com)
Nov. 10: Noon-1 p.m., Formal luncheon, “Current Recruiting Trends and Legal Developments,” Andrea Fourman, Special Counsel. Hyatt Downtown.
Paralegal Association of Florida Inc., First Coast Chapter
(Kim Schenkel, president, Schenkel@jaxlegal.com or 249-9030; Tana Stringfellow, first vice president, TStringfellow@foley.com or 359-8741)
Nov. 8: 5:30-7:30 p.m., “Positive Job Searches How-To,” MarksGray.
Nov. 17: 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m., Luncheon business meeting, Wyndham Hotel.
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