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: Professionalism Award Nomination Deadline.
Thursday: ADR Practitioners’ Section Meeting, “Mediation Styles: What’s the Difference?” The JBA office, noon.
Thursday: Law Week Event. Edward & Ragatz 3rd Annual Law Day in May Celeb ration, EverBank Plaza, Riverside Avenue, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
May 8: Elder Law Section Meeting, The JBA office, noon.
May 15: Attorneys ad Litem Lunch & Learn Follow-up Training, Florida Coastal School of Law, noon.
May 17: The JBA Annual Meeting, Golf & Tennis Outing, Deerwood Country Club.
May 17-19: American Bar Association and National Legal Aid & Defender Association 2012 Equal Justice Conference, Hyatt.
May 18: Jaguars Paws & Laws III, EverBank Field.
May 30: Judicial Relations Committee Meeting, Marks Gray, noon.
June 1: Business & Corporate Law Section CLE, Inaugural Marshall M. Criser Jr. Transactional Law Seminar, Sawgrass Marriott, 8:30 a.m.
June 12: Elder Law Committee, The JBA office, noon.
June 14: ADR Section CME/CLE Program, Florida Coastal School of Law, 8 a.m.
June 14: Noon in June and Young Lawyers Section Annual Meeting.
June 16: Ask-A-Lawyer Event, Northwest Jacksonville Community Development Corp. Health & Neighbor Day, 9 a.m.-noon.
June 19: Attorneys ad Litem Lunch & Learn Follow-up Training, Florida Coastal School of Law, noon.
June 20: Sidebar Lunch with Family Law Judges, Courtroom A, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
June 26: Member Luncheon, Hyatt Downtown, noon.
June 28: Law & Media Relations CLE, Florida Coastal School of Law, 2-6 p.m.
June 29: “How to Build A Million Dollar Solo Law Firm in 36 Months,” CLE, RJon Robbins.
Jacksonville Asian American Bar Association
(Maria Aguila, president, 638-1338 or firstname.lastname@example.org)
Federal Bar Association Jacksonville Chapter
(Patty Barksdale, president, 301-6285 or email@example.com. The association’s website is www.jacksonvillefederalbarassociation.org.)
Jacksonville Area Legal Aid
(Christa Figgins, development director, 356-8371, ext. 316 or www.jaxlegalaid.org)
Jacksonville Women Lawyers Association
(Stephanie Harriett, president, 630-2404 or firstname.lastname@example.org)
May 10: Luncheon, The River Club.
June 14: Judicial Reception, The River Club.
Hispanic Bar Association of Northeast Florida
(Ricardo Bedoya, president, 353-2000 or email@example.com; Andrew Abramovich, president-elect, 353-0939 or firstname.lastname@example.org)
The Jacksonville Bar Association Young Lawyers Section
(Elizabeth Howard, president, 353-6245 or email@example.com)
Jacksonville Association of Defense Counsel
(Andrew Abramovich, president, 353-6241 or AAbramovich@Boyd-Jenerette.com)
June 11: Dinner Meeting, 5:30 p.m.
Aug. 9-12: Annual Seminar.
Dec. 10: Dinner Meeting, 5:30 p.m.
Northeast Chapter, Florida Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
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 Bankruptcy Bar Association
(Mark Mitchell, president, 346-5711 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Barbara Campbell, association administrator, 358-6465 or email@example.com. The association’s website is www.jaxbkybar.com)
Christian Legal Society
(Jeanne Helton, president, firstname.lastname@example.org)
Luncheons every second Friday of the month except January, July and August. For more information, email Helton.
May 8: Luncheon, speaker is Mayor Alvin Brown, combined meeting with Catholic Lawyers Guild, noon-1:15 p.m., The University Club. Cost is $17. Members should make checks payable to “Christian Legal Society.” RSVP to email@example.com.
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)
May 8: Luncheon, speaker is Mayor Alvin Brown, combined meeting with Christian Legal Society, noon-1:15 p.m., The University Club. Cost is $17. Members should make checks payable to “Catholic Lawyers Guild.” RSVP tp to Maria Aguila at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
Jacksonville Chapter of Association of Legal Administrators
(Missy Winstead, president, 358-4202 or email@example.com)
American Board of Trial Advocates Jacksonville Chapter
(Dianne Weaver, president, 260-5122 or firstname.lastname@example.org)
May 15: Executive committee and chairpersons meeting.
June 12: Executive committee and chairpersons meeting.
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)
Nassau County Bar Association
(Robert Bernard, president, 261-2600 or firstname.lastname@example.org)
E. Robert Williams American Inn of Court
(Michael Crumpler, president, 704-0652 or email@example.com or Allison Hauser, past president, 807-2160 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Website is www.innsofcourt.org. )
Northeast Florida Paralegal Association
(Kathryn Howell, president, 345-3275 or email@example.com; Margaret Costa, first vice president, 923-6575 or firstname.lastname@example.org)
May 10: CLE Membership Business Meeting, noon-1 p.m., Hyatt Downtown. Topic: “Family Law – Rules and Standards of Practice.”
May 12: The Florida Alliance of Paralegal Associations Spring Seminar 2012, 5 hours CLE, “Preparations for Mediation.” 8 a.m.–4:45 p.m. Wingate by Wyndham Hotel, 4791 Windsor Commons Court. www.fapainc.org/SpringSeminar2012. Contact Dana Welcker at email@example.com.
June 7: CLE Lunch and Lecture, noon-1 p.m. Details to be announced.
Paralegal Association of Florida Inc., First Coast Chapter
(Kim Schenkel, president, firstname.lastname@example.org or 249-9030; Tana Stringfellow, first vice president, email@example.com or 359-8741; or fccpaf.org)
Wednesday: 5:45 p.m., board meeting.
May 17: 5:30 p.m., annual meeting for election of officers and dinner CLE meeting, topic is “E-Discovery” with Marc Alscher of PICTERA Solutions, Crowne Plaza Riverfront.
June 6: 5:45 p.m., board meeting.
June 21: 11:45 a.m., luncheon business meeting, Crowne Plaza Riverfront.
July 11: 5:45 p.m., board meeting.
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