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 jaxbar.org.)
Thursday: Golf and annual meeting, Deerwood Country Club.
May 22: Sidebar luncheon with family law judges, noon-1:30 p.m. at the Duval County Courthouse. Room to be determined. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
May 30: ADR Section CME/CLE Program, all day, Florida Coastal School of Law.
June 13: YLS "Noon in June," noon, location to be announced.
Jacksonville Area Legal Aid
(Joshua Zmroczek, development director, 356-8371, ext. 314 or jaxlegalaid.org)
Jacksonville Women Lawyers Association
(Katherine Schnauss Naugle, president, 366-2703 or email@example.com)
June 6: Judicial Reception, 5:30 p.m., The River Club
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
(Michael Orr, can be contacted at 358-8300 or firstname.lastname@example.org)
Jacksonville Association of Defense Counsel
(Andrew Abramovich, president, 353-6241 or AAbramovich@Boyd-Jenerette.com)
Northeast Chapter, Florida Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
(Lee Lockett, president, 858-9818 or email@example.com, nefacdl.org)
May 23: Luncheon, noon, River City Brewing Co.
June 27: Luncheon, noon, River City Brewing Co.
Jacksonville Asian American Bar Association
(Shane Herbert, president, 904-359-5505, firstname.lastname@example.org)
Northeast Florida Chapter of Friends of 440 Scholarship Fund Inc.
(Holley Akers, 904-399-8989, or Michael O'Rourke, 904-398-0811, co-chairs.)
The group meets the first Friday of every month at 4:30 p.m. at The Mudville Grille in the St. Nicholas area.
Federal Bar Association Jacksonville Chapter
(Michael Fackler, president, 357-3660 or email@example.com. The association's website is jacksonvillefederalbarassociation.org.)
Christian Legal Society
(Hollyn Foster, president, firstname.lastname@example.org)
Luncheons are generally the third Thursday of the month at the First Baptist Church dining center (Laura and Ashley streets) For more information, email Hollyn Foster.
Friday: Bible study, 8-8:50 a.m., Southern Grill, 800 Flagler Ave.
May 23: Samuel B. Casey — The Law of Life Project luncheon (a la carte), noon-1:15 p.m. First Baptist Church Dining Room. Casey will speak during lunch about provisions of the Affordable Care Act mandate that affects Christians.
May 23: Ethics CLE, 1:30-3 p.m., First Baptist Church Dining Room. Topic: "Can a Good Lawyer be Good?" 1.5 hours pending. RSVP to email@example.com.
Jacksonville Bankruptcy Bar Association
(Ellsworth Summers, president, 398-3911 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Barbara Campbell, association administrator, 358-6465, ext. 227, or email@example.com. The association's website is jaxbkybar.com)
Wednesday: JBBA Professionalism Boot Camp, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., includes lunch; Bryan Simpson U.S. Courthouse, Bankruptcy Courtroom 4-C; speakers are U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judges Paul Glenn and Jerry Funk and lawyers Jerrett McConnell and J. Ellsworth Summers Jr., CLE applied for. Cost is $25 for non-attorneys, $40 for attorney members and $50 for attorney non-members.
D.W. Perkins Bar Association
(Leslie Scott Jean-Bart, president, 647-6501, firstname.lastname@example.org)
Catholic Lawyers Guild
(Brian Cabrey, president, 353-3222 or email@example.com)
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
(Mary Beth Wimmer, president, 904-598-8605 or at email@example.com)
American Board of Trial Advocates Jacksonville Chapter
(Lee "Tad" Griffin, president, 358-8881 or firstname.lastname@example.org)
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)
Collaborative Family Law Group of NE Florida
(Connie J. Byrd, president, 731-0990 or firstname.lastname@example.org)
Network lunch the second Wednesday of each month at 11:45 a.m. at Crispers at the St. Johns Town Center.
Wednesday: Meet and greet, 5:30-7 p.m. at The Corner Bistro in Tapestry Park, 9823 Tapestry Park Circle.
Northeast Florida Paralegal Association
(Kathryn Howell, president, 345-3275 or email@example.com; Francie DePaolo, first vice president, 446-2632 or firstname.lastname@example.org)
May 23: After-hours "End of Semester Cheers" mixer, 6:30-8 p.m. at Mimi's Café at St. Johns Town Center, 10209 River Coast Drive. Contact Michelle Ramirez at email@example.com for more information.
June 5: CLE Lunch and Lecture, Skyline Restaurant and Conference Center, 50 N. Laura St., 42nd floor. Topic 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)
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