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Legal Association Calendar

This directory includes contact information and news from area legal associations. Submissions or questions should be sent to mmarbut@jaxdailyrecord.com with the subject line “Legal Calendar” or faxed to (904) 353-2628.

Updated: 06/09/2014

The Jacksonville Bar Association

(Susan Sowards, executive director, (904) 399-4486 or jaxbar.org.)

Thursday: YLS annual meeting, 5-7:30 p.m., Museum of Contemporary Art.

Thursday: YLS Noon in June, 11 a.m., Main Library.

Friday: CLE: Hanging Your Shingle, 9 a.m. at the Wells Fargo Center.

June 17: Judicial Reception and JBA board swearing-in ceremony, 6 p.m., Wells Fargo Center Lobby.

June 19: CLE Civil Circuit Sidebar, noon, Room 7139 in Duval County Courthouse.

Jacksonville Area Legal Aid

(Joshua Zmroczek, development director, (904) 356-8371, ext. 314 or jaxlegalaid.org)

Jacksonville Women Lawyers Association

(Kate Mesic, president, (904) 619-2510 or kate@mesiclaw.com)

Hispanic Bar Association of Northeast Florida

(The association’s website is hbajax.org.)

The Jacksonville Bar Association Young Lawyers Section

(Michelle Barnett, president, (904) 345-3278 or michelle.barnett@adblegal.com)

Jacksonville Association of Defense Counsel

(Andrew Abramovich, president, (904) 353-0939 or aabramovich@boyd-jenerette.com)

Northeast Chapter, Florida Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys

(Gene Nichols, president, (904) 353-3300)

Jacksonville Asian American Bar Association

(Shane Herbert, president, (904) 359-5505 or herbert@flalaw.pro)

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

(Susanne Weisman, president, (904) 549-1304. The association’s website is jacksonvillefederalbarassociation.org.)

Christian Legal Society

(Hollyn Foster, president, hjfoster@sbnjax.com)

Friday: Bible Study led by Judge Sharon Tanner, 8-8:50 a.m., The Southern Grill, 800 Flagler Ave.

Jacksonville Bankruptcy Bar Association

(Robert Heekin Jr., president, (904) 358-4000 or rah@tmhlaw.net. Or, Jeanne Breault, jbreault@lansingroy.com. The association’s website is jaxbkybar.com)

D.W. Perkins Bar Association

(Ramona Chaplin, president, dwperkinsbar.com)

Catholic Lawyers Guild

(Maria Aguila, president, (904) 255-1130 or maguila@coj.net)

Nassau County Bar Association

(Robert Bernard, president, (904) 261-2600 or bob@eightflagslaw.com)

Jacksonville Beaches Bar Association

(Bryan Goode III, president, (904) 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

(Jean Pimental, president, (904) 630-1844 or jeanp@coj.net)

Thursday: Chapter meeting, noon-1:15 p.m. at Smith, Gambrell & Russell.

July 8: Chapter meeting, noon-1:15 p.m. at Gunster.

Aug. 13: Chapter meeting, noon-1:15 held at Foley & Lardner.

Sept. 11: Chapter meeting, noon-1:15 p.m. held at Pajcic & Pajcic.

Oct. 14: 14th Annual Managing Partner luncheon, noon-1:30 at The River Club.

Nov. 12: Chapter meeting, noon-1:15 p.m. at Pajcic & Pajcic.

Dec. 11: Chapter meeting, noon-1:15 p.m. at The River Club. Annual holiday party to benefit Hubbard House.

American Board of Trial Advocates Jacksonville Chapter

(Lee “Tad” Griffin, president, (904) 358-8881 or tad@pajcic.com)

Jacksonville Justice Association

(Fred Catfish Abbott, president. David Dunlap, vice president. Megan Abbott, executive director, (904) 292-1111.)

Legal Marketing Association Southeastern Chapter, Jacksonville City Group

(Jessica Sloan, chair-elect, (904) 346-5757 or jsloan@rtlaw.com)

Collaborative Family Law Group of NE Florida

(Connie J. Byrd, president, (904) 731-0990 or connie@lawbyrd.com)

Northeast Florida Paralegal Association

(Francie DePaolo, president, (904) 598-6114 or nefpa.president@gmail.com; Jeanne Riggen, first vice president, (904) 923-6575 or nefpa.1stvicepresident@gmail.com)

July 10: CLE formal luncheon, noon-1 p.m. at The River Club. Speaker is attorney Robert Spohrer on the topic of “Anatomy of an Air Crash Case.” All legal professionals are welcome to attend. To RSVP, contact Jeanne Riggen, nefpa.1stvicepresident@gmail.com.

Sept. 20: Fall 2014 FAPA seminar, Keiser University, 9100 Forum Corporate Parkway in Fort Myers.

Paralegal Association of Florida Inc., First Coast Chapter

(Kim Schenkel, president, president@fccpaf.org or (904) 249-9030; Heather Dugan, first vice president, vicepresident1@fccpaf.org or; or fccpaf.org)

Three Rivers Legal Services

(Chardea Murray, pro bono coordinator, (904)394-7450 ext. 7205, chardea.murray@trls.org)

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