- 2014 - June - 16th -

Legal calendar

From Staff

The Jacksonville Bar Association

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

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

Thursday: 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)

July 2:  Red, White & Blue Happy Hour, 5:30-7 p.m., at 200 W. Forsyth Street, Suite 130, RSVP at jwla.org.

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 Bankruptcy Bar Association

(Jason Burgess, president, (904) 354-5065 or Jason@jasonaburgess.com. Or, Jeanne Breault, jbreault@lansingroy.com. The association’s website is jaxbkybar.com)

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.

D.W. Perkins Bar Association

(Ramona Chaplin, president, dwperkinsbar.com)

Catholic Lawyers Guild

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

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.

Nassau County Bar Association

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

Jacksonville Justice Association

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

Jacksonville Chapter of Association of Legal Administrators

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

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. 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)

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)

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)

July 17: CLE Dinner, check-in is 5:30 p.m., dinner starts at 6 p.m. Crowne Plaza Jacksonville Riverfront. Cost is $30 for members, $35 for non-members. Make checks payable to PAF-FCC or bring exact change. RSVP to cle@paf.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.

July 17: “Meet the Board” membership mixer, Mimi’s Café at the St. Johns Town Center. To RSVP or inquire, contact Michelle Ramirez at nefpa.vp.commiteeliaison@gmail.com.

Aug. 7: 2014 CLE Lunch and Learn, noon-1 p.m. at the BB&T Building, 200 W. Forsyth St. Register by Aug. 5. Speaker is attorney Robert Miller, who will speak about estate planning. All legal professionals are welcome to attend. To RSVP or inquire, contact Jeanne Riggen, , nefpa.1stvicepresident@gmail.com.

Sept. 11: Annual meeting and election, River City Brewing Co. All legal professionals are welcome to attend. To RSVP or inquire, contact Michelle Ramirez at nefpa.vp.committeeliaison@gmail.com.

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

Three Rivers Legal Services

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

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 editorial@baileypub.com or faxed to (904) 353-2628. If your association is not included, call Max Marbut at (904) 356-2466.

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