Broward County Bar Association
E-Newsletter of Continuing Learning Education and Upcoming Events in Broward County

North Broward Section Luncheon - Recent developments on Fourth Amendment Search & Seizure case law 

August 12, 2014

 

 

Speaker:  The Honorable Martin J. Bidwill

Date:  Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Time:  12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Cost:  BCBA Members $20; Non-Members $25; BCBA Judiciary Members FREE

Location:  Champps Americana, 6401 N. Andrews Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309

 

REGISTER HERE

 

Webinar - Word Essentials for Legal Professionals

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

 

Time: 12:00 pm-1:00 pm EST

Cost: $25 each Webinar for BCBA Members ; $35 each Webinar for Non BCBA Members. Credit Card Payments Only

 

Description: Microsoft Word has become an important tool in today's law firms and legal

 departments. Even so, very few lawyers have taken the time to learn some basic and crucial skills that inarguably help them throughout the day. This session focuses on the most needed yet underutilized features of Word specifically for legal professionals. This class is eligible for one (1) General CLE Credit from the Florida Bar.

● Understanding the Word interface and essential features

● Using the Clipboard to more efficiently draft legal documents

● Professional formatting techniques

● Creating bulleted and numbered lists

● Formatting pages & paragraphs in complex legal documents

● Finalizing the document, checking for hidden information and metadata

● Previewing and printing option

● Saving to PDF

 

 

West Broward Section Luncheon - CLE: Recognizing Appealable orders & Avoiding Common Mistakes in the Trial Court

Thursday, August 28, 2014


 

 

Speaker: John H. Pelzer, Esq.

Time: 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Location: Plantation Preserve Golf Club

Cost: $25 Advance Registration;$30 Walk-in Registration; No Charge for Judiciary Members of BCBA

 

 

Broward County Bar Association's Paralegal, Judicial & Legal Assistant Section presents

Insight from a Judicial Assistant Panel: A "Best Practices" Dialogue on Navigating Through the Courthouse

August 28, 2014

 

Participate in a dialogue with the Broward County Courthouse Judicial Assistants. The event concludes with a networking reception.

Light appetizers and beverages will be served.

Judicial Assistant Panel
  • Bonnie Sandler - Moderator
  • Patti Buchholz - Judge Rene Goldenberg - Family Division
  • Peggy Sullivan - Judge John Murphy - Circuit Civil Division
  • Elizabeth Ranalli - Judge Mel Grossman - Probate Division
  • Marjorie McClain - Judge John Hurley - Magistrate First Appearance Division
  • Mairale Dyson - Judge Michael Robinson - Felony Criminal Division

Date: Thursday, August 28, 2014

Time:  5:30 pm- 7:30 pm

Location: BCBA Conference Center

Cost: $15.00 - BCBA Members; $25.00 - Nonmembers; $0 -  Judiciary Members 

 

CLE - You Want To Have a Baby? The "ART" Law Presentation

Thursday, September 10, 2014

 

Speaker: Marla Neufeld, Esq. and Hugo Acebo

Topic:  The "Art"   - Assisted Reproductive Technology Law Presentation

Time: 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Includes Lunch and 1 CLE 

 

The Broward Bar Association with The Law Office of Stephanie L. Schneider PA & National Care present:
NAVIGATING THE MAZE: IDENTIFYING AND RESOLVING ISSUES INHERENT IN THE PERSONAL INJURY CASE FOR CLIENTS WITH  DISABILITY OR SPECIAL NEEDS
September 11, 2014

Speakers:  Kristin Bianculli, Esq.,  Kelley/Uustal Nathaniel Green, Esq., Nathaniel E. Green,  PA,  President Elect: Broward Justice Association

 

7.5 General CLE credits, 3 Ethics Credits,  7.5 Trial Law & Elder Law Certification Credits

 

Time: 8:30am - 5:00pm

Location: Broward Bar Association

Cost: $50 - BCBA Members; $75 - Nonmembers; $0 Judiciary Members

 

SEMINAR AGENDA:

8:30-8:50 a.m. Check-in/Breakfast

9:00- 9:15 am.  Opening Remarks & Introductions


 

9:15 -11:50 a.m.

The attorney's ethical obligation

Identifying advanced legal issues
Affordable Care Act and post-settlement third party
Benefit considerations in PI cases
Medicaid estate recovery law

Preservation of settlement proceeds

 

12:00-12:45 p.m. Lunch program (lunch provided)

Case studies/Panel

 

1:00-3:50 p.m.
Defining the quality of life vision for the client & family
Projection of costs to achieve that vision
Analyzing the value of third party resources
Medicare: the secondary payor statute
The attorney's ethical obligation  (part 2)

Medicare set aside arrangements

 

4:00-4:40 p.m.
Current updates & trends: cms memos,

Court findings

 

*Sponsorship Opportunities Available
 For More Information contact Lauren at lauren@browardbar.org or (954)832-3618 
 

Constitution Day Reading & Reception

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Enjoy and Celebrate American Democracy and Freedom!

* Award-Winning Dillard High School Choir will perform patriotic favorites.
* Judges, attorneys, veterans, elected officials, war veterans, students, educators, and
distinguished citizens will read sections of the Constitution of the United States.
* Cocktails & hors d'oeuvres will be served.

 

Location: Hyatt Regency Pier Top; 2301 SE 17th Street Causeway, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Time: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm; Networking reception followed by Program Agenda.

Cost: $25 per person.  Sponsorships Available!

 

REGISTER HERE

 

Sponsored by:

 NSU

 

SAVE THE DATE!

13th Annual For the Public Good

October 17, 2014

 

For More Information - CLICK HERE

 

Time to RENEW Your BCBA Membership for 2014-2015!
LINKS TO BCBA UPCOMING EVENTS:

  

 

 August 21 - Joint Meet & Greet between the Broward County Bar Association's Young Lawyers Section, Emerge Broward and the Ghost Light Society

 

August 27"Bar at Bar" at Grille 401 Networking Event

 

August 28 - West Broward Luncheon - CLE:Recognizing Appealable orders & Avoiding Common Mistakes in the Trial Court

 

August 28 - Insight from a Judicial Assistant Panel: A Best Practices Dialogue on Navigating Through the Court

 

September 10 - (RESCHEDULED DATE) Small Solo Dinner

 

September 10 - CLE - You Want To Have a Baby? The "ART" Law Presentation

 

September 11 -  (Full Day Seminar) NAVIGATING THE MAZE: IDENTIFYING AND RESOLVING ISSUES INHERENT IN THE PERSONAL INJURY CASE FOR CLIENTS WITH DISABILITY OR SPECIAL NEEDS 

 

September 17 - Constitution Day Reading & Reception

 

 

SAVE THE DATE: 

Broward County Bar Association Young Lawyer Section 
27th Annual Golf Tournament - 

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Please contact Jessica Kersey at jkersey@arcbroward.com or (954) 746-9400 for sponsorship information. Click HERE for more information.

2014 SURVEY OF FLORIDA LAW

Exclusively Available to BCBA Members! No Fee.

 

 

2013 Survey of Florida Law copies are also available.

 

Location: BCBA, 1051 SW 3rd Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

Check-out Hours:  9:00am - 4:30pm

Cost: No Fee

Description: CLE available on CD to BCBA Members at no charge.  Check out period is 2 weeks.  Call Membership Department ahead of time to check availability at 954.764.8040 or just stop by! Must be a current BCBA Member.

Broward County Bar Association Upcoming Events


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BCBA Officers

 

John G. Jordan

President

Robin Moselle
President Elect

 

Charles A. Morehead III

Treasurer

 

Thomas Oates

Secretary


Alan S. Fishman

Past President

 

Braulio Rosa

Executive Director

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