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Erica K. SmithErica is the 2016-2017 President of the St. Petersburg Bar Association
William B. McQueenBill is the 2016-2017 President-Elect of the St. Petersburg Bar Association

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The mission of the St. Petersburg Bar Association is to serve the legal community,
to strengthen the noble calling of the practice of law, and to foster excellence in the profession.
 

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If you are not a member of the St. Pete Bar then click on the JOIN NOW link to the left.

The St. Pete Bar. Your Partner in Practice.

                                 
 

 PLEASE NOTE:
The September Membership Meeting will go on as planned!
See you there!!!

Join us for the
St. Petersburg Bar Associatio
n
SEPTEMBER MEMBERSHIP
LUNCHEON MEETING
Friday, September 2, 2016

Mirror Lake Lyceum 737 Third Ave. N.
11:30am Networking Lunch
12:00pm Program

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Featuring The Florida Bar Candidates
for President-Elect Designate

Lansing C. Scriven,
Trenam Law

and
Michelle R. Suskauer,
Suskauer Law Firm

 

PRESENTING SPONSOR

     

 ALL MEMBERS PRESENT
WILL RECEIVE
A FREE GIFT FROM
TOFFEE TO GO!

                       

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PLEASE R.S.V.P.
COST:
FREE for St. Pete Bar regular members, sponsor and student members
                       

$25.00 Judges, reciprocal members, associate members, staff & guests 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ON THE CALENDAR LINK or
CLICK HERE to download a registration form.

For more information on the St. Pete Bar or to be an annual sponsor contact
Melissa Byers, Executive Director
mbyers@stpetebar.com or 727-823-7474.

 

 

 
                                      
 These section seminars are open to ALL members and non-members.
You do not need to be a member of the section to attend.

Special Needs Trusts
Working with
ABLE Accounts


Speaker:
Travis D. Finchum,Esq.
 
Special Needs Lawyers, P.A.

A 1 hr. CLE Presented by the
Probate & Guardianship Section, 
Co-Chairs: Lyndy C. Jennings &
Victoria S. Jones

Certification 1.0: Elder Law

Tuesday, September 13th
12:00- 1:00 PM
at St. Pete Yacht Club

CLICK HERE for more information.

Building a Business by Helping Others:
How to Manage a Small Law Firm

National Tour Speaker:
Christopher T. Anderson

Entrepreneur, General Counsel and VP of Advanced Programs

A 6 hr. CLE/includes 4 hrs. Ethics  Presented by the Law Practice Management Section

Chair: Jay Kovar


Tuesday, September 27th
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
at St. Pete College EpiCenter

CLICK HERE for more information. 

A seminar for all members... 
CYBERCRIME
 SUPERHEROES

Speaker: John Gonzalez
 Director of Training & Education
Fidelity National Title Group 


A 1 hr. Ethics CLE Presented by the
Real Property Section

 Chair: Jason M. Ellison

 Certification approved for 1.0:
Criminal Trial;  Real Estate; and 
Wills, Trusts and Estates

Wednesday, October 5th
12:00 to 1:00 PM
at St. Pete Yacht Club

CLICK HERE for more information.

Will Your Verdict Form Survive Appeal
                       

Speaker: Retired
2nd DCA Judge
Chris Altenbernd
Carlton Fields

A 1 hr. CLE Presented by the
Civil Trial Section, Co-Chairs: Erin M. O'Toole & Shirin M. Vesely
Certification approved for 1.0:  Appellate Practice, Business Litigation, & Civil Trial

Friday, October 21st
Program & Reception:
4:00 - 6:00 PM 

at St. Pete Yacht Club

CLICK HERE for more information.

Morning at the Courthouse and the Meet the Judges Luncheon

Thursday, October 27th
9:00 AM - 1:15 PM
at the St. Pete Judicial Building

Program includes:
Tour of Clerk's Office and "Work of the Clerk"; "Professionalism - Your Practice Depends on It"; JA. Panel "View from the Judicial Assistant's Desk: Straight Talk about Attorney Interactions with J.A.s
and Judges"; and the "Meet the Judges Luncheon
"

A 2.5 hr. CLE, including 1 hr. Ethics (application pending)
Presented by the Young Lawyers Section, YLS President: Stephen Lewellyn 

CLICK HERE for more information.

SUPREME COURT UPDATE
This program will give an overview of United States Supreme Court cases affecting the field of government law and practicing before the Supreme Court.

Speaker: Chuck Thompson, Esq.
General Counsel and Exec. Dir. of the International Municipal Lawyers Association

A 1 hr. CLE (application pending) Presented by the Government Law Section, Co-Chairs: Susan H. Churuti and Jeannine S. Williams

Friday, October 28th
12:00 to 1:00 PM
at St. Pete Yacht Club

CLICK HERE for more information

 
           

The St. Petersburg Bar Association
presents the

Judges’ Chambers
Brown bag series

Meet with Judges QUARTERLY!

This isn’t a seminar. It is a small group meeting in the judge’s chambers.
It is an informal conversation, Q&A, sharing of information, and
discussion around the “Practice of Law.”
Attendees will help choose the topic.

So, choose a date, choose a judge, bring your favorite lunch, and
come to the Judge’s Chambers!
(Quarterly sessions: 9/14/16, 12/14/16, 3/8/17, 6/14/17)


Meetings held at 12pm on the 2nd Wednesday of the month.
Limited to the first 10 registered for each meeting! RSVP required.

The next session will be held September 14, 2016.


  Family Law Judge Jack Helinger, St. Pete Judicial Building
                            545 1st Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33701 – Rm 317
                                
  Civil Law  Judge Thomas Minkoff, St. Pete Judicial Building - CIVIL Session FULL
                        
 545 1st Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33701 – Room 300

      □  Criminal Law Judge Thane Covert, Pinellas County Justice Center 
                              1
4250 49th Street North, Clearwater, FL 33762 – 
                              Judicial Reception 3rd Floor

FREE to St. Pete Bar Members… but you must R.S.V.P. 
CLICK HERE here for the calendar link
or sign up with a with a flyer - CLICK HERE or by phone, fax, email.
This event is for St. Pete Bar attorney & student members only.

                                   
 


For more information contact the St. Pete Bar at 727-823-7474 or
info@stpetebar.com.
For sponsorship opportunities contact Melissa Byers, Executive Director at
mbyers@stpetebar.com.



 
                                                                                                                         
                             
 
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