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Clerk & Intern Orientation

Clerk & Intern Orientation

7/18/2016
When: Monday, July 18, 2016
11:45 AM
Where: Courtroom 8B of the Judge Lynn Silvertooth Center
2002 Ringling Boulevard
Sarasota, Florida  34237
United States
Contact: Hailey Taaffe
941-861-8180


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INTERN/CLERK/ORIENTATION SESSION

Sponsored by the Sarasota County Bar Association’s

Diversity Committee

July 18, 2016

COURTROOM 8B

11:45 a.m.  -  12:00 p.m. lunch

12:00 – 2:30 p.m. program

 

I.                    INTRODUCTION TO PROGRAM AND WELCOME

Keith DuBose, Esq., President, Sarasota County Bar Association

Rudy Vazmina, Esq., Chair, SCBA Diversity Committee

Judge Charles E. Williams, Chief Judge

 

 

      II.             JUDICIAL PERSPECTIVES (Senior Judge Lee E. Haworth) 

a.       Practical advice in courtroom presentations

b.      Traits of a good lawyer/bad lawyer

c.       Likes and dislikes from a judicial perspective

d.      Motion practice/Legal Memorandums/Research/Trial Practice

e.        Standards of Professionalism   

     III.        CLERK’S OFFICE OVERVIEW (Irene Baxter-Plank, Esq.)

a.       Navigating the website

b.      Filing documents/e-filing/related issues

c.       Resources available

d.      Common issues/problems

e.        Statistics from the clerk’s office

 

   IV.       COURT ADMINISTRATION (Walt Smith)

a.       Navigating the website

b.      Resources available for the attorney and the public

c.       Local and Administrative Rules

d.      Judicial requirements

  V.       PERSPECTIVES FROM NEW LAWYERS (Jamie Pasquali, Esq. / Charles “CJ” Wood, Esq.)

                      a.    Getting your first job out of law school

                      b.    Prepping for the Bar Exam

                      c.    Job Interviews – deciding to work in Sarasota

                    d.    Tips for your final year

     

      VI.   HOW TO GET A PERMANENT POSITION (Kimberly Walker, Esq.)

a.       Resume advice

b.      Interview techniques

c.       What  goes on in the hiring decision process

d.      Practical tips on how to impress your summer employer

 

 

          VII.   QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

 

   VII.    ADJOURN

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