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Events Calendar

Sarasota Yacht Club (map)
2015 Legislation that affects Condominium and Homeowner Association Operations and Activities                 The Real Property Section is pleased to announce a program on 2015 legislation that affects condominium and homeowner operations and activities.Speaker Chad M. McClenathen will provide a thorough explanation and analysis of new statues and those that were revised or modified.The luncheon will be held on Thursday, Oc...
Judge Lynn Silvertooth Center, 2nd Floor, Jury Roo (map)
EFFECTIVE JURY SELECTION IN CIVIL CASES:What to ask and how to ask it to Maximize Successful Results           Needing to brush up on your jury selection skills?Plan to attend the Civil Trial Section’s first meeting of the year on Thursday, October 8.Attorney Damian Mallard will address considerations for voir dire before trial, effective connection with the venire, common mistakes made in jury selection, procedural considerations of vo...
Mandeville Beer Garden (map)

The Young Lawyers Division invites you to join your colleagues for the Annual “Quick Chat” Networking Event on Thursday, October 8, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.  Come meet new and old friends at this great speed networking event!  Happy hour drink specials and appetizers.  See flyer for more details.

Michael’s on East (map)
The Sarasota County Bar Association cordially invites you to attend a Retirement Reception for Jan Jung, celebrating 26 years as Executive Director.  Join us on Thursday, October 15 at Michael's on East from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 
Heavy hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar will be available.  Please see flyer for more info.
Bijou Café (map)
  Robert E. Weisberg, Regional Attorney for the Miami Dade District of the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, will provide information about current EEOC initiatives, an update about enforcement, and discuss other relevant topics concerning federal discrimination statues at the Labor & Employment Law Section luncheon on Tuesday, October 27, from 12 noon - 1:00 p.m.Approved for 1.0 General CLE Credit. See flyer for more details.
The Francis (map)
Join the Local & State Government Section for "Hot Topics in the Sunshine~Beyond the Basics" on Wednesday, October 28, at The Francis.  Pat Gleason, special counsel for Attorney General Pam Bondi, will provide updates and tips for identifying and avoiding Sunshine and Public Records Law risks for those who serve in local governments and the attorneys who practice in this important arena.  Please see flyer for more details.
Michael’s on East (map)
William "Bill" Schiafino, Jr., President-elect of The Florida Bar, will discuss reciprocity, technological competence by attorneys, and other important topics from the broader Vision 2016 study on Thursday, October 29, 12 noon to 1:00 p.m.  See flyer for more information.
Judge Lynn Silvertooth Center (map)
  Join the Education Committee of the SCBA Young Lawyers Division for a program designed to connect young practitioners with the judiciary. Meet JAs during a behind- the-scenes courthouse tour then enjoy roundtable discussion led by local judges and magistrates at Mediterraneo. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn professionalism and practice pointers directly from the judiciary! See registration flyer for more details.
Marina Jack (map)
Attorney David M. Levin, a shareholder with Icard Merrill, will speak on issues that need to be investigated on behalf of buyers of and near waterfront properties before being bound to close a contract for purchase on Tuesday, November 3, noon to 1:00 p.m. at Marina Jack.  See flyer for more details.
Mediterraneo (map)
Join the ADR Section on Wednesday, November 4 where speaker Gary Larsen, Esq., Dickinson & Gibbons, P.A., will present "Litigants Say the Strangest Things: A report on the tactics and techniques of litigants in mediation and a discussion of their effectiveness and ethics."  The program will begin at 5:30 p.m. at Mediterraneo Restaurant.  For more details, please see the registration flyer.
Turner Arena (map)
The South County Division of the Sarasota County Bar Association cordially invites you to attend a Retirement Party for Judge James Parker on Friday, November 6, 2015, 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. at the Turner Arena (2250 NE Roan Street, Arcadia, 34266).Dinner will be catered by Cracked Rib BBQ, Dessert Bar by Catering Sisters.Live music will be provided by J.R. Davis & Highway 41 Bluegrass Band.$40 per person.  See flyer for more details.PLEASE MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO THE SCBA AND MAIL...
The Francis (map)
The Estate Planning and Probate Section presents "Disinheritance Issues" on Tuesday, November 10, from 12 noon - 1 p.m. at The Francis.  Moderated by W. Russell Snyder, Esq.  Presenters: Beth G. Waskom, Esq. and Richard Gans, Esq.  See flyer for more details.
Michael’s on East (map)
The Labor & Employment Law Section Presents an interactive CLE workshop with the aim of providing solutions to vexing employment issues confronting law firms on Thursday, November 12 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  CLER 8.5 General, 8.5 Labor & Employment Law Certification Credits Approved.  See registration form for agenda and more info.