PBCBA BAR BULLETINS pbcba_bulletin_december 2017 - Page 2

The Bulletin Palm Beach County Bar Association Rosalyn Sia Baker-Barnes President Mark Your Calendar December 7: Holiday Party Kravis Center Cohen Pavilion S U M M A RY 4 PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE December 26-29: Bar Office Closed 5 BOARD MEETING ATTENDANCE 5 NEW MEMBERS February 11: PCBCA Carnival 6 ADR CORNER 8 BANKRUPTCY CORNER 10 ADR STUDENT AWARENESS DAY DIRECTORS: 10 NATURALIZATION CEREMONY Jessica Callow Lindsay Demmery Robert Lee McElroy IV Edward “Ned” Reagan Grasford W. Smith Scott B. Smith Julia Wyda Dean T. Xenick John Whittles, Immediate Past President Andrea Lewis, YLS Section President W Mason, NCS President Eric Gordon, Ex Officio, South Palm Beach County Bar President 11 MEDIATION CORNER 13 DIVERSITY CORNER 14 YOUNG LAWYERS DIVISION 15 LLC MEMBERS DISPUTES CORNER In 2018, the Chief may announce additional assignment rotations which would occur over the July 4th weekend or at an earlier time in June (TBA) 18 LEGAL AID CORNER 19 PROFESSIONALISM CORNER South County Hon. Charles Burton to IY/FX courtroom 5 20 LITERACY WEEK 21 REAL ESTATE CORNER 24 NORTH COUNTY SECTION 24 YLS SECTION 25-26 WORKER’S COMPENSATION SECTION 27-31 UPCOMING CLE SEMINARS 32 ADVERTISING RATE SHEET 33-35 CLASSIFIEDS | CALENDAR OF EVENTS Carla Tharp Brown Executive Director OFFICERS: Rosalyn Sia Baker-Barnes, President Gregory P. Huber, President-Elect Florida Bar Board of Governors Members: Robin Bresky Gary S. Lesser Ronald P. Ponzoli Adam T. Rabin Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division Members: Stephanie Cagnet Denise Mutamba Santo DiGangi Views and conclusions expressed in articles and advertisements here are those of the authors or advertisers and not necessarily those of the officers, directors, or staff of the Palm Beach County Bar Association. Further, the Palm Beach County Bar Association, its officers, directors and staff do not endorse any product or service advertised. Copy deadline is the first of the month preceding publication. The mission of the Palm Beach County Bar Association is to serve its members, foster professionalism and enhance the public’s understanding and awareness of the legal system. March 9: Bench Bar Conference Court House “mini rotation” At the October 18th Full Court, the Chief Judge announced a “mini-rotation” on January 16, 2018—see below.  No rotation of the Magistrate assignments will take place in January. Gun Club Hon. Ted Booras to KK1 courtroom 2 Hon. Dina Keever-Agrama will remain in K/KK2/ KD Main Courthouse Circuit Criminal Hon. Cheryl Caracuzzo (Division Z) moves to courtroom 10B Hon. Meenu Sasser to Division S, courtroom 10G Hon. Samantha Schosberg Feuer (Division X), to courtroom 11B Circuit Civil Hon. Cymonie Rowe to AI, courtroom 10C Hon. Donald Hafele (AG), courtroom 10D Hon. Jaimie Goodman to AD, courtroom 10H County Civil Hon. August Bonavita to RB, courtroom 4C Hon. Nancy Perez (RE), to courtroom 6M County Criminal Hon. Caroline Shepherd to P, courtroom 4D PBCBA BAR BULLETIN 2 Palm Beach Bar Association Bulletin P.O. Box 17726, West Palm Beach, FL 33416 561.687.2800 Director Carla Tharp Brown, Executive Director Editor Mikki Johnson Advertising Inquiries P.O. Box 17726, West Palm Beach, FL 33416 561.687.2800 mjohnson@palmbeachbar