PBCBA BAR BULLETINS pbcba_bulletin_january 2018

PALM BEACH COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION BULLE IN WWW.PALMBEACHBAR.ORG | OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF THE PALM BEACH COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION | JANUARY 2018 SAVE THE DATE: MARCH 9, 2018 BENCH BAR “ Working Together to Serve Better!” Second You’ve Been Served “YBS” Award Nominating petitions available for Board of Directors Members seeking to run for a position on the Board of Directors will need to obtain a nominating petition and must be a member in good standing of the Palm Beach County Bar Association. The nominating petition must be signed by no fewer than 20 members in good standing of the Association. Petitions for President-elect are due back in the Bar office by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 9. Petitions for Director-At- Large seats are due back in the Bar office by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 17. Petitions may be obtained by calling the Bar office at 687-2800 or by sending an e-mail requesting a petition to Carla Tharp Brown at ctbrown@palmbeachbar.org. For any of the positions, it is the candidate’s responsibility to verify ahead of time through the Bar office that the members that sign their petitions are members in good standing. Otherwise, the petition will be deemed invalid. The annual election of officers and directors for the Palm Beach County Bar will take place via online voting in April. Andrew Kwan reads to childre through our Lawyers for Literacy Program It is with great honor that the Palm Beach County Bar Association (“PBCBA”) announces that our second recipient of the You’ve Been Served! Award is Andrew S. Kwan. Andrew, a business and financial litigation attorney with the firm Beasley Kramer & Galardi, P.A., simultaneously provides exemplary service to both our community and the PBCBA by working tirelessly to promote literacy and civic education. Full Story on Page 3 Help the Palm Beach County Bar Association Reduce | Reuse | Recycle “You’ve Been Served” page 3 President’s Message page 4 Wellness & Heath Corner page 10 YLS No Shave November page 25