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APPELLATE ADVOCATE OF THE YEAR PBCBA Outstanding Appellate Advocacy Seminar Contest for Appellate Advocate of the Year Deadline for Submissions October 31, 2017 The appellate practice committee of the PBCBA will be presenting a CLE on Outstanding Appellate Advocacy. As part of the CLE, the PBCBA is hosting a contest for Outstanding Appellate Advocate of the Year. Appellate attorneys are invited to submit briefs which will be reviewed by three retired Fourth DCA judges. The judges will select three briefs which will be discussed during the Seminar, tentatively scheduled for February 2, 2018. The judges may select one winner who will receive the PBCBA Outstanding Appellate Advocate of the Year Award. The winner will be announced at the Seminar. Please see below rules regarding submissions: Submission Rules °Must be a member of PBCBA; °One brief per attorney; °Brief must be from a case decided by the Florida Supreme Court, any DCA, or the 15th Circuit appellate division; °Opinion must have been issued between January 1, 2015 – December 31, 2016; °Submitter should submit a copy of the Brief or Answer Brief, as well as the Opinion; °The author’s name should be redacted from the Brief/Answer Brief; °Submitter should fill out a submission form located on the Appellate Practice Committee section of the PBCBA website; °Submissions, as well as the submission form, should be emailed to appellatecontest@palmbeachbar.org. Any questions regarding the contest may be sent to appellatecontest@palmbeachbar.org, as well. How to Market an Appellate Practice The Appellate Practice Committee of the PBCBA will present, “How to Market an Appellate Practice”, on Monday, November 13, 2017 from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., at the Fourth District Court of Appeal, 1525 Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard in West Palm Beach. The expected credit is 1.0 CLER. The cost is $35 for members and $75 for non-members. Registration is currently available at www.palmbeachbar.org. You may also register by mail by sending your registration to P.O. Box 17726, West Palm Beach, FL 33416. Look for further updates on the Bar’s web-site and the November Bar Bulletin for more details. ATTORNEYS AT LAW Congratulates its New Partner Robert C. Glass The firm also is proud to announce it is celebrating its 10 th Anniversary representing clients in business, securities, and whistleblower/qui tam litigation. www.McCabeRabin.com 561-659-7878 Business, Securities & Whistleblower Litigation Centurion Tower 1601 Forum Place, Suite 505 West Palm Beach, Florida 33401 PBCBA BAR BULLETIN 13