PBCBA BAR BULLETINS

PALM BEACH COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION www.palmbeachbar.org April 2017 B E N C H B A R Committee for Diversity and Inclusion co-chairs Grasford Smith (left) and Nadine White-Boyd (right) congratulate Gary Lesser on receiving the Judge Edward Rodgers Diversity Award Dues Statements Mailed All Members should expect to receive their Annual Membership Statement in the month of April. PBCBA members 2017-2018 begins July 1. Thank you for being a part of one of the best Bar Associations in South Florida. Mark your calendar for upcoming Membership Events April 20, 2017 Cannabis Law Summit April 26, 2017 Law Day Luncheon Guest Speaker: Amanda Knox May 2, 2017 Judicial Reception May 18, 2017 North County Section’s Annual Jurist of the Year Dinner June 10, 2017 YLS Fishing Tournament June 17, 2017 Annual Installation Banquet Michael Mopsick was presented with the Sidney Stubbs Professionalism Award. Professionalism co-chairs Kara Berard Rockenbach (left) and Larry Rochefort (right) congratulate Michael Palm Beach County Bar Association hosts its first CANNABIS LAW SUMMIT April 20, 2017 Marriott, 1001 Okeechobee Blvd, West Palm Beach. Title Sponsor: GreenspoonMarder Volunteers Needed to Serve on Committees This is the time of year that the president-elect Rosalyn Sia Baker-Barnes will begin working on appointing volunteers to serve on the various Bar committees. Your involvement is essential to the success of this organization. Please give us the benefit of your ideas and talents by volunteering to serve on one or more of our committees. If you are currently serving on a committee, please be sure to fill out the form to indicate your willingness to continue serving. Expect committee preference forms to be e-mailed to all Bar members. The form is also available on-line at the Bar’s web site – http://www.palmbeachbar.org/committee-preference/. Please take the time to volunteer to serve YOUR Bar Association. Inside... President’s Message ...........................3 Diversity Corner .................................5 Legal Aid ............................................7 Board of Director Election .................8 Real Property Report ........................11 Family Corner ...................................13 New Members ...................................14 Probate Corner ..................................15 Evening Under the Stars ...................16 ADR Corner ......................................17 Bankruptcy Corner ............................19 Personal Injury Corner ......................21 North County Sections ......................23 YLS Happy Hour Highlights ............26 Bench Bar Highlights .......................28 Dinner and a Movie ..........................31 Bulletin Board ...................................37