PBCBA BAR BULLETINS

PALM BEACH COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION www.palmbeachbar.org July/August 2017 Palm Beach County Bar Association Celebrates Its 95 th Installation Banquet With Its Largest Banquet Attendance Incoming YLS President, Andrea Lewis presented outgoing YLS President, Ashley Wilson with a plaque for her outstanding leadership. YLS raised thousands of dollars and donated many hours of time to several local charities. Under Ashley’s leadership, YLS received a grant for their “Go Green Project” from The Florida Bar. NCS Pass the Gavel Passing the Gavel during an informal ceremony from left to right: David Steinfeld (president-elect), Rosemarie Guerini (immediate past president) W Mason (president) and Judge Don Hafele who administered the Oath of Office Mark your calendar July 18 Pass the Gavel Front sitting: John Whittles, immediate past president; Sia Baker-Barnes, president; Judge Moses Baker who administered the Oath of Office and Gregory Huber, president elect. Directors standing left to right: Grasford Smith, Scott Smith, Julia Wyda, Jessica Callow, Ned Reagan, Andrea Lewis (YLS president), Lindsay Demmery, W Mason (NCS president), Lee McElroy and Dean Xenick With a record breaking number of attendees, this year’s banquet included 535 guests celebrating the induction of our first African American female president. Congratulations to Sia Baker-Barnes president,who will lead our organization through the next 12 months. A special thank you to our event sponsors: Grand Sponsor, Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart and Shipley. Brinkley Morgan, Daily Business Review, David J. Sales, P.A., Esquire Bank, Florida Power and Light, F. Malcolm Cunningham St. Bar Association, Fox Rothschild, Korte and Wortman, Law Offices of Edrick Barnes, Law Offices of Salesia Smith-Gordon, Lexis Nexis, Lytal Reiter Smith Ivy and Fronrath, Murray and Guari, Phipps Reporting, Pike and Lustig, Rehman, Rudolph and Associates, Sabadell United Bank, The Talarchyk Firm, U.S. Legal Support, Visual Evidence and Zele Huber. Inside... President’s Message ..................................3 CDI Luncheon ............................................4 Diversity Corner ........................................5 Pro Bono Recognition Evening .................6 Veteran’s Corner ........................................7 NCS Honors Judge ....................................8 Real Property Report .................................9 YLS Fishing Tournament ........................10 Technology Corner ..................................12 Probate Corner .........................................13 New Members ..........................................14 UMC Breakfast ........................................14 Appellate Seminar ....................................15 Bankruptcy Corner ...................................18 Installation Banquet .................................20 ADR Corner .............................................24 Professionalism Corner ............................25 Personal Injury Corner .............................28 Bulletin Board ..........................................29