Welcome to the
Southwest Florida Federal Court Bar Association

 

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A Message from the President:

NEW ATTORNEY LOUNGE

In December we officially opened the Attorney Lounge on the 2nd floor, with a well-attended reception on December 12th.  Chocolates from Norman Love were provided courtesy of our treasurer Traci McKee.

JUDICIAL CHAMBER LUNCHEONS

FOR MEMBERS ONLY

Judicial Chamber Luncheons continue to be a popular event, sold out within days of opening up registration.  If you haven’t already attended one of the Chamber luncheons, I urge you to sign up early. The Chamber Luncheons are open to MEMBERS ONLY (our membership rate is a bargain at $ 125)Become a member by clicking here.

Senior United States District Judge John E. Steele
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 (FULL)
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Senior United States District Judge Paul A. Magnuson
Thursday, March 1, 2018
More details to follow
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United States Magistrate Judge Mac R. McCoy
Thursday, April 19, 2018
More details to follow
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United States Magistrate Judge Carol Mirando
Thursday, May 17, 2018
More details to follow

UPCOMING EVENTS

In an effort to reach more attorneys, Social Events are being planned again in both Naples and Ft Myers, with dates in the spring. Most events are open to everyone and are a great opportunity to get to know the Federal Judges and other lawyers. Watch for upcoming dates. Admission will be reasonable and you can enjoy some light food and drink after a hard day working.

Student Summer Intern Program

We will once again be hosting a Student Summer Intern Program. Board member and Immediate Past-President Amanda Levy-Reis will be working on this project and can provide information for those interested.
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 Trial Skills Seminars

We are putting together a two-part trial skills seminar, to be held in May and June, in the Federal Courtroom, with attorneys and Federal Judges teaching participants how to conduct a trial. This will be open to MEMBERS ONLY because space will be limited.

All seminar dates will be announced starting in early 2018, so please check back on the website or keep an eye on your inbox.