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New Lawyer Training Program 2014

Watch the video! The OCBA's popular New Lawyer Training Program: The Fundamentals of Practice in Orange County is now accepting applications. Program dates: Aug. 1 & 2.  Read about the program and apply today!

Young Lawyers and Law Clerks Reception - Sign Up Today!

Wednesday, July 16
Orange County History Center
65 E. Central Blvd
Orlando, FL 32801
6-8 p.m.

Cost: Law Clerks are Free! For Judges, Attorneys and Law Students the cost is now $15. (Free for Law Clerks.).

Join YLS for one of our biggest events of the year! This is a great opportunity for the clerks to meet other clerks, lawyers, and judges in a fun, relaxed setting. Open bar and appetizers are included in ticket price. To purchase tickets online (or to register for free as a law clerk), please click here: NOTE: You do not need your OCBA login to register although OCBA members are encouraged to do so.

Please RSVP by July 14. (Price increased to $15 on July 10 from $10.)

Sponsorships are still available! Please click here for information about sponsorship opportunities for law firms and individual attorneys.

Please email if you are interested in sponsoring this great event!!

Don't miss this very special Brown Bag Lunch event - July 18, 2014

The Hon. John Kest and Hon. Sally Kest will host and moderate this special event which is being held on Friday, July 18, 2014 in the Jury Assembly Room of the Orange County Courthouse. There will be a panel of speakers on the important topic: Your Family and Your Practice:Tips to Balance the Two. And, this will be the return of the Ice Cream Cone!  See Flyer for more details.

Dues Renewal!

June 30 - Deadline to renew your OCBA membership today! Renew online - it's convenient! Just login and you'll be directed to your statement. Statements have also been mailed. A $25 late fee will be assessed after June 30. If you have questions, please contact 407-422-4551, ext. 225.

OCBA Luncheons
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The Ballroom at Church Street
225 S. Garland Avenue, Orlando, FL 32801

All RSVPs must go through the OCBA Store.

June -
No Luncheon
Jul 24 -
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President’s Message

Nicholas A. Shannin, Esq.

Starting each message,
An original haiku.
Poetic license!

The second rule from the classic movie Roadhouse (the subject of a future professionalism-related message) is simply this: Take it outside.

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