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23rd Annual YLS Charity Golf Tournament

The Young Lawyers Section will hold its 23rd Annual Charity Golf Tournament on October 3, 2014 at the Ritz-Carlton Grande Lakes Resort. See Ad for details. Sponsors and Players Sign Up Today!

Breakfast of Champions Sponsorship Opportunities

Nov. 6 - The Legal Aid Society's Annual Breakfast of Champions is coming up! Please consider sponsoring LAS's major fundraiser today! For details, contact Donna Haynes at 407-515-1850, or see the flyer!

The Hon. Frederick J. Lauten Elected Chief Judge of Ninth Judicial Circuit

Aug. 5 - In a unanimous vote, the judges of the Ninth Judicial Circuit Court have elected the Honorable Frederick J. Lauten as Chief Judge. Judge Lauten will replace nine-term Chief Judge Belvin Perry, Jr., who retires from the bench at the end of August. Read more.

Recent Administrative Orders Issued for the Ninth Judicial Circuit

The Hon. Belvin Perry, Jr., Chief Judge, Ninth Judicial Circuit, has issued the following Administrative Orders:

Administrative Order No. 2014-04 - Governing Cellular Telephones and other Electronic Devices - effective January 1, 2015

Amended Administrative Order No. 07-96-19-02- Governing Media Interest - High Profile Proceedings - effective January 1, 2015. Note: Information concerning application for court-issued media credentials will be available on the Ninth Judicial Circuit website ( after October 1.

Administrative Order No. 2014-07 - Establishing Ninth Circuit Professionalism Panel - effective June 13, 2014. Note: Exhibit "A" to this Order is the form for submitting complaints to the Professionalism Panel.

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Nicholas A. Shannin, Esq.

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Supporting the rule of law
Thank you, Judge Perry

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