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Posted on: 11/21/2014 1:53 PM


Posted on: 01/08/2014 1:45 PM

Jan. 31 - Deadline to submit nominating petitions. Download a petition and nominate a colleague today for the following 2018-2019 OCBA offices. Petitions are also available in the OCBA office. Be sure to update your email address in your membership record by Jan. 31, 2018 so you can receive an electronic ballot! Questions? Call: 407-422-4551.

OCBA Officers
OCBA Executive Council
OCBA Young Lawyers Section
Legal Aid Society of the OCBA


Jan. 31 – Registration deadline: Jan. 26. 5:30 p.m. Includes heavy appetizers, beer, wine, and well drinks. Players and non-player welcome! Sponsored by First Green Bank and Milestone Reporting. Sign-up through the OCBA Store. See flyer.


Order your 2018-2019 Courthouse Access Card today for quick, easy entrance to the courthouse! Cards good from January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2019. Attorney Application. Legal Support Staff Application.

Ninth Judicial Circuit - Expert Witnesses AO

Posted on: 11/14/2017 1:31 PM

On the Ninth Judicial website, please see the administrative order regarding the expert witnesses. The Ninth Judicial Circuit website at has additional information, such as new court orders and the billing manual. Please search "expert witnesses" on our website to find this information. Additionally, the court has added to the "expert witnesses" page on the website follow-up orders for reappointing experts to do evaluations. It is under "Follow-Up Orders" on the expert witnesses page.

Hurricane Relief Resources

Posted on: 10/09/2017 11:53 AM

The Orange County Bar Association extends its deepest condolences to the victims and families of Sunday’s shooting in Las Vegas. Orlando knows only too well the pain and profound loss the community is suffering. Our thoughts and prayers are with residents, visitors, and victims during these dark days.
FREE CITIZEN DISPUTE MEDIATION - If you have a dispute with your neighbor or landlord, or a consumer complaint, property damage or settlement issue, call 407-423-5732 to schedule an appointment. The Orange County Bar Association offers FREE mediation for residents of Orange County, regardless of income, through its Citizen Dispute Program.

FLORIDA BAR HURRICANE RELIEF HOTLINE - Attorney volunteers are needed to return phone calls that have come into the hotline. Please click The Florida Bar YLD Disaster Relief - FEMA Hotline for details and to sign up.

HURRICANE RELIEF RESOURCES FOR ATTORNEYS - Information from The Florida Bar. Click here.

Ninth Circuit Professionalism Panel

Posted on: 01/26/2015 12:25 PM

AO Establishing Local Professionalism Panel - Please see AO 2014-07, which created the Ninth Judicial Circuit Local Professionalism Panel, the Amended Administrative Order, AO 2014-07-A-01, and the Professionalism Panel Complaint Referral Form. To learn more about our Local Professionalism Panel, please see an article by Kristopher J. Kest, Esq.

OCBA Luncheon RSVP / Cancellation Policy

Posted on: 04/08/2016 8:45 PM

Immediately - If you have RSVP’d for an OCBA luncheon and find you cannot attend, please cancel your reservation by the published cancellation deadline. To cancel, contact Sasha at Phone calls will not be accepted. A fee may be charged for reservations not cancelled by the deadline. See policy.