News and Events


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

Seminars, Meetings, and Events
NOTE: The OCBA calendar is temporarily unavailable. For upcoming seminars and events, please refer to the latest issue of The Briefs. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Judicial Candidate Forum - July 28, 2016

Posted on: 07/08/2016 11:54 AM

July 28 - Deadline: July 25. Join the OCBA and Tiger Bay Club of Central Florida for a Judicial Candidate Forum at the OCBA's monthly luncheon on July 28. Register through the OCBA Store. See list of candidates.

Victims' Legal Support Program

Posted on: 06/13/2016 5:44 PM

Attorneys - We appeal to Spanish-speaking attorneys who practice employment law and/or workers' compensation law to volunteer to provide pro bono legal assistance to families and victims of the Pulse shooting. To volunteer, please complete the Victims' Legal Assistance Program Form. Thank you.

Victims and Families
- To determine whether you are eligible for free legal services, please call the Victims' Legal Assistance Hotline at 407-422-4537. Se habla Espanol.

Ninth Judicial Circuit News

Posted on: 07/19/2016 11:35 AM

The Ninth Judicial Circuit will be disseminating information on media-interest cases, such as judicial rulings, whenever possible via its Twitter handle @NinthCircuitFl. Please feel free to follow the court’s Twitter for news about cases of interest to you and the public. Not all public-interest rulings will be disseminated as in the past.

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 Marie at Phone calls will not be accepted. If you do not cancel, we will follow this policy: • First no-show: We will record your reservation as a no-show; • Subsequent no-shows: You will be invoiced $35 per missed luncheon. Walk-ins cannot be guaranteed a seat. Read important details.

Street Closure at Marks Street, Downtown Orlando

Posted on: 04/13/2016 1:57 PM

Notice: Marks Street is closed from Magnolia Ave. through Orange Ave. For alternate directions to the OCBA Center, please see notice. The OCBA driveway is one way. When you exit our lot, you must go out the back (by the fence). Doing otherwise may cause an accident since cars will be coming in from Orange. Please read notice.

Professionalism Awards Nomination 2017

Posted on: 06/28/2016 6:46 PM

Oct. 31 - Deadline. The OCBA is now accepting nominations for its three most prestigious awards of the year: 2017 William Trickel, Jr. Professionalism Award; 2017 Lawrence G. Mathews, Jr. Young Lawyers Professionalism Award; 2017 James G. Glazebrook Memorial Bar Service Award. Please click on the link to complete a petition and nominate a colleague today!

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.

Posted on: 08/27/2013 11:13 AM

Courthouse Access Cards Now Available!

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

Order your 2014-15 Courthouse Access Card today! Cards are good from Jan. 1, 2014 through Dec. 31, 2015. Fee: $75. Attorney application. Legal Support Staff application.

Posted on: 01/22/2014 4:45 PM

News from The Florida Bar

Posted on: 10/24/2014 8:09 PM

Click here for News from the Florida Bar.

I-4 Parking Lot Closures

Posted on: 06/07/2015 3:09 PM

Amended AO Governing Appellate Process for 9th Circuit

Posted on: 11/05/2015 6:26 PM

Please see Amended Administrative Order No. 2015-10-01 – Governing Appellate Process for the Ninth Judicial Circuit. Note: the only change is the inclusion of “Exhibit B.” Amended AO.

Presentation by Raymon Abadin, President, The Florida Bar

Posted on: 10/26/2015 11:00 AM

“Changes in the Profession: The New Legal Marketplace” presentation by Ramón A. Abadin, President of The Florida Bar, to OCBA members on Oct. 22, 2015. Click here to read.

Foreclosure Sale Payment Change Notice

Posted on: 02/04/2016 11:20 AM

Beginning March 1, 2016, the Orange County Clerk of Courts will begin defaulting all foreclosure sales that are not paid in full by noon (12:00 p.m.) the next business day following the sale.

Posted on: 09/05/2012 10:18 PM