News and Events

23rd Annual YLS Charity Golf Tournament

Posted on: 08/04/2014 6:01 PM

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!

2015 Professionalism Award Nominations

Posted on: 09/04/2014 10:31 AM

Oct. 31, 2014 – Deadline. Nominations are now open for the OCBA’s most prestigious awards! Please consider nominating a colleague today! Click on links below for nomination forms.

 Lawrence G. Mathews, Jr. Young Lawyer Professionalism Award (attorney practicing fewer than 15 years)

 William Trickel, Jr. Professionalism Award (attorney practicing 15 or more years)

 James G. Glazebrook Memorial Bar Service Award (jurist)

Breakfast of Champions Sponsorship Opportunities

Posted on: 08/13/2014 4:49 PM

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!

JQC Vacancy, Special Appointments, Florida Bar Election Resources

Posted on: 09/02/2014 1:00 PM

Oct. 29 – Deadline: One attorney to serve a six-year term commencing on January 1, 2015 and expiring December 31, 2020. Please read the full press release, or download the application, or call The Florida Bar at 850-561-5757, to obtain the application form.

Nov. 7 - Deadline: The Florida Bar is seeking one attorney to served on the board of Florida Rural Legal Services and one attorney from each appellate district to serve on the Florida Realtor-Attorney Joint Commission. For details, please read the full press release.

The Florida Bar has made information available to members of the community about the upcoming elections. Please read information here.

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

Posted on: 08/05/2014 5:57 PM

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

Posted on: 08/06/2014 11:13 AM

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.

Dues Renewal!

Posted on: 05/08/2014 4:10 PM

You still have time to renew your OCBA membership! Renew online - it's convenient! Just login and you'll be directed to your online renewal statement. If you have questions, please contact 407-422-4551, ext. 225.

OCBA Store - Online!

Posted on: 01/04/2011 12:00 AM

Purchase CLEs, RSVP for OCBA luncheons, and register for select seminars online at the new OCBA Store. Plenty of discounts for OCBA members - simply use your login and password. If you don't have it, contact the membership department at or 407-422-4551, ext. 225.

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.

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