News and Events


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

Support for Victims of the Mass Shooting

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

Attorneys - Attorneys interested in providing pro bono legal services to assist the victims and families of victims are asked to complete the Victims' Legal Assistance Program form. The OCBA's call center will  match callers' legal needs with attorneys. Victims' Legal Assistance Program Form.

Victims and Families
- The Orange County Bar will provide free legal services for victims and their families. To be matched with at attorney, please contact the Victims' Legal Assistance Hotline at 407-422-4537. Se habla Espanol.

YLS Board Nomination Deadline

Posted on: 06/03/2016 10:41 PM

July 1 - Deadline. Nominations are now being accepted to fill one (1) YLS At-Large Board seat. To nominate a colleague, please download the nominating petition.

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.

OneOrlando Fund

Posted on: 06/14/2016 4:33 PM

Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer announced the formation of the OneOrlando Fund, the purpose of which is to raise and receive money to help those families most affected by the tragic events that unfolded on June 12, 2016 in our community. Donate here.

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. Professional 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