New Lawyer Training Program 2014

The Fundamentals of Practice in Orange County

August 1 & 2, 2014

 

Law school prepared you for the bar exam.
The OCBA will prepare you to practice law!

In this dynamic, intensive two-day training program designed especially for young lawyers, participants will learn from the experts how to navigate the court system and practice with professionalism - and success - in Orange County.

Participants will meet the Clerk of Courts, the Public Defender, and the State Attorney. Attendees will get to know the judges before having to appear before them and ask questions of some of the most well-respected and successful lawyers in Central Florida.

These practical sessions - and much more - will help new attorneys become professional, confident and successful practitioners in Orange County and beyond!

If you are a new lawyer - this program is for you!

 

Curriculum

 

Navigating the Courts in the Ninth Judicial Circuit

August 1, 2014
8:00 a.m-7:00 p.m.

*  Tour the Orange County Courthouse
*  Learn about circuit civil, business, domestic and criminal courts and the types of cases handled
*  Learn about e-filing
*  Join judicial assistants for tips on scheduling hearings, filing notices, and communicating with judges
*  Understand the implications of professionalism and ethics in practice
...and more!

Starting Your Own Firm: the Nuts and Bolts
Aug 2, 2014
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

*  Learn how to establish a successful solo practice
*  Hear about the pros and cons of forming a partnership
*  Learn about insurance needs, protecting assets, and trust accounting
*  Find out about practice management resources and legal research in the digital age
...and more!

Course fee: $175

Includes breakfasts, lunches, and receptions
Includes OCBA student membership, valid through May 31, 2015

Payment:
May be made in full: $175 at time of registration
(No refunds after July 15, 2014)

To register: Download the application in Quick Links above.

For more information:
Contact Karen Fast, Marketing & Membership Manager, at 407-422-4551, ext. 225, or by email.