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2022 Bench Bar Conference


2022 Bench Bar Conference

Mystery in the South Pacific

Presented by the Orange County Bar Association

Friday, April 8, 2022
Loews Royal Pacific Hotel
3600 Hollywood Way, Orlando, FL 32819

Grab your investigative gear and join us for a treasure hunting adventure at the Loews Royal Pacific Resort! Learn from and network with 300+ members of the legal community including members of the judiciary from Orange, Osceola, and Seminole counties and esteemed judges from the federal bench.

39 CLE sessions will be offered!
Earn up to 6 hours of CLE credits in the following topics:

  • Appellate ● Business ● Criminal ● Estate, Probate & Guardianship
  • Evidence ● Family ● Personal Injury / Insurance Defense ● Practice Management / Technology

Lunch General Session – Happiness for Lawyers Guaranteed… or Your Misery Back


Speaker: Mark Eiglarsh, Esq., Author of Be Happy by Choice: Happiness Guaranteed or Your Misery Back

Mark Eiglarsh, a formerly unhappy guy, made a career out of solving everyone’s problems but his own. Now this successful veteran trial lawyer, television and radio on-air legal expert, adjunct law professor, devoted husband and proud father of three teenagers has reclaimed his happiness. Mark has passionately made it his life mission to share with others how they can lead happy, healthy and successful lives, in spite of whatever challenging circumstances they may be facing. A successful author and transformative speaker, Mark dazzles audiences with his infectious enthusiasm, unique humor and heartfelt authenticity. He’s guaranteed to make you laugh and feel inspired while providing you with the tools to increase your happiness levels, reduce stress, and improve your relationships at work and home.

Exhibitor Showcase

Attendees can visit with our exhibitor partners to learn about their products and services, and for clues to solve the mystery of the missing treasure. Those who are successful will be entered into a special raffle prize drawing at the cocktail reception at the end of the day for chances to win treasure of their own!

Conference Schedule Overview

8:00 – 8:30 a.m.                Check-in
8:30 – 9:00 a.m.                Welcome and Remarks from OCBA President Eric Reed
9:00 a.m. – Noon              Breakout CLE Sessions
Noon – 1:30 p.m.             Lunch General Session: Happiness Guaranteed or Your Misery Back
1:40 – 2:30 p.m.               Breakout CLE Sessions
2:30 – 3:30 p.m.               Exhibitor Showcase and Refreshments
3:30 – 5:20 p.m.               Breakout CLE Sessions
5:30 – 7:00 p.m.               Cocktail Reception

A detailed CLE session schedule will be provided online once finalized.

Registration Information

Continental breakfast, lunch, breaks, and cocktail reception included.


First on the Scene (by February 1, 2022)

Regular Rate (February 2 – April 6, 2022)

Onsite (after April 7, 2022)

OCBA Member




OCBA Government Member








Government Nonmember




Registration is complimentary for members of the judiciary in the Ninth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida.

Sponsorship Opportunities Available!

View for more information on sponsorship opportunities or contact Ursla Gallagher, Advertising and Sponsorship Manager, at or call 407-422-4551 x244.

Hotel Room Block Information

Extend your island adventure experience by reserving a room at the Loews Royal Pacific Resort at the OCBA’s special room rate of $239 (+ taxes and fees)! A limited number of rooms have been reserved and are based upon availability. Call 1-888-464-3617 and mention the Orange County Bar Association Bench Bar Conference to receive the block rate.

CLE Session Recording Package

Conference attendees can purchase the full package of CLE video recordings from the entire Bench Bar Conference (39 hours of CLE) for a special rate of $85 for OCBA members or $150 for nonmembers.  Non-conference attendees can purchase the recording package for $180 for OCBA members, and $225 for nonmembers.



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