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2022 New Lawyer Training Program: Jump Start Your Career – August 12 and 13, 2022


The Orange County Bar Association Presents: The New Lawyer Training Program 2022

Sponsored by Clio, Haliczer Pettis & Schwamm, Florida Mutual Insurance, LEAP Legal Software, and WITHUM+

Date: Friday, August 12 & Saturday, August 13, 2022

This dynamic, intensive two-day training program designed especially for young lawyers, participants will learn from the experts on how to navigate the court system and practice with professionalism and success. These practical sessions – and much more – will help new attorneys become professional, confident, and successful practitioners in Orange County and beyond. This program provides up to 10 hours of CLE credit and breakfast, lunch and all educational materials are included.

Day 1 – Practicing in the Ninth Judicial Circuit Court

8:00 a.m. to 5:20 p.m., Orange County Courthouse (location may change due to the COVID-19 pandemic)

  • Welcome and Introduction to the Courthouse
  • Tour of the Orange County Courthouse
  • Judicial Assistant Panel Lunch and Learn: Hearing Scheduling, Notices, and Judicial Communications
  • Best Practices of County Court / How It’s Different from Circuit Court
  • Courtroom Etiquette
  • Best Practices for Circuit Civil and Business Court
  • Best Practices for Private Criminal Defense & Plea Bargaining
  • Family Law Part I:
  • Best Practices for Dissolution of Marriage & Domestic Violence Hearings
  • Family Law Part II: Advanced Tips

Day 2 – Practicing Law: The Nuts and Bolts

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Orange County Bar Association Center

  • About the Young Lawyers Section of the OCBA and OCBA Programs
  • OCBA Mentoring Program Information
  • Ethics and Professional Responsibility: Practical Tips to Avoid a Bar Grievance
  • Tips for the Solo Practitioner
  • The Ins and Outs of Mediation
  • Marketing Your Law Firm
  • Trust Accounting, Insurance and Banking

Attendee Testimonials

“Incredibly helpful. The information I’ve learned is priceless. Coming in and being able to network on an intimate level which is vital to our profession was eye-opening.”

“Attending was the best decision for someone like me who will be opening his/her own law firm in the next two months.”

Program Fee

Early bird prices end June 15, 2022!

  • Student: $125 (OCBA student membership included) If you are not already an OCBA student member please contact to join at this rate.
  • OCBA Members: $150 – After June 15, 2022: $175
  • Non-members: $175 – After June 15, 2022: $195

OCBA members are eligible to participate in the OCBA’s Mentoring Program at no additional cost! Student participants from Central Florida are also eligible to participate in the Young Lawyers Section Mentoring Program.

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