Professionalism Awards Ceremony and Reception – March 24, 2022 – Sponsored by Seacoast Bank
Professionalism Awards Ceremony & Reception
Sponsored by Seacoast Bank
March 24th, 2022 | 3:00pm – 5:00pm | Jury Assembly Room at the Orange County Courthouse (425 N Orange Ave, Orlando, FL 32801)
A special keynote will be provided by Mike Tanner, President of the Florida Bar.
Please join us in honoring the 2022 Professionalism Award Recipients:
- James G. Glazebrook Memorial Bar Service Award: Hon. Reginald K. Whitehead
- William Trickel, Jr., Professionalism Award: John W. Foster
- Lawrence G. Mathews, Jr., Young Lawyer Professionalism Award: Michael Barber
Each of the recipients will give brief remarks and a reception will follow.
We invite all members and guests to attend this special event at no charge.
Attendance during the remarks will provide CLE credit – pending (will be updated when approved)
RSVPs are required by March 22, 2022. Seating is limited.
This event is subject to becoming fully virtual, depending on the status of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Member Perks (Hybrid)- March 2, 2022 – Sponsored By Seacoast Bank$0.00 Add to cart
Member Perks (Hybrid)- March 2, 2022 – Sponsored By Seacoast Bank
Join us and an opportunity to meet and connect with other OCBA members
Speaker: Hon. Donald A. Myers, Jr.
Ninth Judicial Circuit
Don Myers had the honor of serving as a Circuit Judge for 11 years in the Ninth Judicial Circuit (Orange and Osceola Counties) where he tried and resolved cases in the Circuit Civil, Complex Business, Domestic and Felony Divisions. He was elected by his colleagues to serve as Chief Judge of the Circuit from 2019-2021, prior to his retirement from the bench. During his time as a judge, Don served as an Associate Judge at the 5th District Court of Appeal and was the Administrative Judge of the Appellate Division. Don also had significant involvement in the statewide judicial system, serving on the Trial Court Budget Commission, Executive Committee, as Co-Chair of the Trial Court Budget Commission and Commission on Trial Court Performance and Accountability, Joint Due Process Workgroup, and the Funding Methodology Committee.
Law Firm Experiences
Before his election, Don practiced for over 21 years in State and Federal Courts as a civil trial lawyer in the areas of personal injury, medical malpractice, wrongful death, first party insurance disputes and bad faith litigation. He handled cases for both the plaintiff and the defense. Don was also active in the adoption community, helping over 300 families with the legal process to finalize their international adoptions. He is A-V rated by Martindale Hubbell.
• Bailey & Myers, P.A., Civil Trial Lawyer
• Parrish, Bailey & Myers, P.A., Civil Trial Lawyer
• Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A., Associate attorney in real estate, business & construction litigation, lender litigation & bankruptcy
• University of Florida, Juris Doctor with Honors, 1989
• Emory University, Master of Medical Science in Speech Language Pathology, 1994
• Emory University, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, 1993
Don and his wife are long-time Central Florida residents with strong local ties. They are active in their church, where Don has served as Secretary of the Board and Chairman of the Finance Committee. Don also serves on the District Advisory Board for his church and is a Trustee of Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville, TN. In addition to volunteering for several local charitable organizations, Don guest lectures at Barry University School of Law, University of Central Florida and Valencia State College.
Don Myers is certified by the Florida Supreme Court as a Circuit Civil Court Mediator.
Program is from 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
OCBA Center with virtual option | This event is for OCBA members ONLY. | Registration is required.
This event may turn into an all-virtual event based on COVID numbers.
If you have questions about registration, please call Stephanie Sadi at 407-422-4551 ext. 233.
***Please note this event is for OCBA Members only. Please make sure you are logged into your OCBA account or you will not be able to register***
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OCBA LAWn Day Team Registration (4 Players)$75.00 Add to cart
OCBA LAWn Day Team Registration (4 Players)
OCBA LAWn Day
MARCH 26, 2022 | BARRY LAW SCHOOL 6441 E COLONIAL DR, ORLANDO, FL 32807
The OCBA Social Committee invites you to join us for LAWn Day 2022! LAWn Day is a family-friendly outdoor event full of games, competition and networking. Teams of four can register to compete in the tournament, while spectators can purchase a wristband for $5 onsite to access face painting, a bounce house, inflatables, and more! Proceeds benefit the OCBA Foundation.
Teams will compete in Vertical Rush Obstacle Course, Gladiator Jousting, Axe Throwing, Hungry Hippos. Price includes 1 lunch ticket, 1 ice cream ticket, and 1 event wristband for each team member.
$50 – OCBA Team*
$75 – Nonmember Team
*Team includes at least one OCBA member.
Guest Registration Guests and spectators are welcome at no charge. Additional items below are available for purchase onsite.$75.00
Trial Lawyers Bootcamp – Anatomy of a Trial: The Rosenburg Spy Case$195.00 Add to cart
Trial Lawyers Bootcamp – Anatomy of a Trial: The Rosenburg Spy Case
Trial Lawyers Bootcamp – Anatomy of a Trial: The Rosenburg Spy Case
Co-hosted by the OCBA, the American College of Trial Lawyers, and the Federal Bar Association Orlando Chapter
Sponsored by Haliczer Pettis & Schwamm
May 13, 2022 | George C. Young Federal Annex Courthouse | 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
A one-day bootcamp training program for young lawyers featuring trial lawyers from Florida and across the U.S.
Based on the real trial of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg, this training will cover topics including opening statements, direct examination, cross-examination, closing arguments, and a discussion with federal judges on what they want from a trial lawyer.
All materials and lunch included. 10.5 General Credits.
Prices go up January 2, 2022!
View the tentative agenda$195.00
Bench Bar 2022 Individual Registration with CLE Recording Package$445.00 Add to cart
Bench Bar 2022 Individual Registration with CLE Recording Package
Continental breakfast, lunch, breaks, and cocktail reception included. This registration option also includes access to the full package of CLE video recordings from the entire Bench Bar Conference (approx. 40 hours of CLE) post-conference.
Cancellation Policy: Registrants who cancel prior to March 28, 2022 will receive a full refund minus a $25 cancellation fee. No refunds will be issued for cancellations after March 28, 2022, though a full copy of all session recordings will be provided upon request.$445.00