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SOUTH FLORIDA CHAPTER

Past Events

  • Annual Law Clerk Recruiting Reception
    Annual Law Clerk Recruiting Reception
    Thu, Apr 18
    Truist Building, Second Floor “Sun Room"
    Apr 18, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Truist Building, Second Floor “Sun Room", 515 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, USA
    Apr 18, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Truist Building, Second Floor “Sun Room", 515 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, USA
    Co-hosted by Broward County Chapter, Palm Beach Chapter and South Florida Chapter.
  • FBA Happy Hour for Law Clerks
    FBA Happy Hour for Law Clerks
    Thu, Apr 04
    OVER UNDER
    Apr 04, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    OVER UNDER, 151 E Flagler St, Miami, FL 33131, USA
    Apr 04, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    OVER UNDER, 151 E Flagler St, Miami, FL 33131, USA
    CALLING ALL PAST AND PRESENT LAW CLERKS IN THE MIAMI AREA!
  • Equality and Empowerment Summit
    Equality and Empowerment Summit
    Tue, Apr 02
    White & Case
    Apr 02, 2024, 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM
    White & Case, 200 S Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33131, USA
    Apr 02, 2024, 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM
    White & Case, 200 S Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33131, USA
    This half-day program will feature several guest speakers and cover topics, including equality in seeking and keeping wealth, the significant benefit of diversity on trial teams and women’s roles in complex litigation and receiverships.
  • FBA Membership Social
    FBA Membership Social
    Thu, Mar 07
    American Social Brickell
    Mar 07, 2024, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    American Social Brickell, 690 SW 1st Ct, Miami, FL 33130, USA
    Mar 07, 2024, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    American Social Brickell, 690 SW 1st Ct, Miami, FL 33130, USA
    An evening of networking and socializing with FBA members and an open invitation to non-members to consider joining the FBA.
  • Black Archives Guided Tour
    Black Archives Guided Tour
    Wed, Feb 21
    Black Archives Historic Lyric Theater
    Feb 21, 2024, 1:45 PM – 3:00 PM
    Black Archives Historic Lyric Theater, 819 NW 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Feb 21, 2024, 1:45 PM – 3:00 PM
    Black Archives Historic Lyric Theater, 819 NW 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    A Guided Tour of Black Archives Historic Lyric Theatre Cultural Arts Complex
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the Federal Practice
    Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the Federal Practice
    Tue, Feb 20
    ZOOM
    Feb 20, 2024, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
    ZOOM
    Feb 20, 2024, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
    ZOOM
    A fireside chat with attorney Frank Ramos. Moderated by Jessica Neer McDonald
  • FBA Book Drive for Amber's Room
    FBA Book Drive for Amber's Room
    Fri, Feb 16
    BOOk & BOOKS online
    Feb 16, 2024, 8:00 AM – Mar 31, 2024, 6:00 PM
    BOOk & BOOKS online
    Feb 16, 2024, 8:00 AM – Mar 31, 2024, 6:00 PM
    BOOk & BOOKS online
    This is an FBA Virtual Initiative to donate books and gift cards for books to Amber's Room through Books & Books.
  • CD3 Call For Volunteers
    CD3 Call For Volunteers
    Thu, Feb 15
    Wilkie D. Ferguson Jr. US Courthouse
    Feb 15, 2024, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Wilkie D. Ferguson Jr. US Courthouse , 400 N Miami Ave, Miami, FL 33128, USA
    Feb 15, 2024, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Wilkie D. Ferguson Jr. US Courthouse , 400 N Miami Ave, Miami, FL 33128, USA
    February 15th, with Judge Paul Huck. Calling all dedicated attorneys! The Civil Discourse and Difficult Decisions program (CD3) invites you to become an Attorney Volunteer.
  • Tenants' Equal Justice Clinics • 2024
    Tenants' Equal Justice Clinics • 2024
    Multiple Dates
    Thu, Feb 08
    Miami office and online
    Feb 08, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Miami office and online, Miami, FL, USA
    Feb 08, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Miami office and online, Miami, FL, USA
    Tenants’ Equal Justice Clinic (available in-person, virtual or hybrid) - Designed for pro bono attorneys to give free legal advice to low-income individuals
  • 2024 Judicial Reception
    2024 Judicial Reception
    Thu, Feb 01
    Penthouse at Riverside Wharf
    Feb 01, 2024, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Penthouse at Riverside Wharf, 125 SW North River Dr, Miami, FL 33130, USA
    Feb 01, 2024, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Penthouse at Riverside Wharf, 125 SW North River Dr, Miami, FL 33130, USA
  • SEC Crypto Asset Enforcement: Perspectives From The Inside
    SEC Crypto Asset Enforcement: Perspectives From The Inside
    Wed, Dec 13
    Carlton Fields
    Dec 13, 2023, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
    Carlton Fields, 700 NW 1st Ave Suite 1200, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Dec 13, 2023, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
    Carlton Fields, 700 NW 1st Ave Suite 1200, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    MEMBERS ONLY EVENT Jessica M. Weissman U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Division of Enforcement Assistant Regional Director, Crypto Assets and Cyber Unit Alex Charap U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Division of Enforcement Senior Counsel, Crypto Assets and Cyber Unit
  • Supreme Court Roundup 2023
    Supreme Court Roundup 2023
    Thu, Nov 16
    Four Seasons Miami
    Nov 16, 2023, 12:00 PM
    Four Seasons Miami, 1435 Brickell Ave, Miami, FL 33131, USA
    Nov 16, 2023, 12:00 PM
    Four Seasons Miami, 1435 Brickell Ave, Miami, FL 33131, USA
    As the Court considers some of the most important issues in modern United States history, don’t miss your opportunity to hear U.S. Supreme Court reporter Amy Howe discuss the Supreme Court’s 2023-2024 Term. Lunch will be served. CLE credit pending approval.
  • 2023 Annual Awards & Installation
    2023 Annual Awards & Installation
    Sat, Oct 21
    Four Seasons Hotel Miami
    Oct 21, 2023, 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM
    Four Seasons Hotel Miami, 1435 Brickell Ave, Miami, FL 33131, USA
    Oct 21, 2023, 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM
    Four Seasons Hotel Miami, 1435 Brickell Ave, Miami, FL 33131, USA
    One of the best nights of the year! Join us as we honor Judge Marcia G. Cooke, recipient of the Edward B. Davis Award, and to thank our 2023 president, Tal J. Lifshitz, and install the incoming president, Stephanie Turk, and the new Board of Directors. Don't miss this special celebration!
  • Pathways to Federal Clerkships
    Pathways to Federal Clerkships
    Tue, Oct 03
    Stearns Weaver Miller
    Oct 03, 2023, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    Stearns Weaver Miller, 150 W Flagler St # 2200, Miami, FL 33130, USA
    Oct 03, 2023, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    Stearns Weaver Miller, 150 W Flagler St # 2200, Miami, FL 33130, USA
    Sponsored by Wilkie D. Ferguson, Jr. Bar Association, FBA South Florida and Stearns Weaver Miller. Please join us on October 3, 2023, for our Pathways to Federal Clerkships Panel featuring the Honorable Beth Bloom and the Honorable Darrin Gayles of the Southern District of Florida. You do not want
  • RSVP to:  FLSD_Program@flsd.uscourts.gov
    RSVP to:  FLSD_Program@flsd.uscourts.gov
    Wed, Sep 20
    Ceremonial Courtroom (13-3)
    Sep 20, 2023, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Ceremonial Courtroom (13-3) , 400 N Miami Ave, Miami, FL 33128, USA
    Sep 20, 2023, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Ceremonial Courtroom (13-3) , 400 N Miami Ave, Miami, FL 33128, USA
    Please RSVP to: FLSD_Program@flsd.uscourts.gov . Hoy Como Ayer: Hispanic Leadership In Our Community Hispanic Heritage Month Program on Wednesday, September 20, 2023, from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.
  • 2023 Bench & Bar Conference
    2023 Bench & Bar Conference
    Fri, Sep 08
    Miami Beach
    Sep 08, 2023, 6:30 AM – 5:30 PM
    Miami Beach, 1901 Convention Ctr Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139, USA
    Sep 08, 2023, 6:30 AM – 5:30 PM
    Miami Beach, 1901 Convention Ctr Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139, USA
    The United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida—in conjunction with the South Florida, Broward, and Palm Beach Chapters of the Federal Bar Association—is delighted to invite you to its Sixth Biennial Bench and Bar Conference.
  • August Boardroom Lunch with Curtis Miner, of Colson Hicks Eidson, and Larry Silverman, of Sidley Austin
    August Boardroom Lunch with Curtis Miner, of Colson Hicks Eidson, and Larry Silverman, of Sidley Austin
    Wed, Aug 30
    Colson Hicks Eidson
    Aug 30, 2023, 12:00 PM
    Colson Hicks Eidson, 255 Alhambra Cir Penthouse, Coral Gables, FL 33134, USA
    Aug 30, 2023, 12:00 PM
    Colson Hicks Eidson, 255 Alhambra Cir Penthouse, Coral Gables, FL 33134, USA
    For the August Boardroom Series luncheon, the Federal Bar Association is hosting a conversation on Multidistrict Litigation Nuts & Bolts with two skilled and experienced practitioners, Curtis Miner, of Colson Hicks Eidson, and Larry Silverman, of Sidley Austin.
  • JULY Boardroom Lunch with Chief Magistrate Judge Edwin G. Torres and Magistrate Judge Eduardo I. Sanchez
    JULY Boardroom Lunch with Chief Magistrate Judge Edwin G. Torres and Magistrate Judge Eduardo I. Sanchez
    Tue, Jul 18
    The Miami Foundation
    Jul 18, 2023, 12:00 PM
    The Miami Foundation, 40 NW 3rd St #305, Miami, FL 33128, USA
    Jul 18, 2023, 12:00 PM
    The Miami Foundation, 40 NW 3rd St #305, Miami, FL 33128, USA
    For the July Boardroom Series luncheon, the Federal Bar Association is honored to host as our featured guests Chief Magistrate Judge Edwin G. Torres and Magistrate Judge Eduardo I. Sanchez The Boardroom lunches offer an opportunity for 20 FBA members to...

2020

August 13, 2020
FBA Virtual Lunchtime Presentation: The Importance …
On August 13 at 12:00 p.m., the South Florida Chapter of the Federal Bar Association was pleased to present a …


August 6, 2020
A Conversation about Implicit Bias in the Justice …
On August 6, 2020 at noon eastern, the South Florida Chapter of the Federal Bar Association hosted a conversa …


July 30, 2020
FBA July Virtual Board Room Luncheon With SEC Atto …
On July 31, 2020, the South Florida Chapter of the Federal Bar Association was pleased to host the final event …


June 25, 2020
FBA June Virtual Boardroom Lunch with Magistrate J …
On June 25, the South Florida Chapter of the Federal Bar Association was pleased to host the first summer 2020 …


May 4, 2020
The Florida Bar Federal Court Practice Committee P …
On Monday, May 4, 2020, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:15 p.m., the Florida Bar Federal Court Practice Committee, with su …


February 24, 2020
Southern District of Florida Annual Black History …
On Monday, February 24, 2020, at 11:30 a.m., the judges of the United States District Court, Southern District …


February 6, 2020
FBA’s 39th Annual Federal Judicial Reception
The South Florida Chapter of the Federal Bar Association hosted its 39th Annual Federal Judicial Reception to …

2019

December 4, 2019
Cyber Security and Data Breaches: Prevention, Dete …
On December 4, 2019, at 5:00 P.M., the CACD, together with Greenspoon Marder and our colleagues from the Browa …


November 20, 2019
FBA Hyatt Luncheon With Amy Howe
On November 20, 2019, we were pleased to welcome back Amy Howe, Esq., reporter and former editor of SCOTUSblog …


October 23, 2019
FBA Award and Installation Dinner
On October 23, 2019, the South Florida Chapter of the Federal Bar Association hosted its annual Award and Inst …


October 15, 2019
FBA Hyatt Luncheon – CARE Court Pro Bono Pre …
On October 15, 2019, at 11:45 a.m., the FBA’s South Florida Chapter was pleased to present Senior United Sta …


September 26, 2019
Law Student Mentorship Program Kickoff Event
The South Florida Chapter of the FBA hosted its Seventh Annual Law Student Mentorship Program at Batch Gastrop …


September 11, 2019
FBA Hyatt Luncheon – Hon. Rodolfo A. Ruiz II
On September 11, 2019, at the FBA South Florida Chapter’s inaugural 2019-20 Hyatt Luncheon, the FBA was hono …


August 22, 2019
FBA Boardroom Luncheon – Hon. Robert N. Scol …
On August 22, 2019, for the final Boardroom Luncheon of the summer, the FBA was honored to host United States …


August 1, 2019
City of Miami Black Police Precinct Courthouse and …
On Thursday, August 1, 2019, the Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion Committee of the South Florida Chapter of …


July 22, 2019
FBA Boardroom Lunch at Miami International Airport
The South Florida Chapter hosted its second Summer Boardroom Luncheon at the Miami International Airport on Ju …


June 6, 2019
Social Media in Federal Litigation
On Thursday, June 6, 2019, the Haitian Lawyers Association, in partnership with the Federal Bar Association, S …


June 5, 2019
FBA Boardroom Lunch with the U.S. Attorney for the …
On June 5, the South Florida Chapter kicked off its 2019 Summer Boardroom Luncheon series with the Honorable A …


May 2, 2019
FBA Luncheon at the Hyatt: U.S. District Judge Fe …
On May 2 2019, the FBA South Florida Chapter welcomed District Judge Federico Moreno to present, “Believe it …


March 13, 2019
Hyatt Luncheon – US Magistrate Judge Lauren …
On March 13, 2019, the FBA South Florida Chapter welcomed Magistrate Judge Lauren Louis to present, “Playing …


January 31, 2019
FBA’s 38th Annual Federal Judicial Reception
The South Florida Chapter of the Federal Bar Association hosted its 38th Annual Federal Judicial Recept …

2018

December 14, 2018
The Bill of Rights’ Birthday!
On Friday, December 14, 2018, the South Florida Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, in conjunction with th …


November 14, 2018
FBA Hyatt Lunch With Amy Howe
On November 14, 2018, we welcomed back (for the seventh time!) Amy Howe, Esq., reporter and former editor of …


November 6, 2018
FBA Tax Section Networking Dinner and Reception
The Federal Bar Association Section on Taxation and the South Florida Tax Litigation Association held a networ …


October 24, 2018
LAW STUDENT MENTORSHIP PROGRAM KICKOFF EVENT
 The South Florida Chapter of the FBA invites you to the Kickoff Event for its Sixth Annual Law Student …


October 17, 2018
FBA Hyatt Lunch – Professor Wasserman, FIU L …
On Wednesday, October 17, 2018 we welcomed FIU Professor Howard Wasserman for our first Hyatt Luncheon of the …


October 16, 2018
FEDERAL CAREER PANEL AT FIU COLLEGE OF LAW
As part of the South Florida Chapter’s law student outreach program, the Federal Bar Association coordin …


October 11, 2018
FBA 2018 Annual Awards and Installation Dinner
On Thursday, October 11, 2018, we hosted our Annual Awards and Installation Dinner at the Four Seasons Hotel …


September 18, 2018
FBA September Boardroom Luncheon with Howard Srebn …
On Tuesday, September 18, 2018, the South Florida Chapter held its final summer Boardroom Series luncheon of …


August 30, 2018
Pro-Bono at Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc.
On Thursday, August 30, 2018, multiple members of our chapter volunteered their time at Legal Services of Gre …


August 15, 2018
FBA Boardroom Lunch with U.S. Attorney Benjamin Gr …
On August 15, 2018, the South Florida Chapter held its second summer Boardroom Luncheon Series of 2018, featur …


July 12, 2018
FBA Boardroom Lunch
On July 12, 2018, the South Florida Chapter held its first summer Boardroom Luncheon Series of 2018, featuri …


May 17, 2018
CLE Sexual Harassment Symposium
On Thursday, May 17, 2018, the Women’s Initiative Committee of the FBA, South Florida Chapter, hosted a …


May 11, 2018
Law Day 2018
On May 11, 2018, approximately 40 students from North Miami Senior High attended the Court’s annual Law Day …


April 13, 2018
FEDERAL COURT ORIENTATION FOR NEWLY-ADMITTED SDFL …
On Friday, April 13, 2018, the Federal Bar Association, South Florida Chapter, in conjunction with the U.S. Di …


April 13, 2018
Student brown bag lunch with Judge Bloom
On April 13th, 2018, the St. Thomas University School of Law’s Honorable Peter R. Palermo FBA Student Divisi …


April 11, 2018
Hyatt Luncheon – Images With Impact
On Wednesday, April 11, 2018, in conjunction with the Florida Association for Women Lawyers, Miami-Dade Chapt …


March 14, 2018
Hyatt Luncheon – U.S. Magistrate Judge Panel …
On Wednesday, March 14, 2018, our Hyatt luncheon featured a panel discussion with the Honorable John J. O’ …


February 15, 2018
37th Annual FBA Judicial Reception
On February 15, 2018, the South Florida Chapter of the Federal Bar Association  hosted its 37th Annual Federa …


February 1, 2018
CLE: The Cyber Threat – What Lawyers and Cli …
In conjunction with the Florida Bar’s Federal Court Practice Committee, on Thursday, February 1, 2018, …

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