Category Archives: Networking Events

Hillsborough County Bar: Annual Diversity Picnic


Hillsborough County Bar Association: Annual Diversity Picnic

When: Saturday, April 14, 2012

Time: 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Where: Chester H. Ferguson Law Center, 1610 North Tampa Street, Tampa, Florida 33602

Who: Students and faculty from Florida law schools are invited to attend the Diversity Picnic.

Purpose: The picnic will provide a great networking opportunity to meet local attorneys, judges, and other legal professionals. The event is family friendly and will provide an opportunity for fun, entertainment, and food.

Cost: Absolutely FREE.

R.S.V.P. by April 6, 2012 to

Palm Beach County Bar Association Bench Bar Conference

Palm Beach County Bar Association Bench Bar Conference

Friday, March 9, 2012 · Palm Beach County Convention Center

The deadline to register for the conference is March 2, 2012.

The registration form will only be accepted with credit card payment, no telephone registrations at this time.

 Register and pay for attendance to the Bench Bar
Conference by clicking the Register button below.
  • Complete the form on the following pages and submit with payment.
  • A separate form must be completed for each registrant.
  • Refund Policy: Full refunds for registrations are available only if requests are made in writing via email on or before March 2, 2012 and receipt is confirmed by return email.
  • Transferability of Registrations: If for any reason a registrant is unable to attend and the date has passed to submit a refund request, registrations are fully transferrable to another attorney. Requests for transfer of registrations must be emailed on or before March 2, 2012 and receipt is confirmed by return email.
  • Questions? Please email us at:

Virgil Hawkins Florida Chapter National Bar Association | Calendar

Virgil Hawkins Florida Chapter National Bar Association

– Calendar of Events 

February 10-11, 2012
VHFCNBA Days on the Hill & Second Quarterly Meeting
Tallahassee, Florida

April 13-14, 2012
Third Quarterly Meeting in conjunction with National Bar Association
Mid-Year Conference & Annual Gertrude E. Rush Awards Dinner

Tampa, Florida

June 23-24, 2012
Fourth Quarterly Meeting in conjunction with Florida Bar Annual Meeting
Orlando, Florida

VHFCNBA | Calendar

LGBT Legal Symposium at the University of Mississippi School of Law

LGBT Symposium               

LGBT The University of Mississippi School of Law will be hosting the 2nd Annual LGBT Legal Symposium on March 23rd, 2012 at the Robert C. Khayat Law Center.

 Like last year, the Symposium will feature well-known names within the LGBT legal community, and present classes on topics such as Transgender Marriages, Wills and Estates, Custody Issues, Cyber-Bullying and GSA Formation.  D’Arcy Kemnitz, Executive Director of the National LGBT Bar Association, will be moderating a panel on Ethics and Diversity in the Legal Profession.  4.5 CLE credits, which includes 1 Ethics Hour, are available for attending attorneys.

 The Symposium may be attended either in person, or we are able to offer 25 seats for attendance through live streaming video over the Internet.

 Registration for either type of attendance is $125 (faculty and students attend free of charge). Lunch is included in the registration fee. To register, please print and fill out the registration form and return to address indicated on the form along with a check or money order for the registration fee.

The Registration Form and Agenda are on the conference Facebook page.  More info also available from

Damali Booker 1L Minority Job Fair



Nashville Bar Association

presents the

Damali Booker 1L Minority Job Fair & Reception


 February 24, 2012 at 5:30 p.m.

Job Fair:

February 25, 2012


  • Application Materials: Resume, Writing Sample, and both Undergraduate and Law School Transcripts
  • Send application materials to the Nashville Bar Association, Attn: Traci Hollandsworth, 150 Fourth Ave., North, Suite 1050, Nashville, TN 37219
  • Deadline: January 27, 2012
  • Contact Traci Hollandsworth at 615-242-9272 or if you have questions about the job fair
  • See Damali Booker 1L Minority Job Fair for additional information


Justice Peggy A. Quince Speaker for JWLA’s Monthly Luncheon

Jacksonville Women Lawyers Association

On January 19, 2012 at The River Club, Justice Peggy A. Quince of the Florida Supreme Court will be JWLA’s guest speaker. The luncheon will be at noon. The fee for members is $25.00 and the fee for non-members is $28.00. Kindly RSVP by noon on Friday, January 13th to

Biography of Justice Peggy A. Quince

Lawyers & Law Students Weekend


Hosted by:

Virgil Hawkins Florida Chapter of the National Bar Association

Friday, November 11, 2011 

  • What: VHFCNBA Past President’s Reception
  • Where: Ft. Lauderdale Westin, 400 Corporate Drive, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33334
  • Time: 7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.

Saturday, November 12, 2011

  • 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m. Breakfast
  • 9:00 a.m. -10:00 a.m. VHFCNBA Meeting
  • 10:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m. E-Discovery CLE and Judicial Clerkships Workshops

For more information contact VHCFLNBA at or visit

Microsoft Women & Minority Law Student IP Summit

Microsoft Women and Minority Law Student IP Summit
University of Miami

Newman Alumni Center

6200 San Amaro Drive

Coral Gables, Florida 33146

 Friday, November 11, 2011 (1:30-8 pm)

Online registration link: 

 Must be pre-registered as space is limited. Registration open: October 14, 2011

Facebook page:!/IPLawSummit