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Members, The Tampa Bay Chapter of the Federal Bar Association is seeking a volunteer for a pro bono opportunity related to a matter pending in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida. Thank you to Dan Dietrich of Burr Forman and to Enrique Escarraz for volunteering for the last several pro… Read More »
The Tampa Bay Chapter of the Federal Bar Association Is Proud to Present The 2014 Brown Bag Luncheon Series TOPIC: What you don’t know about the Federal Defender’s Office HOSTED BY: Donna Lee Elm Federal Defender, Middle District of Florida DATE: Friday, August 29, 2014 TIME: Noon – 1:00 p.m. WHERE: Attendees will meet… Read More »
The Young Lawyers Division of the Federal Bar Association’s Tampa Bay Chapter Invite You to Attend: “What You Need to Know About Practicing in the Middle District of Florida” This is a great opportunity for newly-admitted attorneys and young lawyers to become familiar with the Middle District of Florida. The presentation will include information… Read More »
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Tampa Bay Chapter Member, You are cordially invited to attend a program at the Federal Courthouse in the Jury Assembly Room on Tuesday, April 15, at 12:00 p.m. (Noon). The event is to commemorate the 40th Anniversary of the University of Florida’s Cuban Lawyer program. The purpose of the program was to assist Cuban… Read More »
The Tampa Bay Chapter of the Federal Bar Association is Proud to Present The 2014 Brown Bag Luncheon Series The 2014 Brown Bag Luncheon Series Topic: “Rule 54(c), How to Properly Admit Evidence in Federal Court, and Bankruptcy Updates” Hosted By: The Honorable Catherine Peek-McEwen Date: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 Time: Noon – 1:00… Read More »
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The Tampa Bay Chapter of the Federal Bar Association will conduct its annual luncheon event on December 9, 2013 at the University Club in downtown Tampa. A report on the “State of the District” will be provided by Chief Judge Anne Conway, United States Bankruptcy Judge, Catherine Peek McEwen, Federal Defender Donna Elm, and… Read More »
A Heartfelt Thank You for All Convention Attendees from National President, Hon. Gustavo Gelpí Dear FBA Members: On my behalf, as well as that of the Puerto Rico Chapter, I thank all of you who attended this year’s annual Convention in Puerto Rico. It was truly a memorable event. Not only did we have… Read More »
The Congressional Luncheon sponsored by the Tampa Bay Chapter of the Federal Bar Association held on September 18, 2013, addressed the impacts of sequestration on the practice of law in federal court. Members of Congress, were in attendance live and via video feed, together with their representatives, and heard firsthand the impact that reduced… Read More »