PALM BEACH COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION BULLE IN
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New Attorney Induction Ceremony
2023 Bench Bar Conference
Raising the Bar to Meet New Challenges
Friday , March 10 th , 2023 Palm Beach County Convention Center
PBCBA President-elect Grasford Smith , along with many of our local judges , recently provided advice and encouragement to new attorneys taking the Oath of Admission at the Fourth DCA Courthouse in Palm Beach County .
PBCBA Board of Directors Nomination Petitions
Members seeking to run for a position on the Board of Directors will need to obtain a nomination petition and must be a member in good standing of the Palm Beach County Bar Association . The nominating petition must be signed by no fewer than 20 members in good standing of the Association .
Petitions for President-elect will be available on Thursday , December 1 , 2022 , and are due back in the office by 5:00 P . M . on Thursday , January 5 , 2023 . Petitions for Director-at-Large seats will be available on Wednesday , December 7 , 2022 , and are due back in the Bar office by 5:00 P . M . on Wednesday , January 11 , 2023 .
Petitions may be obtained by calling the Bar office at ( 561 ) 687-2800 or by sending an e-mail requesting a petition to Carla Tharp Brown , Executive Director at CTBrown @ PalmBeachBar . org . The annual election of officers and directors of the Palm Beach County Bar will take place via online voting in April 2023 , if necessary .
The 2023 Bench Bar Conference has been scheduled for Friday , March 10 , 2023 ! We hope you save the date and are able to attend this coming years ' Conference . # BBC23
Diversity Internship Program
The Diversity Internship Program ( DIP ) is now accepting applications from law students for summer internships and from legal employers to host an intern for the summer !
Law Firms and Government Agencies that are interested in participating in this year ' s DIP should visit : https :// www . palmbeachbar . org / committeefor-diversity-inclusion /
Member Spotlight page 12 Membership Luncheon pages 13-14
Reading and Robes page 20 Hurricane Ian Donations page 23