PBCBA BAR BULLETINS pbcba_bulletin_April 2019

PALM BEACH COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION BULLE IN WWW.PALMBEACHBAR.ORG | OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF THE PALM BEACH COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION Judge Ashley Zuckerman If you leave this article learning only one thing about Judge Zuckerman, it should be that she is grateful. Grateful to continue her public service to the Palm Beach County community and serve on the bench of the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit. | APRIL 2019 Bench Bar Conference 2019 Congratulations to Kara Berard Rockenbach (center) recipient of the 17th annual Sidney A. Stubbs Professionalism Award presented by Michelle Azar and Bill Pruitt, Professionalism Co-chairs Judge Zuckerman was born in upstate New York and grew up in New England. She moved to South Florida to be closer to family when she was in college. With an English major and political science minor, she graduated from Florida Atlantic University. Judge Zuckerman put herself through college by working as a bank teller at Bank of America, and then started her employment at an investment firm in Boca Raton after graduation. However, she knew her true passion was to work in public service. (Continued on pg. 17) VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO SERVE ON COMMITTEES Your involvement is essential to the success of this organization. For all members that would like to allow us to benefit from your ideas and talents, please take a moment to fill out the Committee Preference Form: https://palmbeachbar.org/committee-preference Congratulations to Judge Bradley Harper (center) recipient of the 8th annual Judge Edward Rodgers Diversity Award presented by Jean Marie Middleton and Denise Mutamba, Diversity Co-chairs Judicial Reception Join the Law Week Committee for the annual Judicial Reception honoring the local judiciary and judicial assistants. The event will be held on Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019 at 515 N Flagler Drive (Darth Vader Building) West Palm Beach, FL. Dues By E-mail All members should expect to receive their Annual Membership Statement (via e-mail) in the month of April Thank you for being a member of the Palm Beach County Bar Association President’s Message page 4 Board of Directors Election page 10 Diversity Corner page 14 Judicial Profile page 17