PBCBA BAR BULLETINS pbcba_bulletin_Dec. 2019

PALM BEACH COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION BULLE IN WWW.PALMBEACHBAR.ORG | OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF THE PALM BEACH COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION CDI Celebrates 10 Years (L-R) Sr. Judge Stevenson , PBCBA Director Jean Marie Middleton, (ret.) Justice Barbara Pariente, Keynote speaker Evett Simmons, Denise Mutamba The Committee for Diversity and Inclusion recently hosted a memorable evening with inspirational speakers honoring the committee’s 10th anniversary. The program was truly special. See page 10 for the rest of the story. | DECEMBER 2019 Nominating Petitions Available for Board of Directors Members seeking to run for a position on the Board of Directors will need to obtain a nominating 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 December 6, 2019 and are due back in the office by 5:00 P.M. on January 8, 2020. Petitions for Director-at-Large seats will be available on December 13, 2019 and are due back in the Bar office by 5:00 P.M. on January 15, 2020. Petitions may be obtained by calling the Bar office at (561) 687-2800 or by sending an e-mail requesting a petition to CTBrown@PalmBeachBar.org. For any of the positions, it is the candidate's responsibility to verify in advance through the Bar office that the members that sign their petitions are members in good standing. Otherwise, the petition will be deemed invalid. The annual election of officers and directors of the Palm Beach County Bar will take place via online voting in April 2020. MARK YOUR CALENDAR December 5th, 2019 PBCBA Holiday Party & Silent Auction Kravis Center 5:30 PM - 7 :30 PM February 23, 2020 Family Picnic Day Okeeheelee Park March 20th, 2020 Bench Bar Conference Palm Beach County Convention Center President's Message page 3 Diversity Corner page 12-13 Member Benefits page 14 New Attorney Breakfast page 18